Thank you for your interest in the Vancouver International Wine Festival.

Applications for the 42nd Vancouver International Wine Festival are now open until May 31, 2019.

The 42nd annual festival will take place from February 22 until March 1, 2020 and will feature France as the theme country.

VanWineFest is a curated festival. Winery applications must be submitted by a registered and active BC wine agent on behalf of suppliers they represent in the BC market. All applications are reviewed by a knowledgeable Winery Selection Committee.

The first round of selected wineries will be announced (embargoed) on June 27, 2019.

Please review the Winery Application, Special Event Wine Submission and Sponsored Event Proposal Guidelines before you begin the application process.

Winery Dinner Proposals will be open to selected wineries from June 27 until July 31, 2019.

For additional information, please contact Visnja Vukelich, Administrative Director.

View the Top Reasons to Attend VIWF 2020 and VanWineFest by Numbers videos for a snapshot of the festival.

Theme Country Fees

Theme region fees will apply to all selected French wineries. Funds received from French wineries will go towards the cost of producing theme region activities. These fees are in addition to the VIWF winery table fee.

France Theme Fee Memo

Please note: Registration information does not carry over from the previous festival. Please re-register below and remember to submit your completed applications by May 31, 2019.