Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events for Saturday, February 23, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019

Events List Navigation

2019 Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction

Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm PST

Sunset in the Vineyard One of the most spectacular wine and food events in the city - an evening of incredible wine, inventive food pairings, and unparalleled opportunities to enhance your wine cellar. The 2019 Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction, presented by Blakes, kicked off with a sparkling wine reception at 6 p.m. and featured nine additional outstanding wines paired with an exquisite five-course menu prepared by the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s culinary team.  All of this was topped off with…

$450 Read More
Sold
Out

Živjeli & Namaste

Monday, February 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Stina @ Vij's Rangoli: Celebrated Croatian chef, Josip Eterovic, of the award-winning Taverna Riva on the island of Brac, comes to Vancouver to join creative forces with Chef Vikram Vij. Together they will present a one-of-a-kind menu of traditional Croatian fare inspired by Indian flair, at Vij’s Rangoli – each course paired with the beautiful wines of Stina. Menu: Canapé Ground Beef Kebabs on Naan Crostini Cuvée Red 2016 Vegetable Pakoras with spiced Chutneys Vij's mother sauce with Chickpeas Chaat…

$145 Read More
Sold
Out

Coastal Australia Meets France

Monday, February 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Voyager Estate @ Provence Marinaside: Margaret River's award-winning winery Voyager Estate and Vancouver’s award-winning Provence Marinaside invite you to enjoy a wine-paired dinner inspired by life by the sea. Executive Chef Jean-Francis Quaglia’s Southern French cuisine meets Voyager’s coastal Chardonnays and Cabs in a mouth-watering menu. Limit of 4 tickets per order Featured wines: Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2018 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Estate Chardonnay 2016 Estate Chardonnay 2011 Estate Cabernet 2013 Estate Cabernet 2009 Wines subject to change Due to…

$175 Read More
Sold
Out

Beauty and the Beest

Monday, February 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Culmina Family Estate Winery @ Wildebeest: Join Canadian wine industry legend and Culmina Family Estate Winery Proprietor Don Triggs at Wildebeest to experience the sublime contrast between classic tradition and contemporary flair. Enjoy the simple decadence of Executive Chef Ian McHale’s country cooking with the sophisticated elegance of rare and library release wines from Culmina's critically-acclaimed portfolio.Donald Triggs Proprietor, Culmina Family Estate WineryIan McHale Executive Chef, Wildebeest Menu: Welcome glass: R&D Rosé Blend 2017 FIRST Atlantic Smelt, Creme Fraiche, Avocado…

$145 Read More
Sold
Out

Next World Chardonnay

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm PST

California Chardonnay shocked the wine world at the 1976 Judgement in Paris and has carried on powering the family-owned and operated Jackson Family Wines for more than 35 years. Join us as we journey from the Russian River to Santa Barbara exploring California’s Next Chardonnay with acclaimed Winemaster Randy Ullom. Moderator: Anthony Gismondi Panelist: Randy Ullom Sponsored by Jackson Family Wines & Kendall-Jackson Featured wines: Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Santa Barbara Chardonnay 2017 Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2017 Jackson Estate Camelot Highlands…

$95 Read More

Explore California!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Louis M Martini Winery, Gallo Signature Series & Talbott Vineyards @ The Vancouver Club: Take a tour of California's wine regions through three exciting wineries, paired with the award-winning cuisine of Ned Bell, The Vancouver Club’s executive culinary director. Taste Napa Valley terroir through the iconic Louis M Martini Winery; understand Sonoma with Gallo Signature Series wines; and experience a California "Grand Cru" Chardonnay from Talbott Vineyards of the Santa Lucia Highlands. All three winemakers will be present to provide insight…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

A Taste of Croatia

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Coronica, Korta Katarina & Krolo Winery @ L'Abattoir: Explore Croatian wines from the Istrian peninsula to the Dalmatian coast and Adriatic islands, from three renowned winemakers, paired with the exquisite cuisine of Chef Lee Cooper of L'Abattoir. Enjoy exceptional wines made from grapes unique to Croatia, from the world's original Zinfandel to Posip, Plavac Mali, and the Istrian Teran and Malvazija grapes. Menu: Canapés Marinated Pink Scallop with Pink Grapefruit and Baked Oyster, whipped Garlic Butter, Black Truffle Korta Katarina Rosé 2016 and…

