Amigos, Comida, Vino

The rich, Spanish-influenced tradition in grape-growing continues through the wineries of Argentina. With fertile soils nourished by the melting glacier from the Andes overhead, the wine industry flourishes and produces some of the world’s most vibrant and fruity wines. O...

Argentina – Tierra Única

From tall mountains to low valleys, ocean breezes to sprawling forest, Argentina is a unique and beautiful country. Ranging from subtropical in the north to subpolar in the far south, the soil is rich with nutrients across the country, making ideal conditions for winemaki...

Drinking The Last Of The Summer Wine

As fall rounds the corner and summer comes near a close, our Wine Society Social reconvened on Friday, September 8th, after a short break, to celebrate the summer bounty and great company. Many new faces joined us for the evening, their smiles blending among our seasoned ...

Delicate, Sweet and Quenching

On a beautiful warm evening on June 2, 2017, we held our 6th Wine Society Social, featuring the wines from California’s famous Napa Valley wine region. Napa Valley’s fertile soil was a result of 150 million years of violent geological forces to create the perfect agricult...

Andere Länder, Andere Sitten

A German celebration is boldly charismatic and enlightened with traditions, and on a beautiful May 5th day, we held our own for the 5th Wine Society Social. Greeted by Daniel Vogel, manager of the Villa Eyrie Resort, and a native of south-west Germany, our guests started ...

Pequeños Platos Apetitos Grandes

On April 7, 2017, we hosted the fourth Wine Society Social where we explored the culture of Spain. Beginning with many glasses of Sangria, to a festive night of tapas and rustic Spanish wines. Spain is famous for their exploration of new worlds, so our team at the Summit ...

Bienvenido a la Fiesta

The next Wine Society Social at the Villa Eyrie Resort explores the country of Spain. A culture that has a storied history, made rich by a mixture of occupied regions and their discovery of new worlds. Like a modern fusion kitchen, the Spanish are known for blending their...

Chardonnay, Bordeaux et Plus

Mettre du piment dans sa vie! Breaking bread at a table in France is filled with a culture of pride, exclusive ingredients, and renowned culinary techniques. The reign of Louis XIV also defined a rich tradition where food presentation is equally important as the taste and...

Il Vino è Vita

On February 3rd, on top of a snow covered Malahat Mountain, we hosted our second ‘Festa’ for our monthly Wine Society Social at the Summit Restaurant. We presented the flavours of Italy, a culture passionate about romance, art, their food, and of course their vino. Our di...

A Phenomenal Wine Society Social

And what do you say of lovers of wine… they are glad of any pretext of drinking any wine — Plato On December 9th, 2016, the Villa Eyrie Resort introduced its members to the inaugural Wine Society Social, a gathering of appreciators of great wines, spectacular cuisine, goo...