Public Events

Top Drop 2017 | The Main Event

Wednesday May 24, 2017
7PM – 9:30 PM
The Roundhouse Community Arts Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Our annual grand tasting featuring all international, terroir-focused wineries, craft breweries, cideries, food purveyors and more!

For a look at this year’s participants to date, click here!

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Event proceeds proudly go to the BC Hospitality Foundation


Low Country Seafood Boil at Mamie Taylors

Join the crew at Mamie Taylor’s for a Top Drop Low Country Seafood Boil, featuring spot prawns, lobster, dungeness crab, potatoes, corn, okra, cajun spices and an array of other delcious things to tuck into, while enjoying incredible wines and the company of the principals. View menu >

Date: Tuesday, May 23rd | Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: Mamie Taylor’s, 251 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Price: $100 Taxes & Gratuities included


Indigenous Wines of Italy at L’Abattoir

Join Wine Director and 2017 ‘Sommelier of the Year’ Lisa Haley and the L’Abattoir team at this special winemakers’ dinner exploring indigenous wines of northern and southern Italy. The evening will feature guests from two Italian wineries who will showcase and discuss local grape varieties from their respective regions. View menu >

Date: Tuesday, May 23rd | Time: 6:30 pm – 10 pm
Venue: L’Abattoir, 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Price: $160 Taxes & Gratuities included


Grape Witches x Top Drop: Wine Seance Rave!

This is the crazy, opening night party featuring wines by a handful of this year’s Top Drop wineries, along with notable alumni! Come hang out with us for this one-of-a-kind evening!

Date: Monday, May 22nd | Time: 8:00 pm – 1:00 am
Venue: The Birds & The Beets, 55 Powell Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Price: $10 for entry

More Info: Click Here!


Site Expression & Technique:
The Human Factor in Terroir

We are pleased to welcome California-based Elaine Chukan Brown (Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews,, Wine & Spirits Magazine) as she presents Top Drop Vancouver’s Keynote Event. Along with panelists Anthony Truchard (Truchard Vineyards; Napa, California), Maddalena Pasqua di Bisceglie (Musella Winery; Veneto, Italy) & Thomas Bachelder (The Bachelder Project; Oregon/Ontario/Burgundy), she’ll set the scene for the 2017 edition of Top Drop Vancouver, addressing “Site Expression & Technique: The Human Factor in Terroir.” Learn more >

Date: Monday, May 22nd | Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6::30 p.m.
Venue: The Birds & The Beets, 55 Powell Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Moderated by: Elaine Chukan Brown
Price: $25 w/ partial proceeds going to the B.C. Hospitality Foundation