$175 Read More
Sold
Out

Reaching for the Stars

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Achaval-Ferrer @ Vij's: Join us at Vij’s for an unforgettable food and wine pairing experience, bringing together two uniquely inspiring flavours. Argentina meets India to showcase the authentic and world-class winemaking of Achaval-Ferrer with Vikram Vij’s modern cuisine. The pursuit of quality deeply rooted in tradition with a modern expression. Menu: Canapés Mutton Kebobs Mendoza Malbec 2017 First Course Spicy Indian Crepe with Sautéed Eggplant and Duck Koftas in Creamy Tomato & Kale Curry Quimera Malbec Blend 2014 and Finca…

$175 Read More
Sold
Out

Icons of Italy

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Marchesi de Barolo & Rocca della Macìe @ Cioppino's Enoteca Wine Rooms: A fantastic evening of food and wine hosted by three iconic Italian families. Guests will enjoy a six-course menu featuring award-winning food from iconic Chef Pino Posteraro and award-winning wines from the Zingarelli family of Rocca delle Macìe and Abbona family of Marchesi di Barolo. Featured wines: Marchesi di Barolo Roero Arneis DOCG 2017 Barbaresco della Tradizione DOCG 2014 Barolo della Tradizione DOCG 2014 Barolo Coste di Rose…

$225 Read More

The Heart of Valdobbiadene

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Canevel Valdobbiadene @ Bauhaus: Canevel Valdobbiadene confers on its sparkling wines notes of freshness, fragrance, complexity, and balance that only the hills in the upper reaches of Treviso can give. Join Masi’s Giacomo Boscaini to explore Canvel’s Proseccos, including the eponymous hillside Cru of Cartizze, paired with a memorable menu from Chef Tim Schulte and Chef David Mueller of Bauhaus. Learn more about Prosecco Superiore: A Sparkling Sip Above from wine writer Tim Pawsey.Giacomo Boscaini Export Manager / Family Member…

$175 Read More
Sold
Out

Discover Robert Mondavi Winery

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Robert Mondavi Winery @ Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio: Enjoy Robert Mondavi Winery Reserve and Library vintage wines, presented by Robert Mondavi Winery Chief Winemaker Genevieve Janssens and Master of Wine Mark de Vere, and paired with the inspired cuisine of Robert Mondavi Winery Chef Jeff Mosher and Ancora Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde. An elegant and memorable epicurean experience. Menu: Reception Ceviche Nikkei Albacore Tuna, Aji Amarillo and Sesame Leche de Tigre BC Trout Roulade Queso Fresco Crème Fraiche, Nori…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

Le Beau Diner

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Beaulieu Vineyard @ Gotham Steakhouse & Bar: Classic and contemporary cuisine meets the historical winemaking of Beaulieu Vineyard. After more than a century of winemaking, Beaulieu Vineyard stands as the benchmark Cabernet Sauvignon in Rutherford, Napa Valley. Join us at Gotham Steakhouse & Bar where Chef Jean Claude Douguet’s menu will honour these extraordinary wines that shaped winemaking in America. Menu: Reception Carneros Chardonnay 2016 1st course Medallions of fresh Atlantic lobster poached in tarragon butter morel sauce, Champagne cream, asparagus…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

Artisan Evening of Food & Wine

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Painted Rock Estate Winery @ Elisa: Painted Rock Estate Winery’s Proprietor John Skinner will pair his award-winning wines with signature dishes from Toptable Group’s contemporary steakhouse, Elisa. The Bordeaux-inspired single vineyard wines are a perfect complement to Executive Chef Andrew Richardson's exceptional wood-fired menu featuring premium cuts of beef, pristine sustainable seafood, and regionally sourced produce. Featured wines: Chardonnay 2017 Cabernet Franc 2014 Cabernet Franc 2015 Malbec 2015 Red Icon 2010 Red Icon 2016 Merlot 2008 Wines subject to change…

