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10 Tasty BC Wines from the 2016 Bloom VQA Spring Release

BC vineyards (Image courtesy winebc.org)

The latest releases from BC’s VQA wineries is out, and I’m sure you are wondering which wines would be great on the patio this summer.  Here are 10, mostly white, wines for you to enjoy: Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery Recolte Blanche…

Perogies and Viognier? An Unexpected Pairing

Sometimes there are dishes that you don’t normally think about pairing with wine.  Take perogies for example.  This eastern European dish is a dough dumpling stuffed with a filling such as mashed potato or cottage cheese, or a combination of…

Learn About the Mysterious Road 13 Wines

Glasses and microphone

A mysterious postcard arrived in the mail inviting me to visit “the Family” and try some wine.  The Cosa Nostra maybe?  The address took me to a notorious location in downtown Vancouver, The Penthouse Night Club”.  Certainly a different location…

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…