Category: Wine

BEST of the WEST August 5th

The 5th annual BEST of the WEST is a unique evening that pairs 12 of the Lower Mainland’s best restaurants with 12 BC wineries for a culinary arts event and competition. Sponsored by Grosvenor Americas and hosted by house wine,...

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Tasting Oltrepo’ Pavese Wines

Wines from the Oltrepo’ Pavese (in the Lombardy Region) were poured in Vancouver at a tasting at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel on February 18 as part of a trade mission to Western Canada sponsored by the Italian Chamber of...

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ReWined!

On April 5th I attended the first hopefully annual event benefiting Make-a-Wish Foundation. Rewined was a fun filled evening of wine, cheese, canapés and a chocolate fountain. Admission was a bottle of fine wine, registered...

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Playhouse Wine Fest: The Vinestars

The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival will welcome some of the most progressive winemakers and winery leaders in the world from February 27th to March 4th. Whether pouring tableside at the International Festival...

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BC Italian Wine Awards 2011

The winners of the first edition of the BC Italian Wine Awards are being promoted throughout special in-store promotional displays in Liberty Wines stores from December 5th to December 19th. The winners of the awards were...

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A Taste of Napa

When people hear Napa Valley, they think big Cabernets.  Which is true, you can get some huge Cabernet Sauvignons there, but they also produce other wines, such as Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot Noir.  Did you know that the...

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Graffigna Wine Tasting

On December 2nd I attended a tasting of Graffigna wines at CinCin in Vancouver, this tasting was to launch their wines in Canada. Guests sampled a selection of CinCin appetizers that were well paired with the Graffigna Wines...

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