Archive of posts tagged "cocktails"

Giveaway: The Liberty Distillery on Granville Island

January 6th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We often want to eat local, but what about drinking local? Granville Island’s own The Liberty Distillery is the only distillery of its kind in BC to make all of their spirits from local, certified organic wheat and barley that is grown in Vernon and Armstrong, BC. Specializing in vodka, whiskey, and gin, The Liberty […]

Canucks Introduce New Suites and Menu at Rogers Arena

September 3rd, 2014 @ 5:20pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was aware that the Vancouver Canucks as a team were in a rebuilding phase but I didn’t realize that Rogers Arena and the Canucks hospitality experience were undergoing similar overhauls. With a hard hat screwed on tight I joined a large group of Vancouver media this afternoon to check out what’s new at Rogers […]

GLOW Salt Spring Island Giveaway

December 6th, 2012 @ 2:02pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I’m heading over to Salt Spring Island (otherwise known as our ‘Happy Place’) to enjoy the second annual Glowtini competition. Bartenders and mixologist from the isle will compete to tantalize taste-buds with a custom cocktail created specifically for Salt Spring Islanders and guests this holiday season. I’ll be joined by Janice Mansfield and David […]

Vancouver Tequila Expo 2012

March 21st, 2012 @ 10:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Tequila Expo arrives next month at the Vancouver Convention Centre East. With proceeds benefitting the British Columbia Hospitality Foundation (“BCHF”), locals and visitors will be able to attend tastings and learn more about this spirit. Photo credit: im.no.hero. on Flickr Tastings Trade and Media Tasting (nominal fee includes donation to BCHF) Consumer […]

Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver 2012

February 10th, 2012 @ 9:55am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year Tales of the Cocktail (“TOTC”), the legendary New Orleans-based festival for bartenders, mixologists, and lovers of libations, went on tour for the first time and was hosted in Vancouver. It was such a success that it has returned for a second year to celebrate the city’s emerging cocktail culture. Held once again at […]

Salt Spring Island Glowtini

November 23rd, 2011 @ 5:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

As mentioned in this morning’s contest post, I spent the better part of the day on Salt Spring Island judging the “Glowtini” competition. Heading over to the island with Saltspring Air There were six participants from around the island who all prepared special holiday cocktails — the winning drink to be featured at restaurants and […]