Category: Drink

BEST of the WEST August 5th

The 5th annual BEST of the WEST is a unique evening that pairs 12 of the Lower Mainland’s best restaurants with 12 BC wineries for a culinary arts event and competition. Sponsored by Grosvenor Americas and hosted by house wine,...

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Mike Shum and his Chan Chan Cocktail

Local bartender Mike Shum has won a spot in the Bacardi Legacy global cocktail competition, he will be representing Vancouver when he competes against 7 other bartenders from across Canada. The Canadian competition will be held...

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Tasting Oltrepo’ Pavese Wines

Wines from the Oltrepo’ Pavese (in the Lombardy Region) were poured in Vancouver at a tasting at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel on February 18 as part of a trade mission to Western Canada sponsored by the Italian Chamber of...

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Learning about Namasthe Tea

  On a sunny morning in July I had the pleasure of sitting in a café in Whistler, BC with Isabelle Ranger and her husband Cédric, who both took me on a tea tasting journey into the unknown. I say the unknown because I...

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ReWined!

On April 5th I attended the first hopefully annual event benefiting Make-a-Wish Foundation. Rewined was a fun filled evening of wine, cheese, canapés and a chocolate fountain. Admission was a bottle of fine wine, registered...

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Playhouse Wine Fest: The Vinestars

The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival will welcome some of the most progressive winemakers and winery leaders in the world from February 27th to March 4th. Whether pouring tableside at the International Festival...

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