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Heirloom Free Tasting Event; $1900 Rare Bordeaux Wine Dinner at MARKET on Sale Now

Mike Crane / Tourism Whistler

COAL HARBOUR—Twelve top-notch BC restaurants and more than 80 premium New Zealand wines, BCs finest bartenders shaking up cocktails plus a silent auction and raffle will make one fantastic evening in aid of the BC Hospitality Foundation. Tickets are now on sale for this year's Dish n Dazzle at the Vancouver Convention Centre in the Park View Terrace on May 1. [Eaterwire]

SOUTH GRANVILLE— Book your place at a free event at Heirloom, the first in a series of upcoming tasting events. The featured varietal is Sauvignon Blanc, "Gather around and blind taste a selection of wines with resident Sommelier Geoff Weddell. This is a fun and interesting way to learn a little about wine in an informal and fun environment." First come, first served. [Facebook]

DOWNTOWN— MARKET by Jean-Georges is hosting a night of rare Bordeaux wines paired with a seven-course dinner of "vibrant cuisine with... intense flavours and textures that speak to a philosophy of 'global in reach, local in content." prepared by chef Montgomery Lau. Aurélien Valance, Senior VP Commercial Director of Château Margaux, will be on hand throughout the evening to offer his insight and depth of knowledge about wine. The seven-course dinner will feature the 1985, 1989, 1990 and 1996 vintages of the Grand Vin alongside the esteemed Pavillon Blanc 2011 and Pavillon Rouge 2004. The highlight of the evening however will be the 1983 vintage of the Chateau Margaux, hailed as one of the finest vintages from the last century. Tickets are available for $1900 per person - space is limited. [Eaterwire]