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The Global Cru

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May 20, 2022
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
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VCC West, Meeting Room 109
1055 Canada Place
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Ticket Status: Tickets on sale Wednesday, April 20, 9:30am

While the term “Cru” is most often used for the French classification system, the “Cru” concept can apply to any vineyard or group of vineyards recognized for their superior quality.  This seminar will take participants on a global journey to some of the wine world’s greatest vineyards to discover what makes their terroir and wines so special.

Moderators: Anthony Gismondi, Evan Goldstein
Panelists: Cecilia Carrasco, Michael Couttolenc, Matt Dumayne, Enrique Morgan, Greg Morthole, Mele Sosa, Rebecca Yates-Campbell, Sergio Zingarelli

Featured wines:

Familia Zuccardi Aluvional Gualtallary 2016
Accolade Wines St Hallett Old Block Shiraz 2016
Free Form Garnet Valley Ranch Riesling 2020
Arboleda Seña 2019
Arboleda Viñedo Chadwick 2019
Louis Jadot Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru Les Baudes 2015
Rocca delle Macìe Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG Sergio Zingarelli 2016
Bodega Garzón Single Vineyard Tannat 2018
Dave Phinney Wines Talbott Vineyards Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay 2016
Jackson Family Wines Mt. Brave Veeder Mountain Cabernet 2017
Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville District 2016
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Alexander’s Crown Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Sponsored by the participating wineries

Event details subject to change

Must be 19 or older (No Minors) to attend Vancouver International Wine Festival events. Two pieces of ID (one with photo and birthdate) are required. Infants and children are not permitted.

Festival events are subject to Public Health Orders and/or venue policies. As per the current situation, we will not be requiring proof of vaccination for entrance to events, and masks are not required. If the vaccine card is reinstated prior to the event, however, we will update our policy to ensure we are in line with provincial guidelines. As we have a firm policy of no refunds or exchange, please keep that in mind when making your purchase.


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