Sea Star Winery on Pender Island: Award Winning Wines on the BC Coast = Heaven!

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!

Talking Bourbon Barrels and Organic Wine with Bob Blue of Bonterra and 1000 Stories Wines

We had the privilege of being invited to a Winemakers dinner with legendary California Organic Winemaker Bob Blue, at Chewies Oyster Bar in Coal Harbour last night.  Thanks to Gael Mackie of Escalade Wines for the invite!  It was a great night of tasting wines from Bob's Bonterra and 1000 Stories brands, while chatting with … Continue reading Talking Bourbon Barrels and Organic Wine with Bob Blue of Bonterra and 1000 Stories Wines

Drawing the Big Straw by Visiting Little Straw Winery 

We have been loving small, family-run wineries lately, and Little Straw in West Kelowna is no exception. Except that they are, because they have FOOD! Double the points for this! Anywhere that provides us with copious amounts of delicious wine has an automatic key to our heart, but add a smorgasbord of our favorite foods … Continue reading Drawing the Big Straw by Visiting Little Straw Winery 

Unique Tasting Experience at Sandhill Winery’s Urban Centre

Today marked the retirement of Sandhill Winemaker Howard Soon, the longest serving winemaker in Canada with 37 consecutive vintages to his name and numerous notable awards. The winery, located in downtown Kelowna, may not have the romantic vineyard ambiance that makes other Okanagan wineries so popular, but where they don't lack is inside, where you'll … Continue reading Unique Tasting Experience at Sandhill Winery’s Urban Centre