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  • 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 [...]

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  • 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 [...]

Lisboa — Portugal’s ‘Other’ Wine Region Surprises

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

  (Map: Wines of Portugal) Lisboa is 'Lisbon' in Portuguese. But it refers also 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 [...]