Tag: vancouver

Frind Estate Winery Sparkling Brut for Your Pleasure at VanWineFest 2022

Frind NV sparkling wine

Are you a sparkling wine fan?  Do you like BC wine?  I have Frind Estate Winery’s Non-Vintage Brut sparkling wine made in the Methode Classique using Chardonnay and Riesling grapes. Methode Classique is the method used in Champagne where the…

Celebrate Wine Excellence at Top Drop Vancouver May 10-11, 2022

Top Drop Vancouver

Have you ever heard of Top Drop Vancouver?  It is a festival where 40 hand-selected wineries from around the world come to Vancouver and pour their wines for you.  These wineries have to have a certain level of quality and…

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…

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. …

Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Provence Marinaside

Christmas Dinner to Go at Provence Marinaside (PC Emrys Horton, EPH Photography EPH6441)

Here is another suggestion for your holiday meals from Provence Marinaside.  Check out their press release. ~~~ (Vancouver, BC) – Like the pop of a champagne cork, the holiday season is suddenly upon us. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus,…

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

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

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…

Award-winning Restaurant Tutto Brings The Best of Italy to Vancouver and Introduces New Culinary Leadership

Tutto Restaurant & Bar

Here is another reason for you to visit Yaletown.  Visit Tutto Restaurant & Bar and see why they won Best New Restaurant and more at Georgia Straight’s 24th Annual Golden Plate Awards for 2021!  The press release is below. ~~~…

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

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

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…