THE PERFECT WINE LOVER’S GIFT: A definitive and entertaining guide to BC’s wine offerings.
HIGH PROFILE WINERIES: Features both smaller hidden gems and celebrated, award-winning labels such as Mission Hill Winery, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, Nk’Mip Cellars, Quail’s Gate Estate Winery, and Fort Berens Estate Winery. Most of the wineries have tasting rooms and retail shops where they can sell the book.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE FOR WEEKEND TRIPS: With an April publication date, the book will be out just in time for summer road trip season. Contains recommendations and itineraries for incredible travel experiences through some of BC’s most picturesque regions.
WELL-CONNECTED AUTHOR: After years as a wine writer, wine-maker, and active member of the Okanagan food and wine commnity, Jennifer has deep connections to everyone in the BC wine world. John Schreiner will be contributing a foreword.
AWARD-WINNING POTENTIAL: Jennifer’s previous cookbook series, The Butcher, The Baker, The Wine & Cheese Maker, won a gold IPPY award for Best Regional Non-Fiction, two Gourmand awards, and were shortlisted for a Taste Canada award.
FUN, FRESH DESIGN: With a clean, up-to-date design featuring original line illustrations, this is a wine book that will appeal to all ages and generations.
“A focused, compelling journey through 53 wineries in British Columbia. Discover the diverse families who are making their dreams come true by producing top-quality, world-class wine. This friendly, well-conceived cookbook has a strong sense of place, and detailed, useable “insider” recipes from the wineries. A must-read!”
—Sid Cross, co-founder of The Chefs’ Table Society of BC
“Each page of this book is proof that there is a story in every bottle, and each offers an intimate glimpse into the BC wine landscape—along with mouthwatering locally and culturally inspired recipes. It is a brilliant snapshot of the bounty of BC and what drew us all here in the beginning. Bravo.”
—Daenna Van Mulligen, The Wine Diva
“Jennifer has done a wonderful job capturing the essence of each of the wineries she features and the families behind them. I feel like I’ve been invited to dine with them! There are about 350 wineries in BC, and this cookbook whets my appetite to discover more.”
—Howard Soon, award-winning winemaker & recipient of the Order of Canada
“As broadcasters, we have had the pleasure of working with BC wineries for decades. Jennifer Schell’s cookbook with seasonal menus, engaging winemaker profiles and weekend getaways takes precedence over all similar guides. Pour a glass of wine and head to the kitchen to toast what makes British Columbia unique in the world of wine."
—Anthony Gismondi and Kasey Wilson, BC Food + Wine Radio BNN Bloomberg 1410
“The BC Wine Lover’s Cookbook offers a vibrant, informative and delightfully candid snapshot of BC’s blossoming wine scene. Jennifer Schell’s taste-filled odyssey through every region brings the genuine hospitality of BC’s wine families right into your kitchen. Packed with recipes, as well as helpful pairing tips and touring ideas!”
—Tim Pawsey, hiredbelly.com
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