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Note This: 35th Annual Vancouver International Wine Festival

Note This: 35th Annual Vancouver International Wine Festival

Whether it’s winemaker tastings, educational seminars, informal wine minglers, gala events or boozy brunches, the VIWF has your answer on offer... and we’ve sourced out some noteworthy picks to help you top up your agenda – and glass. If there...
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Metrovino Brings Wine Culture to Calgary

For those of you who love wine, Metrovino (located at 722 11th Ave SW) is a bit of a paradise. Considered to be one of Canada’s top wine stores, their wine selection includes many hard-to-find small producers and intriguing, obscure wine regions
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Wine Minded Fun at the Vancouver Urban Winery

We’re always on the lookout for unique ways to escape falling into the abyss of our couch weeknights during the slow months of winter and recently made our way over to one of YVR’s best spots for a bit of socializing. Around for about two years now, Vancouver Urban Winery has popped up on our radar with an array of special events having been hosted at their stunning venue
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Notable Contest: Apothic Wine Prize Pack

This year's Notable.ca Apothic Wine Tour, marking our first events in Calgary and Vancouver, was a huge success. The Tour brought together some of Canada's top young professionals for an evening of wine tasting, complimentary canapés and networking to experience the delicious taste of Apothic wine at an intimate venue post-work. Here's a small thank you
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Hot Shop: Wine Aerator

Recently on Notable we have been profiling and explaining the different wine scenarios that all YPs should be familiar with in our Apothic Wine 101 series. This week’s Hot Shop product makes for a perfect pairing: The single glass wine aerator
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Wine 101: The Host(ess) Gift

As young professionals continue to navigate the world of business, entertaining and networking, a little wine know-how can come in handy. The experts atApothic Wine have provided a few simple tips on what to do in the most common wine scenarios as part of our exclusive four-part series
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Wine 101: The Client Dinner

As young professionals continue to navigate the world of business, entertaining and networking, a little wine know-how can come in handy. Even if you’re not an avid wine drinker, wine knowledge is a must in everything from dates and client dinners to hostess gifts and company team-building exercises. The experts at Apothic Wine have provided a few simple tips on what to do in the most common wine scenarios as part of our exclusive four-part series
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Notable Fall Travel Series: Niagara

What’s that? Your travelling free spirit is not quite ready to get back to the grind? We get it. Luckily there are worthy options – ranging from local getaways to extended road trips to soothing sun-soaked breaks – which we'll present over the next few weeks. To kick things off, let’s go local
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Notable Destination: Napa Valley

About 20 minutes from downtown Napa, Highway 29 rolls right into St Helena – a town that is full-on fine Main Street Americana. Drive a little further north and old-west-meets–bohemian-art culture in Calistoga. So after many years of wanting to experience Napa Valley, I found myself there for a full week to spa, indulge in local food, and explore the world-class wineries that surround these two towns
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Weekend Getaway: Fallentimber Meadery

Open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, the Fallentimber Meadery 50 minutes northwest of Calgary is the perfect city escape on weekends. You'll have a chance to experience this unique take on winemaking first-hand and learn about what makes a great mead
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