Friday, March 2, 2012

Event Shoot: 2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival

2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival
THEME - Wines of Chile
DATE:  Monday, February 27, 2012 - Sunday, March 4, 2012
TIME:  varying

Official Winefest Launch at Joey Bentall One wine room
Wine lots for auction at the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner & Auction
Auction Lot 423. Valued at $1400. Vintage 1975!
(L-R) Craig W and Pierre-Adrien F
(L-R) Brenda M & Vicki Prince-W
GUEST: Kyla M
Kendra and I scouted for some fashionistas. Here's what we found....
(L-R) Jeff S, Sheri K and Andre Z
Jeff S checks out the bidding list....
Bacchanalia Gala Dinner & Auction @ The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Sid Cross and Gloria Macarenko (CBC)
You'll Tell Two Friends....:  Social Media Symposium
"Diva(s) at the Met"
Winemaker, Andrea Leon (Lapostolle) speaks at the Diva(s) at the Met
Lineup for California Cruisin' at Canvas Lounge
Performance by West Coast Contortion & Acrobatics at Canvas Lounge
Juan Somavia, Wines of Chile Managing Director
Eduardo Chadwick, President of Vina Errazuriz, Vina Sena, Vina Arboleda, Vina Caliterra (Sena/Arboleda)
Aurelio Montes, Founding Partner for Vina Montes pours a sample glass for Alison S.
Briana Buckmaster talks about Wines of Chile's Sustainability to Megan S, Alana D, Julian S, Jordan K and Robin C
Wines of Chile
Alvaro Espinoza, Winemaker from Emiliana Vineyards
ACTOR, Sam Neill (known for Jurassic Park, Alcatraz) samples a glass of wine.
Wine enthusiast were the first to wait in line
2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival. Festival Tasting Opening Day line-up at 7:00pm
ACTOR, Sam Neill (known for Jurassic Park, Alcatraz) and ACTOR, Jonny Coyne (known for Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Alcatraz) at 2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.
Small bites from Chef Pilar Rodriguez (Wines of Chile)
Andrea J swirls the sample pour...
Learn about food and wine pairings
Ricardo Plaza (Consulate General of Chile), Hernán de Solminihac (Minister of Mining, Chile) and Roberto Ibarra (Ambassador of Chile)
Roasted Salmon, Quinao, Avocado and Mint Tapas
"Coat Check-Out" lineup
I decided to see what is it like to be at the end of the lineup for coat check.
"I'm done"
Chef Lee Humphries at C Restaurant
Chorizo Sausage Hash, Sunny Side Quail Egg
Chef Lee Humphries at C Restaurant
Saffrono Risott Ball with Pistachio Soubise
Chef Lee Humphries at C Restaurant
Spot Prawn Fritata, Salsa Verde, Manchego Cheese
Chef Lee Humphries at C Restaurant
Soft Boiled Egg Benedict, Shaved Serrano Ham, Saffron Hollandaise
Live tweeter feed at
25 Under $25, District 319
Vintners Brunch:  Angus Beef Short Rib, Ancho Dashi Braised Daikon Mustard Foam, Vegetable Tempura Crisp
by Vancouver Convention Centre at 
Vintners Brunch
Asian Scented Prawn Dumpling Dashi Broth, Edamame & Hon-Shimeji Mushroom
by Pier7 at 
Vintners Brunch
Chinois Honey Spiced Prawns
by Chiniois at Vintners Brunch
Cured Lemon & Oyster Croquette Served with a Tapioca Barley Risotto & Sechelt Caviar Champagne Cream
by Monk McQueens Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar at Vintners Brunch
Pan Seared Nova Scotia Scallops, Salad Nicoise, Basil Vinaigrette
by Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House at Vintners Brunch
Fresh BC Oysters
by Monk McQueens Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar at Vintners Brunch
Alder Smoked Albacore Tuna, Lemon Sorbet & Almonds
by The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate at Vintners Brunch


1 comment:

  1. Fantastic shots Andrew! You did an awesome job.

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