Articles Tagged ‘wine’

Patio Season Comes to Vancouver

Patio Season Comes to Vancouver May 31, 2011 | off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Credit: Natasha John's iPhone The warm weather is slowly showing its face around Vancouver, which means that patio season is in full force. As soon as there is any sunshine in this city, we flock to a patio like a mocking bird to shiny things. With time being of the essence, you want to make sure...

If You’ve Never Been to Vancouver, You’re Missing Out

If You’ve Never Been to Vancouver, You’re Missing Out May 11, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Prior to living here, I had only paid one visit to British Columbia and spent much of my time in the Fraser Valley. Flying from Ontario and seeing the Rockies for the very first time was the beginning of a love affair with this beautiful place. As we drove away from the airport, I couldn’t stop...

Playhouse International Wine Festival

Playhouse International Wine Festival March 29, 2011 | Events, Five Star | Read More
There’s no better way to start off the week than with a glass of wine at the Playhouse International Wine Festival. Each year thirsty Vancouverites eagerly wait for this event and this year the event runs from March 28, 2011 – April 3, 2011. This isn’t some wimpy tasting with a dozen...

Whistler’s 14th Annual Cornucopia

Whistler’s 14th Annual Cornucopia November 10, 2010 | Events | Read More
Canadian Thanksgiving has come and gone, but our friends to the South are preparing for the annual celebration; turkey, stuffing, gravy and cornucopias a plenty! But, this post isn’t about Thanksgiving, but it is closely related. We’re talking about Whistler’s 14th Annual Cornucopia...

Domain de Chaberton: Langely’s gem of a winery

Domain de Chaberton: Langely’s gem of a winery September 10, 2010 | free, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
When you think of BC wineries, the Okanagan springs to mind for most and perhaps the Gulf Islands, but there are some fantastic wineries in the Lower Mainland that are just a short drive from Vancouver. Last Sunday, some friends and I went to Domaine de Chaberton for a wine tour, tasting and high hopes...

EAT! Vancouver is in town this weekend

EAT! Vancouver is in town this weekend May 26, 2010 | Events, Food, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Start fasting now, because this Friday starts a three-day binge of gluttony, celebrity chefs, local businesses, booze and more food than your stomach can (literally) handle. Don’t worry though, there are plenty of ‘take-home’ samples for you to grab and enjoy after your food hangover...

Vancouver Wine: Come one, Come all

Vancouver Wine: Come one, Come all April 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
British Columbia is well known for mastering the fine art of wine making, so it’s no surprise that each year Vancouver hosts a wonderful multi-day wine tasting event. The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival attracts vintners from all over the world to showcase their wine and educate...