Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Jan 27, 2012 Weekly Planner January 27th – February 2nd SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe snow is gone; the end of January is in sight…could spring be just around the corner? Well, that might be a bit optimistic but at least we can go out without shovelling the driveway. Here are a few reasons to leave the house: Top Photo: The Cellar at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort (courtesy of Westin Bear Mountain Resort)Friday Night Flights in the Cellar at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort Friday Jan. 27th 6 – 7 PMNestled deep within the Bear Mountain Resort is the Cellar, the Westin’s treasure trove of 10,000 wines from around the world. The Cellar is open every Friday night for a private tasting. For $20 you will receive four flights of wine, some nibbles and an entertaining presentation from knowledgeable sommeliers. This Friday night join Sommelier Carly Amirault as she presents a selection of wines from Spain. Then check out their award-winning restaurant, Bella Montagna, for dinner.www.bearmountain.ca/flights Flights and Light Bites in the Pacific Lounge at the Hotel Grand Pacific Friday January 27h 4 – 5 PMThe Pacific Lounge offers their “Flights & Light Bites” session, for $20, each guest will receive four tasting pours of the featured beverages, along with a tasting plate with items such as charcuterie, cheese, olives and nuts, depending on the pairings. The feature for this Friday is Eaux De Vie (fruit brandy) and participants will taste their way through some of the world’s most famous including Calvados, Pineau des Charentes, grappa and Poire William. Reservations recommended.Website Chef’s Table at Zambri’s Thursday nightsJoin Chef Peter Zambri on Thursday nights for his five-course tasting menu. Served at the bar in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere, the classic Italian courses are created that day, based on the freshest ingredients that arrived that morning. $75 for five courses and wine pairing option available. www.zambris.ca Reservations recommended email email@example.com EdiblesFolksWine 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.