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Falling in Love with Venice

February 23rd, 2017|2 Comments

Venice: the perfect place to wrap up any Italy trip... I’ve recently returned from Italy, courtesy of the Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella. No surprise, I’m sorting through a wealth of information on Amarone and a whole lot more. It was a trip of many discoveries and new friends in Valpolicella and beyond. Much more to come ... What I wasn’t ready for was Venice, where I managed to [...]

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Vancouver International Wine Festival: Why It’s The Most Important Yet

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Wine Festival! As just about everyone in Vancouver knows, it’s that time of year when the whole city puts on its #winelover hat and heads down to the convention centre. This year, at the 30th #VIWF, however, things are a bit different. The theme region at Vancouver International Wine Festival—for the first time ever—is Canada. And the official reason is [...]

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Edible Canada Bistro: A Seal of Approval

January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

One thing I’ve learned about Eric Pateman: he doesn’t do anything by half measures. The dynamo behind Edible Canada rattled a few people last week by putting seal on his Granville Island bistro’s Dine Out Vancouver menu. In the last ten years, Pateman has built a small concierge-based business into [...]

Travel

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Falling in Love with Venice

February 23rd, 2017|2 Comments

Venice: the perfect place to wrap up any Italy trip... I’ve recently returned from Italy, courtesy of the Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella. No surprise, I’m sorting through a [...]

5+ Reasons to Hit the Kamloops Wine Trail

November 7th, 2015|1 Comment

Kamloops, BC: The Thompson Valley is BC's newest wine region British Columbia’s wineries continue to push the boundaries, opening up new areas previously not deemed capable [...]

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  • Venice

Falling in Love with Venice

February 23rd, 2017|2 Comments

Venice: the perfect place to wrap up any Italy trip... I’ve recently returned from Italy, courtesy of the Consorzio Tutela Vini Valpolicella. No surprise, I’m sorting through a [...]

  • Tidal Bay winery owner Pete Luckett

Tidal Bay Wines in 34 Seconds: Pete Luckett (video)

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Tidal Bay wines have a special place in the heart of one Nova Scotian winemaker. Pete Luckett is the driving force behind Luckett Vineyards. He and [...]