Hitting Home: The Future of B.C. Wine in the Face of Global Crises

Posted by Samantha D on Apr 04, 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 Mar 29, 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 Mar 14, 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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