Written By Guest Writer Libations / Victoria / Wine Events Aug 21, 2018 Crush ~ A Fine Wine Affair, Sunday, October 21, 2018 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestCrush – A Fine Wine Affair – Sunday, October 21, 2018This year’s live auction features an 1845 bottle of Cossart Gordon Madeira Solera Boal from Portugal. Victoria, BC…Crush, the Belfry Theatre’s eighth annual fine wine auction and tasting event, takes place at the Delta Ocean Point Resort (100 Harbour Road, Victoria) on October 21 at 5 pm. Tickets are $95.This year’s live auction features the oldest vintage bottle yet: a Cossart Gordon Madeira Solera Boal from Portugal from 1845 valued at over $1200. But fear not: there will be more modestly valued bottles in the 20-lot auction from France, Australia, BC and elsewhere suitable for the entry level bidder as well.Sommelier and wine educator Earl Wilde is our auction host and will regale the crowd with stories for each bottle up on the block. Roshan Vickery is our auctioneer extraordinaire and the two of them make an informative and entertaining team.Crush also features tastings from BC’s best wineries and cideries, hors d’oeuvres, live music and more. Chef Craig Stoneman will dazzle your palate with exquisite cuisine to complement the fine wine and cider tastings.An accompanying silent auction features wine gift baskets and packages, dining, travel and other unique experiences of interest to the wine lover in every price bracket.Tickets are $95 and all proceeds benefit Victoria’s leading professional theatre company and its beautifully renovated 19th Century building in the heart of Fernwood.www.belfry.bc.ca/crush.Contact: Susan Stevenson | 250.385.6835 ext. email@example.com/crush SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Beer & Cider / Events / Victoria March 1, 2018 Victoria Beer Week launches its fifth year Victoria is once again readying itself to host the fifth annual Victoria Beer Week. As locals and beer geeks alike wet their palates for special ... Read More Coffee & Tea / Victoria December 18, 2017 Level Ground Trading Moves Up to New State-of-the-Art Headquarters Victoria, BC – Level Ground Trading, Victoria’s Fair Trade pioneer, is moving from their current location in Central Saanich, to a larger ... Read More Victoria / Wine Events October 5, 2017 Crush ~ A Fine Wine Affair, Sunday, October 22, 2017 “A Benefit for The Belfry Theatre at the Inn at Laurel Point” The Belfry Theatre’s annual fine wine auction returns to the Inn ... Read More Wine Events May 17, 2017 Coast to Coast – Ontario & Nova Scotia Wines Shined at the Vancouver Wine Festival. At the Vancouver Wine Festival 2017 only six attendees at a standing room only Coast to Coast media and trade seminar who, when asked if anyone had ... Read More Fortified Wine April 28, 2017 Madeira: intense, indestructible… and overlooked What comes to mind when you hear “Madeira wine “? If anything, it’s likely to be a dusty bottle sitting alongside the Marsala, balsamic vinegar ... Read More Okanagan / Wine Festivals March 22, 2017 Canada 150: The Purity and Diversity of BC Wines The 2017 Vancouver International Wine Festival celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary with Canadian wines at the core. Punters lined up for a taste ... Read More Comments are closed.