Meeting a wine maker and talking to them about their wines is always exciting. Here is a chance for you to talk with some prominent BC wine makers to celebrate BC Day on August 2. Below is the press release from the BC Wine Institute.
Consumers are invited join some of BC’s top winemakers at Vancouver’s 39th & Cambie BC Liquor Store anytime from 3-6 PM on Saturday, August 2, to sample some of the 12 BC VQA wines that will be available to taste. The wines will be paired with tasty tidbits of local foods as prepared by Vancouver-based Forage restaurant.
These six acclaimed BC winemakers will also be signing bottles of BC VQA wines, giving fans a chance to ‘meet the makers’ of their favourite BC VQA wines, and the opportunity to discover new BC wines.
Holly Conway with the BEAT radio will be live on-site, broadcasting festive tunes for this FREE consumer event:
MEET YOUR MAKER WITH BC VQA WINES
Saturday, August 2 at 3-6 PM
(inside the 39th & Cambie Signature BC Liquor Store)
5555 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Howard Soon of Sandhill Wines
Rasoul Salehi of Le Vieux Pin
Michael Dinn of JoieFarm Winery
Hagen Kruger of Wild Goose Vineyards
Stefan of Poplar Grove Winery
Larry Gerelus of Stag’s Hollow Winery
The festivities continue well beyond the tasting event, with 30 scheduled BC VQA wine tastings taking place in BC Liquor Stores around the province throughout the month of August. Qualified tasting staff will lead consumers through tutored tasting flights of three wines at a time, showcasing 12 in total, which demonstrate the bountiful diversity of wines produced in our beautiful province. (Click here for the schedule of tastings and locations.)
August is the ideal month to shop for BC VQA wines in BC Liquor Stores as the stores celebrate all 100% grown and made-in-BC products. An exciting addition to the month long promotion is the newly-implemented ‘Insider Picks’ which will see a growing selection of BC VQA wines within BC Liquor Stores year-round.
British Columbians have so much to celebrate: From the sea to the mountains, from our wildlife to our culture, from our natural resources to our growing industries. What better way to celebrate our province’s abundance of riches than with delicious BC VQA wines!