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Passionate Pairings 2014 at the Boathouse

Passionate Pairings 2014

Passionate Pairings at the Boathouse, March 1 2014. Robyn Hanson photo.

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2014 – Passionate Pairings

– photos by Robyn Hanson

One of our favourite Vancouver International Wine Festival events is the Saturday afternoon bacchanal known as Passionate√ā¬†Pairings. Featuring small plates, oysters, a selection of cheeses and New Zealand wines, the annual Boathouse event offers a view of the beach and (usually) grey skies – the latter offset by the sunny aromas and tastes of Down Under Sauvignon Blancs and Chardonnays.

This year’s offered something special – New Zealand oysters flown in just for this occasion.

These photos by Robyn Hanson highlight some of the plates, wines and people at this year’s Passionate Pairings.

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