A Grand time at the Dine Out Vancouver Festival kickoff – The Grand Tasting

Dine Out Vancouver Festival – The Grand Tasting was an opportunity to taste bites from fourteen local restaurants that are participating in Dine Out Vancouver Festival which begins today and runs through February 4th. Alongside the culinary stations was a representation of BC wineries. This included 27 wineries, four breweries, cideries and distillers. So basically two stations of libations for every culinary station.

A Fantastic Fill at the Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl

  The last day of Dine Out Vancouver, Sunday Feb 5, was a Brunch Crawl for me on Commercial Drive.  Quite luckily it did not snow that day.  Just crisp air to make your cheeks rosy and ready for something warm to drink and eat.  Commercial Drive fit the bill.  Below are a few comments … Read moreA Fantastic Fill at the Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl

A Flight of Rieslings, Old and New

  I recently presented a tasting for a group I have been fortunate enough to sit in on many times in the past. This was my ‘pay back’. I had many Rieslings sitting in my cellar and I’ve often thought about getting a group together to try them, but it never quite seemed to materialize, … Read moreA Flight of Rieslings, Old and New