GOODS | House Wine’s ‘Wine Savvy’ Tasting Series Continues May 28 With Chardonnay

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House Wine is a wine consultancy company from trade vets Michaela Morris & Michelle Bouffard | housewine.ca

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Vancouver, BC | Join Michaela Morris and Michelle Bouffard from House Wine at Legacy Liquor Store for a series of themed sit-down tastings. The Wine Savvy Tasting Series is a fantastic way to learn more about your favourite topic without having to commit to a lengthy wine class. Whether you are a casual hobbyist or a serious wine collector, there will be something for everybody.

Rediscover Chardonnay. Steely and demure to voluptuous and unrestrained Chardonnay is one grape whose reputation precedes the glass. A reflection of terroir and fully maleable this globe trotter can be found in premier regions from Champagne and Burgundy to Napa and Margaret River. Join the ladies of house wine, while they dispel the myth of ABC (anything but chardonnay) and take a closer look at this beautiful and versatile grape. Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS | “House Wine” Set To Pour A Tour De France In Olympic Village On March 19

House Wine is a wine consultancy company from trade vets Michaela Morris & Michelle Bouffard | housewine.ca

House Wine is a wine consultancy company from trade vets Michaela Morris & Michelle Bouffard | housewine.ca

The GOODS from House Wine

Vancouver, BC | Let’s face it, when it comes to wine, France is the reference. Producers around the world have been inspired to craft wines in her image. But how well do you really know the wines of France? From the famous regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy to the charming offerings of the Loire and Rhône Valleys as well as Alsace, we will take you to the motherland for an in depth Tour de France. Be prepared to stray off the beaten path and discover some lesser-known gems. Details and tickets after the jump… Read more

GOODS | Meats On A Stick, Craft Beer And Film Come Together At ‘Legacy’ On Aug. 21

August 16, 2013 

Legacy Liquor Store is located at 1633 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, BC | 604-331-7900 | www.legacyliquorstore.com

Legacy Liquor Store is located at 1633 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, BC | 604-331-7900 | www.legacyliquorstore.com

Meat tastes better on a stick, and beer tastes great with BBQ. Come enjoy Meat & Beer: Summer BBQ Tasting with Cicerone and Filmmaker Craig Noble on Wednesday, August 21st from 6:30 – 9:00PM. It’s an odyssey through meats on a stick from Asia, the Middle East and South America, all paired with classic beer styles from across the world. Six sticks, six beers, BBQ, and beyond refreshing lager. And to top it all off, a sneak peak at Craig’s new craft beer documentary CRAFT will be screened (watch a short clip below).

Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased in-store or online here. Read more

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Legacy Liquor Store On The Hunt For Event Coordinator

Legacy Liquor Store is located at 1633 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, BC | 604-331-7900 | www.legacyliquorstore.com

Legacy Liquor Store is located at 1633 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, BC | 604-331-7900 | www.legacyliquorstore.com

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Vancouver, BC | Legacy Liquor Store is seeking an Events Coordinator! This is an exciting position where your unique skills can really shine, but a demanding position that requires superb organizational skills, attention to detail, strong product knowledge and an appetite for excellence. A background in restaurant service would be most beneficial. This position is approximately 3-4 days per week and requires flexible availability. If you are able to maintain accuracy under pressure, multi-task different situations pleasantly and professionally, and take pride in reliability and customer service, then we’d like to hear from you via aaron [at] legacyliquorstore.com. Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS | Taste Whistler Brewing’s Portfolio And Catch A Canadians Game With Legacy

Legacy Liquor Store is located at 1633 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, BC | 604-331-7900 | www.legacyliquorstore.com

Legacy Liquor Store is located at 1633 Manitoba Street in Vancouver, BC | 604-331-7900 | www.legacyliquorstore.com

The GOODS from Legacy Liquor Store

Vancouver, BC | Join Whistler Brewing Brewmaster Matt Dean at the Harvest Table & Nat Bailey Stadium Saturday, August 3rd from 4-10PM for a guided tasting of Whistler’s beer portfolio; catch the bus to Nat Bailey Stadium and enjoy a complimentary Whistler Beer and all you can eat BBQ; then watch the Vancouver Canadians take on the Hilsboro Hops and wrap up the evening with fireworks. What a perfect way to spend a Saturday! Tickets are only $60 and can be purchased in-store or online here. Read more

