Canada’s First National Spirit Competition Announced

  The Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition is now accepting submissions   Raise a cocktail glass and get ready to toast: Canada’s first, and only, national spirit competition reserved exclusively for artisan distilleries launches today. In recent years, Canadian micro-distilleries have seized the spotlight, and the Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition (CASC) takes as its mission the goal…

The Fourth Annual BC Distilled Festival Set to Take Place April 8, 2017

  Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery BC Distilled Festival features more than 30 BC distilleries Canada’s premier showcase of artisan distilleries takes place Saturday, April 8, with 32 regional, small batch and micro-distilleries pouring samples at the 4th annual BC Distilled festival at the Croatian Cultural Centre. “We continue to see phenomenal growth in both the…

Festival of the Spirits – BC Distilled 2016

    BC Distilled is BC’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival. Its goal is to celebrate and promote British Columbia’s many specialty distilleries. The festival is the largest spirits event in Canada reserved exclusively for local distilleries.    In addition to 26 distilleries, there were several restaurants and other exhibitors in attendance, some of which…

BC Distilled 2016 Applauds Audience Favourites

  On March 26, BC Distilled, Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival, showcased 27 BC-based artisan distilleries to nearly 500 spirits connoisseurs who had the opportunity to sample locally-made gins, whiskies, liqueurs, vodkas and more. “The excitement around this year’s festival was really inspiring,” says event founder Alex Hamer. “We’re starting to see BC’s distilleries break…

BC Distilled’s Third Annual Festival Toasts Huge Growth in Province’s Distilleries

  BC Distilled, Canada’s premier craft and micro-distillery festival, raises a glass to BC’s burgeoning distillery industry. The third annual festival, happening on Saturday, March 26, will feature 27 BC-based artisan distilleries, offering attendees the opportunity to sample locally-made gin, whisky, liqueurs, vodka and more. “Over the past two years, we’ve seen the number of…

Top Shelf at BC Distilled 2015

Top Shelf at BC Distilled   The Results are in for the 2015 BC Distilled Best of Show  On Saturday, April 18, over 600 local spirits enthusiasts sampled their way through the province’s finest offerings at BC Distilled, British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival. With two sold out public events, fourteen unique vendors to the previous year and a pop-up Legacy Liquor…

Tickets for British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival Were Released Today

  BC Distilled Tickets On Sale Now Image supplied by BC Distilled. Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated second annual BC Distilled festival promoting British Columbia micro-distilleries. Hosted at CBC Studios, two public tastings will be offered from 4pm – 6pmand 7pm – 9:30pm on Saturday, April 18.    Artisan distillers from twenty-three of the province’s…

BC Distilled Raises the Bar in 2015 

British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival Returns April 18, 2015  BC Distilled 2014 at CBC Studios. Rick Chung Photo. After a sold out inaugural event in 2014, BC Distilled returns to Vancouver for another round. With more vendors and a second event time added, BC Distilled is bigger and better than before.    On Saturday, April 18, 2015, twenty-two of…

Getting in the Spirit at BC Distilled

This was one fun inaugural event! Saturday at the CBC building saw spirit enthusiasts having a great time. With 17 local micro-distilleries on hand offering up samples of Gin, Vodka, Whisky & other spirits which included liqueurs and brandies among other mixed drinks, non alcoholic drinks and mixers and more there was something for everyone…

Vancouver’s Most Spirited Festival Announced

  Introducing British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival: BC Distilled   On Saturday,May 10, 2014, sixteen of the province’s leading small-batch distilleries plus one from the Yukon, will descend on Vancouver along with their gin, vodka, whisky, and other fine spirits and liqueurs for BC Distilled – British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival.    Bottles of local artisanal spirits have been appearing on…