Tag: Wine Tasting

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…

An Evening of Champagne and Sparkling Wine May 27

house wine’s love of all things French extends to the theatre, so it is with great pleasure that we partner with BonetaRestaurant in a fundraiser to benefit the Théâtre la Seizième. In its 35th season, Théâtre la Seizième is the only French…

California Wine Fair Tasting 2010

Last night I attended a wine tasting that featured a large selection of wineries from all over California, featuring 350 wines from over 100 wineries.  This ballroom tasting along with a silent auction held at the Vancouver Convention Center is…

California Wine Fair April 7

Now in its 30th year of touring across Canada, the 2010 CALIFORNIA WINE FAIR BALLROOM TASTING boasts 350 wines from 100 wineries throughout the Golden State. Under one roof, the range of wines include products currently available in the market…

2010 Wine & Beer Festival

On March 26th I attended a packed gathering of people out to taste an extensive selection of wine and beer. The event was held upstairs inside Stadium Club at the Edgewater Casino and was presented by Just Here for the…

Naramata Spring Wines April 12

Vancouver at the Westin Bayshore Hotel on April 12 and in Victoria at the Inn atLaurel Point on April 14 Be the first to taste the annual “Best of the Bench” Spring wine releases and meet the winemakers from the Naramata Bench Winery Association. …

Wines of Argentina Tasting April 9

Friday, April 9, 2010 3:00 – 7:00 pm BCLDB 39th & Cambie Signature Liquor Store 5555 Cambie Street, Vancouver At the Cambie & 39th consumer tasting, the wines listed above will be paired with bites from Baru Latino Restaurante.  Guests at the…

2010 Wine & Beer Festival March 26

Date: Friday March 26th, 2010 Time: 6:00-10:00 pm Location: The Edgewater Casino, Vancouver Tickets: $45 – includes all wine & beer samples, souvenir glassware, live entertainment, light appetizers, festival brochure and tasting notes Website: www.justhereforthebeer.com/2010

Port Wine Showcase

FENADEGAS represents a group of wine cellar cooperatives that began to promote their wines all over the world more than seven years ago. Today Wines from Portugal were showcased in Vancouver at the Metropolitan Hotel to members of the trade…

Sumac Ridge Wine Tasting Feb 5 & 6

CELEBRATE CANADIAN SUCCESS! When: Friday, February 5: 4pm – 7pm Saturday, February 6: 2pm – 5pm Where: Location: BC Liquor Store in Park Royal North 570 Park Royal North, West Vancouver What: Join the Great Estates of the Okanagan team…

Taste and Sip at TASTE BC 2010

I recently attended Taste BC, 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 about…

Bordeaux Under One Roof

Wines from the Bordeaux region of France were poured at the Trade tasting in Vancouver November 3rd. This tasting that was part of a tour also touched down in Montreal, Toronto and then ended in Vancouver, the walk around wine…

Undercover

On Thursday October 29th I had the pleasure to go ‘Undercover’ at one of the most secretave wine events of the season. Hosted by the Raymond James Lionsgate Financial to benefit Shooting Stars Foundation in support of direct service local…

The Globe in Your Glass

This charity fundraiser was to benefit Canuck Place, The Globe in your Glass was a tasting with many ‘new world’ wines being poured from all over the world. The Great Estates of the Okanagan executive chef Roger Planiden will showcase…

Mission Hill Family Estate’s Vintage Affair

Mission Hill Wines poured 6 wines including their Oculus, Quatrain and unveiled their Compendium at the Four Seasons Hotel on October 8th. This elegant evening featured inspired signature canapés by Four Seasons Executive Chef Oliver Beckert. Mission Hill Wines is…

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2010, Get Ready

New Zealand and Argentina the theme at largest wine festival to date The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival will mark its 32nd year with a celebration of the wines of Argentina and New Zealand and a global focus on rosé….

Celebrate the Great Wines of Argentina

This event held at the Sutton Place Hotel showcased 49 wineries from Argentina and featured many of the finest Malbecs, Syrah, and other red and white wines from their region. Many of these wines are already available in Liquor Stores…

Sonoma in the City

Wines from the Sonoma Coast, Russian River and Carneros were poured at the Trade tasting in Vancouver September 24th, since the region is known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnays this was the highlight here along with some Zinfandels. This…

Naramata Bench Wine Tasting

The wineries of the Naramata Bench region of the Okanagan held a “Simply Red” tasting extravaganza to members of the media and trade at Goldfish Pacific Kitchen in Yaletown on September 22nd. Some of the wineries represented included Laughing Stock,…

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