The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

The last week of February 2016 will mean that Italy is in Vancouver. Yes, you read that correctly. Vancouver will be hosting a significant number of Italian wineries (among other gems from all over the globe) at the Vancouver International Wine Festival (aka VIWF). Italy is the “theme” country this year, which means it will …

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The Vancouver International Wine Festival presents: BACCHANALIA GALA DINNER + AUCTION In summary, the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction initiates the 38th VanWineFest on the 20th of February at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. This prestigious event will include one of the most thrilling collections of vintage wines ever to be auctioned in the province of …

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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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Majella Wines of Coonawarra, South Australia, is a family-based winery focused on a non-interventionist style of wine making. The Director of the winery, Brian Lynn, a.k.a. “The Prof”, was cheerful and cordial as tasters approached his booth during the Vancouver International Wine Festival in February 2015. I remember walking up to the Majella table at …

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It was truly an early morning on Friday, February 27th, as I headed into the doors of Vancouver’s Convention Centre to attend the International Wine Festival’s seminar Excitement in a Glass. Moderated by comedic sommelier and wine educator Mark Davidson, a panel of five top wine experts & buyers sat down to showcase the top …

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