|Christopher Gaze, founder of Bard on the Beach, and Harry Hertscheg, executive director of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, launch the 2013 event|
Even better - there are still tickets left if you want to attend - tonight, Friday or Saturday.
I will be at Thursday night's major wine tasting event and will give you some don't-miss suggestions for your visit to the Festival if you are attending Friday or Saturday night's tastings, which run from 7 to 10 p.m.
The tasting is huge - It features 175 wineries from 15 countries pouring 1,850 wines at 55 events to a projected 25,000 admissions!
Follow me on Twitter - @BillTieleman - for instant updates or look for me if you are there tonight or Saturday night - and check back her at The Wine Barbarian for a list of my favourites!