House Wine Set For A Special Night Exploring Australia’s “First Families” Of Wine


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Vancouver, BC | At the end of May, eleven multi-generational wine families will unlock revered wines from their private cellars to showcase Australia’s rich wine heritage, modern diversity, and the celebrated wine stories that have become the foundation for future generations. Get a sneak preview of a limited number of wines that are being released from each winery at BC Liquor Stores in June.

Join Wine Australia & house wine in a walk-around format with Aussie-inspired bites to have the rare chance to meet the people behind the wines. Family members from each winery will share wines that provide a glimpse into the past, present and future of Australia’s most iconic winemaking families.

Date: Thursday, May 28th 2014
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: The Vancouver Club
915 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC
Cost: $59 + gst

For tickets and more information, click here.

First Families

Yalumba (1849)
Robert Hill Smith

Tyrrell’s Wines (1858)
Bruce Tyrrell

Tahbilk (1860)
Alister Purbrick

Henschke (1868)
Stephen & Prue Henschke

McWilliam’s Wines (1877)
Scott McWilliam

Brown Brothers (1885)
Ross Brown

d’Arenberg (1912)
Chester Osborn

De Bortoli Wines (1928)
Darren DeBortoli

Jim Barry Wines (1959)
Peter Barry

Taylors (1969)
Justin Taylor

Howard Park (1986)
Jeff Burch

Don’t miss this iconic tasting celebrating the best of Australia – tickets will go fast!

We look forward to seeing you at Unlocked Australia!



Telephone: Michelle: 604-790-3385 | Michaela: 604-780-4788
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Michelle Bouffard and Michaela Morris


house wine is a consultancy company based in Vancouver, BC. Advocating wine pleasure without pretense, co-owners Michelle Bouffard and Michaela Morris have dedicated over 25 years to vinous pursuits, juggling countless bottles of wine along the way. Inseparable since their first sip, they have led tastings for 6 to 350 people and juggled countless bottles of wine. Michelle and Michaela write for local and national magazines and make regular radio and television appearances. house wine advocates wine pleasure without pretence, where wine is demystified and laughs are guaranteed.

For more information about the services mentioned above, visit our website.


Each month house wine hosts a variety of public events and wine tastings. From our informal monthly tastings, to our more in-depth sit-down tastings, there is something for everyone. Love food and wine? Our Perfect Pairings classes at the Dirty Apron are just as the title suggests. Learn about the art of food and wine pairings as you cook a delicious four course meal. Single? Join us at one of our singles events and meet like-minded wine lovers. Throughout the year we host a number of other public events. Check out our website often to see what house wine is up to next!

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