Category: Vancouver


Celebrate Lunar New Year 2024 – Year of the Wood Dragon

 mywinepal  January 24, 2024

2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon, beginning on February 10th, 2024 (Chinese New Year) and concluding on January 28th, 2025.  “In Chinese culture, the Dragon holds a significant place as an auspicious and extraordinary creature, unparalleled in talent and excellence. It symbolizes power, nobility, honour, luck, and success. Consequently, 2024 is forecast to bring about opportunities, changes, and…

O'Rourke's Peak Cellars Riesling 2020 label

Taste the Wines of O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars at VanWineFest 2022

 mywinepal  May 13, 2022

Please welcome and come visit Lake Country’s O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars at VanWineFest 2022.  Here is info from the winery for you. ~~~ Peak Cellars Owned by local entrepreneur Dennis O’Rourke. Dennis is long-time resident of the Okanagan Valley, having bought property on Juniper Cove Road in Lake Country in 1979. Before building a home on this land, Dennis spent many…

VanWineFest 2022

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

 mywinepal  March 8, 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.  We missed the Festival last year, and now we have the opportunity to experience the Festival.  I am very excited…

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Did You Know, Provence Marinaside Celebrates 20 Years?

 mywinepal  February 13, 2022

It is hard to believe that Provence Marinaside will be open for 20 years, on Feb 20, 2022.  It does not seem that long, plus to have that longevity shows how much they care about their food and guests, and guests care about Provence Marinaside.  I’ve read that 70% of independent restaurants close at the end of their first year,…

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 20 Years

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 20th Anniversary Lottery

 mywinepal  January 14, 2022

Here is another way you can help out Hospitality Workers that are sick or injured and need financial support.  Buy Dine Out Vancouver Festival 20th Anniversary Lottery tickets! There are so many prizes and they all look fabulous!  You have to be residing in BC when you buy the tickets.  Here is the press release about the Lottery. ~~~ January…

Barry Benson from R&B Brewing sm (credit Brian K Smith)

Vancouver’s R&B Brewing Tapped as BC Ale Trail’s ‘Best Brewery Experience’ for 2021

 mywinepal  October 13, 2021

Have you ever tried craft beer from Vancouver’s R&B Brewing?  If you haven’t, this announcement about them, they were just awarded the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery Experience Award for 2021. Read the press release about this award, and consider trying R&B Brewing’s beers. ~~~ October 12, 2021 (Vancouver, BC): The beer-drinking people have spoken. After counting more than 18,831 votes…

Provence Marinaside Owner and Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia and his Medal of the Ordre du Merite Agricole

Provence Marinaside Owner and Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia Knighted by Government of France

 mywinepal  August 19, 2021

What an honour for Provence Marinaside Owner and Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia to be knighted by the Government of France in an award ceremony this week (Aug 18/21) at the restaurant. We all knew his dishes were excellent and we now have the culinary country of the world, France, also acknowledging Executive Chef Quaglia’s skills.  Here is the press release about…

Parq Vancouver Celebrates Reopening With New Menus And 4 Days Of Summer Kick-Off Events July 1 To 4

 mywinepal  June 25, 2021

From our excellent COVID numbers lately, it looks like our Phase 3 opening for BC is going to happen July 1.  D6 Bar & Lounge wants to help you celebrate the summer from July 1-4. Check out the daily features!  Press release below. ~~~ VANCOUVER, B.C., JUNE 22, 2021 – D6 Bar & Lounge at Parq Vancouver is preparing for summertime on its…

Five Sails High Tea

Five Sails Announces Return of Signature High Tea Service For Father’s Day And Beyond

 mywinepal  June 12, 2021

Father’s Day is on June 20 this year.  Do you have any plans for your dad or husband or significant other?  One thing you could do is go out and enjoy High Tea at the Five Sails Restaurant in Canada Place downtown. Here is their press release. If you decide to go for the Caviar option, get a glass or…

CinCin Celebrating 30 Years

Celebrating Thirty Years of CinCin – Prix Fixe Dinner $30

 mywinepal  December 6, 2020

CinCin is a long established quality Italian restaurant located in downtown Vancouver.  If you have not enjoyed their dishes yet, here is a great chance to at a special price.  Celebrating their 30 years in business, CinCin is offering a $30 Prix Fixe dinner.  The dishes sound delicious. Don’t forget about CinCin’s award-winning wine collection that consists of over 1,000…