Last minute Christmas gifts from BC’s best wineries

If you’re still fretting about getting the perfect host/hostess gift, look no further than our own backyard.  BC wineries have you covered with a variety of gifts and of course, delicious wine: Haywire’s Vintage Bub 2013 Vintage Bub is bottle aged five years which brings to life its earthy, wild-mushroom bread dough nose with fresh…

Explore the Okanagan Wineries

For Labour Day long weekend, my husband and I decided to visit his family in Vernon, BC which is about a 5-hour drive from Vancouver. On the way to Vernon, we visited two wineries in Lake Country, BC: Arrowleaf Cellars and Gray Monk Estate Winery. Lake Country is a municipality in the Okanagan Valley region,…

Celebrate the season at the Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting

Coal Harbour Liquor Store is hosting its third annual Spring Patio Tasting on the waterfront patio at Dockside Restaurant.  With the weather we’ve been having, it will definitely feel more like a summer party! The event will take place from 5-8PM on June 1st and will include over 20 suppliers pouring an irresistible selection of…

Why not? – Quidni Estate Winery

Tucked in the Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley, you’ll find a beautiful new winery by name of Quidni Estate Winery. Founder Marty Gunderson, who actually didn’t know much about wine-making, decided to partake in an adventure to open a winery to bring good people together through outstanding wine because… why not? The word “quidni” means “why…

Introducing Singletree Wines

Food and wine. Wine and food. Some things are meant to be together forever. Such is the reason why I found myself at Forage on an early afternoon. We were invited to celebrate a new winery from the Fraser Valley. A new winery called Singletree. Singletree Winery was founded in 2010 by a family whose roots…

Chaberton 2013 Valley Pink Review

The Chaberton Estate Winery is one of the oldest estate wineries in BC and the largest in the Fraser Valley. Located in Langley, the winery offers daily tours at 2pm and 4pm. If you’re looking to impress an out-of-town guest with a decent bottle of wine, the 2013 Chaberton Valley Pink has deep aromas of ripe raspberries…

Blasted Church Winery and Wine Review

If you have seen or tried Blasted Church wines, you will likely not forget them. Why? Part of it is because of their gorgeous wines, but the other is because of their wonderful wine labels. A step away from the stuffy, traditional labels, Blasted Church features fun cartoons and even cute wine names (example: Hatfield’s…