Drink Chianti, Eat Gnudi, Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Ruffino Chiantis

Valentine’s Day is around the corner.  For those that have a spouse, significant other, or boyfriend/girlfriend, there may be some pressure to have a special celebration that day.  It was suggested to me by a PR company in Vancouver that…

The Aussies are Coming! …and they are bringing wine.

Wine Australia

Australia is an ancient land, with some of the oldest known rocks in the world.  To that Australia has a 200 year wine making history, with vinous roots that reach back more than 100 years.  Shiraz was one of the…

A Dine Out Vancouver Treat at Morocco West

Inside Morocco West

Dine Out Vancouver starts treating us to fantastic food starting this Friday, January 16 till February 1st. There are so many choices from the $18-$28-$38 fixed price meals.  New restaurants are always coming into our food scene, so there are…

3 White Wines from Harpers Trail to Try – 2013 Edition

Harpers Trail logo

I tip my hat to the pioneering spirit of Ed and Vicki Collett for starting their winery, Harper’s Trail, in Kamloops, BC, leading the way for people to consider this as a new area in BC for grape wine production. …