From the Cellar featuring wines that have been aged

While most people drink what they buy in a matter of days, if not hours, more and more people are realizing the benefits of holding on to some of their wines and are enjoying the benefits of doing so.

From the Cellar featuring wines that have been aged…

In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for My Van City, I am going to include a new one that will appear from time to time.  I’m calling it, ‘From the Cellar’.

#TasteItalia | Rump Steak paired with BC wines

“In this series Anna Savino from Piemonte is sharing inspirational Italian recipes” This week #TasteItalia Rump Steak With Fermented Radicchio, Potatoes and Green Pepper Salad

A list of my favourite wines and some new discoveries…

Hope you enjoy reading through this list as much as I enjoyed putting it together.

International Women’s Day Dinner Continues to Grow with First South Okanagan Event

This year’s celebration will bring together the culinary talents of Andrea Callan (Red Fox Club at Indigenous World Winery, West Kelowna), Aman Dosanj (The Paisley Notebook, Kelowna), Dana Ewart (Penticton), Christine Sandford (Biera, Edmonton) and Kelsey Johnson (Café Linnea, Edmonton).

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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