$175 Read More

California Crush

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm PST

California vines come alive during this dynamic, walk-around event that pays tribute to the Golden State’s most delicious and exciting wines. It’s a cool, stylish evening of great wine and food, music and entertainment, while socializing with fun people who love California. Sponsored by California Wines Featured wines: Benziger Family Winery AVA Grace Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Stave & Steel Cabernet Sauvignon NV Beringer Vineyards Brothers Bourbon Barrel Aged Red Wine Blend 2016 Napa Valley Chardonnay 2016 Bonterra Organic Vineyards Organic…

$75 Read More

Wine Industry Symposium

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am PST

Canada's Place in Key Wine Markets How are Canadian wines perceived outside of the country? What is the demand for them, and what types of wines will best succeed in export? How do they get to international markets? The challenge for any developing wine region is how to define its place in the world. And Canada has made great strides on that front. But how does Canada—and BC specifically—tell its story and explain its unique value in an ever more…

$40 Read More

Lessons From California

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST

Featuring Keynote Speaker Jon Bonné Enjoy a buffet lunch paired with insights from keynote speaker, Jon Bonné. In the past decade, California wine has enjoyed a remarkable renaissance. The New California Wine, as Jon Bonné has called it, represents a mature, confident new era. But to get there, vintners had to learn from some past missteps. How did California regain its groove, and what lessons does it offer for a wine region like BC? Jon will share his insights as…

$65 Read More

German Food and German Wines

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Felsengartenkellerei @ Jägerhof Restaurant: Join Felsengartenkellerei and Jägerhof Restaurant for an evening of German cuisine, paired with wines from the Neckar Valley. Christopher Gerhy and his staff have created a four-course meal to be paired with eight wines from Felsengartenkellerei, with expert insights from Anja Gemmrich, export manger. Menu: First Course Alsatian Tarte Caramelized Onion and Speck (double smoked Bacon) tarte Felsengartenkellerei Junge Cuvée Rosé 2016 Schloss Schnait Riesling 2016 Second Course South Tyrol Crini soup beef broth with cremini…

$145 Read More
Sold
Out

Cioppino’s Masters Cali

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Grgich Hills Estate, St. Supery Vineyards, Silver Oak Cellars, Twomey Cellars @ Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill: Wines from some of California’s most iconic wineries will be paired to perfection by the master of Vancouver Italian cuisine, Chef/Owner Pino Posteraro of Cioppino's. This spectacular dinner features wines from Silver Oak Cellars, Twomey Cellars, St. Supéry Vineyards, and Grgich Hills Estate. Featured wines: Grgich Hills Estate Napa Valley Fume Blanc 2015 Paris Tasting Chardonnay 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Silver Oak Cellars…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

CinCin Altesino! A Tuscan Icon

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Altesino @ CinCin Ristorante + Bar: Experience the tasteful wines of a land full of history paired with outstanding Italian cuisine. CinCin’s Executive Chef Andrew Richardson will prepare five dishes to complement the iconic wines of Altesino in Montalcino, Tuscany. Lorenzo Gucci, Export Director from Altesino will guide you through this spectacular evening. Limit of 4 tickets per order Featured wines: Bianco Toscana 2018 Rosso di Montalcino 2015 Brunello di Montalcino 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli 2008 Brunello di Montalcino…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

California in Blue Water Ocean

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Duckhorn Wine Company, Silverado Vineyards & Trefethen Family Vineyards @ Blue Water Cafe: Savour spectacular Napa wines paired with the culinary genius of Executive Chef Frank Pabst. Taste the best from Duckhorn Wine Company, Silverado Vineyards, and Trefethen Family Vineyards for an amazing evening at acclaimed Blue Water Cafe. Limit of 4 tickets per order Featured wines: Duckhorn Wine Company Calera Mt. Harlen Ryan Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016 Napa Valley Merlot 2015 Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2016 Silverado Vineyards Mt. George…

$225 Read More

Best of the West

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Stags' Leap Winery @ West Restaurant: Located at the very heart of Stags Leap District, an intimate valley within the greater Napa Valley, Stags’ Leap Winery has upheld a proud winemaking heritage in this prestigious appellation since 1893. Enjoy an incredible evening of Executive Chef Bobby Milheron’s West Coast cuisine and Stags’ Leap wines at West Restaurant. Recognized as the "jewel in Vancouver’s culinary crown", West’s outstanding contemporary regional cuisine and seamless service has earned much critical acclaim. Pristine seasonal…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

