Category: food and wine pairing

Singletree Winery – Growing Deeper Roots in Abbotsford BC

Welcome to Singletree Winery sign

For the Etsell family, farming is in their blood, with their roots firmly entrenched in the Fraser Valley; first with turkeys, and now into viticulture and wine making. Their farming roots extend to the label, where they are called “Singletree…

A Perfect Fathers Day Gift – Fuego Diablo Steaks and TIME Estate Syrah

Yes, I know Father’s Day is a few days away, but here is a great wine and food pairing, which you could offer to your father or husband, on an IOU, if it takes too long to order both items.…

Wow – Pairing Sileni Estates Wines with Tableau Bar Bistro Dishes

Sileni Estates logo

It is always a treat to sit down for a meal with a wine maker and have them tell you about their wines they are drinking with you, and enjoying with paired dishes.  Such was the case recently when I,…

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…

Haywire Lunar New Year Red and White 2015 Hit the Spot

Haywire Lunar New Year Red with glasses at Sun Sui Wah

February 19, 2015 will be the Chinese New Year; the Year of the Sheep.  Haywire Wines from Summerland in the Okanagan have released their second vintage of the Lunar New Year wine.  I was privileged to try their first release…

Experience Hart House’s Seafood Celebration on Now

Hart House Restaurant in Burnaby

“The Hart House Restaurant really cares about their food and user experience”, I thought as I sat there on a Saturday night with my dining companion.  The white cotton patterned table-cloth, the beautifully decorated rooms, the knowledgeable servers, the beautifully…