A listing of a few fun upcoming wine events in Vancouver:
Allen Meadows the Burghound - Burgundy 101 Seminar
A sit down tasting with Allen featuring classic examples of all the major appellations of Burgundy, with a few hidden gems thrown in for good measure. Allen will guide us through each wine as he speaks about the appellation, producer and recent trends and developments affecting Burgundy.
Date: Saturday, September 18th, 2010
Location: Terminal City Club - 837 W. Hastings, Vancouver - Business casual attire
Cost: $99 per person
Allen Meadows the Burghound - Bistro Pastis Lunch
Start your Sunday in a leisurely fashion by join us for lunch at John Blakely's Fourth Avenue fixture, Bistro Pastis. This meal will feature the wines from some of the lesser known Burgundy appellations with a sprinkling of more recognizable names included for good measure. As you happily eat and drink away, Allen will discuss each wine and grower, while providing an overview of Burgundy.
Date: Sunday, September 19th, 2010
Location: Bistro Pastis - 2153 W. 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Cost: $99 per person (all inclusive)
To order tickets for these events people contact Marquis Wine Cellars at 604-684-0445.
Taste Chile 2010
Meet visiting winemakers and taste wines from wine regions across Chile from more than 30 visiting wineries, each pouring up to six different wines at their table. Chilean style passed hors d’oeuvres will be provided to pair with the fabulous wines on offer. Educate yourself on Chilean wines while sampling additional wines at three focus stations. After tasting your way around the room, relax and enjoy the food and wine in our Santiago Lounge while taking in the sounds mixed by a local DJ.
Location: W2 Storyeum - 151 West Cordova, Vancouver
Date: Thursday, October 7th
Cost: Tickets $39
Charitable proceeds from the event will be donated to the Grapes for Humanity Canada.
For tickets and information, please visit http://www.winesofchile.ca/