The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

If you didn’t know that the BC Wine Info Centre in Penticton hosts unique, casual wine education seminars to help folks learn more about our province’s wines, then you do now. The BC Wine Info Centre, home to over 900 different kinds of BC VQA wine, is not just your average wine store. Re-opening in …

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Terroir. This was the theme term in the Truth in Terroir seminar led by moderator Mark Shipway, DipWSET, during the Vancouver International Wine Festival held February 24-March 4, 2018. Panelists at the seminar covered the wine world nicely; everyone from winemakers to proprietors to export market managers were ready to talk about the cause-and-effect of …

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Rhys Pender thanked the crowd for showing up so early on the Friday morning seminar “From Ground Up” at the Vancouver Convention Centre as part of the yearly International Wine Festival that takes place here in the city. The focus: the Golden Mile Bench – British Columbia’s first sub-appellation which was created in 2015.   “This is …

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YES, believe it. The 2016 Vancouver International Wine Festival is just around the corner. How fast did that year fly by? Almost too fast, as vine stars from all over the globe are once again gearing up to jet-set their way over to Canuckland. TWENTY-SIXTEEN is the 38th wine festival in Vancouver, and will be …

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On Monday, May 18th, 2015, I had the opportunity to head over to GlobalBC to promote the Wine in the Garden ¬†fundraiser event that is happening on May 28th, 2015 at Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver, BC. This annual event is a collaboration between Van Dusen Gardens and the Bottleneck Drive Wineries Association. Its focus …

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