Fall in love with food this autumn at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  Winery to feature guest chef dinners, al fresco feasts and beer paired dishes this fall   Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to host a special line-up of food-focused events this fall. Autumn means harvest time at the winery and the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival comes to the Southern Okanagan in October to celebrate crush … Read more Fall in love with food this autumn at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

Wine Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

  2013 Rosé (Pinot Meunier) 8th Generation Summerland, BC $17.00 A rather unique rosé from Bernd and Stefanie Schales of 8th Generation. It is cherry red with medium intensity. Ripe red apples, Strawberries, cherries, pink grapefruit and watermelon aromas on the nose. Well balanced. The flavours echo the nose with a medium-long finish. Think you … Read more Wine Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

Wine Recommendation for Blue Cheese Apple Coleslaw @Sam_WineTeacher

Rob Feenie is one of Vancouver’s iconic chefs and there is no question that he has brought a lot of talent to the Cactus Club team. His Blue Cheese and Apple Coleslaw recipe this week initially presents a few conflicting challenges. Blue cheese immediately makes me think of something sweet, while the apple and salad … Read more Wine Recommendation for Blue Cheese Apple Coleslaw @Sam_WineTeacher

Wine Wednesday Wine Reviews

2009 Pinot Noir Stoneboat Oliver, BC Garnet red / brick in colour with medium-deep intensity. Very Burgundian on the nose with aromas of earth, forest floor, dark cherries and meat. Well balanced with the flavours echoing the nose. A medium-long finish with lingering fruit. A nicely aged BC Pinot Noir.     2007 Aces Pocket … Read more Wine Wednesday Wine Reviews

Wine Recommendation – Heirloom Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Grilled Prawns and Basil Oil

When I read Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia’s recipe for Heirloom Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Grilled Prawns and Basil Oil, my mouth watered. Sounds delicious doesn’t it? Drop into Provence Marinaside, at 1177 Marinaside Crescent (at the foot of Davie Street) and give it a try. For a salad, I’d opt for a light white fruity … Read more Wine Recommendation – Heirloom Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Grilled Prawns and Basil Oil

Getting Gluten Free and More at the Fraser Valley Food Show

    I think if we are given a healthy choice, we would like to take it.  Sometimes though people have health conditions, where your choices for what food is better for your body is not as widely available, or you do not know where to get this.  This weekend is the Fraser Valley Food … Read more Getting Gluten Free and More at the Fraser Valley Food Show

Announcing the Arrival of Baby Bub

The team at Okanagan Crush Pad is thrilled to announce the arrival of Baby Bub. On June 20, 2014 at 5:30pm 3,600 – 375 ml bottles, weighing 3,240 Kg, were bottled at the winery, just in time to enjoy summer.   Baby Bub was crafted by Jordan Kubek, Okanagan Crush Pad’s cellar assistant with direction from chief winemaker Michael Bartier. … Read more Announcing the Arrival of Baby Bub

Laughing Stock Vineyards celebrate Portfolio

  Laughing Stock Vineyards announces Canada wide events to celebrate 10th vintage release of Portfolio.   Laughing Stock Vineyards releases the 10th vintage of its flagship wine, Portfolio this fall, capping a decade of winery development and growth.  Mirroring the spectacular growth and maturing of the entire BC wine industry, Laughing Stock has grown from a tiny garage operation to … Read more Laughing Stock Vineyards celebrate Portfolio

Supper Club Supper Pop-Up Trendy

What I love about running The Italian Supper Club is the unexpected location, the unpredictable results and the joy of seeing people love the food I prepare.   I cook without recipes and I only follow my memories. Memories of my mom being around the kitchen. I am Italian and la cucina (kitchen) for us … Read more Supper Club Supper Pop-Up Trendy

Three big events at BC Shellfish Festival

It’s shucking madness!  Three big events help celebrate BC’s shellfish and seafood industry in the Comox Valley Friday, May 9, 2014 – Comox Valley, BC –During this year’s BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival, three major events – Comox By the Sea Shellfish and Seafood Celebration, the Seafood Feast & Casino Royale and the Chef’s Beer … Read more Three big events at BC Shellfish Festival

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