A quick Google search reveals less than stellar reviews for this airport restaurant, which is the second location of the historic Saint Gabriel street Inn - North America's oldest inn and Canada's first legal drinking establishment. Most of the critics from my thorough two second search were TripAdvisor reviewers who didn't like the prices and … Continue reading L’Auberge St. Gabriel at Montreal Airport
The little engine that could...not get us to leave! Just kidding. We left. Eventually. It's hard when they have a gorgeous tasting room and patio, sweeping views of Okanagan lake and vineyards, and tiers of delicious wine to taste. You can choose between two tastings - 5 selections from their premium platinum, gold and silver … Continue reading Big Bold Wines at Little Engine
A few of us took off for a mini vacation in San Diego this past week for work/pleasure. We thought we'd better practice doing summer before it finally hits Vancouver (although we hear it came the day we left - classic, Vancouver, just classic move) while also practicing our beach wine drinking. Just kidding. We … Continue reading Winediego!
(Continued from The WInecouverites Take on Oliver...) The next morning, we headed to Naramata, for three final tastings before we headed home. We highly recommend these three wineries because they have each pulled off a perfect trifecta of award-winning wines, breathtaking scenery, and delicious food: Hillside, Poplar Grove, and Lakebreeze Wineries. You will not … Continue reading The Winecouverites Take On Naramata
Next on our Winecouverite adventure was Church and State Winery's Coyote Bowl location, 10 minutes south of Oliver. [If you visit Victoria, take note that they have a second location in Brentwood Bay (10 minutes from downtown Victoria) which features a bistro where Executive Chef Desiree Perrin serves up a locally sourced luncheon daily during … Continue reading Winecouverites Take on Oliver, Part Three: Church and State Winery
The Winecouverites had our inaugural wine tasting trip this past August 2013 in Oliver and Naramata visiting Hester Creek, Black Hills Estate, Church & State, Poplar Grove, Lake Breeze, and Hillside. Our lovely driver Roy from the South Okanagan Limousine Company escorted us on a scenic drive from our lakefront stay in Kaleden to our … Continue reading The Winecouverites Take on Oliver, part 1: Hester Creek