Tag Archives: Vancouver

A Night of Film,Music and Wine

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is holding its annual fundraiser, A Night of Film, Music, and Wine, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday (November 17) at Granville 7 Cinemas (855 Granville Street). A screening of Mercedes Sosa Cantora, un Viaje … Continue reading

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Frank Finds Scotch Whiskey and Chocolate

  I must admit that as a regular Scotch drinker, pairing Scotch with chocolate isn’t something I’ve ever thought about. I love Scotch and chocolate. But matching the two together simply never occurred to me. So when the West Coast … Continue reading

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Muscadet Meets European Flats or They Took My Oysters

I went down to our local seafood supplier on the weekend to pick up some oysters to take to a backyard party. For the first time in months, they had European Flats in stock. European flats are my favorites (Susan’s … Continue reading

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Chateau Pesquié: A Trio of Rhone Valley Wines

Viva the entrepreneurial spirit! Cambie Street, one of our main traffic arteries here in Vancouver, is almost closed due to construction, but that hasn’t deterred Firefly Fine Wines and Ales from opening their sassy, new liquor store. Good selection, knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Jackson-Triggs Wines Help Support Canadian Olympic Team

When we discover a chance to drink wine and support a good cause at the same time, it’s a foregone conclusion that we’ll be heading to the liquor store. And here’s one we just had to pass along. Making a … Continue reading

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