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Vancouver Agave Week 2016

Will you be partaking in Vancouver Agave Week 2016?

Did you know that Tequila is an Agave based spirit? Learn more about Agave during the week of May 23 – 28 at the Vancouver Agave week 2016. You will have the opportunity to taste over 20 different types of Tequila and mezcal brands at their main event along with improve your knowledge on Tequila and meet others in the trade. This expo is Canada’s largest festival dedicated to Mexico’s number one export spirit. The festival aims to increase the presence of tequila and mezcal in Canada!

Vancouver Agave Week 2016

Vancouver International Tequila Expo logo

What’s on for the Week?

The festival has a full week of events starting off with East Van Taco Safari on May 24th followed by Viva Mexico, cooking and tasting class on May 25th.  The Downtown Food and Agave Safari is on May 26th to name but a few! For a full listing of events and ticket information make sure to view their website.

Photo Credit: Karl-Martin Skontorp - Flick

Photo Credit: Karl-Martin Skontorp – Flickr

The main event, takes place on May 28th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver, you can purchase tickets for this event on their website, Vancouver International Tequila Expo. The main event features over 20 tequila and mezcal brands under one roof. At the event make sure you check out the Cocktail Competition early and often!

Vancouver Agave Week 2016

The Edge Social Grille & Lounge

In celebration of the 5th Annual Vancouver International Tequila Expo, our Executive Chef, Rodrigo Fereira from our on-site restaurant, The Edge Social Grille & Lounge will be creating a Mexican inspired Appetizers with a unique Tequila Cocktail. This dish will be available from May 23rd – 28th in conjunction with the festival. We hope you can drop by and sample this delicious appetizer and cocktail all for $16. Our restaurant patio is now open, so you can enjoy this Mexican inspired dish on the patio! We hope to see you during the Vancouver Agave Week 2016!

Vancouver Agave Week 2016

1 comment

  1. Coidora

    There are three main distinctions, that relate to cooking methods , regions of origin , and  species of Agave, says Lorenz.

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