Food Talks Volume 10

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Food Talks Vol 10 Speakers (from left to right) Tim Pawsey, Michaela Morris, Michele Boufard, John Clerides, Sid Cross and David Schoelfield.

On December 3rd we presented the tenth event in this Food Talks series which featured 5 inspiring speakers from our community who spoke about themselves and a different wine related topic.

van urban winery


The evening began as guests mingled over wine from the host location Vancouver Urban Winery.

Representatives from three wine related organizations then spoke about their organization giving everyone an over view as to their role in the wine community.

mark hicken

Mark Hicken

Modernize Wine Association of British Columbia 


Masa Shiroki

Artisan SakeMaker

dave stansfield

David Stansfield

Fresh Tap and Vancouver Urban Winery


Our Speakers Line-up:

 sid cross


Topic: “The 6 best wine types already proven most successful for BC” (or why I love BC chenin blanc, riesling, white blends, pinot noir, cab franc, and syrah)!

david schoelfield


Topic: ‘Place not  Grape: Defining Okanagan terroir’.

house wine girls


Topic: “You don’t have to be rich to start a wine cellar’’

tim pawsey


Topic: Drinking Outside the Box … Why Vancouver is forever in the Okanagan’s debt

john clerides


Topic: Nuturing & Developing a Wine Culture in BC

speakers 2 in q and a

There was a Q & A following the speakers which Richard Wolak moderated and guests had a chance to ask questions and engage with the speakers.

Thank you to Dianne Chow for taking the photos  (see more photos), as well as our Videographer Geoff Peters, and our volunteer Caro.

By: Richard Wolak

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