Virginia Wine Fest at Bull Run
September 13, 2016 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Virginia Wine Fest at Bull Run

The 41st annual Virginia Wine Fest takes place this weekend, 17 and 18 September 2016, in Bull Run Regional Park, Fairfax, Virginia.

Participating wineries range from AmRhein Wine Cellares to Williamsburg Winery.

New this year: Virginia’s Oyster …

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Parksville Uncorked
January 3, 2013 – 7:50 pm | No Comment
Parksville Uncorked

For a celebration of wine, brews and the best of local Vancouver Island cuisine, it’s time to come uncorked in Parksville, British Columbia, Canada (map).

February 21 through 24, 2013, marks the fifth annual Parksville Uncorked …

Artisanal Cheese (and Wine)
November 27, 2012 – 4:41 pm | No Comment
Artisanal Cheese (and Wine)

At one of BC’s newest wineries, it’s not all about fruits from the vine. On the contrary; at Upper Bench Estate Winery in the Naramata Bench region of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, creamy bries and …

Bordeaux in Québec
March 1, 2012 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Bordeaux in Québec

Québec City (capital of Canada’s Québec province) will celebrate Bordeaux wines from September 6 to 9, 2012. (For the geographically challenged among us, Bordeaux is both a region and a city; Québec is both a …

Winemaker Dinners
July 29, 2011 – 11:23 am | No Comment
Winemaker Dinners

Wine and dine at 6,000 feet atop Whistler Mountain in Canada’s British Columbia.

The Roundhouse Lodge features the province’s best wines paired with locally-sourced culinary delights at a series of Winemaker Dinners.

The evenings include a four-course …

Whistler’s Cornucopia
July 24, 2011 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Whistler’s Cornucopia

“Cornucopia” – an abundant, overflowing supply.

Billed as a “festival for the indulgent and the connoisseur”, Cornucopia is an annual celebration of wine and food in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. This year’s dates are November …

Savour Food & Wine Show
May 5, 2011 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Savour Food & Wine Show

The Savour Food & Wine Show, set for May 26, 2011, is a chance to get up close and personal with Prince Edward Island’s finest executive chefs, sommeliers and restaurateurs while tasting and sipping fine …

Niagara Icewine Festival
January 8, 2011 – 9:34 pm | No Comment
Niagara Icewine Festival

The Niagara Icewine Festival kicks off on January 14, 2011, with three weeks of celebration ending January 30, 2011, in Ontario, Canada.

From gala evening toasts to chestnut roasts, ornate ice bars and winery tours, the …

Wine Country Touring Pass
November 27, 2010 – 3:24 pm | No Comment
Wine Country Touring Pass

A new “touring pass” gives VIP access to some top destinations in Ontario, Canada’s Wine Country. This “ready-made” itinerary takes you to a tour or tasting at Peller Estates (pictured) and Hillebrand Winery, plus a …

Distinct British Columbian Vintages
October 3, 2010 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Distinct British Columbian Vintages

It wasn’t too long ago that Canada’s British Columbia seemed an unlikely setting for winemakers looking to produce their own brand of liquid gold. Fast forward to 2010, and you’ve got a province lush with …

Neighborhood Nosh in BC
September 10, 2010 – 10:00 pm | No Comment
Neighborhood Nosh in BC

Wandering British Columbia? There’s a great opportunity if you’re in the vicinity of the BC Wine Museum, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC, between 4 and 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of any month.

The …