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  • Lure - the definitive sustaibale seafood cookbook by chef Ned Bell

Lure: Ned Bell Launches Ocean Wise Cookbook

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Lure is the latest project from Chef Ned Bell. He’s the founder of Chefs for Oceans, who, in 2014, cycled across Canada. He took time out from his post as executive chef of Vancouver's Four [...]

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“Judgment” Tastings Put BC Wines on World Map

September 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Judgment: The process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing. (Merriam-Webster) How do BC wines stack up beside the rest of the world? It’s a question we used hear a lot, though, [...]

  • VIP patio view at Fitzpatrick Family Estate

How to Tour the Okanagan Valley in VIP Style

September 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

VIP Tours: Are they worth it? At the height of summer, wine touring in the Okanagan can get pretty busy. But as the region evolves, so does the range of tasting options. A nominal tasting fee is [...]

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  • Lure - the definitive sustaibale seafood cookbook by chef Ned Bell

Lure: Ned Bell Launches Ocean Wise Cookbook

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Lure is the latest project from Chef Ned Bell. He’s the founder of Chefs for Oceans, who, in 2014, cycled across Canada. He took time out from his post as executive chef of Vancouver's Four [...]

  • judgment of BC 2017

“Judgment” Tastings Put BC Wines on World Map

September 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Judgment: The process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing. (Merriam-Webster) How do BC wines stack up beside the rest of the world? It’s a question we used hear a lot, though, [...]

  • VIP patio view at Fitzpatrick Family Estate

How to Tour the Okanagan Valley in VIP Style

September 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

VIP Tours: Are they worth it? At the height of summer, wine touring in the Okanagan can get pretty busy. But as the region evolves, so does the range of tasting options. A nominal tasting fee is [...]

  • Aerial view of Saturna Island Vineyards

Sea Star Spreads its Wings on Saturna

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Sea Star Rising A handful of wineries has sprung up on BC’s Gulf Islands over the last few years. Yet, none have impressed as much as Sea Star Estate Farm & Vineyards. The picturesque winery [...]

Argentina: Work Horse Wines Deliver Value

August 17th, 2017|0 Comments

  Argentina in the spotlight Argentina is this month's focus at BC Liquor Stores. Special deals and free tastings celebrate the South American producer through September 2nd. It’s interesting how Argentina continues to broaden its [...]

How a New Canadian Discovered and Appreciated BC Wine

July 1st, 2017|0 Comments

In honour of Canada's 150th! My good friend Rick Van Sickle (winesinniagara.com) asked me to contribute to his #CanadaWINE150 project. I was happy to oblige ...   When I first arrived in Montreal, I was [...]