A few weekends ago, we yachted over to Sea Star vineyards on Pender Island to wine and dine al fresco at this beautiful, rustic, coastal, island winery. (Okay, it wasn't TECHNICALLY a yacht...) We've tasted Sea Star wines before in various Vancouver restaurants (their rosé made our list of favourite rosé-by-the-glass at The Winebar/Provence), but … Continue reading Sea Star Winery on Pender Island: Award Winning Wines on the BC Coast = Heaven!
Might be cheaper to just get real therapy, but that depends on how many glasses of wine you order. Either way, we found the perfect shopping break location, at Bistro Verde. On the sixth floor of Nordstrom, it has sweeping views overlooking Robson Street, and a dark, brooding interior that makes you forget that you're … Continue reading Wine Therapy To Get Through Retail Therapy, at Bistro Verde in Nordstrom
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
The Road 13 Stemwinder 2014 is the perfect wine to share with your mom this month. This white blend is 56% Chardonnay, 34% Vioignier, 9% Marsanne, and 1% Rousanne. From Road 13: "A blend of The 2014 Stemwinder has an attractive golden hue. The perfumed nose showcases aromas of pea pod, pear, apricot, and vanilla, … Continue reading Happy Mothers’ Day! Say it More Often, Say it With The Road 13 Stemwinder 2014