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Three new B.C. wineries that deserve a taste

All are opening to the public this year in the Okanagan and are already producing superlative wines

Canoes on Marsh Lake near the Inn on the Lake.

Yukon, the new food frontier

If you think all the northern TERRITORY has to offer in terms of cuisine is potatoes, get ready to eat your words

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Fresh ideas for summer cocktails

Take inspiration from your garden when crafting warm-weather drinks to sip outside

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Where there’s smoke, there’s flavour

For a change from grilling this summer, try smoking seafood, meat and even cheese or fruit

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Our love affair with rhododendrons

The hardy evergreen is a perfect PICK for West Coast gardens, but choose yours carefully

The elaborately tiled Roman pool, modelled after an ancient Roman bath, is one of two swimming pools on the Hearst estate.

A California king’s castle

Media magnate William Randolph Hearst catered to Hollywood royalty in the opulent hilltop home built on his childhood playground

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Romance in bloom

Gardens that evoke feelings of love are highlighted at this year’s Vancouver Sun Gardeners’ School

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Find your ideal hawaiian getaway

If you’re a newbie to the islands, here’s a practical guide to picking the one that best suits your travel personality

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Expert advice for your home cellar

Cactus Club sommelier Sebastien Le Goff offers his top tips for wine lovers

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A toast to cooking with wine

Red and white can both add depth and character to a dish, but be sure to follow a few simple rules

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The Italians are coming

This year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival puts a spotlight on reds and whites from Italy

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Make your party sparkle

The right blend of seasonal decor and relaxed entertaining will put you and your guests in a festive mood

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High-octane furniture drives home

Prestige automakers are producing furniture collections that might be a window on the future of driverless cars

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Gifts that won’t end up in the gadget graveyard

Forget the potato slicer and the S’mores maker — give your favourite cooks something they will use every day

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How to care for a Christmas favourite

More than two million poinsettias will be sold in B.C. alone this season, so here’s a guide to keeping them happy and healthy