Announcing The Inaugural Cornucopia Wine Summit

August 30, 2016

What is remarkable about each and every year of Cornucopia is the sheer number of passionate, knowledgable people from all over the world that gather in one place at one time. And because that gathering typically pulls together some of the most thoughtful and interesting people in the world of food and wine, there was […]

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World-Class Wine Talent To Whistler In 2016

August 25, 2016

How do you make an already flavour-packed 11 day convivium of people and taste even better? Invite two of the brightest and freshest thinkers from the International world of wine. This fall for Cornucopia’s 20th Anniversary, Dr. Jamie Goode and Madeline Puckette will join the expert line-up of talent at Whistler’s celebration of the best of […]

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Deep Summer Update – From Vineyards To Fields

August 16, 2016

Beautiful summer days are becoming noticeably shorter – the harvest season is upon us. My garden in Pemberton is in full production and I’m giving away surplus bags of veggies to friends and co-workers. It’s time for all of us to take advantage of the remarkable bounty of BC, as most of our local restaurants […]

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Farming Beer? Hooked From The First Bubbles

August 12, 2016

We are hooked on the goodness and bounty of Sea to Sky Country.  And with the innovation and energy inherent in the people of this region, what the folks here are up to never ceases to amaze.  In that light, writer Lisa Richardson brings us a conversation with Pemberton’s first farm-to-tap brewery. Coming Spring 2017. […]

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Rosé. It’s A Thing, And You Should Get On-Board.

July 27, 2016

One of the most misunderstood wines has to be rosé. Pretty much every wine-producing region on the planet makes rosé and some have been doing so for hundreds of years. But unfortunately, thanks to the 70s, 80s and White Zinfandel, a lot of people still think of rosé as cheap sweet plunk and wouldn’t be […]

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June Report From The BC Vines

June 15, 2016

Hello! I’m Eric, former sommelier-turned-storyteller. I’m the founder of Taste Whistler—I work in marketing with hospitality, wine and film industry clients; manage wine lists for heli-ski operations in northern B.C.; I text wine recommendations to friends when they’re at the liquor store; I’m a part-time cellar rat whenever I can be and a full-time all-around […]

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Samantha Rahn Welcomes You To Cornucopia 2016

June 2, 2016

Let me introduce myself.  I’m Samantha, your friendly neighborhood Whistler Wine Girl.  I’m Wine Director for Araxi Restaurant, Bar Oso and The Cellar by Araxi, reserve wine list curator for Steeps and Christine’s, 2013 BC Sommelier of the Year, have my own namesake ‘Samantha’ wines (currently offering an un-oaked Chardonnay and killer Gamay) made at […]

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Tickets On Sale June 1st

May 25, 2016

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Whistler’s favourite fall festival Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial – taking place November 10-20. Ideally located in the majestic resort town of Whistler, B.C., this 11-day showcase fulfills its mission to put Whistler on the map as the must-experience food and drink mountain event, annually attracting more than 7,500 attendees […]

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Cornucopia 2015 – A Successful Festival, Looking Forward To Celebrating 20 Years In 2016.

November 23, 2015

For the past 19 years Cornucopia has highlighted the best in food and wine though unique offerings of events, from intimate Chef Luncheons, Winemakers Dinners, Drink Seminars, Gala Tastings to parties that last late in to the night. Cornucopia added new programming this year to embrace the explosion of craft beer enthusiasts, respond to the […]

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Cornucopia’s Weekday Wine And Food Events Worthy Of A ‘Sick-Day’

November 10, 2015

Calling all foodies and winos, Cornucopia has a plethora of weekday events sure to warrant a scheduled ‘sick day’, but be warned, your boss might just have the same idea. From winemaker dinners to deliciously-educational wine seminars, Cornucopia is turning your mundane weekday into a utopia of culinary excellence. Explore the tantalizing event schedule, if […]

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