#ShiptoSip with Lariana Cellars

I can’t believe that we just discovered the incredible wines of Lariana less than a year ago. We tasted their wines at the Garagiste North Small Guys Wine Festival and were hooked immediately. It wasn’t long after we visited the winery at the end of the season. The wines have efinitely made our #FavouriteThings list. … Read more

Garagiste North Vancouver Preview

This teaser event, held at Marquis Wine Merchants, served its purpose to stir up excitement for the main event August 19th in Kelowna.  Organizer, Terry Meyer Stone was in attendance with five producers. Here’s a little what you can expect: Dames Wines Dames White – a very flavourful Pinot Blanc based wine with a tiny … Read more

Garagistes 2017: Celebrating “The Small Guys”

  I’ve said it before, and this will not be the last time, but the BC wine industry is home to some of the nicest people in the province. This is especially true with a very special group of people known as, “The Garagistes”. Who are these people you may ask. They are the ‘small … Read more

#FridayFavourites…what are your plans for the weekend?

  Here are our favourite happenings April 15 to April 21     Vancouver Garagiste Wine Festival Date April 17, 2016     Celebrate Malbec World Day in BC with Free Wine Tastings   Vancouver Urban Winery presents Sunday School the #700 Series   SAIL INTO SPRING WITH THE BLOSSOM BARGE   SPRING-FRESH RHUBARB   … Read more

It’s a Big Thing! The Small Guys Wine Festival

Praised in the same breath as Vino al Vino in Tuscany, Italy; Feast Portland in Oregon, USA; Rootstock Sydney in Australia; and Wine on the River in South Africa, Garagiste North was recognized by the London Financial Times in a print article Five of the best Wine Festivals by Andrew Joyce (and online by Melanie Abrams) … Read more

A Rare Wine Tasting Opportunity: Meet the Garagistes of the Okanagan Wine World

To get your hands on those small lot wines that you’ve read about and wanted to taste before you bought them in quantity, here’s your chance at the Garagiste North Wine Festival, September 14. Affectionately dubbed “The Small Guys Wine Festival,” this event has a focus on the garagiste, described as “the artisan winemakers who … Read more

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