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Gastown and Chinatown Tasting Plates Photo Gallery

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Coal Harbour Tasting
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Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting

Celebrate the season at the Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting Sample amazing wines, craft beers, ciders and more on Dockside’s award-winning patio Coal Harbour Liquor Store is pleased host its third annual Spring Patio Tasting on the waterfront patio at Dockside Restaurant. The event …

Garagiste North
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2017 Garagiste North Wine Tasting Notes

One of my favorite wine tasting events is the Garagiste North Small Guys Wine Festival which features small lot wine producers in B.C. – proof that small quantities can produce the best quality of wine as I never fail to find some fabulous wines at this festival. Of late though, I’ve …

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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 …

Marquis Wine Cellars
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Marquis Wine Cellars Annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting

Marquis Wine Cellars Annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting Kick-start your Holiday Season by joining us at the store for our annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting. Join us at the store on Saturday, November 19th between 1 and 4 pm as we open fantastic selection of Champagnes and …

Joey Bentall One
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Wine Festival Saturdays at Joey Bentall One

Wine Festival Saturdays at Joey Bentall One WINE FESTIVAL SATURDAYS 3 pm – 5 pm | $25 per ticket, $60 for three-ticket series October 22, October 29, November 5 JOEY Bentall | ONE 507 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V7X 8A8 Restaurant wine lists can be intimidating & overwhelming. With so many …

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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 …

Black Hills Estate Winery
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Black Hills Estate Winery Release Nota Bene in Vancouver from August 28-31

Black Hills Estate Winery Release Nota Bene in Vancouver Local restaurants and private liquor store participate in public release The News: Black Hills Estate Winery‘s 2014 Nota Bene wine will be available to the trade and public across BC on September 1st. This limited-release …

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The Highlights of 2016 Dish N Dazzle

Click here to see all the photos of this event When it’s comes to drinking wine or eating at one of Vancouver’s top restaurants, it’s a toss-up as to which activity I like more than the other. Luckily, both go hand in hand and when you attend an event like BC Hospitality …

Coal Harbour Tasting
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Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting back for another great year

 Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting back for another great year Dockside Restaurant’s award-winning patio to host wine al fresco tasting Coal Harbour Liquor Store is pleased to again be hosting the Spring Patio Wine Tasting on the award-winning patio at Dockside Restaurant. The event …

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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 …

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Cool Climate Cool View Wine Event at Lift Bar and Grill

  Set against a picturesque view of Coal Harbour and the North Shore Mountains at Lift Bar and Grill, the Cool Climate Cool View grazing lunch event held on February 27, 2016 for the Vancouver International Wine Festival featured vineyards that are located within a few kilometres of the ocean …

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Meet some of the 2016 VanWineFest vine stars

  THE WINE WORLD IS HERE Meet some of the 2016 VanWineFest vine stars Vine stars from around the world will travel to Vancouver for the 38th Vancouver International Wine Festival February 20 to 28 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues in Metro Vancouver. Each of the 155 wineries from …

Taste BC
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Taste BC – an event featuring BC Wine and Restaurants

Taste BC: Showing BC Wines and BC Restaurants Thursday, 28 January 2016 at 16:30–19:30 Pan Pacific Vancouver Suite 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B5 Get ready for the province’s biggest wine tasting on January 28th 2016 at the Pan Pacific Vancouver (Crystal Pavilion). …

Coal Harbour Tasting
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My Wine Tasting Notes for the Pelican Bay Wine Tasting

  I’ve been to the Pelican Bay Wine Tasting numerous times and it’s one of the better wine tastings as you not only have the opportunity to taste 100+ wines to taste, but plenty of appetizers to go around.  And last but not least, you leave with a voucher for $10 off on your next …

Evolve Wine
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My tasting notes of Evolve Cellars Wines

  I laugh whenever someone tells me that if I keep drinking beer I’ll eventually find one I like and in response I say okay that will happen once I try every single varietal from every winery on earth because honey it’s the taste of grape I love and all its underlying fruit notes. …

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Celebrate Pride with Provence Wines

    Celebrate Pride with Provence Wines this Weekend Show your #ProvencePride for a chance to win … FREE PROVENCE WINES PUBLIC TASTINGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST To add to the celebration of diversity and the LGBT community in Vancouver, Provence Wines is hosting three FREE Provence …

Garagista Wine Festival
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Garagiste North Wine Review

  I don’t claim to be a wine guru but I know what I like and I’ve gone to a few tasting events in the past decade since I started on my journey to learn more about wine.  What surprised me about the Small Guys Wine Festival – Garagiste North event was the quality of wines in …

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Champagne and Caviar Tasting

  Thursday July 9th, 2015 from 7:00 pm – 9:00pm. Vancouver Rowing Club, 450 Stanley Park Drive All proceeds will benefit amateur sports in BC. Tickets are $29.99 available at all Liberty Wine Merchants locations. For a list of locations:  www.libertywinemerchants.com. … …

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Garagiste North: Small Guys Wine Festival Vancouver

Saturday, June 27 The Wise Hall 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver Trade @ 12:30 PM (credentials required) Public@ 2:00 PM ($49.00) Purchase Tickets Here   As a small event, you can spend time with the emerging winemakers and taste one of a kind wines.  Talk with people passionate about making …

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Highlights of Dish ‘n Dazzle 2015

After last year’s Dish ‘N Dazzle where Fay aka @Armadillob and I terrorized Katie Ingram by returning not two or three times but six times to have her Fireball cinnamon whiskey cocktail and cackled our way through our caricature session with Cruelty Free Cartoons, you’d think …

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Pelican Bay Spring Wine Tasting Event

… This year, for the first time, the Pelican Bay Spring Wine Tasting Event will be held on the award-winning patio of Dockside Restaurant. On May 27th, sample 100 wines from 15 of the finest distributors and wineries in British Columbia on the waterfront of False Creek. Your ticket includes: …

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Discover New Zealand in a Glass

Date: Thursday 14 May 2015 Time: 7:00PM – 9:30PM Venue: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront – Vistas 360 Street: 1133 West Hastings St. Town/City: Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3T3, Canada Join a variety of premium New Zealand wineries with over 90 wines at our exclusive annual …

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Spring Fling at Marquis Wine Cellar

What better way to bring in Spring than to join us for a fling?Dust off your prettiest pastels out of your tickle trunk and come share a glass of refreshing wine with friends, old and new. A rosy-cheeked Frenchman, a bubbly Italian, and a light white Spaniard are your hosts. And – the best …

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Christmas Market at the Wine Shop – 2 days of events

December 13, 2014 (Sat) – December 14, 2014 (Sun) from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Broadway International Wine Shop 2752 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V6K 2G4 Phone: 604 734-8543 Christmas Market at the Wine Shop – a celebration so nice, we’re doing it twice. That’s right, the Christmas …