#BCWineMonth is coming to a close but there are lots of great events coming up!

As April comes to a close we want to be sure you know there are a lot of great wine events to looks forward to this spring and into summer! June 8 Chef Meets BC Grape – Taste of the Okanagan, August 18 BC Pinot Noir Celebration, and August 19 Garagiste North The Small Producers Wine Festival.

#FavouriteThings – Wine Festivals

  Got a wine lover on your gift list? How about tickets to a wine festival? I can assure you, they will be greatly appreciated. Check out these links and see which ones appeal to you.   The Vancouver International Wine Festival This event, which runs for a whole week, is one of the biggest … Read more#FavouriteThings – Wine Festivals

Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016

  GARAGISTE – (gar-ah-jeest) noun, Fr. : The garagiste originally refers to a group of winemakers in the Bordeaux region of France, producing “vins de garage” or “garage wine”. They were renegade small lot winemakers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow industry laws and protocol. synonyms: rebels, pioneers, renegades, individualists, mavericks, driven … Read moreGaragiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016

Vancouver Garagiste Wine Festival Date April 17, 2016

  GARAGISTE – (gar-ah-jeest) noun, Fr. : The garagiste originally refers to a group of winemakers in the Bordeaux region of France, producing “vins de garage” or “garage wine”. They were renegade small-lot winemakers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow industry laws and protocol. synonyms: Rebels, pioneers, renegades, individualists, mavericks, driven by … Read moreVancouver Garagiste Wine Festival Date April 17, 2016

Garagiste North: The Small Guys Wine Festival

Announces September Festival & Receives International Attention GARAGISTE – (gar-ah-jeest) noun, Fr. : The garagiste originally refers to a group of winemakers in the Bordeaux region of France, producing “vins de garage” or “garage wine”. They were renegade small-lot winemakers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow industry laws and protocol. synonyms: Rebels, … Read moreGaragiste North: The Small Guys Wine Festival

The Small Guys Shine

  Who are the ‘small guys’ of the BC wine world? They are several small, wineries, both physical and virtual, which are very specialized and thus produce what’s called ‘small lots’ or under 2000 cases of wine per year. These small artisan producers are modeled on the ‘garagiste’ winemakers of France, who gained attention producing … Read moreThe Small Guys Shine

JOIN THE GARAGISTE WINE PARTY! 

 In 2015 the coolest winemakers are hitting the road with Festivals scheduled in Vancouver & Kelowna   After the huge success of their inaugural SOLD OUT Festival last September at Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls, Garagiste North has planned two Festivals this year! The first of its kind in Canada, ‘Garagiste North’ (The Small Guys Wine Festival), … Read moreJOIN THE GARAGISTE WINE PARTY! 

Garagiste North Wine Fest

  September 14th was a beautiful day in the Okanagan, especially at Meyer Family Winery in Okanagan Falls.  September 14th was also the day of the first ever Garagiste North Wine Fest.  This wine festival was the chance for BC’s small guys to share their stories and feature their wines.  Meyer Family Wines have to … Read moreGaragiste North Wine Fest