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.