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Picnic and Bubbles

Picnic Pairing Suggestions With Champagne

 mywinepal  June 30, 2024  2 Comments on Picnic Pairing Suggestions With Champagne

This post came in my email from the Comité Champagne and I thought I would pass along this information on which style of Champagne to pair with your picnic dishes. Also great timing for Canada Day. Enjoy. ~~~~~ From the café culture of Paris to year-round patio suppers in Provence, the French have perfected the art of enjoying food and…

Mayne Island Brewing Co Pacific Gose and BBQ Pairing

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

 mywinepal  June 21, 2021

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 I opened the Mayne Island Brewing Co Pacific Gose for Tahlequah the orca. This is the last of the 4…

Mike by Whistle Buoy Brewing Rose Pale Ale

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

 mywinepal  June 16, 2021

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 produced, with a portion of sales going to the Pacific Salmon Foundation to support wild BC salmon stocks, a food…

Pod Pack

A Saison and a Helles Bock from the Vancouver Island Pod Pack for Orcas and Salmon

 mywinepal  June 2, 2021

Have you ever seen a pod of Orcas?  How about a pod of Orcas in a 4 pack? The Pod Pack The Pod Pack is a selection of 4 beers made especially to support the Pacific Salmon Foundation.  Pod Pack is a collaboration between local island breweries with the objective of helping to preserve our coastal wildlife (orcas and salmon)….

Vancouver Island Brewing Pod Pack

Buy Beer, Save the Whales: Vancouver Island Brewing’s Pod Pack Launches for 2021

 mywinepal  May 10, 2021

What do beer and orcas have in common? The Pacific Salmon Foundation.  Salmon are a food source for our resident orcas.  From now into early summer Vancouver Island Brewing is partnering with the Pacific Salmon Foundation to offer a special beer pack, the “Pod Pack”, where a portion of the funds will go to support the Foundation, which will then…

Wild Salmon Celebration

Chefs’ Table Society of BC hosts Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

 mywinepal  August 20, 2018

It is the time of the season for wild salmon to start arriving at our BC rivers.  To celebrate this event, the Chefs’ Table Society of BC is putting on a special dinner, featuring our super natural, fresh salmon.  I love to pair my salmon with Pinot Noir.  Below is the press release about the event.  It sounds delicious.  Get…

ebo restaurant

A Gem in Burnaby – e.b.o. Restaurant

 mywinepal  August 24, 2016

When you want to go out for an upscale dinner where do you go?  Probably downtown Vancouver; maybe West Vancouver; or North Granville.  What about Burnaby?  There are not too many restaurants I can think of in Burnaby that I would categorize as a place for a special dinner. One of the Burnaby restaurants that you may want to consider…

Inside Morocco West

A Dine Out Vancouver Treat at Morocco West

 mywinepal  January 13, 2015

Dine Out Vancouver starts treating us to fantastic food starting this Friday, January 16 till February 1st. There are so many choices from the $18-$28-$38 fixed price meals.  New restaurants are always coming into our food scene, so there are always wonderful surprises each year.  This year, one of our new restaurants is Morocco West located at Jervis and Robson….

A Wonderful Dinner with Meyer Family Vineyards at Forage

 mywinepal  January 19, 2014

I have been following Meyer Family Vineyards since the release of their first vintage and have been regularly reviewing their wines here on mywinepal.com.  Their wines have always been good and have been getting better with each vintage, from my tasting notes. Forage at the Listel Hotel has been receiving a lot of good press about the quality of their…

Celebrating the Taste of Tulalip Celebration Dinner 2012

 mywinepal  November 13, 2012

This is my second year at the Taste of Tulalip. Last year I was getting my feet wet, trying to learn the ropes.  Here is the  link to my Celebration Dinner notes last year.  This year, I came prepared with a plan, and how to pace myself.  The Taste of Tulalip starts off with the Friday evening Celebration Dinner, where…