Wednesday Happy Hour

Wino Wednesdays

This site is currently been revamped to list happy hours according to areas (I have used Google Maps as a reference).  Come back often as I will be adding new links for new pages as I add more areas.  In the meantime, the old pages are still live, but will disappear over time. Updated Aug 8, 2019 …

Black Hills Estate Winery

Black Hills Estate Winery Release Nota Bene in Vancouver from August 28-31

Black Hills Estate Winery Release Nota Bene in Vancouver Local restaurants and private liquor store participate in public release The News: Black Hills Estate Winery‘s 2014 Nota Bene wine will be available to the trade and public across BC on September 1st. This limited-release …

Wines under $25

My Recommendations from the 25 Wines under $25 event

  Every year, my favorite event to attend at the Vancouver International Wine Festival is the 25 Wines Under $25 seminar as it’s definitely up my frugal alley.  Hosted by James Nevison, The Province‘s “Wine Guy” and author of the best-selling Had a Glass series of wine …


25 Under $25 Wine Mingler at 2015 Vancouver International Wine Festival

  Being fabulously frugal means I hardly ever pay more than $25 for a bottle of wine except for the occasional splurge on that bottle of Joseph Drouhin Chablis that I simply couldn’t pass up.  So I’m always more than a little excited to attend the 25 under $25 event that the …


Black Friday sales at the Alberni and Bute BC Liquor Store

Up to 25% off retail price!! Barefoot Pinot Noir 1.5 Litre SPECIAL $14.99 Paso Project Cabernet Sauvignon SPECIAL $9.99 Pepperwood Cabernet Sauvignon SPECIAL $10.99 Many more surprises…     We are excited to share with you a first ever event at the Alberni & Bute Liquor Store ~ …


25 under $25 Wines Seminar at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

 Click here to see all the photos of this event Being fabulously frugal means never having to sale I’m sorry, but I got this on sale.  That is unless it comes to wine as I never make my choices based on what’s on sale that day but rather on what I like.  That being said, when it comes …