August Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores

Here is the latest announcement from BC Liquor Stores about what special events that you can participate in various Liquor Stores in August.  You will find wines from Uruguay and New Zealand, whisky from Scotland, gin and ciders from BC to taste.  Enjoy.

39th & CAMBIE

THE GARZON EXPERIENCE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2
3:00–7:00 P.M.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
1:00–5:00 P.M.
Discover for yourself why Bodega Garzon, a true gem from Uruguay, is Wine Enthusiast’s “New World Winery of the Year.” The outstanding wines will be paired with grilled short ribs/vegetables exclusively prepared in a Uruguayan-style asado.

HIGHLAND PARK SINGLE CASK ADVANCE PREVIEW TASTING
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8
6:00–7:30 P.M.
Join Highland Park Ambassador, Jeffrey Meyers, for a tasting of the Highland Park Collection. Tickets are $40 – SOLD OUT

HIGHLAND PARK SINGLE CASK ADVANCE RELEASE
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8
7:30 P.M.
BC Liquor Stores will release the following products: Highland Park 50-Year-Old, Highland Park Thor, Highland Park Loki, Highland Park Single Cask #1780 and Highland Park Single Cask #5857. These products are open for purchase at 7:30 p.m. A draw for the chance to purchase the 50-Year-Old, the Thor, and the Loki will be held at 7:30 p.m. Draw tickets will start to be handed out at 5:00 p.m. Customer must be present at the time of the draw to purchase.

BC LIQUOR STORES NEW & BCL SELECT TASTING
THURSDAY, AUGUST 15
4:30–6:00 P.M.
Looking to excite your palate with something NEW? Join our Product Consultants for an opportunity to taste new and BCL Select offerings–only available at BC Liquor Stores.

THE DELIGHT OF GIN – WITH KELLY WOODS OF SIN GIN
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
6:00–8:00 P.M.
Gin drinkJoin Kelly Ann Woods, actress and founder/ owner of the multi-award winning artisan craft distillery Gillespie’s Fine Spirits in Squamish, in a fun, energetic and informative workshop featuring Sin Gin. Kelly will walk you through creating exciting cocktails perfect for the summer season! Tickets are $15 and includes a complimentary Transit Pass. Tickets may be purchased at any BC Liquor Store location.

PARK ROYAL

CELEBRATE THE HOTTEST GIN IN BC WITH EMPRESS GIN
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2
3:00–7:00 P.M.
Come and enjoy an Empress Gin 1908 Gin and Tonic with the hottest gin in BC this BC Day – a cocktail you can enjoy with family and friends. Live colourfully!

LA MARCA SPARKLE WALL
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
12:00–8:00 P.M.
Please join La Marca Prosecco as we celebrate the August long weekend. We invite you to come and have your photo taken with our sparkle wall, try a sample of La Marca Prosecco, learn some mimosa recipes and enjoy a selection of gourmet food pairings. Together we make everyday sparkle!

HIGHLAND PARK SINGLE CASK RELEASE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9
6:00–7:30 P.M.
Join Highland Park Ambassador, Jeffrey Meyers, in a casual style tasting featuring the Single Casks. He will be in-store to pour and answer any questions you might have about the Highland Park range of products, including the evening’s special releases.

The night will conclude with the release of the Highland Park 50-Year-Old. A draw will be held at 7:30 p.m. for the chance to purchase the 50-Year-Old. Draw tickets will start to be handed out at 5:00 p.m. Customer must be present at the time of the draw to purchase.

BC LIQUOR STORES NEW & BCL SELECT TASTING
THURSDAY, AUGUST 15
5:00–6:30 P.M.
Looking to excite your palate with something NEW? Join our Product Consultants for an opportunity to taste new and BCL Select offerings–only available at BC Liquor Stores.

BUY LOCAL WITH BC TREE FRUITS CIDER
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
2:00–6:00 P.M.
Celebrate Buy Local Month with BC Tree Fruits Broken Ladder Cider! These premium craft ciders contain no added water, refined sugars or artificial flavours. Just 100% fresh pressed BC fruits not from concentrate – and are naturally gluten-free! Try the new Broken Ladder Rosé alongside the classic Broken Ladder Apples, the perfect pairing for your summer barbecues!

PREMIUM SAUVIGNON BLANC
Premium Sauvignon BlancTHURSDAY, AUGUST 22
6:00–8:00 P.M.
BC Liquor Stores is proud to host a special tasting event featuring the season’s best-selling Sauvignon Blancs. Join Kim Giesbrecht, BC Liquor Stores Category Manager, as she walks you through a variety of premium wines. New Zealand is a superstar in this variety so expect to learn a lot about the region and terroir. Tickets are $15 and includes a complimentary Transit Pass. Tickets may be purchased at any BC Liquor Store location.

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