Eventbrite - Sip into Spring with BC VQA Wines


house wine is partnering with the Wines of British Columbia to present an evening of new, spring release BC VQA wines. The tasting will introduce you to the leaders in BC, showcase a variety of wine styles and our five regions, all without the leaving the city!

house wine is thrilled to be celebrating BC wines at the newest hot spot in the city. Vancouver Urban Winery will be the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable night out.

Sip into Spring with BC VQA

Spring is in the air and BC wineries have a vibrant bouquet of freshly picked BC VQA wines to offer! Renew your affection for our homegrown gems as you taste the latest releases and connect with the Winemakers behind the labels. Besides trying wines from all five of BC’s wine growing regions, you’ll discover a fresh new take on the Okanagan as you get to know the sub-regions of Kelowna, Naramata, Okanagan Falls, Golden Mile and Black Sage/Osoyoos. What better way to enjoy these exciting newcomers than shooting fresh oysters at the BC Shellfish Growers Association raw bar, indulging in elegant hors d’oeuvres from Chef Marta Pan and savouring delicious Canadian Cheeses made from 100% Canadian Milk presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada!

Date: Friday, May 25, 2012
Time: 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Venue: Vancouver Urban Winery
55 Dunlevy Ave, Vancouver, BC
Cost: $60 + HST*

Eventbrite - Sip into Spring with BC VQA Wines


Featuring 100+ Wines from 36 Wineries!

Participating Wineries

·         Baillie - Grohman Estate Winery

·         Blackwood Lane Winery

·         Burrowing Owl Estate

·         Cassini Cellars

·         CedarCreek Estate Winery

·         Church & State Wines

·         Clos Du Soleil Winery

·         D'Angelo Estate Winery

·         Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

·         Gold Hill Winery

·         Gray Monk Estate Winery

·         Hester Creek Estate Winery

·         Howling Bluff

·         Kalala Organic Estate Winery

·         Lake Breeze Vineyards

·         Laughing Stock Vineyards

·         Meyer Family Vineyards

·         Misconduct Wine Co

·         Moon Curser Vineyards

·         Niche Wine Company

·         Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery

·         Okanagan Crush Pad Winery

·         Painted Rock Estate Winery

·         Poplar Grove Winery

·         Quails' Gate Winery

·         Quinta Ferreira Winery

·         Saturna Island Family Estate Winery

·         Sperling Vineyards

·         Stoneboat Vineyards

·         Summerhill

·         Terravista Vineyards

·         The View Winery

·         Thornhaven Estates Winery

·         Time Estate Winery

·         Tinhorn Creek

·         Wild Goose Vineyards &Winery


 Wine Preview

- 2011 CedarCreek Estate Winery, Riesling, Okanagan Valley $18
- 2010 Clos Du Soleil Winery, ‘Célestiale’ Similkameen Valley $25
- 2008 Gray Monk Estate Winery, Odyssey Rosé Brut, Okanagan Valley $20
- 2010 Lake Breeze Vineyards, ‘Seven Poplars’ Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley $25
- 2009 Laughing Stock Vineyards, ‘Portfolio’ Okanagan Valley $42
- 2010 Meyer Family Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley $25
- 2010 Moon Curser Vineyards, ‘Afraid of the Dark’ Okanagan Valley $22
- 2009 Painted Rock Estate Winery, Estate ‘Red Icon’ Okanagan Valley $55
- 2007 Poplar Grove Winery, ‘Legacy’ Okanagan Valley $50
- 2011 Quails' Gate, Chenin Blanc, Okanagan Valley $19
- 2008 Quinta Ferreira Winery, ‘Obra – Prima’ Okanagan Valley $35
- 2010 Sperling Vineyards, Old Vines Riesling, Okanagan Valley $32

Marta Pan's Gourmet Hors d’oeuvres
  • Sambal marinated prawns with mango ginger sauce
  • Caramelized onion, rosemary and bacon in phillo purses
  • Asparagus wrapped with cured smoked ham
  • Vegetarian salad rolls with coconut peanut dipping sauce
  • Stilton and port cream in walnut profiteroles
  • Apricot goat cheese and maple candied hazelnut bites
  • Beef tenderloin carpaccio with white truffle lemon, parmesan and capers
Thank You to our Sponsors

*Please note that we do not offer refunds or credits. Tickets are only transferrable to another person for the same tasting. Click here for full details.