July 12th, 2014 – Clayoquot Wilderness Resort.

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.  



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



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





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