Vancouver International Wine Festival February 27 – March 3 (West Building)
The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada’s premier food & wine event, provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade; is a premier marketing opportunity for the wine industry and festival partners; and raises funds for the Bard on the Beach Theatre Society. There is a focus on a different region or country every year; the featured region has its own section in the tasting room and offers thematic seminars and food and wine pairings throughout the week. In 2018, the festival celebrated wines from Iberian Peninsula neighbours, Spain (with 38 wineries) and Portugal (with 20 wineries). In 2019, the spotlight will be on California.