Tag: British Columbia

Chefs Across the Water 2011

Hastings House Country House Hotel is delighted to present Chefs Across the Water 2011. The 2nd annual guest chef program features four renowned chefs preparing culinary sensations in the resort kitchen.  The new line-up of...

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Tasting BC Tree Fruits

I recently attended a reception promoting Apples that are grown in British Columbia, sampling many varieties of apples to start including Ambrosia, Gala, Fuji, Spartan and more. The reception was held in the wine room at Blue...

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Interview with David Foran

Sommelier | Sidecut | Whistler, Canada How long have you been a Sommelier? And What inspired you become a certified Sommelier? I became a certified Sommelier in 2001 after a developing a strong interest in wine during my 8 year...

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Lepp Farm in the Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley is located to the East of Vancouver, the area is mostly a thriving Agriculture and farming community. A couple of weeks ago I visited one of these farms that began in 1948 by the Lepp family who had previously...

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Interview with Sandra Oldfield

Wine Maker | Tinhorn Creek in British Columbia How long have you been a wine maker? I have made wine since Tinhorn Creek’s first vintage in 1994. Prior to that I was only making experimental wine at UC Davis’ Enology Department...

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Victoria Taste

Taste uncorks Thursday July 15, 2010 with an evening tasting of more than 100 British Columbia wines and local cuisine prepared by top Vancouver Island chefs.  Not just a wine festival, Taste is a culinary tourism experiences...

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A Wine Tour in the Okanagan

Looking to take a wine tour this summer? Or visiting some vineyards and tasting some wines, this is the summer to visit the Okanagan region of British Columbia. The scenery is magnificent and the region is vast, you may want to...

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