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February 27, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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VCC West, Meeting Room 109
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC Canada
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California wine has gained a world class reputation with well-known varieties like Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. The incredible diversity of the state is home to a variety of other exciting and unexpected grape styles.  Explore the rich heritage of the Golden State and savour its incredible possibilities.

Moderator: DJ Kearney
Panelists: Jamie Benziger, Brian Bostwick, Harvest Duhig, David Gates, Jr., Ralf Holdenried, Randy Lange, Jon Ruel, Emma Swain, Karl Wente, Joanne Wing

Sponsored by California Wine

Featured wines:

Black Stallion Estate Winery Limited Release Albariño 2017
Duckhorn Wine Company Paraduxx Napa Valley Proprietary Red Wine 2015
Imagery Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvginon 2016
LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2017
Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Syrah 2014
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery Napa Valley Estate Moscato 2017
Stags’ Leap Winery Napa Valley Petite Sirah 2016
Trefethen Family Vineyards Estate Dragon’s Tooth 2012
Wagner Family of Wine Caymus Suisun Grand Durif 2016
Wente Vineyards Small Lot Cabernet Franc 2016

Wines subject to change

Trade events are available only to those in the wine, restaurant and hospitality industries who buy, sell, serve or market wine in their business. Registration is required.

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