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Canadian Wines Vanwinefest – My Recommendations

  .. … Canadian Wines at the 2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival My Recommendations Some people say that the best thing about British Columbia is its salmon and beaches, but I say, it’s the wine. With 280 wineries in B.C.  All I can say is that if Alberta wants to keep its …

Legendary Dracula Wines
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My Review of Legendary Dracula Wines at Vanwinefest

Legendary Dracula Wines at Vancouver International Wine Festival I was desperately seeking Dracula and couldn’t find him. But somehow I accidentally stepped on a bat hanging around the Legendary Dracula Wines table – oops there he is.  I loved all the Romania wines here, although I …

California Wines
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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 …

VIWF Trade Competition
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2019 VIWF Trade Competition Winners

  CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE: VIWF ANNOUNCES 2019 VIWF TRADE COMPETITION WINNERS 41st Vancouver International Wine Festival serves up 82,000 wines glasses; 42,000 bottles of wine The Vancouver International Wine Festival announced the 2019 trade competition winners on Friday at Celebrating …

VanWineFest Tickets
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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 …

VanWineFest Tickets
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VanWineFest Tickets on Sale January 9

  VanWineFest Tickets on Sale January 9, 2019 The 41st Vancouver International Wine Festival returns for an eight-day celebration of wine and food February 23 to March 3 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues around Metro Vancouver. The 2019 festival features 160 wineries …

2019 Vancouver International Wine Festival
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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 …

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My 2018 Vanwinefest Recommendations – Red Wines

[To view photo gallery, scroll to bottom of page and click on “View as Full Site”]   My 2018 Vanwinefest Recommendations – Portuguese and Spanish Red Wines   I blame Malbec for the reason why my list doesn’t contain any red Spanish wines as I’ve grown to …

Savour Spain
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Recap of Savour Spain Vanwinefest Event

[To view this photo gallery, go to bottom of this page and click on “View as Full Site”] … Eating and Drinking My Way Through Spain at Savour Spain   Is there anything better than spending time in Spain where you can truly savour all that she has to offer from $2 cavas and …

VanWineFest Winery Dinners
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Wine and Dine at VanWineFest Winery Dinners and Lunches

Wine and Dine at VanWineFest Winery Dinners and Lunches Love fine wine? Love great food? VanWineFest has delicious VanWineFest winery dinners and lunches that let you discover the wines of a particular winery or region, paired with wine-inspired menus.   Winery Dinners Top wineries and top …

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VanWineFest Festival Wine Tasting Preview

    VanWineFest Festival Wine Tasting Preview As someone who adores Spanish Wine and seafood, it gave me tremendous pleasure to be invited to the VanWineFest Festival Wine Tasting Preview at Blue Water Cafe. So the following are the wines I absolutely adored at the  VanWineFest.ca. …

2018 VanWineFest
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177 Wineries for 2018 VanWineFest – Advance Tickets on Sale Nov 1

177 Wineries for 2018 VanWineFest 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival Announces 177 Wineries from 15 Countries, Features Wines from Spain and Portugal The Vancouver International Wine Festival is pleased to announce the winery lineup for the 40th annual festival, taking place February …

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Winning Pairings at the Vanwinefest Vintners Brunch 2017

[To view photo gallery on mobile, scroll to end of post and click on “View as Full Site”]   Sometimes the best value events at the Vancouver International Wine Festival are not necessarily the cheapest, but the ones where the best of food and wine come together in one exclusive …

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PICA Kitchen Party at Vanwinefest – My Tasting Notes

[To view on mobile, scroll to end of page, and click on View as Full Site] Several years ago when I wasn’t a blogger and I actually purchased a ticket to the Tasting Room at the Vancouver International Wine Festival, it was such an overwhelming experience as I literally tried to taste each …

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Canadian Wines at the 2017 VanWinefest – My Recommendations

  ….).. According to a press release I received from the Vancouver International Wine Festival, at the 39th Vancouver International Wine Festival which featured Canadian wines, this year’s dishwashers will have dealt with 82,000 wine glasses plus countless plates, cups and …

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25 Wines under Twenty Five Dollars – My 2017 Recommendations

[If viewing on mobile, scroll to end of post and click on “View full site’] Being fabulously frugal means I hardly ever pay more than $25 for a bottle of wine except for the occasional splurge when I really want that expensive bottle of bubbly or French pinot noir. So I’m always …

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I Heart Bubbly Party – My Recommendations

[To View this Photo Galley on Mobile, scroll to end of post and click on View as Full Site]   Like a typical Asian girl, I love all things sparkling be it from the bling bling I wear around my neck, my fingers and my toes or the bedazzling are you blind yet sequins tops and stilettos. So is …

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Advance Tickets On Sale November 1 for Vanwinefest

CANADA TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT 2017 VANWINEFEST Discounted tickets & Gold Pass on sale November 1 to December 15 Free ticket with beVancouver.com hotel booking IN BRIEF Discounted tickets to select 2017 Vancouver International Wine Festival events go on sale Tuesday, November 1 at 9:30 a.m. Save …

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182 Wineries for 2017 VanWineFest featuring Canada – tix on sale Nov 1

2017 The Vancouver International Wine Festival Announces 182 Wineries Showcasing Canada and the World The Vancouver International Wine Festival is pleased to announce the winery lineup for the 39th annual festival, which takes place February 11-19, 2017. The eight-day wine and food extravaganza …

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Veni Vidi Vino – My Tasting Notes Featuring Italian Wines from Vancouver International Wine Festival

  540 varietals?  No problem, just let me put on my jet pak and contact my liver donors to put them on call.  Every year my sniff swirl smell and spit safari around the tasting room at the Vancouver International Wine Festival proves to be a daunting task so I limit my tasting list to the …

Wines under $25
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My Recommendations from the 25 Wines under $25 event

  Every year, my favorite event to attend at the Vancouver International Wine Festival is the 25 Wines Under $25 seminar as it’s definitely up my frugal alley.  Hosted by James Nevison, The Province‘s “Wine Guy” and author of the best-selling Had a Glass series of wine …

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VIWF Announces 2016 Trade Competition Winners

  CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE: VIWF ANNOUNCES 2016 TRADE COMPETITION WINNERS Spirited Industry Professional, Sommelier of the Year, Wine Program Excellence Awards The Vancouver International Wine Festival announced the 2016 trade competition winners on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Celebrating …

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My Review of Bonterra Vineyards Wine Dinner at Boathouse Kits

  An Evening of Wine from Bonterra and Culinary Pairings from The Boathouse Hosted by General Manager, Amber Brownlee and Executive Chef, Vincent Wong of The Boathouse. Special Guest Dave Kobal, Vineyard Director, Bonterra Winery. Ever since I attended the New Zealand Wine event at the The …