Vancouver International Wine Festival tickets go on sale January 8

Wines from Napa Valley and around California will be featured at the 2013 Vancouver International Wine Festival.
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The Vancouver International Wine Festival, which runs from February 25 to March 3, is fast approaching. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday (January 8) at 9:30 a.m.

California is theme region of this year's festival; 63 of the 176 wineries hail from the state. Globally, the focus is on Chardonnay, and 15 countries are represented by participating wineries .

The festival involves seven days of tastings, dinners, seminars and more, with many events based at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Tickets are available at vanwinefest.ca , by phone at 604-873-3311 or in person at 305-456 West Broadway.

Formerly known as the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival, the event now benefits Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival.

Events do sell out, and the festival's Twitter page will have the latest. 

 

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