Sordo’s Centenary of Barolo

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Sordo @ Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar: Don’t miss this majestic dinner featuring four stellar Barolo vintages from the award-winning cellars of Sordo – 100 Years of Barolo. Executive Chef Alex Chen (Vancouver Magazine Chef of the Year) and Sommelier JP Potters of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar team up with Elisa Rabino of Sordo to present an unforgettable evening of fine dining. Featured wines: Langhe Bianco Rapujè 2017 Barolo Sordo 2014 Barolo Ravera 2012 Barolo Perno 2012 Barolo Gabutti Riserva…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

Hy’s Caymus Wine Dinner

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Wagner Family of Wine @ Hy's Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar: The Wagner Family of Wine has shaped Napa Valley’s wine industry since the late 1800s, creating Caymus Vineyards in 1972. Don’t miss your chance to try six incredible family-made wines, including the world-famous Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, paired with Chef Sutha Jeyarasa’s perfectly grilled steaks and the freshest fish and seafood at Hy’s. Menu Reception Cheese Toast Conundrum Blanc de Blanc 2017, California Prawn and Scallop sautéed in beurre…

$225 Read More
Sold
Out

Just Chill

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

A casual wine party for the cool crowd. Enjoy an evening of light bites, music, and wines that are best served chilled at The Loft at Earls Yaletown. In addition to a wide selection of bubbles, bright whites and rosés, you’ll discover red wines that will delight your palate when the temperature drops. Sponsored by the participating wineries Featured wines: Familia Zuccardi Blanc de Blancs NV Santa Julia Pinot Grigio del Mercado 2017 RedHeads Wine Yard Dog White 2017 Blue…

$65 Read More
Sold
Out

Gold Pass

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 pm PST

Experience everything the festival has to offer with VIP treatment when you become a Gold Pass holder. A terrific value, this pass offers incomparable access to VanWineFest. A $749 value for only $499! Gold Pass holders receive: Three evenings of International Festival Tastings Thursday, February 28, Friday, March 1, Saturday, March 2, 7-10 p.m. Three afternoon sessions in the Tasting Room Thursday, February 28 and Friday, March 1, 2:30-5 p.m. Trade Tastings The expanded Saturday matinee public tasting, Saturday, March…

$499 Read More
Sold
Out

RMW: A Visionary Journey

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

Join Robert Mondavi Winery Chief Winemaker Genevieve Janssens and Master of Wine Mark de Vere on a journey through the extraordinary wine growing regions of Napa Valley. Taste through Robert Mondavi Winery’s reserve and new vintage releases from these renowned appellations and vineyards. Moderator: Mark de Vere MW Panelist: Genevieve Janssens Sponsored by Robert Mondavi WineryGenevieve Janssens Chief Winemaker Robert Mondavi WineryMark de Vere Master of Wine Robert Mondavi WineryFeatured wines: Fumé Blanc, Napa Valley 2016 Fumé Blanc, Oakville 2015…

$80 Read More
Sold
Out

Pinot’s Siren Call of Seduction

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

What is it about Pinot Noir that continues to cast a spell on winemakers and wine lovers alike? Join wine educator, author and historian Paul Wagner and a panel of seduced Pinot producers from Burgundy, Oregon, California, New Zealand, and BC’s Okanagan Valley to hear their tales of enchantment, passion, and inevitable heartbreak. Moderator: Paul Wagner Panelists: Ross Baker, Jean-Charles Boisset, Darryl Brooker, Shirley Brooks, Christine Coletta, Randy Fabian, Gina Gallo, Thomas Price, Rick Sayre Sponsored by participating wineries Featured…

$80 Read More
Sold
Out

Grapes Unknown

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

Discover grapes off the beaten path in this seminar designed to expand your palate beyond the classic international varieties. James Nevison, The Province’s Wine Guy, will lead a panel of vine stars through an exploration of grapes you might not be able to spell, but will have no trouble enjoying.  Moderator: James Nevison Panelists: Massimo Di Lenardo, Charlie Geoghegan, Jane Glee, Katharine Anderson Groethe, Dražan Krolo, David Phillips, Miron Radic, Iva Rudolf, Giovanni Silvestri, Maria Sosa, Sara Triggs Sponsored by…

