‘Island Wineries of British Columbia’ wins 2011 International award

 Island Wineries of British Columbia

Edited by Gary Hynes and from the contributors of EAT Magazine :

Larry Arnold, Jeff Bateman, Kathryn McAree, Julie Pegg, Treve Ring, Adem Tepedelen, and Rebecca Wellman



Island Wineries of British Columbia will now go on to compete for “Best in the World.” Awards will be presented on March 6, 2012 in Paris, France.

A collaborative effort from the writers of EAT Magazine, ‘Island Wineries of British Columbia’ is your guide to a growing wine culture and the food movement that accompanies it. Starting with the history behind the region’s wine production, this book is an intimate conversation with local wine producers—their individual stories, their most memorable creations, and where you can find their beautiful wineries.

Complete with maps and suggested wine tasting excursions, Island Wineries of British Columbia also explores the Islands’ meaderies, cideries, fruit wines, artisan distilleries and craft beers. Some of the region’s most talented chefs provide recipes that emphasize the local ingredients and suggest exquisite pairings of wine and food.

“A wonderful, groundbreaking, it’s-about-time book.”—Jurgen Gothe, Wine Columnist, The Georgia Straight

“An accessible and elegant must-have book for anyone interested in Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands wine.”

—Garth Eichel, Times Colonist

“An interesting, well-produced and intelligent book.”—January Magazine

Gary Hynes, a former sommelier, chef, and innkeeper, is the founder and editor of EAT Magazine, a bi-monthly publication that celebrates food and drink in British Columbia. Gary and the team at EAT worked together to create Island Wineries of British Columbia from their shared knowledge of excellent wine and bc’s unique culinary scene. Please visit eatmagazine.ca.

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