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The Global Cru

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February 29, 2020
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
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VCC West, Meeting Room 109
1055 Canada Place
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Ticket Status: Sold Out

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.

Moderator: Evan Goldstein, Sara D’Amato
Panelists: Grant Bellve, Donal Black, Alessandra Boscaini, Laura Catena, Michael Clark, Jean-Luc Colombo, Moreno Coronica, Mark de Vere MW, Emily Falcouner, Jose Luis Muguiro, Jorge Ramos, Antonio Zaccheo, Jr.

Sponsored by the participating wineries

Featured wines:

Bodega Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard River Stones Malbec 2016
Tyrrell’s Wines Winemakers Selection Vat 1 Hunter Semillon 2014
Clos du Soleil Winery Estate Reserve Red 2013
Viña Carmen DO Quijada Semillon 2017
Coronica Wines Gran Teran 2015
Jean-Luc Colombo Terres Brulées Cornas 2016
Carpineto Poggio Sant’Enrico 2010
MASI Agricola Brolo di Campofiorin Oro 2014
Fonseca Vintage Port 2017
Marqués de Riscal Finca Torrea 2016
Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, ToKalon Vineyard, Napa Valley 2016
Wines of Substance Substance Vineyard Collection – Jacks Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Wines subject to change

The Global Cru is graciously co-hosted by the embassies and consulates of the participating countries:

Consulate General of Argentina
Australian Consulate
Consulate General of Chile
Embassy of the Republic of Croatia
Consulate General of France
Consulate General of Italy
Consulate General of Portugal
Consulate General of Spain
U.S. Consulate General

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.


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