Tickets to the Trade Days Conference, presented by Sysco, the 10-event, three-day wine business component of the Vancouver International Wine Festival (VIWF), go on sale today at 9:30 a.m. Designed to keep sommeliers, retailers, buyers, servers, chefs and media ahead of the wine curve, Trade Days includes seminars, tastings, masterclasses and networking lunches at Vancouver Convention Centre February 24 to 26, 2016.
The BCHF is proud to be an industry partner of the Vancouver International Wine Festival and will have a booth at the Thursday and Friday Trade Tastings, presented by ContainerWorld, on February 25 and 26, 1:30 to 5 p.m. (Note that the first hour is for wine buyers only.) In addition to the 700+ wines available at the public tastings, there are 145+ wines exclusively available for trade. Be sure to visit our booth to show ongoing support for industry members coping with a financial crisis arising from a health or medical condition.
The BCHF is proud to be presenting our 2016 Sommelier Scholarships (sponsored by Okanagan Crush Pad and Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants) at Celebrating Excellence, the 13th Annual Awards Lunch, on Friday, February 26 at 11:30 a.m. Get your tickets for this popular trade-only event HERE.
VanWineFest, widely considered the best wine event in North America, takes place February 20 to 28. This year’s theme is ITALIA! The festival features 1,450+ wines from 155 wineries representing 14 countries at 54 events and some 30 venues. All participating wineries have a vine star present (winemaker, owner/proprietor, family member or senior executive) to discuss their wines with you.
Don’t Wine and Drive
Festivalgoers (including trade) who book a downtown hotel by February 9 via beVancouver.com can get a free ticket to their choice of four International Festival Tastings a value of $75 to $95. Quantities are limited, so act now.
Buy VanWineFest Tickets
Online: VanWineFest.ca (24/7)
By phone: 604-873-3311, toll free 1-877-321-3121
In person: Box office: 305-456 West Broadway, Vancouver
Box office hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday to Friday
Email Queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trade Days events are available only to those in the wine, restaurant and hospitality industries who buy, sell, serve or market wine in their business. Registration is required. Ticket limits may apply to some events. Full ticket information HERE.