After all the talk about growing and making, tasting and writing about wine, consumers usually bring the most focus to the subject by simply asking: “How much is it and where can I buy it?”It doesn’t seem like an unreasonable request, yet in British Columbia the answer can be as convoluted as they come, especially when it comes to local bottles. Today we look at some of the many options available to B.C. wine shoppers.
Every week Treve Ring and Anthony Gismondi collaborate on our Top Ten list, released on Thursday morning, often with a timely theme. If you count carefully the list will more than likely exceed ten names but only because we believe if any wine is tied by a score that makes our list it should be included.
It's officially spot prawn season on the coast. The seasonal rush for this local delicacy began May 12 and extends until mid- to late June, depending on the abundance of this year's crop. Known around the world for its sweet, delicate flavour and firm texture, the mostly finger-length shrimp is easily recognized for its reddish brown colour, which turns bright pink when cooked, and telltale white spots on the tail and horizontal white bars on the carapace. Wild B.C.