Made for sharing and pairing – Quails’ Gate wine

This made for sharing and pairing duo is none other than Quails’ Gate 2016 Stewart Family Chardonnay. A Decanter GOLD award winner paired with a bowl of Truffle Popcorn. Sinfully delicious.     What could be better than an award winning Quails’ Gate wine paired with a crunchy snack? Can we say decadent? We love … Read moreMade for sharing and pairing – Quails’ Gate wine

Dine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Did you know Old Vines Restaurant is open year-round? Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant offers the ultimate food and wine experience in a spectacular vineyard setting. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste … Read moreDine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Quails’ Gate touring – A sip of wine, a nibble of chocolate…

A sip of wine with a nibble of chocolate. A casual stroll through the vineyards. A guided tour and tasting in their Wine Library. Check out the list of premiere tours and tastings to discover the perfect one for you at Quails’ Gate Winery.  With their rich variety of wine events and experiences to choose … Read moreQuails’ Gate touring – A sip of wine, a nibble of chocolate…

The perfect BBQ pairing – Quails’ Gate Boswell Syrah

Barbecue season has arrived! The 2015 Boswell Syrah from Quails’ Gate makes the perfect accompaniment to your favourite BBQ fare. With only 600 cases produced, the Syrah is only available at the winery or online at QuailsGate.com You definitely want to get your hands and palate on this one. The Boswell Syrah is in limited … Read moreThe perfect BBQ pairing – Quails’ Gate Boswell Syrah

Celebrate the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

Canada’s Event of the Year returns for a weekend of food, wine and music: May 25-27 2018 From May 25-27th, the 10th edition of the Half Corked Marathon returns to the vineyards of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country after being awarded Canada’s Event of the Year at the Canadian Tourism Awards. The sold out event saw … Read moreCelebrate the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

Tricity International Food and Wine Festival – Part 2

    Marta Passio Reserva Brut Cava Rosé 2012          $31.22 Five varietals are used in this sparkling wine including Garnacha, which gives it its colour.   Albert Ponnelle Bourgogne Pinot Noir de la Chèvre Noire 2015            $29.49 This is a refreshing and affordable French pinot noir.   Narrative White        $19.49 This delightful white blend of … Read moreTricity International Food and Wine Festival – Part 2

Meyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir and Tunisian Couscous

  I’ve had the great pleasure of knowing Jak Meyer, and subsequently his world-class wines at Meyer Family Vineyards, for years. It would be difficult for me to speak about how much Jak’s work and the work of Chris Carson winemaker – the entire team –  has meant to me and other BC wine-lovers without … Read moreMeyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir and Tunisian Couscous

The California (Wine) Legacy

  The California Wine Legacy   Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand … Read moreThe California (Wine) Legacy

Second Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $240,000 for Class Field Trips to Science World

  I’m fascinated with cocktails, and the talented people who make them. There’s an art, a mystery to these concoctions. And of course, there’s science – and the second annual Science of Cocktails brought all of these elements together in an event that exceeded everyone’s expectations. A record-breaking crowd of 1500 thirsty cocktail lovers and … Read moreSecond Annual Science of Cocktails Raises $240,000 for Class Field Trips to Science World

The Extraordinary Italian Taste

  The Extraordinary Italian Taste – Promotion and Enhancement of the Authentic Italian Agri-Food Products, promoted and financed by the Italian Government (Ministry of Economic Development) and organized in collaboration with the network of Italian Chambers of Commerce in North America. On Thursday, May 26th a select number of media and a larger number of wine … Read moreThe Extraordinary Italian Taste