Category: food and wine pairing

Book Review: Wine Time: 70+ Recipes for Simple Bites That Pair Perfectly With Wine

Wine Time book cover

Barbara Scott-Goodman is “a cookbook author, food writer, and content creator and an art director and designer of cookbooks, lifestyle books, food publications, videos, and websites…” and I am glad I stumbled across her book, Wine Time: 70+ Recipes for…

Provence Marinaside’s Dine Out Menu Pairing Okanagan Crush Pad Wines

Provence Marinaside dishes and Okanagan Crush Pad wines

Dine Out Vancouver menus went live today.  Here is one that should delight from Provence Marinaside dishes paired with Okanagan Crush Pad wines.  Their announcement. ~~~ (Vancouver, BC) – For Dine Out Vancouver 2023, Provence Marinaside is partnering with much-respected  BC wine producer Okanagan…

Unveiling of the Gourmet Program of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE

If you are looking for something to do in Canada during the winter, why not try the gourmet program of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE? Besides food there are also many free events. Here are the details in their press release.~~~~~ MONTREAL, Nov.…

Hart House Winery Dinner Celebrates BC’s Fort Berens Estate Winery

If you have not had a chance to try the wines from Fort Berens Estate Winery in Lillooet, now is your chance.  Did you know that the climate in Lillooet is very similar to Oliver, in the south Okanagan?  You…

Cornucopia, Whistler’s Favourite Fall Festival Returns this November

Cornucopia

I am glad that our world is getting back to “normal”, as COVID I hope tapers off. This will be the second year for Cornucopia post-COVID. The latest announcement from the organizers follows.~~~ Whistler, B.C. – Cornucopia, Whistler’s annual celebration of…

Elevate Your Football Party Menu with Champagne Pairings!

With the CFL season underway and NFL to start, you may wonder what to drink when you watch the game. Beer?  No, Champagne!  Here is some information from the Comite Champagne about how you can pair Champagne with different snacks…

Pairing Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with Slow Smoked BBQ Pork

Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with slow smoked BBQ pork

Rose wine with its fresh acidity and bright red fruit flavours works well with many food pairings. I decided to try pairing a bottle of Chateau La Coste 2021 Rosé from Provence, France, with a slow-smoked bbq pork shoulder I cooked…