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My Review of California Wines at the 2019 VanWineFest

My Review of California Wines at the 2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival Fifteen years ago when once upon a time I lived in California, I only drank Black Tower Piesporter. Period. I didn’t know about California Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays or Roses or anything about wine for that matter. Today …

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VanWineFest tickets on sale January 9, 2019 for all events

  Get Ready to Buy Your VanWineFest Tickets on January 9, 2019 VanWineFest tickets to all public events at Canada’s premier wine show, February 23-March 3, go on sale Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. The Vancouver International Wine Festival is an eight-day celebration of wine and food …

2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival

2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival Tix on Sale Nov 1, 2018

.. 2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival Announces 160 Wineries from 15 Countries, Featuring California Wines 2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival is pleased to announce the winery lineup for the 41st annual festival, which takes place February 23-March 3, 2019. The eight-day wine and …


Top Drop Vancouver Grand Tasting on September 8, 2016

  TOP DROP VANCOUVER GRAND TASTING   Thursday, September 8th –  7:00pm to 9:30pm Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, B.C. $69 Event proceeds proudly go to the BC Hospitality Foundation. Top Drop Vancouver’s grand tasting, with all …


Drinking the Town Red at the California Cruisin Event at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Click here to see more photos of California Cruisin’ There was a time when I was afraid to venture out of my comfort zone, choosing only to indulge in Piesporter for my white wine of choice and Cabernet Savignon for red just because it sounded so French so it just had to be a good – …


Preview of California Wines for the 2013 Vancouver International Wine Festival

  Next year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival’s focus will be on wines from California, which account for 90% of America’s wine production and is the fourth wine producing region in the world.  I was fortunate to be invited to a sneak preview at the Blue Water Café to taste …