Wine Culture Magazine

Vancouver International Wine Festival. Marjo Wright photo

Thirsty? Add these wine-soaked events to your calendar.


Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

Sept. 27 to Oct. 7
The biggest party in the valley features more than 100 events at wineries and restaurants, as well as signature events including the WestJet Wine Tasting, the BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards and Cropped, which boasts more than 250 local wines, food and live music.

Tyler Shedden photo


EAT! Vancouver
Food + Cooking Festival

Nov. 5 to 10
The 16th annual foodie fest features a series of collaboration dinners between local and celebrated North American chefs, as well as signature events such as the EAT! Harvest Party, which will feature the wines of Washington and Oregon states. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to sample seldom-seen vintages from our neighbours to the south.



Mike Crane photo



Nov. 8 to 18
Head to the hills for 10 days of wine, spirits, beer, food and fresh mountain air at Whistler’s annual celebration of food and drink. Indulge in winemaker’s dinners, the Crush and Poured grand tastings, exceptional food and drink seminars, and so much more.





DineOut Vancouver Festival

Jan. 18 to Feb. 3, 2019
Start the New Year right with a full 17 days of delicious dining. Aside from dozens (and dozens) of restaurants offering bargain prix-fixe menus, the fest features BC VQA wine pairings and brunches, as well as food tours, cocktail masterclasses and global guest-chef collaborations.

Marjo Wright photo


Vancouver International
Wine Festival

Feb. 23 to March 3, 2019
Clear your calendar for North America’s greatest wine fest. California is the theme region for the 41st annual shindig, which features an anticipated 50 events at 25 venues, as well as the not-to-be-missed international tastings, where more than 700 wines will be poured.


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