Profile: John Schreiner
John Schreiner is Canada’s most prolific writer of wine books. His newest book outlines British Columbia wines worth ageing. A feature profile, a review of his book, and where BC wine is at.
A throwback to the age of decadence, glamour and prosperity…
Mukja Korean Cuisine
Mukja Korean Cuisine is a funky new little Korean restaurant/bar on the west side of Vancouver in Kitsilano.
The Wine Bar
An excellent and extensive selection of wines by the glass, including 24 sparkling wines: champagne, cava, cremant, prosecco, lambrusco, BC and Nova Scotia bubbly.
Talamonti: Great Value Wines of Abruzzo, Italy
Quite simply, Talamonti makes great value wines from a wine region that’s not very well-known. Here’s what you need to know about Abruzzo, Italy and a few wine recommendations.
Located an hour and a half from the city of Mendoza, Salentein Posada is countryside with sophistication and comfort, and delicious things to drink, eat, and do.
Viñas de Cafayate Wine Resort
In the far north of Argentina, this is where you go to escape the world, and take in nature’s splendour. The town and wine region of Cafayate is where you’ll find the finest expression of Torrontés, Argentina’s signature white grape.
Château Monfort is a dream of a place to stay in Milan, Italy. Elegance, attention to detail, beautiful breakfasts, and a gorgeous, oh-so-relaxing spa.
Osteria La Banchina
I can’t say I fell in love with this restaurant, but the food was very good and it’s located along the water’s edge.
Officina del Vino
Officina del Vino is a charming wine bar in the seaside city of Trani in southern Italy. Lots of bubbly!
Seafood is the specialty at Corteinfiore Ristorante in Trani. Trust the owner and order the seafood starter, or was it a main? Everything is excellent here.
Park Hyatt Mendoza
First, it is gorgeous. The lobby, the rooms, but not the on-site casino. Casinos are always so depressing, even in Las Vegas. Second, it has an outdoor pool that’s long enough, deep enough to do laps.