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Covert Farms Serves Up Roasted Lamb and California Memories
By: Mari Kane - 12 August 2014 - 2 Comments

"The idea is to experience our impressions of California through our wine and farm food." [...]

How Oliver Became Wine Capital of Canada
By: Mari Kane - 30 July 2014 - Comments Off

How exactly did Oliver, BC become the Wine Capital of Canada? Recently, I asked Kenn Oldfield exactly how he declared it. [...]

Canada Day Drinking Memories of a New Citizen
By: Mari Kane - 01 July 2014 - 4 Comments

Happy Canada Day! To honour my first Canada Day as a bona-fide Canadian citizen, I want to give a shout out to all the great Canadian booze I’ve consumed in the past nine years. [...]

Vancouver Tasting Finals Round 4 – Tequila
By: Mari Kane - 09 June 2014 - 1 Comment

Vancouver Agave Week felt like being in Mexico, and not just because of the warm weather. Tequila flowed from Downtown to the East Side with parties, tastings, and seminars focusing on Mexican food, culture [...]

A Night at the Villa of Hester Creek
By: Mari Kane - 11 April 2014 - Comments Off

The Villa at Hester Creek is discreetly perched on a hill above and behind the tasting room. From our patio, we could look down at the whole property and see all the comings and [...]