Farm Friends: BC Wineries respond to Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott with Love

  Wineries to host public “Farm Friends” event with BC wine and Alberta beef And call for supporters to make March 2018 BC Wine Month   Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced an immediate boycott on all imports of wines from British Columbia Tuesday, in what is becoming a growing inter-provincial spat over the Kinder Morgan … Read moreFarm Friends: BC Wineries respond to Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott with Love

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2018 Preview

  The Blue Water Café’s Oceans Room was the site of a recent media tasting event for the upcoming Vancouver International Wine Festival (VIWF). Over thirty wines were featured, representing the hundreds that with be poured at the weeklong event that runs February 24th to March 4th. The 2018 VIWF is in its 40th year … Read moreVancouver International Wine Festival 2018 Preview

Matt Dumayne named in Western Living’s  Top 10 Foodies of the year

Okanagan Crush Pad winemaker  helping to reshape the way Western Canadians eat and drink.  Matt Dumayne has been named one of Western Living’s 2017 Top 10 Foodies of the year.  The shortlist shines a spotlight on the up-and-coming Western-Canada-based food and drink enthusiasts who are leading the way in our culinary landscape. Okanagan Crush Pad chief … Read moreMatt Dumayne named in Western Living’s  Top 10 Foodies of the year

  HQ Wine + Spirits is BC’s Newest Sales Agency

  Good people collaborate and bring great wines to the market HQ Wine + Spirits is the newest beverage alcohol sales agency in British Columbia. Owned by Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, who also own Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, the new agency will sell the Haywire and Narrative labels, and debuts with wineries from … Read more  HQ Wine + Spirits is BC’s Newest Sales Agency

PLANT-BASED VIRTUOUS PIE TAKES ROOT IN CHINATOWN

   PIZZA AND ICE CREAM RESTAURANT OPENS SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 Virtuous Pie, opening Saturday, September 10th in Chinatown, is an elevated fast-casual restaurant, focused on handcrafted plant-based pizzas, non-dairy ice creams, and seasonal salads, featuring local beer and wine on tap. “Our goal is to offer addicting and sustainable food options that are good for … Read morePLANT-BASED VIRTUOUS PIE TAKES ROOT IN CHINATOWN

Rebecca Mckinney joins Okanagan Crush Pad team as Director of Sales & Promotions

    Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP) winery is pleased to announce that Rebecca McKinney has joined their team as Director of Sales & Promotion. Rebecca, who will be based at the winery’s North Vancouver office, joins the existing sales force, Rebeka Erickson, Amy Hollenbach and Mike West, and will work closely with owner Christine Coletta to … Read moreRebecca Mckinney joins Okanagan Crush Pad team as Director of Sales & Promotions

Kaya Malay Bistro to Honour Dogs 

  A tribute to Maya and all dogs who make a difference in our lives   In honour of their much loved family dog Maya, who was tragically hit by a car and passed away, the Kwan family has chosen to both  celebrate and say goodbye on July 15 at their restaurant Kaya Malay Bistro … Read moreKaya Malay Bistro to Honour Dogs 

Celebrating Earth Day with Edible Canada and Okanagan Crush Pad

  It was a rainy day on Granville Island, but the mood inside Edible Canada was bright and sunny. Besides the cheerful company, and some wonderful wines, the passion for BC food and wine was palpable. After a little wine tasting and mingling, Town Hall’s Leann Froese got everyone’s attention and introduced Eric Pateman from … Read moreCelebrating Earth Day with Edible Canada and Okanagan Crush Pad

Slow Fish Canada dinner returns to Vancouver Well known chefs cook together to raise awareness for sustainable seafood   Lovers of seafood and social times are to mark their calendars, as the Chefs’ Table Society‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 27th, 2015. This annual event unites Vancouverites to … Read more