Sensory Symposium – Wine Education Series – a review

The evening started with one of my #FavouriteThings, a glass of 2018 Distraction Frizzante from The View Winery & Vineyard a bubbly that is a perfect blend of acidity and tartness with a delightful flavour profile of strawberries

Celebration! What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate! Whether you are intending to propose on February 14 or you were engaged on a previous Valentine’s Day celebrating is in order. What says “celebrate” more than a bubbly or sparkling wine. A bubbly or sparkling wine from BC? Even better!

2019 final recap #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions

Here we are again in 2019 with our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bubbles, Sparkling, and Fizz

Every year we leave a special place for our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions that will really up your game. What could be more exciting than a bottle of bubbly? We think this is the perfect holiday gift whether it’s for right now, later on or you are saving it for New Year’s Eve. 

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Unsworth Vineyards

Definitely some of my #FavouriteThings which makes them part of our Holiday Gift Suggestions for 2019. I personally recommend Unsworth wines whether you select the two I have featured here or any of their other very good wines at very good price points.

Long Beach Lodge Resort’s Great Room a Culinary Destination

With an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced cuisine this is the domain of Executive Chef Shaun Snelling. In the year that Snelling has been at the helm of this iconic dining room changes have come about with a nod to tradition and an eye to the appeal of local, haute cuisine while retaining favourite dishes.

Something’s Fishy at Provence Marinaside this April

From April 1st through 30th, join Provence Marinaside in Yaletown for some finny fun and fine food at its 11th annual Poisson d’Avril.  In France, ‘Poisson d’Avril’ (April’s Fish) is a one-day affair corresponding to our April Fool’s Day.

The Courtney Room presents a three-part Winemaker Dinner series

Victoria’s The Courtney Room will host three wine dinners, celebrating the best of boutique British Columbia wines, with delicious menus from chefs de cuisine Chris Klassen and Brian Tesolin.