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How Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott Cuts Both Ways

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's boycott of BC wines to force the BC Government's hand on agreeing to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion was a bold move, though perhaps with unintended consequences.

Imbibe Iberia and Plenty More: a Winefest Windfall

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Iberia calls! There’s both a happy and sad reality to the Vancouver International Wine Festival (Feb 24th to March 4th). It really is a case of "too many wines, too little time." Not only does [...]

  • Irresistible, beautifully presented marinated BC mussels with fennel panna cotta, at Boulevard

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Hired Belly’s Arbitrary Guide

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Dine Out Vancouver (Jan 19th-Feb 4th) turns 16 this year. No longer just a basic budget bunfight, it’s morphed somewhat over time. It's now referred to as the more impressively sounding “Dine Out Vancouver Festival.” [...]

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How Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott Cuts Both Ways

February 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's boycott of BC wines to force the BC Government's hand on agreeing to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion was a bold move, though perhaps with unintended consequences.

Imbibe Iberia and Plenty More: a Winefest Windfall

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Iberia calls! There’s both a happy and sad reality to the Vancouver International Wine Festival (Feb 24th to March 4th). It really is a case of "too many wines, too little time." Not only does [...]

  • Irresistible, beautifully presented marinated BC mussels with fennel panna cotta, at Boulevard

Dine Out Vancouver 2018: Hired Belly’s Arbitrary Guide

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Dine Out Vancouver (Jan 19th-Feb 4th) turns 16 this year. No longer just a basic budget bunfight, it’s morphed somewhat over time. It's now referred to as the more impressively sounding “Dine Out Vancouver Festival.” [...]

Here’s to a Sparkling 2018: A Bonanza of Bubbles

December 30th, 2017|2 Comments

Sparkling wine time is here. And I’m late to the party. My apologies. We’re a tad backed up here in the executive suite at Hired Belly HQ. Plus most of the staff has been down [...]

  • Rendition of proposed Naramata Wine Vault

David Enns and Partners Announce Naramata Wine Vault

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

David Enns and partners Mik Ball, Robert Gritten and Steven Jaeger have announced plans to establish the Naramata Wine Vault. The Naramata based group has purchased the BC Tree Fruits packing house, which sits on [...]

  • Laughing Stock's unique stock ticker label has become one of BC's most recognized brands

Why Laughing Stock Vineyards Sold to Arterra Wines

December 1st, 2017|1 Comment

The sale of Laughing Stock Vineyards to Arterra Wines Canada was announced this week. The sale, for an undisclosed amount, closed  November 30th. It's the latest in a string of high profile Okanagan winery deals. Arterra [...]

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