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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Five Ways To Get The Most Out Of The Crush Grand Tasting

November 5, 2015

Are you ready for the 19th annual CRUSH Grand Tasting Event? Coming up on Saturday, November 7, 2015, CRUSH is the signature tasting event of Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial. Here are five insider tips to get the most out of CRUSH: 1. Get there early  To experience everything there is to offer at CRUSH […]

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The Sea To Sky Region – A ‘Cornucopia’ Of Culinary Expertise

November 3, 2015

Does a picture of mammoth mountain peaks, expansive rainforests, lush valley floor, and a cool ocean breeze come to mind when you think of the Sea to Sky region? This and much more is true of the picture-perfect locale. But there is so much more to be enjoyed here. The Sea to Sky’s reputation as […]

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