Tag: vodka


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…

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee cocktail kit

Wayward Distillery x The Bar Cart Launches New Cocktail Kit

 mywinepal  June 13, 2022

Are you into the cocktail culture?  How about saving our bees and butterflies?  They are pollinators that we need in order to harvest many fruits and vegetables.  You can enjoy cocktails and help to save the bees, and other pollinators, by purchasing the Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee cocktail kit made by local Wayward Distillery together with Pollinator…

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…

Wayward Distilleries Apple Brandy, Amaro and Gin Liqueur

Wayward Distillery Pledges 1% to Save the Bees

 mywinepal  June 17, 2021

This is a good way to help our bees and other pollinators.  Wayward Distillery is going to donate 1% of all their spirits sales to Pollinator Partnership Canada.  Read about it in their press release, and buy some spirits to help our pollinators. ~~ Vancouver Island distillery partners with Pollinator Partnership Canada to spread awareness of pollinator conservation. June 16,…

Lulu Spritz and BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut Vodka Coolers

Enjoy Lulu Spritz and BEACH BUM Vodka Cooler and Help the BCHF

 mywinepal  May 31, 2021

The sun is out and it is a time to celebrate the spring and upcoming summer.  At my patio, I opened cans of Lulu Spritz wine and BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut vodka coolers. Besides enjoying these coolers, you will be helping the BC Hospitality Foundation as $1 from each 4 pack of Lulu Spritz and 6 pack of BEACH BUM…

Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden

Book Review: Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden by Katie Stryjewski

 mywinepal  March 16, 2021

Cocktail culture has been going on for quite a few years, and even with COVID, I am betting that many people are making cocktails at home now.  And looking forward to going out for cocktails with friends and family. When you make cocktails at home, do you consider your garden as part of a cocktail recipe?  It can be. In…

Belvedere Bespoke

Personalized Bottle Engravings at BC Liquor Stores

 mywinepal  November 29, 2020

In case you are wondering what to buy someone that has everything, how about a personalized engraved wine or spirits bottle?  Select BC Liquor Stores are offering this service.  Here is their announcement.  Enjoy! ~~~ BELVEDERE BESPOKE AND MOËT & CHANDON BOTTLE PERSONALIZATIONSaturday, December 5 and December 121:00pm to 5:00pm | 39TH & CAMBIEGive the perfect gift this holiday season with…

The Watermelon Drink at JOEY Restaurant (Image courtesy JOEY Restaurant)

Adding Fruits to Your Cocktails for the Summer

 mywinepal  May 13, 2019

Cocktail season is year round, but in the summer you have the chance of adding fresh local fruits.  I received this email about fruit cocktails courtesy of JOEY Restaurants and I thought I’d share it with you.  Don’t forget to buy BC fruits as much as possible, and enjoy patio season. ~~~ From vodka to rum and gin to whiskey,…

BC Liquor Stores e-news

Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores in April

 mywinepal  March 31, 2018

News from the BC Liquor stores about upcoming events.  Wines of Chile and Wines of Argentina are featured, amongst others. ~~~ PARK ROYAL GRAND MARNIER ENGRAVING EVENT Sunday, April 1st & Saturday, April 21st – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 20th – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Experience the taste of Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge, an alchemy of fine aged…

BC Liquor Stores e-news

Wine, Beer and Liquor Special Events at BC Liquor Stores in July

 mywinepal  July 5, 2017

At various BC Liquor Stores in July there will be special tastings of wines, beers, and other liquor.  Find something new at one of these events and continue to enjoy them into August and onward.  Here is the list of events from the BCLDB. ~~~ 39th & CAMBIE KAYAK ADVENTURE WITH GRANVILLE ISLAND BREWING Friday, July 7 4:00 – 7:00…