Taste Your Way through Whistler Cornucopia

Whistler’s popular annual food and wine festival, Whistler Cornucopia, is back this month! Celebrating it’s 22nd year, Cornucopia takes place November 8-18, 2018. Two weeks of dining events, tastings, drink seminars, and parties, there’s plenty to experience in Whistler before the start of the ski/snowboard season. Local Whistler restaurateurs and visiting B.C. and Canadian chefs alike have…

BC Distilled’s fifth annual festival set to take place April 14

With 40 distilleries from across British Columbia showcasing their best products, BC Distilled invites aficionados and newbies alike to explore the country’s biggest artisan and micro-distillery event on April 14. This year the festival features 12 new distilleries which have opened since last year’s show. Each distillery is represented by the distiller or other distillery…

Recap: Whistler Cornucopia’s Poured

During last weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia food & wine festival, the signature drink event Poured took place on Saturday evening. Similar to the Night Market the night before (see my recap on that event here), Poured was hosted at the Whistler Conference Centre and displayed various stations/booths of beer, wine and spirits, along with a few…

Cornucopia 2017’s Night Market: Taste of the World

This weekend’s Whistler Cornucopia 2017 food & wine festival started off for me with a celebration of food and drinks from around the world at its Night Market: Taste of the World event. Restaurant stations, along with endless tables of wine, beer and spirits greeted us for this event. Guests received a wine glass along…

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,…

Meet Grey Goose VX

Launched this past September, Grey Goose VX is the newest premium member of the Grey Goose family. A masterful blend of Grey Goose vodka and a few drops of precious cognac, this new spirit drink is easy on the sipping and also beautifully packaged in a gorgeous blue box – ready for gifting. The rich,…

EAT! Vancouver 2014 Recap

I love EAT! Vancouver. This is my favourite food festival of the year. This year, over 250 food and drink vendors were ready to share the latest in food trends, tools, culinary travel and everything tasty. This year attendees had a chance to rub shoulders with Vancouver’s culinary royalty, like chefs Vikram Vij, Chuck Hughes,…

Local Spotlight: Long Table Distillery

This is one of my favourite business as of late. Long Table is Vancouver’s first micro distillery, creating small-batches of vodka, gin and speciality spirits. Using local resources, like pristine BC Coast Mountain Range water and organic juniper berries, their products reflect a lot of care and quality and may I say, love for their craft….

Jack Daniels’ new release: Sinatra Select

They did it their way. Last Wednesday I attended the exclusive release of Jack Daniels’ new offer – Sinatra Select at the Clough Club in Vancouver. This is one of my favourite venues. The room was packed with Jack fans who enjoyed whiskey-themed cocktails like the gentleman’s sour. Named after the chairman of the board…