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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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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