2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Last-Minute Holiday Gift Idea for Wine Lovers:Wine Country Table Cookbook

Looking for a fabulous holiday gift for your foodie friends? Why not get them the ultimate wine country cookbook from America’s leading wine region—California? More than just a cookbook, it takes readers on a wine country road trip of California, the leading wine and food destination in the U.S.

Winemaker’s Thoughts on BC Harvest 2019 – Guest Post from Julian Park

Yields were down but the quality of the fruit was excellent. The winemakers expect 2019 to produce delicious lower alcohol, bright acidity wines. This first article highlights the harvest for the Okanagan Valley and Shuswap Regions of British Columbia.

Corcelettes Harvest update and 2017 Meritage released today!

Harvest 2019 is in full swing and we are happy to announce that our 2017 Meritage is officially released, available only online and at our wine shop. This special blend is hand crafted by Charlie- he began making this wine while pruning in the early spring of 2017.

CheckMate Invites you to Winter in Wine Country on Saturday, November 24

Join CheckMate at the Installation for Winter in Wine country as they introduce their newly released 2015 Chardonnays on Saturday, November 24th.

Indulge Your Taste Buds With EAT! Vancouver This Fall

Pastry bags are filled, glasses are polished and knives are sharpened. In only a few weeks, the most exciting fall food festival begins in Vancouver with the return of EAT! Vancouver on November 5 to 10.   The popularity of EAT Vancouver continues to bring together some of the country’s top chefs, chocolatiers and culinary leaders. This … Read more Indulge Your Taste Buds With EAT! Vancouver This Fall

BC Wineries Excited About Size and Quality of Harvest 2018

BC’s annual grape harvest has arrived amid cooler temperatures in mid-August and early September. With the long, moderate season, wineries are indicating nice flavour development, beautiful acidity and increased crop levels for an exciting 2018 vintage. The first harvest for sparkling wine grapes started at the end of August, roughly two weeks later than in … Read more BC Wineries Excited About Size and Quality of Harvest 2018

September in BC Wine Country – when the grown-ups come out to play!

Anytime time is a great time to visit the regions of #bcwine Country but September is kind of a special time. Most of the wineries are going full tilt but visitor wise it’s a little less hectic. It really is when the grown-ups come out to play in BC Wine Country. Here is a recap … Read more September in BC Wine Country – when the grown-ups come out to play!

IN FALL BLOOM: THE WILD BUNCH FLORAL STUDIO HOSTS SERIES OF DESIGN WORKSHOPS BEGINNING THIS OCTOBER

  Vancouver Floral Studio Warms Up Autumn with a Series of Events that Allow Participants to Create Personalized Arrangements, Centerpieces and Wreaths   Floral enthusiasts can celebrate and design seasonal flowers and foliage when The Wild Bunch hosts a series of Thursday evening workshops at their design studio in Vancouver at 7 East 7th Avenue on October 5, November 2, December … Read more IN FALL BLOOM: THE WILD BUNCH FLORAL STUDIO HOSTS SERIES OF DESIGN WORKSHOPS BEGINNING THIS OCTOBER

EAT! Vancouver Food Festival Returns with 13 Exclusive Events

  An elite food extravaganza featuring A Star-Studded Line-Up The highly anticipated luxurious food festival, EAT! Vancouver returns to Vancouver’s vibrant culinary scene from November 6 to 11, featuring one-of-a-kind collaborations between U.S. and Canadian chefs from across the country. Net proceeds from this year’s EAT! Vancouver festival will benefit Project CHEF. This year’s epicurean lineup … Read more EAT! Vancouver Food Festival Returns with 13 Exclusive Events