2011 California Wine Fair Tour

Raise Your Glass to California! California vintners have always prided themselves on staying true to their west coast roots by creating world-class wines that add enjoyment to life.  The California Wine Fair pays homage to California’s diversity in the glass and one-of-a kind  lifestyle.  Come sample the wonderful  wines  that have made California stand out on the international wine stage with their vibrant, spirited and full of flavour characteristics.   Join owners, winemakers and friends from the vineyards as they invite you to drink in the famous, sun-kissed wine country of the Golden State at this year’s tasting and share […]

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Red, White and Drunk All Over on Mt. Everest

  Sometimes, I get the most amazing e-mails … people who’ve been out at sea for months and have read my book, others who decided to changed careers as a result. I’ve always thought of Red, White and Drunk All Over as a light-hearted, diverting read, but these human stories touch me. So I was floored to get the e-mail below a few days ago … From: Hannah Iland Sent: Saturday, March 12, 2011 To: Natalie MacLean Subject: Lukla, Nepal Dear Natalie, I worked at Navarra restaurant for close to two years and had the pleasure of serving you and […]

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Edgefield uncorked! 2007

Sponsored Post Edgefield uncorked! 2007 will be held September 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Nashville, TN. Edgefield Uncorked! features artisan wines, gourmet foods, and entertainment. Wines from Terry Theise, The Wine Shoppe, Billington Imports and more, as well as gourmet foods provided by Alexander’s Catering and local artisan foods including breads, cheeses and other delicacies from Provence Breads and Cafe, the Turnip Truck, Kenny’s Cheeses and Chef Laura Button of Journey to Bliss Raw Foods, as well as hand-made sweets from the Nashville Toffee Company, Toney’s Naturals and Matilda’s Fine Foods. Admission is $50 in advance or […]

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Santa Monica Farmers Market 25th Anniverery Dinner

Santa Monica Farmers Market 25th Anniversary Dinner will be held April 15 6-10pm at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. We are celebrating 25 years of the Original farmers market in Santa Monica. 21 Top Los Angeles chefs will be paired with farmers and serve small plates, dinner and dessert made with the farm fresh ingredients they often use in their restaurants. Food will be paired with wines being donated from many wineries and importers from around the world. Admission is $100. Proceeds go to Southland Farmers Market Association. Benfits the farmers For information, call Dave Rubell […]

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The Ontario Wine Society (Toronto) Presents “A Taste of Québec’s Tasting Soirée” with Tawse Wines

The Ontario Wine Society (Toronto) Presents “A Taste of Québec’s Tasting Soirée” with Tawse Wines will be held March 22 6:45pm Reception, 7:00pm Tasting at Taste of Quebec Shop, 55 Mill St., Building 32, Distillery District in Toronto, Ontario. This Tasting Soirée event promises to be a fun and educational evening with an assortment of artisanal Québec cheeses explained by fromager Thom Sokoloski from ‘A Taste of Québec’ complemented by an in depth exposure to Canadian Wine Awards’ Winery of the Year for 2010 – Tawse Winery. Thom is also going to demonstrate to us how we can make cheese […]

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Labor Day Weekend Open Winery Event

Labor Day Weekend Open Winery Event will be held from September 03 to September 06 at 10:00 to 5:00pm at 123 Marynhill Hwy in Goldendale, WA. Wine, Music, Food and Fun in The Winery at Waving Tree Winery. Come and Enjoy tasting our unique Italian Style Wines. Admission is Free. For information, call Terrence Atkins at 509–773-6552, e-mail atkins@gorge.net or visit http://wwww.wavingtreewinery.com. Location: 123 Marynhill Hwy Start Date: September 3, 2011 End Date: September 6, 2010 Contact: Terrence Atkins Email address: wvgtree@yahoo.com Contact Phone Number: 509–773-6552 Cost: Free Event Website: http://wwww.wavingtreewinery.com

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Cooking and wine tour in a castle in Puglia Italy

Cooking and wine tour in a castle in Puglia Italy will be held from August 28 to September 4 in Lecce, Italy. Join Cinzia & Marika Rascazzo on a wonderful cooking and wine tour in Puglia Italy from August 28 to September 4, 2011! Stay in a 17th century castle. Learn how to make authentic cuisine of Puglia during hands on cooking classes. Taste some of the best Italian wines during our wine tours in Puglia. Cookery classes are provided by the two sisters Cinzia & Marika Rascazzo native to Puglia, who speak fluent English. Marika is also a Cardiologist; […]

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Culinary Camping

Culinary Camping will be held July 23 All Day at Springwater Conservation Area in Aylmer, Ontario. The Culinary Camping event will be “the” event for “foodies”, “locavores” and live music lovers who also love to camp. And camp in style. Listen to great music. Learn the coolest campsite cooking trends. See the latest “glamping” toys … all while saving food miles at the local farmer’s market, doing some fishing … and being entertained by musicians who don’t just cook on stage – but can mix it up at our tricked-out cooking demo campsite. Professional Chefs and Name acts are being […]

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Cooking and wine tour in a castle in Puglia Italy

Cooking and wine tour in a castle in Puglia Italy will be held from June 23 to June 30 at 2pm at Puglia Italy in Lecce, Puglia. Join us on a cooking and wine tour in Puglia Italy from June 23 to June 30, 2011! Stay in a 17th century castle. Learn how to make authentic cuisine of Puglia during hands on cooking classes. Taste some of the best Italian wines during our wine tours in Puglia. Cookery classes are provided by the two sisters Cinzia & Marika Rascazzo native to Puglia, who speak fluent English. Marika is also a […]

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Guided wine tour to Northern Portugal and Spain

Guided wine tour to Northern Portugal and Spain will be held from June 17 to June 25 at Departs Newark airport at 8pm on June 16th 2011 (United/TAP flight to Porto) at Porto, Douro, Minho, Rias Baixas and Ribeira Sacra in Porto, Portugal. Small group (20 max) guided tour to premium wine regions in northern Portugal and Spain, including Porto, the Douro, the Minho, Rias Baixas, Ribeira Sacra and Bierzo. Highlights include winemakers tastings at Viña Caneiro, Adega Algueira and Afros and lunch at Grahams’ flagship port vineyard, Quinta dos Malvedos and stays at converted manor houses and monasteries in […]

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