Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge … Read moreWhirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

Make your next BC Wine experience a sleepover

Have you ever wished your wine touring offered a more personalized experience? Most wineries will accommodate special requests or private tastings if you have made arrangements in advance, please note these will often mean an additional cost. Many of the fine wineries in BC have a restaurant or bistro which allows you to enjoy a … Read moreMake your next BC Wine experience a sleepover

Once Upon a Wine

The APVSA is a Montreal based company, which helps European wine producers find new markets in Canada and the United States. Their most recent tour was titled ‘Once Upon a Wine’ and featured affordable wines from France and Spain, many of which were organic and vegan wines. Producers included Arriezu Vineyards and Etedaria from Spain … Read moreOnce Upon a Wine

2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

The 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival has begun. Now in its 40th year, this weeklong celebration begins with a series of wine related dinners spread across the city. Portugal and Spain are this year’s featured countries, but with sixteen countries represented and 173 wineries pouring a combined 1,450 wines at 50 events, no matter what … Read more2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

Chardonnay Showdown with @Sam_WineTeacher

  After tasting several amazing BC chardonnays, I decided I wanted to compare them to a top end white Burgundy (Chardonnay). I discussed the idea with a wine-loving friend and she mentioned that she had a very good bottle of Montrachet that was highly rated. The idea started out as comparing two BC chardonnays against … Read moreChardonnay Showdown with @Sam_WineTeacher

Tri-City International Food and Wine Festival – Part 1

  As one who lives out in the burbs, I am delighted with all the events, John Gerum and Caroline Ahrendt of West Coast Experiences, bring to the Tri-Cites area. Their most recent event was the Tri-City International Food and Wine Festival, held at Coquitlam’s Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club. This is a great … Read moreTri-City International Food and Wine Festival – Part 1

Quini Launches Restaurant Industry’s First Integrated Wine Sales, Training and Customer Engagement Software Platform

QUINI SOMM™ Maximizes Wine Sales and Improves Efficiencies in Full Service Restaurants Quini (www.quiniwine.com), the leader in real-time wine tasting sensory data and technology solutions today announced QUINI SOMM™, the first and only integrated software platform designed to maximize wine sales, standardize staff knowledge and unify and enhance customer experience in the full service restaurant industry. … Read moreQuini Launches Restaurant Industry’s First Integrated Wine Sales, Training and Customer Engagement Software Platform

Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting

The Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting returns to Dockside November 17th   Coal Harbour Liquor Store welcomes 20 wineries pouring 100 wines   Coal Harbour Liquor Store is pleased to announce the return of its popular Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting at Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. On November 17th, nearly 20 wineries and … Read morePelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting

It’s a Big Thing! The Small Guys Wine Festival

Praised in the same breath as Vino al Vino in Tuscany, Italy; Feast Portland in Oregon, USA; Rootstock Sydney in Australia; and Wine on the River in South Africa, Garagiste North was recognized by the London Financial Times in a print article Five of the best Wine Festivals by Andrew Joyce (and online by Melanie Abrams) … Read moreIt’s a Big Thing! The Small Guys Wine Festival