The 2023 Vancouver International Wine Festival Celebrates South America

The 44th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival, renowned for being Canada’s premier wine and food show, is returning to the Vancouver Convention Centre with a spectacular line-up of 152 wineries from 17 countries.

The Vancouver International Wine Festival Returns Until March 3

The 41st Vancouver International Wine Festival is back 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 participating in 54 events. This year, the spotlight shines on wines from California, with 53 wineries from…

Calendar of Events – February 2019

Annie the Musical – Burnaby – February 1-16 Align Entertainment presents the family favourite Annie: The Musical.  Annie is based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, and it has become a worldwide phenomenon.  With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.  She is…

Celebrate the season at the Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting

Coal Harbour Liquor Store is hosting its third annual Spring Patio Tasting on the waterfront patio at Dockside Restaurant.  With the weather we’ve been having, it will definitely feel more like a summer party! The event will take place from 5-8PM on June 1st and will include over 20 suppliers pouring an irresistible selection of…

Why not? – Quidni Estate Winery

Tucked in the Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley, you’ll find a beautiful new winery by name of Quidni Estate Winery. Founder Marty Gunderson, who actually didn’t know much about wine-making, decided to partake in an adventure to open a winery to bring good people together through outstanding wine because… why not? The word “quidni” means “why…

Explore the flavours of Asia with Haywire wines

January 31st marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. In celebration, Haywire Wines has released a limited edition Pinot Noir. To commemorate the release of this exceptional vintage, TownHall and Okana­gan Crush Pad invited me to a wine paring event focusing on Asian food and wine pairings. Okana­gan Crush Pad has introduced a guide to pairing BC…

Dine Out Vancouver returns from Jan 17th -Feb 2nd 2014

This is my favourite time of the year! Dine out Vancouver is Canada’s largest restaurant festival. An initiative of Tourism Vancouver and in partnership with American Express, hundreds of fine restaurants will offer tasting menus and culinary events starting January 17th until February 2nd. Menus range from $18, $28 and $38 per person, making this a…

Dish ‘n Dazzle is Back May 30 at the Pan Pacific Hotel

Dish ‘n Dazzle, in support of the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is now in it’s fourth fabulous year and has become one of the most anticipated annual food and wine events in Vancouver.  The event is one of the signature fundraisers for the foundation, whose prime mandate is to provide financial support for individuals within…

Stack the Rack – a Benefit for QMUNITY is back for 2012

Stack the Rack – a benefit in support of QMUNITY, is back for its second year. Amuse Consulting + Vancity  in partnership with  Marquis Wine Cellars & Mark Brand Inc will hold the popular wine tasting event on  Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Old Boneta event space on 1 West Cordova St. @Amuse_events invited me…