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Fort Wine Co Fruit Wine, Leləm’ Cafe, and Fort Langley: Vancouver BC

Wayward Wine leaves the steely, urban clutches of Vancouver for a trip east along the Fraser River to Fort Langley and Fort Wine Co. After a drenched drive through faded countryside, we arrive in the adorable town of Fort Langley.

Then we accidentally drive through it and onto a First Peoples’ reservation. The road turns to gravel and we turn back.

After coffee and smoked salmon (when in Rome), we head to the Fort: home of the Hudson Bay Company’s western operations. Continue reading

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Vancouver 5: Lulu Island Winery, New China, and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Wayward Wine continues its search for local wine in British Columbia.

So we drive South of Vancouver to Richmond. Rain pours outside. What better way to start a wet day than inside a Cannery museum? Continue reading

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Canada’s Only Sake: Artisan SakeMaker on Granville Island, Vancouver BC

We will get to the only Saké made in Canada in a sec. But first a little context to our day. We start the day headed to Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology. An hour bus drops us on BC’s campus and we … Continue reading

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Vancouver Visit 3: Pacific Culinary Institute and Cassini Cellars, Pinot Noir

Out of desperation, we reserved lunch for Half Off Wine Wednesday. Online research found, finally, that wines equaled BC winery prices (albeit still twice US retail). More importantly, the Pacific Culinary Institute sourced food locally. The food should meld well … Continue reading

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