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Fall into Market with Liberty Wine Merchants

Thursday, October 28th, 2010 — 11:25am PDT
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Throughout the year Liberty Wine Merchants hosts fundraising events featuring delectable sips and nibbles in exceptional settings. Next week is their final event of the year: Fall into Market on Granville Island.

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Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr

Where The Net Loft on Granville Island
When Thursday, November 4th from 7:30pm until 9:30pm
Tickets Available for $24.99 at Liberty Wine Merchant locations.

This wine tasting event will feature wines of the Pacific Northwest along with tasty samplings from Granville Island food purveyors. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the BC SPCA.

I have two tickets to give away for this event and you can enter to win by leaving a comment about your favourite item to pick up on Granville Island or at Liberty Wine Merchants. I will draw one winner at random on Monday November 1st at 12:00pm.

Update The winner is Valerie – Have a great time at the event!

This event is for those 19 years of age or older. Please enjoy responsibly and plan a safe trip home.

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  1. Heather says:

    After the release, my favorite wine to pick up at Liberty Wines is the Black Hills Estate Nota Bene. Such a wonderful treat!

  2. Sean says:

    I love getting pate from Oyama, delicious.

  3. Sandra says:

    Lee’s Donuts are a must from Granville Island…yummy!!!

  4. James says:

    I enjoy the Aresti Sauvignon Blanc as a great, cheap wine from Liberty. There is too much good stuff and Granville Island to pick just one thing!

  5. Teresa K says:

    White wine. Specifically, I love Pinot Gris.

  6. Susan Weiss says:

    A great way to benefit a worthwhile endeavour and I love Pinot Noire!!!

  7. Zombette says:

    We like the fresh meats Granville Island offers 🙂

  8. Sarah says:

    So hard to choose! But foccacia from Duso’s has got to be up there – so crispy/chewy/yummy.

  9. Shawn says:

    Always shop there. Love to join.

  10. Holly says:

    Granville Island is always a fun way to spend an afternoon! It would be so great to attend this event (and Especially seeing that it proceeds the SPCA!).

  11. Anne says:

    Pumpkin donuts from Lee’s Donuts, sadly they are only available in October.

  12. Robin says:

    I love picking up some fresh cheese curds, bread and an apple and eating them outside the Granville Island Market.

  13. Michelle says:

    Olive bread from Terra Breads! Paired with some cheese and meats, yum.

  14. Cliff says:

    Oyama Sausage is awesome. Lee’s is also a great place to get a snack.

  15. Brenda says:

    I shop regularly at Terra Breads, Oyama Sausage, and the Grainery. The produce places are very convenient too.

  16. Frank says:

    My favourite thing to pick up from the Granville Island market gotta be the blueberry bread at Terra Breads.

  17. Beth says:

    Dos Fincas Cab-Merlot – they often have this on special at Liberty and I *love* it!

  18. Jasmine says:

    Lee’s donuts. There so good. Especially the jelly ones.

  19. jennifer w says:

    I love buying smoked salmon at Granville island!

  20. Jeremy says:

    Sausages at Oyama!

  21. Lindsay says:

    Love the unique beers they carry….the hubby loves them!

  22. Sara says:

    I love driving from Langley to Granville Island. I could spend a full day wandering the market and looking at all the boutique shops. My favourite thing to do at G.I. is to visit the hilarious guys at Oyama, then stopping in at Liberty for wine then heading to my friend’s in kits to share my delicious goodies 🙂

  23. J Dyson says:

    Muhamarra from the Stock Market!

  24. Don says:

    I love the variety of fresh fruit available all year long.

  25. Tracy says:

    Love all the cheeses available at Granville Island!

  26. Laura says:

    I love going to the Granville Island Market and buying fresh produce – it’s always SO tasty!

  27. Kate says:

    I always get salmon candy 🙂

  28. Marina says:

    Mmm…hungry just thinking of all the Granville Island vendors.

  29. Karey says:

    Oyama is my favorite GI destination and the prosciutto di Parma is my favorite treat!

  30. Lisa says:

    The soups are divine!!

  31. michelle says:

    I go to Granville Island just for Lee’s Donuts. So yummy

  32. Amrit says:

    Fav item at Granville Isle has to be the lamb sausage from Armando’s Meats…yummy!

    Fav item from Liberty is the Smith Woodhouse ports – go great with cigars!!

  33. Heather says:

    I head to Granville Island once a week for fresh produce and a mint mocha at the little coffee shop near the Backstage Lounge

  34. mona says:

    I love the fruit

  35. cwang says:

    love going to oyama and picking up some french saussison sec

  36. cameron says:

    While my wife goes shopping in the market I steal away to go to Lee’s Donuts. But being a Scotsman, I usually buy the day-olds.

  37. Bruce says:

    Cheese, fresh fruit, turkey sausage & other meats; and some lovely wine of course. Shiraz/Sirrah is a favourite.

  38. Luis says:

    I think this will be the perfect night out with my wife which we haven’t done since our baby was born!

  39. Rachael Q says:

    A bottle of port from Liberty Wine Merchants, some blue cheese from Dussa’s, prosciutto from Oyama’s, cranberry pistachio bread from Terra Breads, some pears from one of the fruit vendors, a selection of chocolates from ChocolaTas and a bunch of fresh flowers = Christmas Eve

  40. Oana says:

    Sign me up! I love Liberty Wine and Edible BC at Granville Island. My favourite items: anything from Oyama, especially the boar sausage!

  41. Valerie says:

    Liberty wines had the best value shiraz ever done by Kirkland, an Australian vinyard for only 13.00!! Too bad they don’t have anymore of it. But lots of other great wines!

  42. Lindsay says:

    I love going for the stuffed cheese bagels at siegel’s bagels, or fresh soup from Stock Market!

  43. Stephanie says:

    Tasty Grenache from LWM, and cheese from the Market. 🙂

  44. sher says:

    fresh seafood is the best from granville island!

  45. Michelle Williamson says:

    Lemon Meringue Pie!

  46. jessie sheppard says:

    This would be amazing for my boyfriend and myself to get away from it all for a night!

  47. Kyla Knowles says:

    Any available Oregon or California pinot noir from Liberty is a terrific treat!

    On Granville Island I love getting dried lavender from the dried herb merchant, steel cut oats from the bulk food merchant and fresh baked pies!

  48. Amy says:

    I love picking up fresh cheese & one of the stuffed bagels from the market! MMMM!!!!!!!!! Also, french macaroons of course!

  49. Lindsay says:

    Fresh cheese from the market & wine from Liberty is the perfect evening!

  50. Mavreen says:

    Chateau de Bourgogne Cheese from Dussa’s… and a little Honey from the Fraser Valley on a baggett! Delicious!!!!!!!!!

  51. Lora Frost says:

    I have been taking the comedy improv workshops every saturday. This past Saturday, I bought (the best chai tea ever) from Granville Island Tea house, an umbrella from the The Umbrella Shop and a new paintbrush from Opus, my all time favourite store ever!

  52. Bryan says:

    So many things to do, buy, drink @ Granville but I enjoy lobster fest at the keg thru the summer ! Definitley worth the drive from chilliwack !

  53. Steven says:

    I love going down to the market for fresh seafood! Always the best quality!

  54. Ian says:

    Aresti ‘A’ Sauvignon Blanc straight from Chile! Great taste for the money!

  55. Sanja says:

    definitely the stuffed bagels!

  56. A.J. says:

    I really like getting fresh bread at terra breads!

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