L’Abattoir launches take away and delivery program

TAKE AWAY & DELIVERY After temporarily closing the doors to the dining room on March 16th at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, L’Abattoir has launched a weekly take away and delivery menu. Like many other restaurants around the world, the team at L’Abattoir is adapting to the current situation and has created a program … Read more

#ShiptoSip with Okanagan Crush Pad

Today’s #ShiptoSip participating winery is Okanagan Crush Pad. Enjoy a “stay safe” shipping credit on us. $20 off the cost of shipping automatically applies at checkout for orders of 12 bottles or more. Stay safe! That means that BC residents will have a free delivery and wine lovers elsewhere will get a nice discount when … Read more

#ShiptoSip our recap of BC Wineries shipping wine right to your door!

We are encouraging BC wine lovers to order from their favourite wineries and help support the BC wine industry. The wineries jumped onboard and each winery has a special shipping incentive for online orders.

Celebration! What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate! Whether you are intending to propose on February 14 or you were engaged on a previous Valentine’s Day celebrating is in order. What says “celebrate” more than a bubbly or sparkling wine. A bubbly or sparkling wine from BC? Even better!

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bubbles, Sparkling, and Fizz

Every year we leave a special place for our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions that will really up your game. What could be more exciting than a bottle of bubbly? We think this is the perfect holiday gift whether it’s for right now, later on or you are saving it for New Year’s Eve. 

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2017 Chardonnay Liquidity Okanagan Falls, BC $29.00 Made from clone 76 chardonnay, this wine is straw coloured with medium-light intensity.  Aromas of apples, butter, lemon and delicate toast and honey greet the nose.  Well balanced with a creamy texture.  Flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-long finish with flavours intensifying.  Impressive!   2016 Frizzante … Read more

Canada Day July 1st became Rosé all Day!

As I just happened to have a supply of BC Rosé wine on hand it became my turn to be the host! Yes! So Much Fun!

Spring Release Wine Tasting – Part Two

There are numerous opportunities to sample the new spring releases. This Spring Release Wine tasting Part One included wines from Australia, Austria, Chile and Italy. These selections were from the HQ Wines portfolio presented by Town Hall Brands held at the Listel Hotel in late March.

What’s New at Okanagan Crush Pad

Summerland’s Okanagan Crush Pad, which opened in 2011, has long been a facility which smaller producers utilized to get their wines made and bottled.  In addition, they also made their own wines under the Haywire label.  Over the years, they added the Narrative series and more recently the Free Form label.  Why three different brands?

White, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine 2019

No matter whether your favourite #bcwine is a White, Red, Rosé, Still, Sparkling or Bubbly we have recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day special.