Trade Days are Here Again!

The Wine World is Back in Vancouver… To Do Business with You!

Trade Days are an integral part of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, designed to meet the needs of professionals in the hospitality and food and beverage industries. This year, we have six events over two days, May 19 & 20, intended to increase knowledge and expertise, introduce exciting new wines to the marketplace, and encourage networking opportunities.

Trade Tastings go on sale Wednesday, April 13 at 9:30 a.m.
Seminars and lunches go on sale Wednesday, April 20 at 9:30 a.m.

Trade Tastings, presented by ContainerWorld
Trade Tastings are the best opportunity to explore the Tasting Room with your industry peers. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet wine producers from around the world, to taste rare wines, and perhaps to discover the next big thing in the industry. The first hour in the room (1:30-2:30 pm) is reserved for trade buyers and executive chefs only, providing the time and freedom to taste wines and connect with wine industry personalities away from the crowds.

Pivoting the Pandemic & Beyond
This industry plenary will explore the pivots and evolutions from the past two years, jumpstarting a conversation about the future of our industry.

BC: Explore Our Sense of Place
Tour BC’s diverse wine regions with a deeper dive into BC’s sub-GIs and different microclimates and growing conditions throughout BC.

Welcome Back Lunch, presented by Hillebrand
Join us as we celebrate the return of Trade Days at this kick-off lunch to the first tasting room session. Network with colleagues and get a head-start on some of the wines from the Tasting Room.

Celebrating Together: 18th Annual Awards Lunch, presented by ContainerWorld
Discover exciting wines worthy of the best wine lists in the city, while celebrating the strength and resilience of the hospitality community.

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