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…

Wine Review: Big House White

This is the type of wine you don’t mind doing time for! This wine from California is aromatic and sweet, and made with Malvasia Bianca, Muscat Canelli, Viognier, Grüner Veltliner, Pinot Gris, and White Riesling grapes. Quite the mix. What stood out for me the most is the bouquet – it has floral notes and hints of citrus…

Wine Review: Flat Roof Manor Pinot Grigio

I tried Flat Roof Manor tonight and I have to admit, it’s quite a nice little summer wine. From the playful label with a cat that reads “So many lives, so little wine” to the sweet fruity taste, this South African wine is one that I would certainly drink again or buy as a gift (particularly for a cat…

Stack the Rack – a Benefit for QMUNITY is back for 2012

Stack the Rack – a benefit in support of QMUNITY, is back for its second year. Amuse Consulting + Vancity  in partnership with  Marquis Wine Cellars & Mark Brand Inc will hold the popular wine tasting event on  Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Old Boneta event space on 1 West Cordova St. @Amuse_events invited me…