Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival
Winemakers from around the world strut their stuff at the Vancouver Playhouse
International Wine Festival, March 14 to 20, 2005.
The 27th annual ode to the grape has a record 174 wineries from 17 countries
pouring some 1,100 wines at 49 events over seven days. "Taste
the new South Africa" is the featured theme and Sauvignon Blanc
is the varietal focus. Events range from the big International Festival
Tasting Room at the Convention Centre to educational seminars and trade
events to winery dinners, lunches, brunches and grazing events at Vancouver's
top restaurants. All proceeds go to the Playhouse Theatre Company.
Tickets, $29 to $375; call 604-873-3311 or Ticketmaster. Details at