BCHF Scholarships Awarded to Exceptional BC Wine Professionals

The Sommelier Scholarships are awarded to individuals already working in BC’s hospitality industry who are furthering their wine knowledge through a course of study at an eligible institution. 

A Grand time at the Dine Out Vancouver Festival kickoff – The Grand Tasting

Dine Out Vancouver Festival – The Grand Tasting was an opportunity to taste bites from fourteen local restaurants that are participating in Dine Out Vancouver Festival which begins today and runs through February 4th. Alongside the culinary stations was a representation of BC wineries. This included 27 wineries, four breweries, cideries and distillers. So basically two stations of libations for every culinary station.

An evening with Whisky Wisemen and a range of Whiskys to Taste

We tasted 3 Bruichladdich whiskys between speakers, introduced by brand ambassador Gez McAlpine: first the unpeated The Classic Laddie, followed by Port Charlotte Heavily Peated Single Malt and finally their fantastic Ocotomore, Super-Heavily Peated Islay Single Malt – The world’s most heavily peated single malt.

BC Hospitality Foundation Accepting Sommelier Scholarship Applications

The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that it will accept applications for its 2019 Sommelier Scholarships. In February the charity will award 10 Sommelier Scholarships of $1,000 each. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2019.

Half Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s flagship event recognized in national awards   Oliver Osoyoos Wine Association’s Half Corked Marathon has been shortlisted for a Canadian Tourism Awards as a finalist for the Metro Toronto Convention Center Event of the Year. “We take great pride in the Half Corked Marathon, our flagship event of the year and … Read moreHalf Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards