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…

2018 VanWineFest Wineries Announced

If you’re counting the days to the Vancouver International Wine Festival, you’ll be excited to know that the winery lineup for the 40th annual festival, which takes place February 24-March 4, 2018 has been announced. .The eight-day wine and food extravaganza will showcase 177 wineries from 15 countries, including 38 wineries from Spain and 24 wineries from…

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…

Explore the flavours of Asia with Haywire wines

January 31st marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. In celebration, Haywire Wines has released a limited edition Pinot Noir. To commemorate the release of this exceptional vintage, TownHall and Okana­gan Crush Pad invited me to a wine paring event focusing on Asian food and wine pairings. Okana­gan Crush Pad has introduced a guide to pairing BC…