Last chance to get tickets to these Vancouver International Wine Fest Winery Dinners!

The Vancouver International Wine Festival (Feb 21-March 1) approacheth. With seminars, special events, minglers, and sit-down dinners, as well as an international tasting room, the annual event is one of the city’s most anticipated, at least by oenophiles.

The dinners are an especially hot ticket. Along with a tasty way to learn more about wine, they offer a chance to network with professionals in the food and wine industry and enjoy a special dinner prepared by some of the city’s best chefs. Each dinner focuses on a different participating winery in the festival, and builds their menu around the wines paired during the dinner.

While many of the dinners are sold out, some still have spots available. Note: tickets to these events are only available until 11:59 p.m. tonight, Feb. 13.

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Last chance to get tickets to these Vancouver International Wine Fest Winery Dinners!

5 Reasons to Get Excited about the 2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival

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Now in its 42nd year, the Vancouver International Wine Festival (February 22 to March 1, 2020) returns at the end of next month with an abundance of events, participating wineries, and wines that are sure to please any budding or seasoned oenophile.

Here are 5 reasons that are sure to convince you to attend this year’s eight-day festival.

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5 Reasons to Get Excited about the 2020 Vancouver International Wine Festival

Last Chance to Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Getaway!

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It’s the final day of our “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” series. Don’t forget to enter below to win a grand prize trip for two to Vancouver!

Fifty Shades Freed will be released in theatres on February 9, and Tourism Vancouver is celebrating the film’s Vancouver presence with a sultry contest guaranteed to add fireworks to your Love Day. Part Three of our three-day “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” campaign features 15 Vancouver activities that will leave your date swooning.

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Last Chance to Win Your Own “Fifty Shades of Romance in Vancouver” Getaway!

Five Events We’re Most Excited for at the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

Raise a glass to the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival (courtesy Marjo Wright).

Like a fine wine, Vancouver International Wine Festival continues to improve with age. For this year’s 40th anniversary (February 24 to March 4), more than 170 wineries from 16 countries around the world are convening in Vancouver to host eight days of wine-centred dinners, seminars, brunches and lunches, and tasting galas. Events are selling out like mad, but there are still tickets available for our five must-do festival experiences – so pour a glass of your favourite vino, find an event you like, and get ready to immerse yourself in all things wine.

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Five Events We’re Most Excited for at the 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

Thirsty? Try 1450 of the world’s top wines this week at the Vancouver International Wine Fest

Photo from Vancouver International Wine Festival

Photo from Vancouver International Wine Festival

Wine lovers in Vancouver have good reason to raise a glass this week.

The Vancouver International Wine Festival, one of the biggest events of its kind in North America, returns to the city Feb. 20-March 1.  The eight-day blowout is much, much more than a simple wine tasting. More than 50 wine-fueled events are scheduled at venues across the city, from wine-paired dinners, lunches and brunches at top hotels and restaurants to special wine seminars and a series of giant tasting for 25,000 oenophiles.

This year, more than 150 wineries from 14 countries will be pouring up their finest reserves. The theme country for the 2016 festival is Italy, meaning fans of Italian wines are in for a special treat. A total of 60 Italian wineries representing nine different regions – from Tuscany to Piedmont – are on hand.  There will also be a range of brand new wineries at the festival, including some viticultural pioneers from Kamloops and New Mexico.  Continue reading:
Thirsty? Try 1450 of the world’s top wines this week at the Vancouver International Wine Fest

1800 wines, 43 events, 10 days: All about the 2015 Vancouver International Wine Fest

Photo courtesy of Vancouver International Wine Festival

Photo courtesy of Vancouver International Wine Festival

Drinkers, raise your glasses. The 2015 Vancouver International Wine Fest rolls into town Feb. 20-March 1. Some 25,000 wine lovers are expected to attend the 10-day festival, which features 43 separate happenings at venues around the city.

Wine-themed events range from special seminars to wine-paired lunches and dinners (and even brunches) and, of course, plenty of tastings. In total, 170 wineries from 14 countries will be in attendance, pouring more than 1,800 separate wines.

The heart of the festival is the giant International Festival Tasting Room event held over three nights (and one afternoon) inside the Vancouver Convention Centre, Thursday, Feb. 26, to Saturday, Feb. 28 (tickets starting at $68). Continue reading:
1800 wines, 43 events, 10 days: All about the 2015 Vancouver International Wine Fest

Love Aussie Wines? Tickets on Sale for Vancouver International Wine Fest

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Photo from Vancouver International Wine Festival

If you’re a fan of wine from the “land down under,” this might be right up your alley, mate.

Tickets for the 2015 Vancouver International Wine Festival, Feb. 20-March 1, are officially on sale now. And the 37th instalment of the festival – one of the biggest on the continent – is putting Australia’s incredible wines in the spotlight.

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Love Aussie Wines? Tickets on Sale for Vancouver International Wine Fest