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 moreWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Slow Fish Dinner Returns this September

  Lovers of local seafood and social times rejoice as the  Chefs’ Table Society of BC‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns to the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 18, 2016 from 6pm-9pm for the third year. This annual event allows Vancouverites to gather and indulge in local sustainable seafood in the most interactive way. … Read moreSlow Fish Dinner Returns this September

Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’

  The 8th annual FarmFolk CityFolk Okanagan Feast of Fields being held on Sunday, August 14th is now just a few weeks away.  Described as a wandering harvest festival, it showcases some of the very best of the region including chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, and distillers.  Okanagan Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field to … Read moreOkanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’

Sip into Summer with the Westside Wine Trail

   Summer whites – blind wine tasting challenges – live entertainment Summer is here and the wineries of the Westside Wine Trail are holding their annual Sip into Summer open house event. Celebrate the start of summer and take a self-guided tour of the twelve wineries along the wine trail. Visitors will be able to … Read moreSip into Summer with the Westside Wine Trail

Quelle Surprise! Dostana Gewurztraminer 2012

Have you ever tried any wines from Kalala Organic Estate Winery?  It is one of my favourite, and still fairly unknown, organic wineries located in West Kelowna. They try to show people that you can produce very good wines from organic grapes, at a reasonable price.  One of their labels is called “Dostana”, which means “friendship,” and … Read moreQuelle Surprise! Dostana Gewurztraminer 2012

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