Category: Tastings

Merridale Cider Tasting at Salt

On Monday November 1st, I attended the Merridale Cidery tasting as part of The Salt Cellar Series at Salt Tasting Room.  Janet Docherty and Rick Pipes, proprietors of Merridale Ciderworks were on hand and I was fortunate to sit with…

Lift Restaurant Tasting

The other day I attended a media tasting at Lift Restaurant to try some of their new menu creations presented by Chef Scott Kid. Lift has one of the most prestine views in the city with a backdrop of Stanley…

New Dishes Tasting at Goldfish

Yesterday I attended a media tasting at Goldfish Pacific Kitchen to try some of their new menu creations, 90% of the menu is new and this came about due to a new chefs team at the helm. These guys are…

Taste of Zest of New West

Last night I was guided around 5 different restaurants in different areas of New Westminster to taste some of the featured dishes on the Zest of New West menus before the tasting festival gets underway on October 15th. Each restaurant/lounge…

Farm to Table at the Network Hub

Last night I attended Farm to Table at The Network Hub where a few local Farm to Table companies provided samples of their food and drink to a passionate crowd of business/social media/entrepenurs! The speaker was: Chef Anthony Nicalo, CEO…

Blue Mountain Wines at Seasons

On August 17th, I attended a tasting of Blue Mountain Wines paired along with bites from Seasons in the Park! Blue Mountain Vineyard is located in Okanagan Falls, BC; Christine Fawcett of Keystone Fine Wines was the speaker and she…

Painted Rock Wines Summer Toast

Yesterday I attended a tasting of Painted Rock Wines alongside with tasty bites from Monk McQueens. Painted Rock Estate Winery is located in Penticton, BC and it was great to have them participate in this tasting in the city. It was a pleasure to hear…

Xfour Vodka Tasting and Chocolate

Yesterday I attended the launch of a new BC based artisan vodka in a penthouse on the 32nd floor of a building downtown Vancouver with a spectacular view of the city skyline. Xfour, is a sipping vodka, made from rye…

Desert Hills Wine Pairing at The Edge

Last night I attended a tasting of Desert Hills Wines alongside with tasty bites from The Edge Social Grille and Lounge on Granville. Desert Hills Winery is located in Oliver, BC and it was great to have them participate in…

Cheese Tasting at Au Petit Chavignol

Recently I attended a Bastille Day Cheese and Wine Tasting lead by Allison Spurrel the cheese master. Vive la France: With Allison guiding us all through each of the 4 plates of cheeses that were carefully paired with wines from…

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