Top Drop Vancouver 2017

By Top Drop Vancouver

Our annual grand tasting featuring dozens of international, terroir-focused wineries, craft breweries, cideries, and the people behind them! Tickets are for May 24th.

Event proceeds support the B.C. Hospitality Foundation.

For more info and to buy tickets, go to and

2017 Participants


Alta Alella – Catalonia, Spain
w/ Laura Bret, Export Manager

Bachelder – Burgundy/Oregon/Ontario
w/ Thomas Bachelder, Winemaker

Baron de Ley – Rioja, Spain
w/ Sergio Soriano, Export Manager

Bartier Bros – Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada
w/ Michael Bartier, Owner/Winemaker

Bookwalter Wines – Columbia Valley, Washington State
w/ John Bookwalter, Owner/Winemaker

Calmel & Joseph – Languedoc-Roussillon, France
w/ Thierry Seve, Co-Owner/Export Manager

Cambria Estate Vineyard and Winery – Santa Maria Valley, California, USA
w/ Denise Shurtleff, Winemaker

Caves Bernard Massard – Grevenmache, Luxembourg
w/ Antoine Clasen, Director

Chappellet – Napa Valley, CA, USA
w/ Jay James MS, Director of Sales & Marketing

Corvezzo – Treviso, Italy
w/ Luca D’Andrea, Export Manager

Culmina Family Estate Winery – Okanagan Valley, BC
w/ Don Triggs, Co-Proprietor

Champagne Devaux – Champagne, France
w/ Jean-Noël Girard, Export Director

Domaine Boutinot – Rhone Valley, France
w/ Eric Monnin, Winemaker

Dorrance Wines – Western Cape, South Africa
w/ Christophe Durrand, Owner/Winemaker

Fattoria Colmone Della Marca – Marche, Italy
w/ Giovanni Meschini, Owner

Finca Decero – Mendoza, Argentina
w/ Stephanie C. Morton-Small, VP Sales & Marketing

Gramercy Cellars – Walla Walla, Washington, U.S.A.
w/ Greg Harrington MS, Founder/Winemaker

Herdade do Esporão – Alentejo, Portugal
w/ Pedro Vieira, Sales Manager

John Duval Wines – Barossa Valley, South Australia
w/ Tim Duval, Second Generation, Marketing, Sales & Production

Little Farm Winery – Similkameen Valley, BC, Canada
w/ Rhys Pender MW, Co-Owner/Winegrower

Marchesi di Barolo – Piedmont, Italy
w/ Valentina Abbona, Family Proprietor/Marketing Manager

Masseria Li Veli – Puglia, Italy
w/ Giuseppe Gullo, Manager

Musella – Veneto, Italy
w/ Maddalena Pasqua, Proprietor

Okanagan Crush Pad – Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada
w/ Christine Coletta, Proprietor

Pianirossi – Tuscany, Italy
w/ Serge Lévéque, Export Manager

Roche Wines – Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada
w/ Pénélope Roche, Winemaker/Viticulturalist/Owner

Synchromesh Wines – Okanagan Falls, BC, Canada
w/ Alan Dickinson, Owner/Winemaker/Farmer

Tawse Winery – Niagara Escarpment, Ontario
w/ Paul Pender, Winemaker

Truchard – Carneros, California
w/ Anthony Truchard, Owner

Vietti – Piedmont, Italy
w/ Luca Currado, Founding Family/Winemaker/CEO

Villa Wolf – Pfalz, Germany
w/ Kirk Wille, General Manager

Viña Falernia – Elqui Valley, Chile
w/ Paolo Flessati, Founding Family/Export Director

Yangarra Estate Vineyards – McLaren Vale, Australia
w/ Jennifer Huether MS, Brand Ambassador

Regional Tables

Wines of Chile
Wines of Germany
New Zealand Wine
Wines of South Africa


Faculty Brewing Co. – Vancouver, BC
Strange Fellows Brewing – Vancouver, BC
Superflux Beer Co. – Vancouver, BC
The Parkside Brewery – Port Moody, BC
Yellow Dog Brewing Co – Port Moody, BC


Dominion Cider Co. – Summerland, BC
Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse – Vancouver Island, BC

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