Our Romantic BC Wine Country Getaway

Travel

Planning a romantic fall BC winery getaway .

Charles and I were LONG overdue for an escape with just the two of us (sorry kids), and jumped at the opportunity to sneak away for a night to explore our back yard in BC Wine Country to experience the Best of BC Wine Country 2018!

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My Best of BC Wine Country Experience

Drinks, Travel

The Best of BC Winery Tours: the top wineries to visit in the Okanagan from Tori Wesszer, Registered Dietitian and Food and Lifestyle Blogger

As a food blogger, living in the heart of wine country is like a dream come true!  I jumped at the chance to partner with the BC Wine Institute to show off my ‘back yard’ (filled with wineries) to the world through the lens of a local foodie … and hard-core wine lover! AND give you the chance to VOTE … View The Post

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Pink Grapefruit White Wine Sangria

Drinks

Grapefruit White Sangria by Fraiche Nutrition

Wine is typically our drink of choice in the summer (and winter, fall and spring, who am I kidding!?). But it’s nice to have a few options on hand to mix it up a bit and serve something fun when guests come over! Sangria is a logical option for us given that the base is, well, wine!

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Black Bean Mushroom Burger

Main Dishes

Black Bean Mushroom Veggie Burger by Tori Wesszer at Fraiche Nutrition

We waited for a LONG time for weather like this… and it finally feels like summer has arrived!  I was so excited to partner with Sandhill Wines again to show off their world-class wines with a couple of wine pairings with some simple fresh recipes, like this Black Bean Mushroom Burger that pairs PERFECTLY with the Sandhill 2015 Merlot. Because … View The Post

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Smoked Salmon Crostini

Appies & Snacks

Smoked Salmon Crostini - simple, delicious and perfect for pairing with Chardonnay wine!

Summer entertaining doesn’t have to be complicated! We are big fans of meals that are created out of simple, local, wholesome ingredients that don’t need a lot of fuss to make them taste amazing, like this Smoked Salmon Crostini. I’m just not the kind of person who wants to deconstruct my food or spend hours slaving in the kitchen when … View The Post

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 8

Living

Enter to win one of two Quail's Gate 12 Wines of Christmas Gift Boxes

TGIF my friends!  It’s time for today’s giveaway, and this one is ON POINT!  Or shall I say TWO…because Quail’s Gate Winery is giving away TWO of their 12 Wines of Christmas Gift Boxes (think adult advent calendar) valued at $400 each!

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 6

Living

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Quail's Gate

Growing up in the Okanagan, I was surrounded by beautiful orchards and vineyards…and of course wineries!  But one winery has a special place in my heart, Quail’s Gate.  Which is why I’m super excited about this stunning gift basket (valued at $390) giveaway for Day 6 0f my 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway filled with Quail’s Gate wine and loads … View The Post

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