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Wine Tasting in Osoyoos – Rustico Farm & Cellars

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Rustico Farm & Cellars, Osoyoos, BC

Rustico Farm & Cellars is one of those places that if you visit it once you will talk about it over and over again. This is in part due to the great job that the winery has done branding itself as a Tasting Saloon with all of the rich history to go with it. It is completely different than any other winery in the region or… Read More

Wine Tasting at Home – Arrowleaf Bacchus

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Bacchus

We picked up this Arrowleaf Bacchus when we were in the Okanagan last summer and took some time to visit a couple of wineries with some friends. Arrowleaf Cellars is a… Read More

BC Liquor License Announcement

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Two changes to the liquor laws now make catered events more appealing to clients. Catering companies can now apply for a liquor license for special events and already existing licensed establishments can now supply liquor to catered events off-site. Previously, people hosting an event serving liquor in B.C. needed to get a special occasion licence, take the… Read More

Wine Tasting at Home – Quintessential

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Quintessential

Church & State Winery was founded in 2003 and is located in the Okanagan Valley near Oliver, B.C. Church & State farms 100 acres of pristine South Okanagan vineyards to produce only 10,000 cases annually. The winery has two tasting and production buildings on different sites. On this day we visited… Read More

Wine Tasting at Home – Mt. Boucherie

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Mt. Boucherie 2005 Summit Reserve Cabernet Franc

Mt. Boucherie vineyards are located in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys. They have over 200 acres of grape growing land that makes them one of the largest family owned vineyards in BC. They have owned and operated the… Read More

Whistler Cornucopia – Pinot Noir Tasting

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Sunday afternoon, after a morning tasting on Killer Value Wines we took in the last session of Cornucopia for 2011. It was a mini-tasting series entitled Pinot Noir: Wine’s Holy Grail. Mini-tasting meant 6 wines instead… Read More

Wine Tasting in the Okanagan

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We left Vancouver for a week-long road trip the last week of September to visit some golf courses and other businesses throughout the Kootenays and the Okanagan. After spending the first night with friends in Kaladen, BC we had a ‘mission’ to stop at Burrowing Owl winery to pick up a few bottles of… Read More

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YVR Twestival 2011

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Now in its third year, Twestival® (or Twitter Festival) uses social media for social good by connecting offline communities in person on a single day to highlight a great cause and have a fun event. Twestival is the largest global grassroots social media fundraising initiative to date. Since 2009, volunteers have raised close to… Read More

Wine Tasting at Home – Prospect Winery

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Prospect Winery

BBQ at Home
Since we decided to eat at home and BBQ this weekend we decided a nice bottle of wine was in order. Normally our BBQ’s include some type of white fish for Tara and a steak for Jeff but after checking out the surprisingly good fish counter at Safeway we both decided on a crusted cod with chives and cheddar. Add to that some corn and baby potatoes (and a trick we learned in Mexico to… Read More

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