Frank messages delivered at VIWF Symposium are helpful for Canadian wineries

The advice and opinions offered by the panel at the Vancouver International Wine Festival’s 2019 Symposium: Canada’s Place in Key Wine Markets should help hone Canadian producers’ strategies for developing export markets – and improve quality and competitiveness in domestic markets. The panel was comprised of six well-regarded wine personalities: ·      Janet Dorozynski, Global Affairs Canada […]

Notes from the 41st Vancouver International Wine Festival

VanWineFest 2019 is in the books. Here are notes on five topics arising from my travels around the Festival’s Trade Days Conference, the tasting room, and conversations with some of the fascinating characters who assembled in Vancouver. The wine world was indeed here! 1. Distribution issues are front and centre. There is a simmering anger […]