Chef Victoire Bongo restauranteur and award winning chef presents Dinner in White July 13

This year Chef Bongo is teaming up again with the amazing Motown sounds of Checo Tohomaso at Serendipity Winery to deliver an amazing Dinner In White celebration at the height of summer on July 13, 2019.

Wines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

We raised a toast to ocean conservation at Ocean Wise and Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s annual Wine for Waves on Friday, April 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Guests had a chance to get the first sips of Spring Wine Releases from Naramata Bench Wineries Association and taste delicious, sustainable seafood from Ocean Wise … Read moreWines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

Friday, April 13 was one of the luckiest days of the year so far for #BCWine Lovers

On Friday, April 13 the Naramata Bench Wineries Association member wineries were on hand for an afternoon media/trade tasting  followed by Wines for Waves in the evening. All in all it was an incredible wine tasting experience. My day started with a blind tasting of four Naramata wines presented by  Naramata Bench winemakers – Val Tait … Read moreFriday, April 13 was one of the luckiest days of the year so far for #BCWine Lovers

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 9

  Back To Our Roots Celebration for Canada’s 150th   Twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  their annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 9. This is a wine and food event for wine enthusiasts to plan an Okanagan Fall … Read moreNaramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 9

#WineWednesday Wine Reviews

2013 Sauvignon Blanc / Viognier Bonamici Cellars Okanagan Falls $21.90 This virtual winery, the creation of Philip Soo and Mario Rodi, uses the facilities at Synchromesh Winery in Okanagan Falls. The wine is straw coloured tinged with green and medium-minus in intensity. Peach and apricot aromas dominate the nose followed by delicate notes of honey, … Read more#WineWednesday Wine Reviews

2016 BC Grape Harvest Promising All over BC, early harvest offers strong potential

  Blue Grouse Estate Winery in the Cowichan Valley began their harvest on September 10, 2016. The BC wine grape harvest is in full swing. According to a report from the BC Wine Institute (BCWI), across most of the province, including the Cowichan Valley, Fraser Valley and Okanagan Valley winegrowing regions, hot and dry conditions … Read more2016 BC Grape Harvest Promising All over BC, early harvest offers strong potential

Naramata Winemaker Brings International Experience to BC

  Serendipity’s Katie O’Kell Completes Harvest in New Zealand; Receives UC Davis Certificate The winemaking industry in BC has many reasons to celebrate. Serendipity Winery‘s Katie O’Kell has just returned from a practicum at New Zealand’s ultra-modern Delegat Wine Estate, processing the 2016 vintage. Just before this, she completed her winemaking certificate from UC Davis in … Read moreNaramata Winemaker Brings International Experience to BC

Serendipity on the Naramata Bench

  They say that when one door closes, another opens. For Judy Kingston, a car accident brought her 25-year law career to an end. Then during an Okanagan holiday in 2006, chance brought Judy Kingston to Naramata where she stumbled across a property that was for sale and had an epiphany. The door opened; then … Read moreSerendipity on the Naramata Bench

#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver

  Celebrated Pastry Chef Tamera Clark Returns Home to   Sip, Savour and Celebrate at the 2016 Fest of Ale   ROSEWOOD HOTEL GEORGIA ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF REFLECTIONS   PAELLA DAYS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR ADDS NEW CHAPTER   FINE FOOD and FISHY FRIVOLITY   EarthBites Long Table events at Rocky Mountain Flatbread   … Read more#FridayFavourites – things to do in Vancouver