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The BC Basket Donating 100% of Profit to Mamas for Mamas

Katherine and Shannon Mamas

Mamas for Mamas offers a space where mamas and their kids can feel safe and comfortable when they come in for poverty relief support. Mamas for Mamas also provides clothing, shoes, seasonal wear, and through our intake process Mamas can…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery Calls on British Columbia to Help Feed Cowichan Families

Paul, Paula, and Cristina Brunner thank the community for helping feeding Cowichan families in 2020

We all need help every now and then.  Now some Cowichan families need help, and you can help by purchasing wines from Blue Grouse Estate Winery who are located in the Cowichan Valley.  $1 from every bottle sold will help…

The Quandry and Consequence of Tasting Wines from Ramification Cellars

Ramification Cellars Consequence Rose 2018 and Quandry Pinot Gris 2018

Today I’m pleased to enjoy the Quandry and Consequence of tasting wines from Ramification Cellars.  Ramification Cellars is a new winery located right along Vaseux Lake, between Oliver and Okanagan Falls. They note that their wines show the magic of Vaseux…

Provence’s April Wine Menu Highlights Pender Island’s Sea Star Vineyards

Seared Halibut with Sea Star Vineyards Stella Maris 2020 (PC Emrys Horton EPH6605)

April showers bring spring flowers, but it also brings a new menu at Provence Marinaside with a new set of wines for pairing; this time from Sea Star Vineyards.  Here is the press release from Provence Marinaside. ~~~ (Vancouver, BC)…

BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the…

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails returns: May 28 & 29, 2021

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails

We love our BC wines and hope to be able visit them this Spring and Summer, safely of course.  One event that takes COVID protocols into account is the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails at the end of…

Only Organic Pinot Noir from Scorched Earth Winery

Scorched Earth Winery PASK The Pinot Noir 2015 and Pinot Noir 2016 wines

Pinot Noir can make such beautiful wines, with red fruit and floral scents, lighter bodied, fine tannins and medium acidity. With this, I looked forward to opening the two Pinot Noir from Scorched Earth Winery in the Okanagan Mountain Park…

Hart House Dinner Featuring 8th Generation Vineyard

Hart House logo

  February 18, 2021 (Vancouver, BC) – Hart House at Deer Lake in Burnaby is delighted to announce that, on Friday, March 5 2021 it will host an exclusive wine dinner featuring BC’s 8th Generation Vineyard. Guests will enjoy a 5-course menu…

A Nice Surprise, Scorched Earth Winery Merlot and Rose of Pinot Noir

Scorched Earth Winery Bearly Blushing Rosé of Pinot Noir 2019 and Merlot 2016 wines

Scorched Earth Winery is a BC winery, nestled in Okanagan Mountain Park, in Kelowna that rose from the ashes of the devastating 2003 wildfires. I heard of this winery, but did not really have much chance to try their wines…