The Courtney Room presents a three-part Winemaker Dinner series

Victoria’s The Courtney Room will host three wine dinners, celebrating the best of boutique British Columbia wines, with delicious menus from chefs de cuisine Chris Klassen and Brian Tesolin. 

Fall in Love with Quails’ Gate wines on Valentine’s Day with Half Price Shipping

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with half price shipping on our award-winning wines. Plus more things happening at Quails’ Gate.

Chef Takashi Ito receives People’s Choice Award

The 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships closes off competition #1 with Chef Takashi Ito, from AURA waterfront restaurant + patio in Victoria, and representing British Columbia chosen by the 400 guests to receive the People’s Choice award.

International Women’s Day Dinner Delivers Stellar Cross-Country Lineup

On March 8, International Women’s Day is being marked with a special 5-course collaborative fundraising dinner by The Paisley Notebook at the Canadian Mental Health Association’s ‘Wellness Centre’ in Kelowna.

Easy To Get Two Of A Kind & A Flush This Valentine’s With Hotel Zed’s ‘Nooner’ Package

Back for a return encounter, the aptly named ‘Nooner Package’ at the funky and hip Hotel Zed (in Victoria and Kelowna, and soon-to-be Tofino locale) gives hungry couples, three hours of bliss over lunch hour.

Canadian Culinary Championships Impact Local Organizations as Chefs set to arrive in Kelowna

The Canadian Culinary Championships announced today that Rutland Middle School in Kelowna and Mount Paul Community Food Centre in Kamloops are this years’ regional recipients of some of the funds raised at the annual national culinary competition.

Jennifer Heil to Emcee and Canadian Iconic Rockers Chilliwack Headline Finale of Canadian Culinary Championships

The Canadian Culinary Championships is the grand finale of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party events that are held annually in the fall. Organizers announced today that Chilliwack, a Canadian rock band led by Order of Canada recipient and rock legend, Bill Henderson will headline the finale event of the 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships taking place in Kelowna, BC, February 1 – 2, 2019.

Freezing Temperatures Bring Icewine Harvest to BC Wineries

BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early morning hours on December 6.