This fall the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada will organize the 9th edition of “FLAVOURS OF ITALY”- Western Canada’s premier celebration of Italian food and wine. This is a month-long series of exciting and delectable events in Alberta and British Columbia.
For the first time in Vancouver, the ITALIAN WINE AWARDS will be presented with guests of both the industry and public tastings voting for their favourite Italian red and white wines. The winning wines will be displayed and promoted throughout selected Liberty Wines stores in Vancouver and the awards will be presented at the Dine Italia event at Federico’s Supper Club on November 28th.
We are also proud to announce a MONTH-LONG “FLAVOURS OF ITALY” IMAGE PROMOTION in 50 selected BC Liquor Stores – check out some of the best-selling Italian labels in our Province!
FLAVOURS OF ITALY KICK OFF RECEPTION AT THE VANCOUVER MUSEUM – Oct 27th, 6 p.m.
Organized in collaboration with the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce
Taste Italian wines and cheeses including Prosecco and Venetian Bellini cocktails while showing off your favourite Venetian mask and getting yourself into the Halloween weekend mood!
HOSPITALITY TRADE & MEDIA TASTING AND EVENING CONSUMER TASTING –Nov. 7th, 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the BC SHOWCASE, Suite 1700 – 800 Robson Street (Robson Square, Lower Plaza).
Taste over 120 different premium wines from Italy, including new products – for the first time in Canada – from the Italian food and wine producers visiting our city from the Lombardy Region.
A “CAMBIE KITCHEN” FOOD & WINE TASTING EVENT –Nov. 2, Signature BC Liquor Store on Cambie and 39th, 4 to 7 p.m.
A tasting open to the public of 14 premium Italian wines and authentic Italian food specialties.
DINE ITALIA – EXCLUSIVE “FLAVOURS OF ITALY” REGIONAL WINE-PAIRING DINNERS at some of Vancouver’s most renowned Italian restaurants with regional menus specially created by the chefs, all of whom have already been awarded (or who will receive next year) the Authentic Italian Hospitality Seal Award – “Ospitalita’ Italiana”.
The dinners will take place over the month of November and will feature regional specialties paired with wines exclusively from those regions with insights from both chefs and winemakers on the evening’s unique fare:
Monday Nov. 7 – Dine LOMBARDIA at Cibo Trattoria
Tuesday Nov. 8 – Dine VENETO at CinCin
Thursday Nov. 17 – Dine SICILIA at Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill and Enoteca
Thursday Nov. 24 – Dine PIEMONTE at Quattro al Centro
Monday Nov. 28 – Dine ITALIA at Federico’s Supper Club
We look forward to seeing you, buon appetito!
For tickets and more information visit the Chamber’s website: www.iccbc.com