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November 2014
Liberty Wine Merchants presents Fall Into The Market
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Mon, Nov 3, 2014
Venue: Bridges Restaurant, Granville Island
Contact: Pierre or Mark 604 602 1120, pierre@libertywinemerchants.com

Liberty Merchant Company proudly presents its annual Fall into the Market tasting event. This Liberty-sponsored event is in support of the BC SPCA, to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in British Columbia. All proceeds from both ticket sales and the silent auction directly support the BC SPCA.

The evening will feature coastal wines along with tasty samplings from Granville Island food purveyors. It’s the perfect autumn event! Join us on Monday, November 3rd, from 7:00 - 9:00pm at the beautiful Bridges Restaurant on Granville Island.

Tickets are just $29.99 and available at all Liberty Wine Merchants locations. For more information on this and future events, please visit http://www.libertywinemerchants.com/

Cornucopia Crush Gala Grand Tasting Whistler
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM     Thu, Nov 6, 2014 - Sun, Nov 16, 2014
Venue: Whistler (various venues)
Contact: Amy Sefton 604-938-3399, asefton@watermarkinc.ca
Intimate Winery Dinner - Araxi - Painted Rock
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Venue: Araxi Restaurant, Whistler

Get to know the glorious wines of the Skaha Lake bench from one of BC’s most spectacular vineyards as we welcome proprietor John Skinner of Painted Rock.  If you’ve tried these wines before, you know what all the fuss is about; if you haven’t don’t miss this opportunity to get up close and personal with a BC Icon.  

Tickets: $109

Crystal Ball in support of BC Children's Hospital Foundation
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM     Thu, Nov 27, 2014
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver
Contact: Gillian Wallis 604-875-2514, gwallis@bcchf.ca

Since its inception in 1987 the Crystal Ball, an annual black-tie fundraising gala in support of BC Children's Hospital, has grown to become the premier fundraising gala for child health in British Columbia and one of the most exclusive holiday events in Vancouver.  


Your participation in the Crystal Ball is helping make the dream of better care for generations of BC kids a reality through the Campaign for BC Children, supporting a new BC Children's Hospital.

Planned and organized by a talented and dedicated committee of volunteers, the Crystal Ball promises to be an extravagant evening. Guests will first enjoy a champagne reception followed by a four course dinner prepared by Four Seasons' Executive Chef. Fundraising activities will include a silent and live auction and the ever popular jewelry raffle.

 

OFWA Cheers Open House
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM     Sat, Nov 29, 2014 - Sun, Nov 30, 2014
Venue: Tasting Room
Contact: Kirsten Munro 250 486 5175, events@paintedrock.ca

Join the wineries of Okanagan Falls this holidayseason for our open house weekend in the
“Heart of Wine Country”. Come visit our 12 wineries for your holiday gifting ideas, food
pairings & sample our delicious wines! 

Take part in our photo scavenger hunt for your chance to *win a private wine tour for two with
Top Cat Tours!


*More information & full contest details available online at www.OFWA.ca or visit us on facebook!

February 2015
Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction
5:45 PM to 11:00 PM     Sat, Feb 21, 2015
Venue: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Contact: Kelly Snider 604-637-3098, gala@vanwinefest.ca
Vancouver International Wine Festival
Mon, Feb 23, 2015 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Venue: Vancouver Convention Centre
Contact: Visnja Vukelich 604.637.3104, visnja@vanwinefest.ca
Vancouver International Wine Festival Consumer Tasting
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM     Thu, Feb 26, 2015 - Sat, Feb 28, 2015
Venue: VCC West, Ballroom C
March 2015
Vintner's Brunch
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM     Sun, Mar 1, 2015
Venue: VCC West, Ballroom D
April 2015
Okanagan Falls Winery Association Media & Trade Tasting
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Wed, Apr 15, 2015
Venue: The Loft at Earl's Yaletown
Contact: Dana Lee Harris 604-986-3262, danalee.harris@shaw.ca
July 2015
OFWA Party in the Park
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM     Fri, Jul 10, 2015
Venue: Kenyon Park, Okanagan Falls
Contact: Monica Horning 250 497 8553, monica@mfvwines.com

Presented by the Okanagan Falls Winery Association in Kenyon Park
Celebrate summer in the heart of wine country! Join all twelve of our wineries as they host this annual event at the edge of Skaha Lake in Kenyon Park – a summer evening with great food, wonderful wine and festive live music.

Sample premier local wines at a festival-style tasting. Enjoy a sumptuous southern style BBQ buffet dinner with a lake view.  Tap your toes to the tunes of a live band.

Dancing and general merriment are encouraged at this party!  Check the event out on Facebook.  

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