Archive of posts tagged "wine"

Taste BC 2010 – Win Tickets

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Liberty Wine Merchants is once again presenting Taste BC, an evening of local food, wine, live music and fundraising. Attendees of the event January 19th (from 4:30pm until 7:30pm) will be encouraged to sample creations from fine restaurants along with beers, wines, and artisan cheeses. You can read what my friend Keira had to say […]

Merridale Estate Cidery

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A few months ago I did a tour of the Cowichan Valley and surrounding areas on Vancouver Island. During that tour, one of our stops was the Merridale Estate Cidery, photo of which I just rediscovered in my iPhoto album. The Cidery was a beautiful place and since it’s definitely worthy of coverage, here’s what […]

Wine on the Mountain 2009

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The Adoptive Families Association of BC presents their fourth Wine on the Mountain event coming up November 7th. This fundraising event takes place atop scenic Grouse Mountain and will combine food, entertainment and wine tastings. The theme this year “Arouse your Senses” will have you indulging smell, sight, touch, taste and sounds with the exquisite […]

Venturi-Schulze Vineyards

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We pulled up to Venturi-Schulze Vineyards and were greeted by Marilyn Venturi who was about to introduce us to her family’s legacy. For 22 years she and her husband have run the winery at Venturi-Schulze, to which they have an undying commitment. As we walked through her dozens of acres of vines, flanked by evergreen […]

Araxi Whistler

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This evening John and I were guests of Araxi, one of Whistler’s finest restaurants which will be the home of this season’s winner of the FOX reality series, Hell’s Kitchen. I had the opportunity to interview Executive Chef James Walt a few weeks ago about his restaurant and experience with Chef Gordon Ramsay. Tonight, I […]