Category: Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival

Where to Find Me at the Vancouver International Wine Festival @VanWineFest

Wandering through the isles of the International Festival tasting room, with glasses of sparkling, red, and white wine pouring freely, are you looking for a friend to share a new wine find? If you see me, please poke my shoulder…

Hotel Le Soleil – A Place to Stay During Vancouver International Wine Festival

Are you coming from out of town to attend the Vancouver International Wine Festival?  Do you need a hotel? I came across this offer from Hotel Le Soleil in Gastown, just a short walk to the Vancouver Convention Centre.  Here…

My Vancouver International Wine Festival 2013 Event Picks

The tickets are out for the Vancouver International Wine Festival on January 8.  Which events do you attend?  Well I’m here to help.  BTW, I was told there will be 767 #wine selections in #VanWineFest Tasting Room. 1850 total selections in 55 events. 30,000…

Bistro Pastis To Host Osoyoos Larose Wine Maker Dinner

I sat up at attention when this email message showed up.  Oyosoos Larose produces very high quality red Bordeaux blends in the South Okanagan.  Wine maker, Pascal Madevon‘s top wine being the “Le Grand Vin” and then a second tier,…

Video with Sebastian Labbe Winemaker at Carmen Winery during the VPIWF

Did you know that Vina Carmen is Chile’s oldest winery, founded in 1850 by Christian Lanz, who named the winery after his wife, Carmen? The Carmenere grape variety was rediscovered at Carmen in 1994. In 1997 Carmen launched the first…

Talking with Miguel Torres Maczassek at the Vancouver Playhouse Intl Wine Festival

Miguel Torres is best known as a wine making family with long pedigree from Spain.  From Spain they have spread out around the world.  One place where they have taken root has been Chile; the Curico Valley to be precise. …

MyWinePal Interviews Lucia Romero from El Porvenir de los Andes

As part of my wine tasting activities at the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, I interviewed several winery principals.  For this first video I talk with Ms. Lucia Romero from El Porvenir de los Andes, from the Salta region of…