Written By Guest Writer Libations / Wine Events / Wine News Mar 5, 2013 Oliver Osoyoos Oyster Wine Festival: Call for wineries SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest WHAT CANADIAN WINES PAIR BEST WITH OYSTERS?For Immediate Release(Osoyoos, BC, March 5, 2013) – A Canadian wide oyster wine pairing competition sponsored by EAT Magazine, Walnut Beach Resort and Codfathers Seafood Market has become part of the line-up for the second annual Oliver Osoyoos Oyster Wine Festival taking place April 17-21, 2013. “Canada has some of the best oysters in the world,” comments Gary Hynes, Editor EAT Magazine. “We also make some of the best wines. So, it’s a natural to put them together. Canadian oysters and wine – what could be better?”For the inaugural competition there are eight categories to submit entries including: Sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, Unoaked Chardonnay, Oaked Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir and wine must be produced with 100% Canadian grapes as well as a Wild Card category where the alcoholic beverage submitted must be made with 100% Canadian product. Deadline to enter submissions is April 4, 2013, entry forms and entry rules can be downloaded off of the Oliver Osoyoos Oyster Wine Festival website at www.oooysterfestival.com.The competition hosts are pleased to welcome a fantastic slate of judges who will determine this years’ competition winners. Judges include Rhys Pender, Master of Wine and owner of www.wineplus.ca; Mark Filatow, Sommelier and Chef www.waterfrontrestaurant.ca and Canadian Culinary Championships British Columbia winner and finale competitor; Audrey Surrao, WSET certified and co-owner www.raudz.com; Cassandra Anderton, www.goodlifevancouver.com and Brad Cooper, Okanagan winemaker.The Oliver/Osoyoos Oyster Festival was created to showcase the sustainable oysters produced by the farmers and guilds of the nearby West Coast together with the award-winning wines of the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association. Even oysters need a day in the sun! For more information on the festival visit online at: www.oooysterfestival.com or follow on twitter at twitter.com/cdnoysterwine. For more information contact:Christina Ferreira, competition coordinator Oliver Osoyoos Oyster Festival email@example.com www.oooysterfestival.com/ ph: 250.469.1958CanadacompetitionsWine 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 Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Up-island May 2019 Living on Vancouver Island is like living in paradise; however, I think Mother Nature is possibly going to test our resilience this season with ... Read More Beer / Beer & Cider / Drink / Events / Victoria March 24, 2019 A New Beer Society in Town Victoria Beer Week launched its sixth annual festival earlier this month, which ran from March 1-9. In addition to the festival returning for another ... Read More Beer / Wineries & Breweries February 4, 2019 Vancouver Island Brewery’s New Porter and New Re-Rebrand Vancouver Island Brewery unveils new porter along with their new re-rebrand Vancouver Island Brewery held a flight night last week, in part to ... Read More Comments are closed.