Wine Culture Magazine

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Wine Capital Weekend

September 22 to 24
Swing by Oliver for three days of live music, dancing, good food, good wine and loads of fun. It all begins with the Kick-Off Party at District Wine Village, continues with the Cask & Keg Festival and wraps up with the family-friendly Festival of the Grape, which features the hilarious Grape Stomp, food trucks, interactive Kids Zone and artisan Merchant Market. It’s the most fun you can have in wine country.

Victoria International Wine Festival

September 24 to 30
This year the grand tasting moves into the Victoria Convention Centre, where guests can sample over 400 wines from 16 different countries and, of course, the theme region, California. Plus there will be master classes, seminars and wine dinners at venues around town. Tickets and information at

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Terroir Symposium

September 30 to October 2
Some of the most important discussions around culinary culture happen at this Calgary event, where top names in food and drink engage in transformative discussions, workshops and some terrific dinners.

MICHELIN Guide Vancouver Launch

October 5
All Vancouver foodies will be eagerly awaiting the announcement of the 2023 entries into the prestigious guide. Catch the latest at:

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Okanagan Fall Wine Festival Events

October 27 to November 3
Valley First presents Après Crush–South Okanagan on October 27 and North on November 3; these lively grazing events showcase harvest-inspired culinary bites and B.C. wines. Also, back by popular demand are two trade tastings, one in the south and one in the north. Look for other events through the season, too. photo

Whistler Cornucopia

November 9 to 19
Whistler’s annual celebration of food and drink returns this November with all the signature events, seminars, dinners, parties and tastings you love, including the flagship CRUSH Grand Tasting.

Vancouver International Wine Festival

February 24 to March 3, 2024
It’s never too soon to start planning for VIWF, especially as it moves back to February with beautiful and intriguing Italy as its theme region. One of the oldest, biggest and most prestigious wine festivals in the world, it’s an absolute must for any wine lover, with a plethora of seminars, winemaker’s dinners, trade days events and tastings to explore.

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