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VPIWF Picks

For those who’ve never been to the grand tasting hall of a wine festival, it can be a bit overwhelming. The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival had over 700 wines to taste this year, from 176 wineries in…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
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VPIWF Whammy of Umami

Fortified wines were front and centre at this year’s Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival and while I sampled some sherry-style wines at the beginning of the week, I wanted to get further into it. Whammy…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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Vancouver International Wine Fest is Coming Up

The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival kicked off last week at the Shore Club where Executive Director Harry Hertscheg welcomed media and gave an introduction to the festival. Seventeen wines were opened,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
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Spanish Snacks Come to Granville Street

So much of Spanish culture appeals to me. When I read of Spaniards ducking into late night tapas joints for some pulpo or sardines on toast before heading home from a night of drinking, it makes the Granville Street…

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Posted by: on Sunday, December 13th, 2009
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Cornucopia; the Sessions

Cornucopia is billed as Whistler’s celebration of wine and food and while there was certainly some celebrating happening in the tradional style, at parties (more on that later this week), there was also some great…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
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YVR Wine Night

An event almost passed through my twitter feed without me noticing last week but luckily it didn’t completely pass me by. The evening was hosted by “Vancouver’s most passionate wine bloggers & sommeliers” and…

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Posted by: on Monday, November 16th, 2009
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