Tuesday, January 2, 2024

The Fabulous Vancouver International Wine Festival - the Taylor Swift ticket of wine events - UPDATED winery dinner tickets - available Jan 3rd; tastings on sale now!

UPDATED - Vancouver International Wine Festival dinner tickets go on sale Wednesday January 3, 2024 - don't delay! MANY SOLD OUT!

Wine Barbarian Bill Tieleman at the Penfolds
wine dinner in 2022 with Penfolds Senior
Brand Representative David Nicolls
One of the best features of the fabulous Vancouver International Wine Festival is the wine dinners - where a great winery and a great Vancouver restaurant combine forces for a fantastic dinner pairing wines and food! 

And every single year every wine dinner sells out! Fast! 

So when VIWF winery dinners go on sale Wednesday January 3 at 9:30 a.m., consider them to be the Taylor Swift tickets of the Wine Festival!

And with Italy as the VIWF focus region, you just know there will be great Italian wine dinners - and there are! 

Check the wine dinners website page and get your credit card out! For your convenience, here are the links to the VIWF wine dinners: 

UPDATE - Many of the dinners are already SOLD OUT as of Friday January 5 at 11 a.m. - see below - hurry, hurry! 

2024 Winery Dinners

Saturday, February 24

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver


Monday, February 26

House of Puglia  SOLD OUT

Riley’s Fish & Steak



A Night with Robert Mondavi SOLD OUT

Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar



Tuesday, February 27


Capturing Time in a Bottle SOLD OUT

Bacchus Restaurant



Dine with Inama  SOLD OUT

CinCin Ristorante + Bar



Frescobaldi: A Tuscan Dynasty SOLD OUT

The Vancouver Club


Gérard Bertrand’s Languedoc

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar



A Taste of Ruffino SOLD OUT

The Roof at Black + Blue


Wednesday, February 28

32 Generations in Chianti GOING FAST

Italian Kitchen



Carpineto: Explore Tuscany SOLD OUT

La Terrazza



Ciao, Piemonte! SOLD OUT




A Family Tradition of Excellence

Provence Marinaside



Gusto d’Italia

La Piazza Dario Ristorante Italiano



Life’s a Masquerade

The One Sixty Wine Bar & Cafe



Serata Italiana con Stile SOLD OUT




La Vita è Bella!  SOLD OUT

Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca


And here's the schedule for remaining tickets to go on sale:

Upcoming ticket on-sale dates:

  • Winery dinners go on sale Wednesday, January 3 at 9:30 a.m
  • All remaining public events go on sale Wednesday, January 10 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Trade Days events go on sale Wednesday, January 17 at 9:30 a.m.

Tickets are currently on sale for the four International Festival Tastings, the Super Passand Trade Days Pass, and the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction, presented by National Bank Private Banking 1859.