East Van distillery wins big during Canadian spirits awards season

“It is an absolute honour to have our spirits recognized at the national level,” said Gordon Glanz, Odd Society Spirits founder and distiller. “We are very proud to be representing the West Coast along with many other innovative and respected B.C. distilleries.”

Try something different for Valentine’s Day – Cocktails!

This collection of cocktails are perfect Valentine’s Day alternative to the same old, same old. As delicious as they are attractive. Monkey Shoulder Jam Sour 50mL Monkey Shoulder Whisky 20mL Fresh Lemon Juice 5mL Simple Syrup 2 tsp Jam Dash of Orange Bitters Optional Soda Water Add all ingredients to shaker Add fresh ice and … Read more Try something different for Valentine’s Day – Cocktails!

HENDRICK’S GIN REVEALS ELEVEN SEASONAL SERVES TO TANTALIZE TASTES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

To help celebrate the usual winter cheer in an unusually merry way, Hendrick’s Gin delights with 11 delectable serves to ensure your holidays are stirred with wonder.

HENDRICK’S GIN AWAKENS NATURE’S MOST VIVID BLOOMS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH THE RARE RELEASE OF ‘MIDSUMMER SOLSTICE,’ A MOST WHIMSICAL AND DELECTABLY FLORAL GIN

The Purveyors of the Peculiar, Hendrick’s Gin, have released their newest, small-batch, limited edition, curious innovation at the most peculiar time. Hendrick’s ‘Midsummer Solstice’ is a deliciously floral incarnation of the world’s most unusual gin, here just in time to brighten up the mundane winter days.

HENDRICK’S GIN PRESENTS AN OCULAR AND AUDITORY SPECTACLE AS IT OPENS ITS HISTORY-MAKING PORTAL OF PECULIARITY IN VANCOUVER AT THE INAUGURAL HONDA CELEBRATION OF LIGHT DOWNTOWN

For the first time in history, from the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery at 750 Hornby St., the Hendrick’s Gin A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. will take guests on a most unusual quest, sharing copious curiosities and whimsical wonders both in the skies and on the streets.

CELEBRITY CUCUMBER EATING DOG TO FLY IN THE 65-FOOT AIR BALLOON ABOVE THE INAUGURAL HONDA CELEBRATION OF LIGHT DOWNTOWN TOMORROW – AUGUST 2

A.W.E.V.A.N.A.I.R. (Amazing, Whimsical, Enchanting, Voyaging, Astounding, Nocturnal, Ascending, Interstellar, Roamer), the 65-foot hot air balloon (oddly decorated with cucumbers and roses) will whisk lucky Golden Ticket winners 44 ¼ cucumbers high into the Vancouver sky.

Calling All Seafood Lovers – The BC Seafood Festival Has Arrived! June 7 – 16

Discover how satisfying and healthy seafood can be for breakfast, lunch and dinner during the 2019 BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend from June 15-16, 2019.

THE WAY WE WERE! TOP COCKTAILS FROM THE DECADES RETURN TO CELEBRATE FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY

Times – and drinks, have changed and to pay homage to the millions of drinks that have been shaken and stirred under the hotel’s famed green roof over the past 80 years, the mixologists  at Notch8 Bar at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver have created a menu for tippling through the decades.

#DRINKPINK a spring launch of rosé wines from around the globe!

I enjoyed the day and it was nice to sample so many different rosés. The majority of these wines were organic or biodynamic which is different than what I would normally choose.