$65 Read More
Sold
Out

International Festival Tasting – Thursday Evening

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Tickets for the Thursday IFT are now sold out – a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase in person one hour prior to the event for $99. The Wine World is Here If you attend only one of the festival’s events, make it an International Festival Tasting. The Tasting Room at the Vancouver Convention Centre is the heart of the festival, where all participating wineries and their principals gather to pour their select wines. Discover exciting new…

$99 Read More
Sold
Out

Rhône Around the World

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

Rhône grapes have made an indelible mark in their native region in France, but are now being grown successfully throughout the wine world. While Syrah, Grenache, Viognier, Marsanne, and Roussanne have unique varietal expressions, they also partner well in a blend. This seminar takes you from Australia to North America’s West Coast to Spain and, of course, the Rhône Valley. Moderator: Mark Shipway, Jon Bonné Panelists: Ross Baker, Donal Black, Frédéric Chaudière, Bernard Duseigneur, Bodhi Edwards, Garron Elmes, Loren Gil,…

$80 Read More
Sold
Out

The Icons of Napa Valley

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

Celebrate the wines from some of Napa Valley’s iconic producers and meet the vintners and winemakers behind the wines. Hear their stories, learn more about who they are and what drives them to make world class wines. If you love Napa Valley, this is a seminar not to be missed. Moderator: DJ Kearney Panelists: Gillian Ballance MS, Brian Bostwick, Mark de Vere MW, Harvest Duhig, Michael Eddy, Thomas Price, Brooke Shenk, Jon Ruel, Maryanne Wedner, Russ Weis Sponsored by Napa…

$125 Read More
Going
Fast!

Delta Air Lines Tasting Lounge – Friday

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm PST

Amplify your tasting experience in the exclusive Delta Air Lines Tasting Lounge. Admission includes that evening’s International Festival Tasting from 7-10 p.m. (a $99 value), so feel free to travel between both events. The lounge has its own convenient entrance to the Tasting Room. Sample an assortment of festival bottles and enjoy a delicious selection of hors d'oeuvres and light bites. Learn more about festival wines and get tasting advice for the room. Need a break from the crowds? Simply…

$199 Read More
Sold
Out

International Festival Tasting – Friday Evening

Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Tickets for the Friday IFT are now sold out – a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase in person one hour prior to the event for $109. The Wine World is Here If you attend only one of the festival’s events, make it an International Festival Tasting. The Tasting Room at the Vancouver Convention Centre is the heart of the festival, where all participating wineries and their principals gather to pour their select wines. Discover exciting new…

$109 Read More
Sold
Out

Gusto Latinoamericano

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm PST

A sumptuous sit-down lunch featuring food-friendly wines from Latin America. Enjoy wines from Argentina and Chile, matched with a mouth-watering meal from Lift Bar Grill View. Sponsored by the participating wineries Featured wines: Domaine Bousquet Organic Brut NV Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2018 Viña Santa Ema Amplus Carmenére ONE 2017 Bodegas Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2016 Bodega Argento Cabernet Franc Reserva 2016 Achaval-Ferrer Mendoza Malbec 2017 Wines subject to change Note: Must be 19 or older…

$89 Read More
Sold
Out

PICA Kitchen Party

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm PST

“All great parties end in the kitchen.” Take a wine and food journey through the kitchens of PICA, featuring international wines matched with a small bite prepared by some of Vancouver’s top chefs, members of Chefs' Table Society of BC. Each kitchen will highlight a wine-and-food pairing from a different region, with the chef and winery principal sharing insights on what makes this pairing perfect. Sponsored by Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, Chefs' Table Society of BC and the participating…

$99 Read More
Sold
Out

Dine Italia

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm PST

Experience the celebrated wines of Italy with a superb multi-course lunch prepared by La Terrazza’s renowned chef Gennaro Iorio. This annual culinary treat of timeless Italian fare is prepared with fresh local ingredients, served in one of Vancouver’s most enchanting dining rooms, and paired with the wines of top Italian producers. Sponsored by the participating wineries Limit of 4 tickets per order Featured wines: Reception / Canapes MASI Agricola Canevel Campofalco Organic DOCG Valdobbiadene NV First Course Di Lenardo Vineyards…

