We head North from Tofino – off the grid..for Year Two of a Wine and Wilderness weekend at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort. Guests include Ed Robertson (Bare Naked Ladies) Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo) Devin Cuddy (Devin Cuddy Band)
John Skinner (Painted Rock) Torsten Allander (Foxtrot)  David Hawksworth (Hawksworth) Pino Posteraro (Cioppinos)
Plus John Caton, Tereza Roux and Chef Ryan Orr – all from The Resort.  


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THE SHOW

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
 
Its fair to say we’ve been waiting a whole year to return to Clayoquot Wilderness Resort.
This property truly lives up to its name. 23 luxurious, safari style tents, each laid out with  antique furniture plus  down duvets and cotton bathrobes.
Home Base
Some have outdoor showers..all take your breath away.
Activities include clay pigeon shooting, kayaking, Salmon and trout fishing, mountain biking and horseback rides.  However,  if all you wish to do is   relax then head to  the spa or slide into their hot tubs right on the riverbank. www.wildretreat.com

Guests include:

 

The Cuddys

The Cuddys


Jim Cuddy – Along with Greg Keelor, is the co-leader of one of Canada’s most beloved bands Blue Rodeo.  Also the driving force behind The Jim Cuddy Band
Jim’s son – Devin Cuddy, leader of his own fine new band The Devin Cuddy Band joins in the fun and the music.
 
 
 
Ed Robertson – Lead singer and principal songwriter for the much loved BareNaked Ladies
Ed Robertson BNL

Ed Robertson BNL


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
David Hawksworth  and Pino Posteraro..two of Canada’s finest chefs..bring their talents and their energies to the Resort.
David Hawksworth

David Hawksworth


 
 
 
 
 
John Skinner and Torsten Allander..from Painted Rock and Foxtrot – two of Canada’s most awarded  wineries..bring the goods with them.
Pino Posterero

Pino Posterero


John Skinner Painted Rock
John Skinner Painted Rock
Torsten. Kicki Allander  Foxtrot

Torsten. Kicki Allander Foxtrot


And representing the Resort are:
John Caton – Managing Director and our Host
Tereza Roux – Sommelier and Wine Director
Tereza Roux

Tereza Roux


 
 
 
 
 
 
Ryan Orr – The Resorts fabulous chef. Chef Ryan Orr
 
 
 
 
Enjoy…this one is FUN
www.barenakedladies.com
http://cioppinos.wordpress.com/

  1. bluerodeo.com
  2. devincuddy.com
  3. paintedrock.ca
  4. foxtrotwine.com
  5. hawksworthrestaurant.com

www.wildretreat.com


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STORIES WE’RE WORKING ON

 

  • Brewery and the Beast
  • NZ wine tour part 3
  • The Dirt Farmers of BC
  • Sobo Cookbook
  • Chateau Teyssier – St Emilion
  • Changing Wine Laws
  • Jason Priestley – The book – the man
  • Vancouver chefs try and Kill Bill 24