Category: Canada

Restaurants Canada RC Show

Trends Shaping Canada’s Restaurant and Hospitality Industry in 2022

 mywinepal  December 21, 2021

With COVID affecting us all, both personally and where and how we work, this press release I received about the trends happening in Canadian restaurants by the upcoming Restaurants Canada RC Show 2022 was very interesting.  I hope it sparks conversation. ~~~ TORONTO, December 21 2021 – As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact the hospitality industry, how we dine in 2022 continues…

Restaurants Canada Discerning Diner 2021

Canadians Show Appetite For In-Person Dining; Restaurants Canada Reveals Post-Pandemic Dining Trends

 mywinepal  September 13, 2021

We are all tired of eating at home and many of us are venturing out to eat at restaurants.  Here in BC, the digital vaccine card is now mandatory to be shown at restaurants if you want a sit-down meal.  Other provinces are having the same requirements for restaurant visits.  Below is a press release by Restaurants Canada about their…

Traditional Thanksgiving

A Few BC Wine Suggestions For COVID Thanksgiving

 mywinepal  October 6, 2020

Canadian Thanksgiving is going to be very different this year for many of us who are accustomed to getting together with our parents, brothers and sister, and maybe aunts and uncles for dinner.  It will be smaller, and may be just you, but you can still enjoy your turkey, ham, or vegan Thanksgiving meal with a glass or two of…

Canadian wine exports 2014 2018

Canadian Wine Exports Visualized

 mywinepal  April 11, 2020

Canada.  We are a small wine-producing nation.  Other countries like France and Italy dwarf our production.  Even regions within a country, like California, outproduce all the wine we make in Canada.  But we make wine.  I downloaded the XLS wine export sales data for Canada from the Canadian Vintners Association and thought if I put the data on a map…


Book Review: Trillium by M.L.Holton

 mywinepal  November 4, 2019

I enjoy reading books.  My interests, in particular, are around health & wellness, history, and food & wine.  When I can find a fictional book that covers history as a backdrop, and then add in food & wine, that makes me very interested to read it.  When I was contacted by Canadian author, M.L.Holton, to read her latest novel “Trillium”…