CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7 PM

Arts Club Theatre Company and Wines of British Columbia present  CHEFMEETSBCGRAPE Signature Tasting

 

The Arts Club and Wines of British Columbia will host the 11th annual ChefmeetsBCGrape Signature Tasting on September 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East.

Up to 90 BC VQA wineries will pour in excess of 350 wines at this fun and informative walk-around tasting to showcase the new fall releases. Guests will have the opportunity to compare a variety of exquisite wines representing the distinct growing regions of the Okanagan, Similkameen, and Fraser valleys as well as the coastal Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island.

Chefs from top BC restaurants will compete in a pairing challenge, featuring the finest locally grown and sourced ingredients, to earn awards for Best Regional Wine & Food Pairing and Plate of the Night. Participating restaurants from the Okanagan, Vancouver, and West Vancouver will include: Bonfire Restaurant at the Cove Canyon, Chicha Restaurant, Fable Restaurant, Fishworks, Graze Restaurant, La Pentola, LIFT Bar Grill View, ORU Cuisine at Fairmont Pacific Rim, p2b Bistro & Bar, Tableau Bar Bistro, and Torafuku.

Guests will have the chance to bid on silent auction items—featuring arts and entertainment packages, travel experiences, and wine lots—with a local focus.

VENUE DETAILS & TICKETING INFORMATION:

ChefmeetsBCGrape Signature Tasting, Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver Tickets: $90 |

Visit www.artsclub.com/events/chefmeetsbcgrape or call 604.687.1644 to purchase tickets.

ABOUT THE ARTS CLUB

The Arts Club Theatre Company, founded in 1964, is the largest not-for-profit organization of its kind in Western Canada. Led by Artistic Managing Director Bill Millerd and Executive Director Peter Cathie White, it offers professional theatre at three venues—the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Granville Island Stage, and Goldcorp Stage—as well as on tour throughout the province.

ABOUT THE WINES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

For 25 years, the Wines of British Columbia has played a pivotal role in evolving the province’s wine industry into an internationally recognized niche region producing premium wines and providing quality wine tourism experiences. Representing 149 member wineries, it supports and exclusively markets BC VQA, made from 100% BC-grown grapes.

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Featured pic: WineBC.com website

 

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