Tag: Wine Tasting

Montes Wine Tasting and Lunch at Forage

Montes Wines began in 1987 in Chile with their two original founders, Aurelio Montes and Douglas Murray. In 1988, they joined up with the other two founders, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand, who brought their own complementary skills and expertise…

GAMBERO ROSSO Tre Bicchieri 2016 Tasting

It was a special fete to attend the Masterclass where these award winning Italian wines were presented for tasting. A selection of whites and reds these were the top wines of the recent vintage poured here in Vancouver, this presentation…

Taste BC 2016 Celebrating the Spirits

At the 22nd annual fundraiser promoting BC wines, beer and spirits presented by Liberty Wine Merchants we tasted all sorts of beverages accompanied by savoury and sweet treats. Held again at the Pan Pacific Hotel this event had proceeds going…

Taste BC 2015 Celebrating the Spirits

At the 21st annual fundraiser promoting BC wines, beer and spirits last week presented by Liberty Wine Merchants we tasted all sorts of beverages accompanied by savoury and sweet treats. Held again at the Pan Pacific Hotel this event had…

Bloom Spring Release Tasting

I attended this annual celebration of BC Wines on May 22, the tasting featured wines from many of the wineries across all regions in BC. This afternoon trade tasting was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre where guests I had…

Naramata Bench Spring Release Tasting

I attended the annual Naramata Bench trade tasting that featured wines from many of the wineries in the Naramata Bench Winery Association. This afternoon trade tasting was held at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver where guests I had a chance…

Taste BC 2014

After missing this event for the past few years, I attended the latest one which was held last night, a fundraiser put on by Liberty Wine Merchants with proceeds going to BC Children’s Hospital – Oak Tree Clinic. This time…

WIN 2 Tickets to Celebrate One Night In Argentina

On Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Wines of Argentina will host Celebrate One Night In Argentina.  With DJs, a graffiti artist and more than 30 wineries, the evening will be a lively festival of modern Argentine culture.   The event will benefit…

Wine for Waves

On April 26th I attended a food and wine pairing tasting that not only featured a large selection of wineries from all over the Naramata Bench area, it also featured a selection Naramata region restaurants.  The Four Seasons Vancouver Hotel…

WIN 2 Tickets to Naramata at the River

Enter to WIN 2 Tickets to Naramata on the River ($170 value)  On Tuesday, April 24, Naramata Bench Wineries will hold their annual Spring Wine Release Event from 6:30-9:00 PM, at the River Market in the heart of New Westminster….

A Continental Affair October 15

An evening of wine, food and jazz to benefit the ALS Society of B.C.  Upon arrival each guest will receive a complimentary wine glass for the tasting.  Yours to keep. Saturday October 15 Vancouver Art Gallery 7pm-11pm Tickets: $79 Guests…

WIN 2 Tickets to Discover Wines of Argentina

On Thursday, September 29 2011, Wines of Argentina will host a tasting to showcase the quality and variety of wines the country produces. Held at Vancouver’s Sutton Place Hotel, the event will feature bottles from over 24 wineries. The world’s…

Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine July 21-24

Local culinary aficionado Kathy McAree is cooking up a whole lot of good things these days as she prepares to launch the third-annual Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine, a gastronomical event set to take place July 21 –…

WIN 2 Tickets to Rose Revival

Liberty Wine Merchants & Bridges Restaurant proudly present the 3rd annual ROSÉ REVIVAL tasting event. Join us for an evening of fine rosé wines, fabulous hors d’oeuvres and great company. Monday May 16, 2011 7:00-9:00 pm Bridges Restaurant {Dining Room}…

Naramata at the Bayshore

On April 21st, I attended a food and wine pairing tasting that featured a large selection of wineries from all over the Naramata Bench area as well as a selection of local and Naramata region restaurants.  The ballroom tasting along…

WIN 2 Tickets to New Zealand in a Glass

Discover the fabulous array of New Zealand wines and enjoy your wine with a sampling of fine food and cheeses. In every glass of New Zealand wine is a world of pure discovery. Sample over 100 proven performers and stars-in-the-making…

WIN 2 Tickets to Naramata at the Bayshore

“What’s better than a new wine release?  A not yet released Barrel!  This year Naramata Bench wine makers are bringing wines in barrels and their wine thief to treat guests to a preview of tastes from the Barrels of the…

California Wine Fair March 11

Whether you are a casual wine enthusiast or a serious wine connoisseur, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to sample the finest wine from over 100 wineries from the Napa, Sonoma and Central Coast regions. Now in its 31st year of…

Taste BC 2011

I recently attended Taste BC 2011, a fundraiser put on by Liberty Wine Merchants with proceeds going to BC Children’s Hospital – Oak Tree Clinic. The event held at the Hyatt gave my friends and I a chance to walk…

Taste of Blue Mountain

On Monday, January 17 I attended an evening celebrating the premium wines of BC’s Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars at the Four Seasons Hotel.  The event was grazing style which allowed guests to wander the room sampling wines paired with…

Blue Mountain Wines at Seasons

On August 17th, I attended a tasting of Blue Mountain Wines paired along with bites from Seasons in the Park! Blue Mountain Vineyard is located in Okanagan Falls, BC; Christine Fawcett of Keystone Fine Wines was the speaker and she…

Painted Rock Wines Summer Toast

Yesterday I attended a tasting of Painted Rock Wines alongside with tasty bites from Monk McQueens. Painted Rock Estate Winery is located in Penticton, BC and it was great to have them participate in this tasting in the city. It was a pleasure to hear…

Desert Hills Wine Pairing at The Edge

Last night I attended a tasting of Desert Hills Wines alongside with tasty bites from The Edge Social Grille and Lounge on Granville. Desert Hills Winery is located in Oliver, BC and it was great to have them participate in…

Wine Tasting with a Social Twist at CBC May 26

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards has always been a leader in the BC Wine industry and embracing the age of social media has proven no different. The Tinhorn Creek team are avid tweeters, Facebook followers and are very LinkedIn. So, to meet…

Afterglow 2010 Naramata Bench Wine Tasting

On April 12th, I attended a wine tasting that featured a large selection of wineries from all over the Naramata Bench area.  This ballroom tasting along with a silent auction held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel paired two wineries with…

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