Written By Guest Writer Libations / Wine Events Mar 3, 2012 WIVA 4th Annual Spring Wine Tasting SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest From the 2011 WIVA Spring Tasting. Courtesy of WIVAFriday, March 30th, Fairmont Empress (Crystal Ballroom)The Wine Islands Vintners Association (WIVA) is holding its annual spring wine tasting event featuring wines, ciders, and meads on Friday March 30th at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC.The tasting event has two components: trade and public. The trade tasting will be from 2pm to 4 pm with advance registration at http://www.wineislands.ca/events/trade-tasting. “To make it easy for our local wine shops and private liquor stores to know about our products, we have gathered under one roof”, says Wendy Johnston, director of WIVA and co-owner of Averill Creek.After a short break, the public are invited from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. For only $25, participants can sip and sample award winning wines, ciders and meads while nibbling on local cheese from Little Qualicum Cheeseworks. Tickets are easy to purchase online now at http://www.wineislands.ca/events/4th-annual-wine-islands-spring-tasting, or in person starting February 25th at Spinnakers Wine Shops in James Bay and Vic West, Hillside Liquor Store, Vintage Spirits, Cascadia Liquor Store, The Strath Liquor Store, Tuscany Liquor Store, and Beverly Corners.Wine Islands. Enjoy some Island Time on Friday March 30th at the Fairmont Empress. www.wineislands.caWine tasting 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 / 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 Causes / Events January 25, 2019 Blue Monday Pop-Up Bar – 100 Proof Blues January can be tough around these parts. In fact, it has come to be so globally known as such, that the third Monday of each January has ... Read More Cocktails / Events January 25, 2019 The Complete Bartender Competition 2019 Little Jumbo played host to Nimble Bar Co.’s The Complete Bartender Competition, January 16, 2019 Last Wednesday, I judged my first cocktail ... Read More 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 Comments are closed.