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Lisboa — Portugal’s ‘Other’ Wine Region Surprises

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

  (Map: Wines of Portugal) Lisboa is 'Lisbon' in Portuguese. But it also refers to the wine region to the north and west of the city (known until recently as 'Estremadura'). Lisbon itself [...]

  • Natural winemakers Christime Coletta and Matt Dumayne with their amphorae

Natural Wines Blossom in Canada’s Okanagan

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Natural wines. Coming to a glass near you, soon. Natural Wine Defined What’s a natural wine, you might ask? It means the wine in your glass is in the purest possible form. It's the closest it [...]

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Cloud 9 Closes: Time’s Up for Dining in the Sky

September 29th, 2017|2 Comments

Cloud 9 is (or was) the City of Vancouver’s loftiest restaurant. On September 30th it will close forever. And the giant turntable in the sky, which since 1973 has brought pleasure to so many, will [...]

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Lisboa — Portugal’s ‘Other’ Wine Region Surprises

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

  (Map: Wines of Portugal) Lisboa is 'Lisbon' in Portuguese. But it also refers to the wine region to the north and west of the city (known until recently as 'Estremadura'). Lisbon itself [...]

  • Natural winemakers Christime Coletta and Matt Dumayne with their amphorae

Natural Wines Blossom in Canada’s Okanagan

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Natural wines. Coming to a glass near you, soon. Natural Wine Defined What’s a natural wine, you might ask? It means the wine in your glass is in the purest possible form. It's the closest it [...]

  • Cloud 9 - Still impressive

Cloud 9 Closes: Time’s Up for Dining in the Sky

September 29th, 2017|2 Comments

Cloud 9 is (or was) the City of Vancouver’s loftiest restaurant. On September 30th it will close forever. And the giant turntable in the sky, which since 1973 has brought pleasure to so many, will [...]

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Lure: Ned Bell’s Definitive Sustainable Seafood 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, [...]

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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 [...]