Vines in Victoria BC

Vines in Victoria BC

I had the pleasure of visiting a few wineries near Victoria, BC.  Church & State Wines, de Vine Wines and Spirits and Symphony Vineyard. I was in Victoria celebrating my Mum’s 88th birthday and she wanted to go to Church & State for lunch and to sip some wines.  We tasted the Pinot Gris Sparkling…

Flirting with Frosé

Flirting with Frosé

It’s that time of year again when you might be looking to cool yourself off with a refreshing frozen beverage. How about some Frosé? This frozen rosé drink has been around for a few years, and you’ll see wine bars offering this wine slushie during the summer months. Most of the frosés that I’ve sampled…

Rosé Spiked Strawberry Jam

Rosé Spiked Strawberry Jam

It’s that season again when I look forward to getting those super fresh strawberries from my local strawberry farm just up the road. The sweet smell and fresh taste from these sweet strawberries is to die for.  This jam is made by boiling up the strawberry and rosé mixture, then putting into the fridge until…