Oyama Sausage Co. December Specials

Many meat and cheese lovers from across the Lower Mainland make an annual pilgrimage to the Granville Island shop before celebrating the holidays with family and friends. Here are some of the highlights of the coming month.

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

I’ve said this before but it bears repeating. Some wines reflect a special personality, kind of like the winery owner in this case. Fun, exciting, easy to get along with, inspiring, confident and accomplished. Hard for us to chose just one or two wines from The View because we enjoy them all and can personally … Read more#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

Martin’s Lane Winery – Unique, Distinct, Exceptional

Martin’s Lane is unique and distinct with vineyards that produce exceptional wines.   As we arrive It seemed almost like the vineyards, the winery and the building were one with the past. The past of artist Vincent van Gogh whose spectacular 1888 painting titled Red Vineyard  seems to come alive as an inspirational work of … Read moreMartin’s Lane Winery – Unique, Distinct, Exceptional

Our #FavouriteThings from The View Winery

We really enjoy the wines from The View Winery. Why are we so taken with the extensive line up of wines and Wards ciders from The View? What sets them apart from other Okanagan wines and ciders? Every bottle or can is filled with personality. Just like owner Jennifer Molgat the inspiration, perspiration, incentive, ambition and … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings from The View Winery

Wine Reviews: Three Gamays, Two Rieslings

2017 Gamay Rust Winery Oliver, BC $23.00 Initially, I was devastated to find out that Mount Boucherie no longer offered Gamay as it was a favourite of mine.  Fortunately, the news was not as bad as it first appeared.  The new owners also owned Rust Winery (located on the former Rustico site) and decided to … Read moreWine Reviews: Three Gamays, Two Rieslings

What’s Happening at the View Winery & Vineyard

Wards Cider and The View Winery we continue to pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable and are committed to creating interesting and memorable experiences for our guests. 

Garagiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

It was with a touch of nostalgia that I participated in Garagiste North this year.  The first time I attended this wine festival was at Kelowna’s Laurel Packinghouse in 2015, just as I was starting the BC Wine Trends blog.  That weekend I started friendships with some passionate BC winemakers that actively support my blogging … Read moreGaragiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

Wine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate vineyards is a not to be missed culinary destination on your next trip to BC Wine Country. Chef Patrick Gayler former Sous Chef at Waterfront Wines has been instrumental, along with an experienced and supportive staff, in transitioning this classic and stately outdoor dining room into a very approachable … Read moreWine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate