vancity buzz: food and wine

CAN PLAYING CLASSICAL MUSIC WHILE MAKING WINE CHANGE IT'S TASTE?

 
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“This wine was bottled to the sound of classical music,” may be the newest label to look for if winemaker George Hanson of Seven Stones Winery can help it. Instead of drinking, red, white or rosé, a trip to the Okanagan may have you drinking Bach, Mozart or Chopin.


STACKHOUSE BURGER BAR: MORE THAN JUST MEAT

 
 

There are only a few things that can amplify the burger-eating experience, and that's when a rich, flavourful patty is paired with quality bourbon or whiskey, a carefully chosen craft beer or a uniquely tailored cocktail – and that’s exactly what you get at Stackhouse Burger Bar.


4 TIPS FOR LEARNING HOW TO TALK ABOUT WINE

 
 

Trying to learn about wine can be intimidating. From nailing the terminology to pinpointing the year and varietal, sometimes it’s hard to see the world of wine as a glass half full. With the help of some seasoned wine experts, there may be hope in navigating through whites and reds without sounding silly or snobbish.


ERIN IRELAND'S 5 TIPS FOR TAKING THE PERFECT FOOD PHOTO FOR INSTAGRAM

 
 

Making sure your meal looks as appetizing online as it does in real life comes down to getting a few crucial things right. Vancouver-based food reporter Erin Ireland shares her tips for taking delicious food photos perfect for posting.


5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM RUNNING 18 KILOMETRES WHILE DRINKING WINE

 
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It’s a dream come true for winos looking to shake up their typical tasting.


3 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT WINE

 
 

Do you know why dessert wine glasses have longer stems? How about why there are rose bushes at the end of vineyard rows? 


TIPS FOR PAIRING WINE WITH MEAT FROM BACKYARD FARM'S CHEF

 
 

The relationship between wine and food is continuously being explored and tested by chefs and diners. There are limitless options for what classifies a good wine and food pairing, but the first step generally starts with a simple question: What goes with red and what goes with white?


THE BC WINE APPRECIATION SOCIETY IS THE "ANTI-SNOB" OF WINE LOVERS

 
 

“The only way you can find out what you like is to experiment, the world of wine is deeper than the ocean and you can learn about wine until the moment you die and it will always change.”