Written By Guest Writer Edibles Jul 5, 2011 Accolades for “Island Wineries of British Columbia” SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe EAT team wishes to thank all the local writers and publications who have reviewed our new wine book, Island Wineries of British Columbia (published by Touchwood Editions).For excerpts and links please read on.Edited by Gary Hynes Times Colonist <http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Toast+Island/4908887/story.html> by Eric Akis“Island Wineries of British Columbia is three books in one, with wine, food and travel all covered…Writer Adem Tepedelen eloquently tells the story of each of them and you really get know the “characters” in our region turning grapes into wine.”North Shore News <http://www.nsnews.com/life/Fest+provides+variety+tastes/4895694/story.html> by Tim Pawsey (Hired Belly) “It’s a well assembled guide, beautifully illustrated, with plenty of local detail, about island grape varieties and recent vintages, and also includes respectable entries on craft breweries, fruit wineries, mead and cider. The latter part contains enticing seasonally driven recipes, as well as touring maps by region and restaurant recos. Just about all you could ask for $30.”Boulevard Magazine <http://issuu.com/boulevardlifestylesinc/docs/june_2011/76?viewMode=presentation> – June 2011 (p. 76) “If you are ready to plan your own – real or virtual – tour of the wineries of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, let this new book be your guide. Island Wineries of British Columbia is a beautiful, timely compilation of stories, useful facts and gorgeous photographs.”YAM Magazine <http://www.pageonepublishing.ca/publications/MJ11/index.html#/62/> – p. 62 “A delicious book that beautifully demonstrates how much this young industry has grown and honours the dedicated, enthusiastic people behind it all.”The Georgia Straight “This is a wonderful, groundbreaking, it’s-about-time book!” — Jurgen Gothe, Wine Columnist,.RealFoodTraveler.com “Real bottom line: If you’re a wine and food lover and are heading to British Columbia’s beautiful islands, take along Island Wineries of British Columbia.” http://www.realfoodtraveler.com/real_reviews_books_films_etcEat, Drink, Be Local “A wonderful introduction to the wineries on Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Islands.”January Magazine “An interesting, well-produced and intelligent book.”Straight.com http://www.straight.com/article-402311/vancouver/beer-wine-guide-these-trips “If wine’s more your thing, you may already have toured the Okanagan vineyards. But have you considered Vancouver Island? Island Wineries of British Columbia (TouchWood) has a chapter outlining wine trails in the Cowichan Valley, Saanich Peninsula, and Gulf Islands.”———————————————————————————————————————————————-Island Wineries of British Columbia can be purchased online from the publisher or at your favourite book store, wine shop or Island winery. It is also available in the BC Ferries gift store and on the Coho Ferry (between Victoria and Port Angeles). booksgrapesIslandwinerieswines SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Comments are closed.