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A Case for Rosé - ANY Day

Posted by Samantha D on 20th May 2022

The weather lately has been... less than ideal. The idea of picking up a bottle of Rosé might seem a little early in the minds of many. However, I would like to plead the case that The Pink Juice is the perfect wine any day of the year. (“Objection: hearsay!”)I present to the jury my evidence:Exhibit A: More often than not, Rosés are going to be made dry -- crisp, juicy, refreshing, and DRY. There is still a common misconception that Rosé is going to be sweet. If you’re old enough to remember Ar
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Hitting Home: The Future of B.C. Wine in the Face of Global Crises

Posted by Samantha D on 4th Apr 2022

British Columbia is one of the youngest wine regions in the world, only having been selling commercially since the early 1990’s. Back then there were less than 20 licensed wineries and just over 1000 acres of vines planted. Fast forward to today: B.C. has 9 Geographical Indications (and 5 sub-GI's), over 300 licensed wineries and more than 10,500 acres planted - including over 900 vineyard plots. Each region has its own unique terroir and climate that extends from as far North as the Thompson Va
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​Rhymes with Orange: The Buzz on Natural, Etcetera

Posted by Samantha D on 29th Mar 2022

Natural and Organic wines are being increasingly sought after. Many consumers have claimed that they feel better (health and global sustainability reasons alike) for choosing these wines over “non-organic” or “non vegan” options. However, as with many marketing buzz words, these terms get thrown around a lot and it can cause the consumer to have to maneuver through a lot of grey - well, orange - area. So, what is the difference between natural, orange, organic and biodynamic? IS there a dif
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Vancouver Foodie Tours

Posted by Samantha D on 14th Mar 2022

Every time my family comes out to Vancouver to visit from the East coast, they absolutely rave about the food experiences available within the city. Now, with more relaxed mandates and opportunities to once again gather with our loved ones, what better way to “eat Vancouver” with friends and family than to book a private food tour?Vancouver Foodie Tours is a fantastic way to explore the city’s unique and bountiful cuisines, whether you live here, or have friends and family visiting from away. Th
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Gifts of Gratitude

Posted by Samantha D on 8th Mar 2022

As we approach the second anniversary of pandemic restrictions it is becoming abundantly clear to us that showing appreciation for our clients, loved ones, and greater communities is vital. Small and local businesses across the province and country have been feeling the crunch to stay afloat; even so, many have also proven to be resilient and have pivoted in creative ways despite the obstacles of the last two years. The great fortune of living in a city like Vancouver is there is no shortage of
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