2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival

2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival – Feb 22 to March 1, 2020

2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival announces the winery line-up for the 42nd annual festival, which takes place February 22-March 1, 2020 and features France and a global spotlight on rosé wine

French wines

French Wines at 2019 Vanwinefest – My Recommendations

French Wines at the 2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival My Recommendations Sometimes the wine list in a four star restaurant can be daunting as the list may be ten pages or more with only four to five selections that I actually recognize. So whenever I’m in this situation, I choose a …

Fat Bastard Wines

Fat Bastard Is in the House – My Review of Fat Bastard Wines

    Fat Bastard is in the House – Fat Bastard Wines that Is   When the receptionist told me that Fat Bastard was in the house I thought to myself, “Damn, who told my ex I worked here?” Much to my relief it wasn’t the fat bastard I had been married to over 15 …


Celebrate Pride with Provence Wines

    Celebrate Pride with Provence Wines this Weekend Show your #ProvencePride for a chance to win … FREE PROVENCE WINES PUBLIC TASTINGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST To add to the celebration of diversity and the LGBT community in Vancouver, Provence Wines is hosting three FREE Provence …


Provence Rosé brings a taste of France to BC Liquor Stores

Vancouverites are invited to taste Southern France as Provence wines take over select BC Liquor Stores this June. On Saturday, June 6th those who take a stroll to the 39th and Cambie BC Liquor Store between 2pm and 6pm will experience the shades of rosé as eight different rosés from the region are …


Travelling down the purple grape road to the vineyards of Languedoc-Roussillon at the Mediterranean Mingler

Click here to see all the photos of the Mediterranean Mingler If you’re a serious oenophile, then you are no doubt familiar with the wines of Languedoc-Roussillon as this region comprises 700,000 acres spanning the Mediterranean coastline from the French border with Spain to the region of …


Vancouver Int’l Wine Festival – France Bubbly Party on Feb 25 at Ginger 62

France Bubbly Party Tuesday, February 25 Ginger 62 1219 Granville Street 9-11 p.m. $65 Three little words to make your heart sing: France. Bubbly. Party. Nine wine producers from throughout France serving 18 sparkling wines, including Champagnes and Crémants. Food stations featuring charcuterie …