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Alistair Veen is BC Sommelier of the Year

January 26th, 2016|2 Comments

There was some seriously hot competition at Vancouver's Rogers Arena this week. And it wasn’t on the ice. CAPS BC (more lengthily known as the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers, BC [...]

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Valpolicella: a Truly Distinct Wine Region

January 22nd, 2016|1 Comment

In Valpolicella, a truly distinctive wine region, it's really all about drying, or Appassimanto

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Thierry’s Rendez-Vous Film Fest Returns

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

In full sabreur regalia, Thierry recreates a moment that many may recall from the restaurant Chatting with a friend over lunch the other day, we were reminiscing about some of the more colourful characters who have brightened Vancouver’s restaurant scene over the years. Many are no longer with [...]

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5+ Reasons to Hit the Kamloops Wine Trail

November 7th, 2015|1 Comment

Kamloops, BC: Soon to be formally declared Thompson Valley is BC's newest wine region British Columbia’s wineries continue to push the boundaries, opening up [...]

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6 Reasons to Visit Sun Peaks Resort—Besides Super Skiing

February 4th, 2015|1 Comment

Sun Peaks - great skiing plus plenty more ... Sun Peaks—Canada's second largest ski resort—yields a wealth of fun and activities in a pristine [...]

Lifestyle

  • Alistair Veen, with celebratory double magnum of de Venoge

Alistair Veen is BC Sommelier of the Year

January 26th, 2016|2 Comments

There was some seriously hot competition at Vancouver's Rogers Arena this week. And it wasn’t on the ice. CAPS BC (more lengthily known as the Canadian Association [...]

  • Valpolicella-grapes-drying-on-bamboo-460x295

Valpolicella: a Truly Distinct Wine Region

January 22nd, 2016|1 Comment

In Valpolicella, a truly distinctive wine region, it's really all about drying, or Appassimanto