Rotary Club

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Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: TKS Photography & Design

Wine-lovers will descend on the High Country Convention Centre on Thursday, October 19, for the 26th edition of the Rendezvous Rotary Wine Festival. These grape connoisseurs will have over 200 wines available for sampling and tasting. Those lucky... more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 AM Beverages


Crystal Cruises

We're plunging into the winter and holiday season at full tilt and for me this is a season of getting together with friends for dinner and searching out new and more robust wines to bring to the table. The falling snow outside makes me yearn for... more

Nov 29, 2012 12:00 AM Beverages


Issue: 2012-11-22

There's nothing like the fun of picking out and decorating the perfect Christmas tree to put you in the holiday spirit. But if one tree can put you in the holiday spirit, what will 30 do? The NorthwesTel Festival of Trees is gearing up for their... more

Nov 22, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas

For at least 4,000 years, wine drinkers have chosen food to accompany certain wines and vise versa. When I imagine trying a good wine, it is always in a setting around a table or gathered with friends, and food is always a part of the picture... more

Nov 10, 2011 12:00 AM Beverages


Crystal Cruises

Over the last several weeks, I have been giving a significant amount of thought to wine tastings, and wanted to speak about them in more detail. Before I proceed further, I should provide the disclaimer that I am the president of the Rotary Club... more

Oct 14, 2010 12:00 AM Beverages

Kip Veale is right at home among the throngs of people who are participating in Rendezvous at Shipyard's Park. As Yukoners celebrate the coming of spring and the longer hours of daylight, Veale stands outside a large camping tent. She engages... more

Mar 18, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon People

Several weeks ago, the Rotary Club that I belong to held its 18th annual Fine Wine and Food Festival. We had a record turnout and everyone who attended seemed to have a lot of fun. I was working one of the tables, talking about the wines while I pou more

Nov 12, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

Over the past several weeks, a number of my friends have been asking me when this year's Rendezvous Rotary Club's Wine and Fine Food event will take place. (In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a member of the Rendezvous Rotary Club and love... more

Oct 15, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages

I suspect salmon and hospitality have been partners a long time in this part of the world. The salmon makes regular appearances in the artwork of the First Nations peoples all along the Yukon River and across the mountains to the BC Coast. more

Jun 18, 2009 12:00 AM Beverages