BC Wine Events at Vancouver International Wine Festival

The Vancouver International Wine Festival is coming to Vancouver from February 24- March 2, 2014. Named one of the best wine festivals in the World, people from all across the globe come together to taste 800+ wines from 14 countries. This year, the regional theme is France, and the global focus in Bubbly.

Tickets from some events have already sold out, so be sure to get yours today to avoid any disappointment.

 Here are some of our recommendations for some BC wine related events this year:

 February 25, 6:30-10:30pm- Meyer Family Feast at Brix Restaurant and Bar

5 course meal paired with Meyer Family award-winning wines for $140.00. Buy tickets 604-873-3311

  • Reception: Okanagan Valley Chardonnay 2012
  •  First Course: Local quail leg “pok pok” style, Vietnamese pickle salad paired with Okanagan Valley Gewürztraminer 2012
  •  Second Course: Pan seared Qualicum Bay sea scallop, saffron Israeli couscous paired with Tribute Series Chardonnay 2011 and McLean Creek Okanagan Falls Chardonnay 2011
  • Third Course: Smoked local sablefish gnocchi, green peas, shallots, white wine cream, local micro greens paired with Micro Cuvée Chardonnay Naramata 2011
  •  Fourth Course: Roasted brome lake duck breast, miso eggplant, celery root horseradish puree paired with McLean Creek Road Pinot Noir 2011 and Reimer Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011
  •  Fifth Course: A selection of artisan cheeses with house made condiments & crostini

March 1, 12:00-2:00pm  BC Paired: Indulge Your Senses at ORU Fairmont Pacific Rim

Indulge your senses with the best wine and food that BC has to offer. Tickets are $69.00 buy tickets 604-873-3311.

Aside from these great events and more, you will want to get tickets for the Acura International Festival Tasting Room. With events on Feb 27, 28 and March 1, you will have an opportunity to taste rare bottles from winery representatives, wine makers, and more. With a global focus on bubbly, you will also find more than 110 expressions of sparkling wine in the tasting room!! Purchase your Tasting Room tickets before they sell out.

For more information on the Vancouver Wine Festival, visit Playhouse Wine Festival or follow them on twitter @vanwinefest. 

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