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Kitsilano

The following events will be taking place at Village VQA Wines located at 1811 W 1st Ave. (1/2 block west of Burrard on 1st Ave) from 2:00-5:00pm unless otherwise noted.


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Dirty Laundry We'll be tasting some wines of the always tasteful Dirty Laundry winery from 2pm-5pm.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time Estate Winery Come try some wines from the latest and greatest collaboration between Harry McWatters, Bob Wareham and Richard 'Dick' Cleave. Tasting from 2pm to 5pm.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Bench 1775 One of our favourite wineries from Penticton, Bench 1775, will be in to pour us their latest vintages. I used to think their name was a reference to the American invasion of Canada of 1775, wherein the revolting Americans took out their frustration towards the Crown by attacking and losing to their northern neighbours. Turns out 1775 is just the address of their winery. Come taste their wines 2pm-5pm.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Mission Hill Mission Hill was the best show Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein made after they left The Simpsons. Sadly, it only ran for one season. Mission Hill is also a winery in British Columbia, apparently. It has run for many seasons. Come taste some of their wines from 2pm to 5 pm.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
I Get Knocked Down During today's tasting, the store's stereo will mysteriously "break down" forcing us to play "Tubthumping" by Chumbawamba on repeat while we taste wines that are good for pain-management (I.E. literally any wine). Join us 2pm-5pm.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Family Estate Winery Crowd-favourite-wine-rep Raymond will be in to pour a selection from the St Hubertus and Oak Bay Family Estate wineries from 2pm until 5pm.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Quinta Ferreira Quinta is from the Latin word for five, Quintus. Ferreira is a family of hard working individuals who make wine along the Black Sage road in Oliver. They're five of them. At least one will be here to pour some wine from 2pm until 5pm.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Fort Berens Estate Winery A winery from Lillooet? That's weird. Lillooet, the word, is also weird. Rhymes with poet. There are no other words that rhyme with poet. Isn't that ironic? Sure you could look it up but you should probably just believe me. You should also taste these wines from Lillooet from 2pm to 5pm.

Dunbar

The following events will be taking place at Village VQA Wines located at 3536 W. 41st Ave. (at Dunbar) from 3:00-5:30pm unless otherwise noted.


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Fall Favourites This Saturday we are tasting some new releases and special picks as we start thinking about Thanksgiving.

Friday, October 10, 2014
Serendipity A special Friday tasting as we head into the Thanksgiving weekend! Judy joins us to tempt you with some turkey companions, as well as two new reds! 4-7 pm.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Cedar Creek Our friend Abigail is coming to show you delicious turkey pairing suggestions from this Kelowna icon.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Perseus Our friend Sandy joins us to showcase new releases and old favourites.

Friday, October 24, 2014
Ladies Night - Breast Cancer Fundraiser A special Friday night ladies only event - come snack, sip, and support breast cancer research. Featuring The Girls Vivacious Rose and Voluptuous Red! Lisa joins us to pour from Time and McWatters too! 8-10pm.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Arrowleaf Don will pour from this family owned operation in Lake Country.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Quinta Ferreira Our fabulous friend Nicole will show us some exciting wines from her family's Oliver operation.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Tinhorn Creek Come celebrate autumn with Jennyfer and these terrific Oliver wines.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Mt. Boucherie Don joins us to pour favourites from this Kelowna institution.

Friday, November 21, 2014
Le Vieux Pin and La Stella Alex visits for a special Friday event with wines from these two premium producers. 4-7pm.

Saturday, November 29, 2014
St. Hubertus Raymond joins us again to pour delicious wines including the Platinum award-winning Dry Riesling!

Sunday, November 30, 2014
Stag's Hollow Larry joins us for the first of our seasonal Sunday tastings! Come say hello and try some wines from this OK Falls gem. 2-5pm.

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