$155 Read More
Sold
Out

Festive California

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Experience the quintessential California tasting and enjoy dozens of California’s finest wines, delicious gourmet foods samples and lively music. Discover new wine and food matches at every table. Savour an afternoon of unlimited fun, food and music – at the liveliest West Coast wine and food walk-around event under the sun! Sponsored by California Wines and Gismondionwine Menu White Wines San Francisco style cioppino with clams, shrimp, squid and scallops • gf df Kale and artichoke Caesar Salad • v…

$119 Read More
Sold
Out

International Festival Tasting – Saturday Matinee

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST

Tickets for the Saturday matinee IFT are now sold out - a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase in person one hour prior to the event for $94. The Wine World is Here If you attend only one of the festival’s events, make it an International Festival Tasting. The Tasting Room at the Vancouver Convention Centre is the heart of the festival, where all participating wineries and their principals gather to pour their select wines. Discover exciting…

$94 Read More
Sold
Out

Next Gen California

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

This wine-fueled roundtable breaks the glass ceiling and embraces the future of the wine industry with some of California’s most exciting next generation of vineyard personalities. This team is making wines that are lighter, brighter, and lots of fun. It’s the California way, and it’s never tasted so good.  Moderator: DJ Kearney Panelists: Jamie Benziger, Harvest Duhig, Gina Gallo, Ralf Holdenried, Austin Hope, Randy Lange, Justin Seidenfeld, Ray Signorello, Melissa Stackhouse Sponsored by California Wines Featured wines: Black Stallion Estate…

$65 Read More
Sold
Out

Ravenswood’s Godfather of Zin

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

Joel Peterson, Founder of Ravenswood Winery and “Godfather of Zinfandel,” is one of the great pioneers of Zinfandel in California and enjoys a cult-following of Zin lovers across the globe. Joel will take guests through a tasting of Ravenswood wines from some of California’s best growing regions while sharing stories of their exceptional history during this exclusive experience.  Panelist: Joel Peterson Sponsored by Ravenswood Featured wines: Pickberry Vineyard Red Blend, Sonoma County 2015 Barricia Vineyard Zinfandel, Sonoma County 2014 Icon…

$80 Read More
Sold
Out

The Shape of Wine

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm PST

Join Riedel’s Regional Manager, Alysha Harker, as she guides you on a journey through your senses. Discover how glass shape changes your wine as you sample Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon in the Extreme Retail Tasting set, Riedel’s varietal-specific collection for New World wine. The set of glasses is yours to take home! Moderator: Alysha Harker Panelists: Cecilia Carrasco, Randy Picton, Sam Temme, Karl Wente Sponsored by Riedel Featured winees: Familia Zuccardi  Q Cabernet Sauvignon  2015 Wirra Wirra…

$110 Read More
Sold
Out

Delta Air Lines Tasting Lounge – Saturday

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm PST

Amplify your tasting experience in the exclusive Delta Air Lines Tasting Lounge. Admission includes that evening’s International Festival Tasting from 7-10 p.m. (a $109 value), so feel free to travel between both events. The lounge has its own convenient entrance to the Tasting Room. Sample an assortment of festival bottles and enjoy a fantastic selection of hors d'oeuvres and light bites. Learn more about festival wines and get tasting advice for the room. Need a break from the crowds? Simply…

$209 Read More
Sold
Out

International Festival Tasting – Saturday Evening

Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm PST

Tickets for the Saturday evening IFT are now sold out - a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase in person one hour prior to the event for $119. The Wine World is Here If you attend only one of the festival’s events, make it an International Festival Tasting. The Tasting Room at the Vancouver Convention Centre is the heart of the festival, where all participating wineries and their principals gather to pour their select wines. Discover exciting…

$119 Read More
Sold
Out

Vintners Brunch

Sunday, March 3, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm PST

Tickets are only available by phone or in person. Vintners Brunch takes you on a tour of top restaurants and caterers, each one pairing a dish to a specific wine from around the world. Chefs and wine personalities share the secrets of their wine and food pairing. Professionals from the food and wine industry will be on hand to choose the winner of the annual Judges’ Choice Award – and you can vote on your favourite pairing for the Peoples’…

$175/$1750 table of 10 Read More
+ Export Events
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text.