Pepino’s Spaghetti House Launches Winter Dishes, Expanded Wine List and Valentine’s Day Offering

Feeling the winter blues? There’s nowhere better to escape frigid weather than Pepino’s Spaghetti House,
one of Commercial Drive’s newest and most talked-about eateries.

Iconic BC Red Wines 2018

I attend many wine tasting events and there is always the hope that some wines will be impressive and most of the time there are a few that do stand out. This tasting, though, was something quite different.  Twenty BC red wines and all examples of the best that BC has to offer.  An event … Read moreIconic BC Red Wines 2018

Sip & Savour: Summer Winemaker Dinner Series at Nita Lake Lodge

Lakeside long table dinners at Aura Restaurant showcase local cuisine paired with delicious wines   With menus celebrating the best of seasonal and local produce, paired with award-winning wines, Nita Lake Lodge will host a series of Sip & Savour Winemaker Dinners this summer. Each month, the newly renovated Aura Restaurant will welcome a leading … Read moreSip & Savour: Summer Winemaker Dinner Series at Nita Lake Lodge

SAVVY SERIES CLASS HOSTED BY LA STELLA COMES TO MARQUIS WINE CELLARS

  ON JUNE 22, LA STELLA BRINGS THEIR WINES TO US FOR A LIBRARY VERTICAL TASTING OF SIX WINES. Normally reserved only at the winery, limited seats only for this class for those to try exquisite samples of BC fine wine. Fans of La Stella will know well the Fortissimo and flagship Maestoso wines. Tasting … Read moreSAVVY SERIES CLASS HOSTED BY LA STELLA COMES TO MARQUIS WINE CELLARS

La Stella, La Bella Vita!

  I just got back from a quick trip to the south Okanagan where I had the chance to stop in to one of my favourite wineries, La Stella. This Tuscan inspired winery is beautifully situated along the northern shore of Osoyoos Lake. With four hundred feet of apricot tree-lined shoreline, it is not uncommon … Read moreLa Stella, La Bella Vita!

Just Bottled! 2014 Vivace Pinot Grigio

Announcing the 2014 Vivace Pinot Grigio. The Vivace is showing robust and bright flavours for the 2014 vintage. It greets you with a very expressive nose of apple and pear aromas, mountain herbs and Meyer lemon zest. The palate is packed with fruit cocktail flavours that enter the mouth in a concentrated fashion before they … Read moreJust Bottled! 2014 Vivace Pinot Grigio

It’s the End of the Harvest at La Stella

THE VINES ARE PICKED, GRAPES ARE CRUSHED AND WE’RE ANTICIPATING ONE LUSCIOUS HOLIDAY SEASON! As the weather turns from balmy to crisp, the days go from long to short, and frost kisses the vines, it’s easy to get excited about the upcoming holiday season. One of our favourite parts about Fall is when the fruit … Read moreIt’s the End of the Harvest at La Stella

La Sophia Cabernet Sauvignon @LaStellaWinery

100% Old Vine Cab With a Rich History At LaStella a great wine is not just one with a rich entry, perfect balance, and a long finish, but a wine that also speaks to the land and the growing season of that vintage. La Sophia hails from one of the most revered sites in the Okanagan Valley: U2 . Located on … Read moreLa Sophia Cabernet Sauvignon @LaStellaWinery

La Stella Winery joins Chef Lucais Syme and the La Pentola Restaurant team for a winery dinner

  La Stella Winery joins Chef Lucais Syme and the La Pentola Restaurant team for a winery dinner It will surely be a Symphony for the Senses. A 5-course menu designed by Award Winning Chef Lucais Syme will pair perfectly with La Stella’s 5 wines. La Pentola is located in Vancouver’s only 4-star boutique hotel … Read moreLa Stella Winery joins Chef Lucais Syme and the La Pentola Restaurant team for a winery dinner

Savour summer with LaStella wine pairings

2013 Moscato D’Osoyoos $20.00 $17/bottle if you buy a full case Inspired by the renowned Moscato d’Asti of the Piedmont region in Italy, the Moscato d’Osoyoos expresses an intense and complex array of aromatics displaying this grape’s true varietal expression.   2013 LaStellina Rosato $21.00 LaStellina is a Rosato with personality and elegance. It is … Read moreSavour summer with LaStella wine pairings