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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Winery Dinners And Chef Table Luncheons

October 27, 2015

Once upon a time November was regarded as slow season in Whistler; that in-between stage when the air gets its cold bite, the trees have all but shed their last leaves and everyone is simply waiting for the snow to fall, the mountains to open and winter to burst into action. Now, Whistler in November […]


Expertise Abounds At Cornucopia’s Culinary Stage

October 15, 2015

With such incredible talent stepping up to Cornucopia’s Culinary Stage, it makes picking and choosing events that much harder. Of course, the best case scenario will find you attending the entire series. However, in case this isn’t an option, here’s a brief run-down of a few of the personalities you can see at this year’s […]


Jack, Jim Or Johnny – Gin, Vodka Or Bourbon: Choose Your Own Adventure At Cornucopia

October 8, 2015

Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial is stirring up some fun this November with an array of thirst-quenching spirit tastings, seminars and parties to be enjoyed. From mixology sessions to Single Malt Seduction and Bourbon Country seminars – Cornucopia is placing liquor in the lime-light, to reveal the supreme talent in B.C. and the local Sea […]