Archive of posts tagged "wine"

Venturi-Schulze Vineyards

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Wineries on Twitter

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With VinoCamp CheeseCamp happening tomorrow, I’m in a wine kind of mood. This morning I went searching for a list of wineries on Twitter and I found the motherload here. Despite the list being very long, a few local wineries were not represented so since the site is a wiki, I was able to log […]

VinoCamp and CheeseCamp Vancouver

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year’s inaugural VinoCamp Vancouver was such a success that it’s back again this August. As a special treat, the world’s first-ever CheeseCamp will compliment VinoCamp as well. “A different type of conference, VinoCamp CheeseCamp 2009 is designed for people interested in technology, wine and cheese as participants are encouraged to take photos of what’s […]

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, Morningstar Creek Winery – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the second morning of our Girls Island Getaway from Vancouver, we made up our own schedule before heading to our next appointment. It’s fortunate that we did since it gave us time to explore Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and sample some tasty Morningstar Creek Wines. Located in Parksville, BC the farm has been around for […]