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.
Top wineries and top chefs team up to create an unforgettable gastronomical evening. There are only three winery dinners remaining, so don’t miss your chance to enjoy a multi-course chef-created dinner paired with outstanding wines introduced by their winery principal.The price you see is all inclusive – wine, food, taxes, gratuities and service charges. It’s a great deal, and there are no surprises at checkout. But don’t delay – VanWineFest winery dinners sales end Thursday, February 15. Click on the event name for full details, including wines and menu, where available.
Tuesday, February 27
A Glowbal Affair / $120
Quails’ Gate Winery (BC) & Lake Sonoma Winery (California) / GlowbalEight wines, five courses (plus canapes), two wineries add up to one evening to remember.
Wednesday, February 28
Feudi: The Beautiful South / $145
Feudi di San Gregorio (Italy) / Beach Bay Cafe and PatioDiscover wines that are driving the oenological renaissance of southern Italy, perfectly paired with Mediterranean flavours.
Sparkling wine for dinner? You bet! Six spectacular Cavas from renowned Spanish producer Juvé y Camps are paired with delicacies such as muscles, octopus, foie gras, and octopus paella. “You simply cannot go wrong with dinner events at the festival. They are an experience like no other, a great way to enjoy an evening with friends. And if you’re in business, they’re an absolutely unparalleled way to entertain clients. The wine producer is on hand to discuss the wines, the chef is there to talk about the food, and the whole event is a thrill.” Randal J. Kaardal, Q.C., Hunter Litigation Chambers
NB: VanWineFest Winery dinners’ menus are created specifically to pair with the wines. Substitutions are not possible.
A few tickets are still available for three lunches on Saturday, March 3. It’s a culinary trip around the world with options from Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, and a global tour through the PICA kitchens. Don’t miss out!
Viva Iberia! / $115 / Vancouver Convention Centre
All 58 wineries from our theme countries, Spain and Portugal, will be pouring two wines each (that’s 116 wines to sample!), matched with a savoury Iberia-inspired menu.
Gusto Latinoamericano / $89 / Lift Bar Grill View
A five-course lunch paired with wines from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay are complemented by Lift’s magnificent views of the ocean and mountains.
PICA Kitchen Party / $99 / Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Eight of Vancouver’s top chefs take on the task of pairing a particular wine from a particular region in this popular walkabout lunch through the PICA kitchens.
How to Buy Tickets
1.877.321.3121 (toll free)
Mon-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
BMO Theatre Centre
202-162 West 1st Ave.
Mon-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
All prices inclusive of wine, food (where applicable), gratuities, service charges, and taxes. No surprises at checkout!