Foodie Fridays NEWS1130 April 19, 2013

nz wine regions

It’s all about wines this spring in Vancouver – listen here foodie friday 4.19

On Monday 29 April 2013 at the Roundhouse Community Centre wines from New Zealand are coming to town. Find out more about this country’s wines; there’s far more coming from this amazing country than just Sauvignon Blanc.

Try a sampling of fine foods and cheeses from New Zealand and get to know New Zealand Pinot Noirs, Merlots, Pinot Gris, Rieslings and more

At the show is

Cloudy Bay Elephant Hill Oyster Bay Wines aND MANy MORE

Go to my site, for a chance to win 2 tickets to this event and for more information


On April 24 Sake lovers rejoice as Tengumai Sake Maker’s comes to one of Vancouver’s best sushi spots,  Zest at West 16th and macdonald.

Shata Shuzo Sake is launching TENGUMAI sake in Canada and the  Chefs at Zest will prepare exquisite 6 course meal to go along with this beautiful sake. This is not the cheap hot sake, but instead finely crafted and served cold to showcase the unique flavours. Price is $108 including taxes and gratuity.


This evening Australian Wines are showcased at the Stanley Park Pavilion, brought to us by house wine.

Entitled THE Next Chapter  the ozzzies  have brought new vintages of beloved and iconic classics from downunder. Tickets are $55



The Naramata Bench Wineries are on the road for their spring release on Friday, April 26, at The Four Seasons Hotel. WINE FOR WAVES is presented in partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium in support of its national sustainable seafood program Ocean Wise™. Enjoy the best of the Naramata Bench wineries while sampling culinary offerings with partners such as YEW restaurant + bar; and the Naramata Bench’s own Hillside Winery Bistro, Misconduct Wine Co’s The Kitchen, and Upper Bench Winery and Creamery.  Proceeds to benefit Ocean Wise™.

Tickets: $95. Info and Tickets go to