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Do You Have Your Tickets for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022?

VanWineFest 2022 logo

The Vancouver International Wine Festival is almost here.  The last time we had the Festival was two years ago and closed during our COVID crisis, but now it is back and runs from May 16-22.  One of the big attractions…

Blue Grouse ‘threepeats’ In April, $1 from Every Bottle Sold Goes to Nourish Cowichan

Nourish Cowichan

Help feed hungry children in the Cowichan Valley by buying a bottle of Blue Grouse or Quill wine in BC.  The press release from Blue Grouse Estate Winery is below. ~~~ [Duncan, BC] For the third year in a row, $1…

An Interview with Harry Hertscheg about the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022

VanWineFest 2022

Two years ago we would be finishing the Vancouver International Wine Festival just before Dr. Henry closed down the province for COVID.  Not knowing how COVID was spreading, we were lucky that COVID did not affect anyone at the Festival. …

Donate Cash or Unwrapped Gifts to Support SOWINS at TIME Family of Wines

TIME to give

If you live in the Okanagan, you may want to participate in this fundraising event on Nov. 21 run by the TIME Family of Wines.  Here is the press release about the event for the holidays. ~~~ [Penticton, BC] For the…

Buy Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to Help the BCHF and Enjoy With BBQ

Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020

Do you think that a Rose wine can pair with BBQ pork ribs, cornbread, and slaw? I put the Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to the test. It is a blend of 81% Merlot and 19% Malbec made in the…

Try Mayne Island Brewing Co. Pacific Gose to Help Support Tahlequah the Orca

Mayne Island Brewing Co Pacific Gose and BBQ Pairing

To help support our orcas, the POD PACK 2021, 4 craft beers from 4 Vancouver Island breweries are produced, with a portion of sales going Pacific Salmon Foundation to support wild BC salmon stocks, a food source for orcas. Today…

Mike by Whistle Buoy Brewing Rose Pale Ale and Stuffed Salmon Pairing

Mike by Whistle Buoy Brewing Rose Pale Ale

I read recently that our Southern Resident Killer Whales are endangered with a population of only 74 in total alive today (https://bcaletrail.ca/vancouver-island-brewing-pod-pack/). To help support our orcas, the Pod Pack 2021, 4 craft beers from 4 Vancouver Island breweries was…