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.
We tasted 3 Bruichladdich whiskys between speakers, introduced by brand ambassador Gez McAlpine: first the unpeated The Classic Laddie, followed by Port Charlotte Heavily Peated Single Malt and finally their fantastic Ocotomore, Super-Heavily Peated Islay Single Malt – The world’s most heavily peated single malt.
Earlier this spring, I attended a wine tasting put on by the Okanagan Falls Winery Association. Okanagan Falls lies on the southern shore of Skaha Lake, with Penticton to the north and Oliver to the south. This is the heart of wine country. Okanagan Falls is a wine region often skipped over by wine … Read more