GOODS: Kale & Nori’s Bittered Sling Bistro Pits Shameful Tiki Against Blue Water Cafe

March 26, 2013 

Kale & Nori Culinary Arts is Vancouver's newest catering company | 604-809-9479 | www.kaleandnori.com

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Vancouver, BC | Kale & Nori is ready to rock phase two of their Bittered Sling Bistro Season 3 competition. After a successful double-event sellout for their opening month “World of Whiskies”, we have two new bartenders ready to take on the scorecards. April’s events will feature all tiers of the Flor de Cana Rum portfolio, and Leblon Cachaca. Boldly named “When Tiki Attacks!”, this series will feature two bartenders well recognized for their abilities using the legends of Tiki culture. Join Bittered Sling Bistro this month, as we tell the tales of Captain Cook and the Sandwich Islands, run for cover from the smoke and fire of well-balanced and innovative cocktails, and dine on delicious foods inspired by global ?avours by Chef Jonathan Chovancek. Details and tickets after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Third Season Of Kale & Nori’s “Bittered Sling Bistro” Now On The Books

February 22, 2013 

Kale & Nori Culinary Arts is Vancouver's newest catering company | 604-809-9479 | www.kaleandnori.com

The GOODS from Kale & Nori

Vancouver, BC | On March 6th, Kale & Nori’s popular Bittered Sling Bistro returns to Legacy Liquor Store for a third season. Each month, guests are engaged with a different spirit – both artisanal and multi-national – and their ability to pair with stunning combinations of flavours with the right Bartender at the stick. With interactive monthly themes and scorecards, this will prove to be Bittered Sling’s best season yet. Presented at the Legacy Liquor Store’s beautiful Harvest Table and hosted by Kale & Nori’s award-winning Mixologist Lauren Mote and Chef Jonathan Chovancek. This is Vancouver’s longest running and biggest cocktail and food-pairing competition, offering a high level creative event for apprentice and veteran bartenders across British Columbia. Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Ladies Of “House Wine” Prep For An Ode To Grenache At Legacy Liquor Store

April 10, 2012 

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House Wine is a wine consultancy company from trade vets Michaela Morris & Michelle Bouffard | housewine.ca

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Vancouver, BC | You may be intimately acquainted with Cabernet Sauvignon and a long-time aficionado of Shiraz but are you familiar with Grenache? Despite being widely planted, this versatile red grape simply doesn’t have the same renown. Yet it shows up in a huge diversity of exciting wines like Côtes-du-Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Priorat just to name a few. Discover it in all of its glorious expressions from sassy rosés, fruit forward reds and decadent dessert wines. Beside exploring France and Spain, we will venture to Italy, Australia and California as we pay homage to this deserving variety. Join house wine for this sit-down tasting geared to everyone from the casual hobbyist to serious wine collector. Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Kale & Nori’s “Bittered Sling Bistro” Pairs With Hendrick’s For A Peculiar Affair

Kale & Nori Culinary Arts is Vancouver's newest catering company | 604-809-9479 | www.kaleandnori.com

The GOODS from Kale & Nori

Vancouver, BC | The concept of cocktail and food pairings has become extremely popular, and since 2010, Lauren Mote’s original “Cocktail Kitchen” competition at The Refinery produced energetic statistics: 168 original cocktails produced, 56 bartenders invited, 224 bottles of spirits poured, 14 different sponsors. This city’s brightest bartenders – a collaboration of seasoned veterans and young apprentices – took their place behind the wood and produced magic for 1680 total guests in 14 months. We are proud to re-introduce you to “Bittered Sling Bistro” – a bi-weekly food and cocktail pairing competition using a special featured spirit(s) that is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of cocktail craft presented at the beautiful Legacy Liquor Store in Olympic Village.

