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.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Our intrepid wine reviewer Sam Hauck, aka the Wine Teacher, is a wine judge, a member of the Wine Guild and a wine teacher. Sam’s reviews are a guide to good wine.

Our #FavouriteThings – Rosé wine all year round!

Just this past week I spent some time with a few millennial women in the PR biz and the subject of Rosé wine came up. It was such a refreshing conversation. It was like Rosé wine was a totally new concept and they were excited about drinking Rosé wines, almost as if they had invented … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Rosé wine all year round!

Okanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia

“Congratulations Okanagan Falls Wineries Association, the second sub-appellation in British Columbia. The other is the Golden Mile Bench near Oliver. Now recognized as a distinct wine-producing area. Changes to the Wines of Marked Quality Regulation mean eligible wineries on the east side of the Okanagan Valley from Vaseux Lake to just north of Shuttleworth Creek … Read moreOkanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia

BC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

One-Day Wine and Food Outdoor Festival of Iconic BC Wines, Celebrity Chefs and Interactive Experiences   Celebrity chefs from across Canada and award-winning BC wineries descend on the Okanagan Valley to celebrate local wine and cuisine at the Wines of British Columbia‘s Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan wine and food festival, in its second … Read moreBC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Chef Meets BC Grape welcomes back head judge for Top Chef Canada Taste of the Okanagan

MOTHER’S DAY PROMOTION! Show Mom you love her. On the heels of welcoming back Top Chef Canada’s head judge, Mark McEwan, the Wines of British Columbia is offering a limited-time Mother’s Day discount to Chef Meets BC Grape – Taste of the Okanagan – on June 23. The 15% discount applies to general and VIP … Read moreChef Meets BC Grape welcomes back head judge for Top Chef Canada Taste of the Okanagan

Okanagan Falls Spring Release – Rosé OK

Okanagan Falls Winery Association kicked off their Spring Release 2018 with an afternoon trade and media Tasting followed by an evening public Tasting at the Terminal City Club Wednesday, April 18. It was an opportunity to taste the wonderful wines produced by this premier BC wine region. The boundaries reach from the shores of Skaha … Read moreOkanagan Falls Spring Release – Rosé OK

#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Ricotta Gnocchi recipe

  This week we are excited to share the Ricotta Gnocchi recipe that Chef Mark McEwan demoed at the spectacular event – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience – Taste of the Okanagan held at See Ya Later Ranch for our #TasteofThursday feature.   Ricotta Gnocchi with heirloom tomato sauce   2 lb (1kg) ricotta … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Ricotta Gnocchi recipe

Okanagan Falls – The Heart of Wine Country

  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 moreOkanagan Falls – The Heart of Wine Country

Slow Fish Canada dinner returns to Vancouver Well known chefs cook together to raise awareness for sustainable seafood   Lovers of seafood and social times are to mark their calendars, as the Chefs’ Table Society‘s Slow Fish Canada Dinner returns at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) on September 27th, 2015. This annual event unites Vancouverites to … Read more