BC Liquor Stores' highly-anticipated Bordeaux event date revealed

Sep 16 2019, 1:43 pm

Attention sommeliers, wine enthusiasts, and frequent wine drinkers, it’s that time of year we all have been waiting for – the annual Bordeaux release (AKA a wine lover’s Christmas).

Make sure you are ready for September 28, 2019, because that’s the day to head to one of the 32 participating BC Liquor Stores across the province in search of release this year, including a 2016 vintage which is being called “the perfect Bordeaux.”

“There are wines and price points for every taste. The customers who are excited about this annual event include people who are knowledgeable about Bordeaux, as well as those who are new to wine,” says Barb Philip, Master of Wine and BCLS’s Category Manager.

This year shoppers can expect offerings which include more 100 point wines than ever before and a wide selection from more than 200 châteaux.

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Shoppers are expected to camp out overnight for the chance to be first through the doors when they open at 9:30 am on September 28.

Purchase limits are in place for select bottles at certain locations, details can be found online.