The evening starts in the gorgeous foyer of Legacy Liquor Store with a cocktail and paired hors d’oeuvres reception hosted by Kale & Nori’s Lauren Mote and Chef Jonathan Chovancek. The vaulted ceilings, spirit displays and living wall create a dynamic setting for this delicious affair. Guests are guided though an interactive tasting, led by the guest bartender, right at the harvest table. The rest of the evening is rather indulgent. Chovancek plates a seasonal three course menu that has been inspired by the feature spirit’s wide range of notes and character. Each course is accompanied by an expertly paired cocktail by the guest bartender. Following the dinner, guests will be invited to rate the bartender’s presentation and pairing skills. The two top scoring bartenders at the end of the program will compete for a grand prize. This six month program offers 6 veteran and 6 apprentice bartenders their chance to promote their style and character in an superbly interactive way. This is all about spirit – in both the bartender and the bottle. Get all the details (menu and competitors) of March after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Kale & Nori’s “Bittered Sling Bistro” Hosting Zubrowka Showdown At Legacy

February 1, 2012 

Kale & Nori Culinary Arts is Vancouver's newest catering company | 604-809-9479 | www.kaleandnori.com

The GOODS from Kale & Nori

Vancouver, BC | The concept of cocktail and food pairings has become extremely popular, and since 2010, Lauren Mote’s original “Cocktail Kitchen” competition at The Refinery produced energetic statistics: 168 original cocktails produced, 56 bartenders invited, 224 bottles of spirits poured, 14 different sponsors. This city’s brightest bartenders – a collaboration of seasoned veterans and young apprentices – took their place behind the wood and produced magic for 1680 total guests in 14 months. We are proud to re-introduce you to “Bittered Sling Bistro” – a bi-weekly food and cocktail pairing competition using a special featured spirit(s) that is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of cocktail craft presented at the beautiful Legacy Liquor Store in Olympic Village. Get the details on February’s match-ups after the jump… Read more

GOODS: City Bartenders Return To Compete At Kale & Nori’s Tasty Bittered Sling Bistro

January 2, 2012 

Kale & Nori Culinary Arts is Vancouver's newest catering company | 604-809-9479 | www.kaleandnori.com

The GOODS from Kale & Nori

Vancouver, BC | The concept of cocktail and food pairings has become extremely popular, and since 2010, Lauren Mote’s original “Cocktail Kitchen” competition at The Refinery produced energetic statistics: 168 original cocktails produced, 56 bartenders invited, 224 bottles of spirits poured, 14 different sponsors. This city’s brightest bartenders – a collaboration of seasoned veterans and young apprentices – took their place behind the wood and produced magic for 1680 total guests in 14 months. We are proud to re-introduce you to “Bittered Sling Bistro” – a bi-monthly food and cocktail pairing ompetition using a special featured spirit(s) that is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of cocktail craft presented at the beautiful Legacy Liquor Store in Olympic Village. Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS: House Wine Launching “Wine Savvy Tasting Series” At Legacy Liquor Store

November 11, 2011 

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House Wine is a wine consultancy company from trade vets Michaela Morris & Michelle Bouffard | www.housewine.ca

The GOODS from House Wine

Vancouver, BC | Join Michaela Morris and Michelle Bouffard from house wine at Legacy Liquor Store for a series of four themed sit-down tastings. The Wine Savvy Tasting Series is a fantastic way to learn more about your favourite topic without having to commit to a lengthy wine class. Whether you are a casual hobbyist or a serious wine collector, there will be something for everybody. Details after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Kale & Nori Launching “Bittered Sling Bistro” Cocktail Competition Series

October 26, 2011 

Kale & Nori Culinary Arts is Vancouver's newest catering company | 604-809-9479 | www.kaleandnori.com

The GOODS from Kale & Nori

Vancouver, BC | November 8th, 2011 marks the launch of a new cocktail competition and dining experience from Kale & Nori Culinary Arts. The concept of cocktail and food pairings has become extremely popular, and since 2010, Lauren Mote’s original “Cocktail Kitchen” competition at The Refinery produced energetic statistics: 168 original cocktails produced, 56 bartenders invited, 224 bottles of spirits poured, 14 different sponsors. This city’s brightest bartenders – a collaboration of seasoned veterans and young apprentices – took their place behind the wood and produced magic for 1680 total guests in 14 months. We are proud to introduce you to “Bittered Sling Bistro” – a bi-monthly food and cocktail pairing competition dedicated to pushing the boundaries of cocktail craft presented at the beautiful Legacy Liquor Store in Olympic Village, Vancouver. Details after the jump…

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