Cocktail Recipes to Ring in the New Year With

Are you hosting this New Year’s Eve? I sure am! And while I love the idea of creating delicious appetizers for my guests, it all starts with the perfect cocktail to start the evening. The Winter Whiteout Negroni makes for the perfect welcome drink, while the French 75 is the ideal cocktail at the stroke…

The Great Yaletown Cocktail Crawl

On March 15,  Vancouver Gourmet Tours hosted their inaugural Yaletown Cocktail Crawl –  a unique cocktail and food experience at four of Yaletown’s trendiest spots. I’m a huge fan of Vancouver’s cocktail culture – we have some of the most talented mixologists in the country living amongst us. The Yaletown Cocktail Crawl was a fun way to learn about…

Not your average ready-made cocktail: Meet Black Fly Beverages

I’m a fan of any product that makes entertaining easier. But I’m a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to my cocktails. Even thought I’ve been known to use a little bit of mixes when creating my drinks, I usually don’t serve ready-made cocktails at my gatherings. I find most of them too sweet,…

Cider Buttered Rum #Recipe Made with Chic Choc Rum

We’re approaching the coldest time of the year, so why not warm up with a Cider Buttered Rum made with Chic Choc Spiced Rum. Chic Choc Spiced Rum, made in Canada, is produced with six indigenous spices, creating a fresh take on rum that features a spicy bouquet with nuances of sugar cane and cinnamon,…

Made with Love Ticket #Contest

I’ve been writing about Made with Love for the past three years. Every year the contest gets bigger, the cocktails get more delicious and the bartenders outdo themselves. If you’re a budding mixologist or really enjoy a good cocktail, this is the event for you. This year, the event is moving to a new venue,…

Get Creative with Tree of Life Canada and Win! 5th Week #Contest

We’re halfway thru my Tree of Life Canada contest. The distributors of Master of Mixes Cocktail Mixes are giving away a Master of Mixes Bar to one of my readers! I’m also making tasting cocktails every week and sharing the recipes with you. Wouldn’t this bar look great in your house? Stay tuned for details on how to enter…

Get Creative with Tree of Life Canada and Win! 4th Week #Contest

As you’ve already know, I’ve partnered up with Tree of Life Canada – the distributors of Master of Mixes cocktail mixes this summer to bring you super easy and tasty cocktail recipes using premium ingredients. We’re also giving away a Master of Mixes Bar to one lucky winner! Stay tuned for details on how to enter….

Get Creative with Tree of Life Canada and Win! 2nd Week #Contest

By now, you’ve made your acquaintance with Tree of Life Canada, the distributor of Master of Mixes cocktail mixes amongst other premium brand. I’ve partnered up with them this summer to bring you super easy and tasty cocktail recipes using premium ingredients. Oh, and there’s the small giveaway of a Master of Mixes Bar. That’s…

The ultimate Grey Goose Vodka Experience is Coming to Vancouver

There’s no question Grey Goose is one of the most luxurious brands of vodka in the world. And what better way to celebrate the iconic Grey Goose martini than for the brand to partner up with luxury French crystal maker Baccarat to create the Grey Goose Guilloché.   The Baccarat martini glass is a limited…