Online wine community, Urban Reserve, kicks off The Harvest, a wine lifestyle

    Vancouver - The Roundhouse: 6:00pm - 10:00pm on Thursday November 5, 2009
    Toronto   - Currie Hall:   6:00pm - 10:00pm on Thursday November 12, 2009

VANCOUVER, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - The corks are open and the wine is flowing! Wine kit manufacturer, RJ Spagnols, Canada's leading producer of wine, Vincor Canada, Canada's word of mouth experts, Agent Wildfire, and wine writer and educator, James Nevison - co-author of Had a Glass: Top 100 Wines for 2010 Under $20 $25 and $30, as well as other supporting sponsors and restaurants are gearing up for The Harvest - evening events in both Vancouver and Toronto, under the savvy online community

On November 5, 2009 at The Roundhouse, Vancouver's premiere wine event will feature Jackson Triggs, Esprit, Strut - launching for the first time in Vancouver and craft winemaking from RJ Spagnols. Vancouver's most connected wine aficionados will enjoy industry talent including a keynote presentation from writer James Nevison, also known across Canada for his weekly "Wine Guys" column in the Province newspaper.

"The Harvest event is the hub for passionate wine enthusiasts," said Tim Lang, Director of Marketing at RJ Spagnols. "Through Urban Reserve and The Harvest, we are making our wines more accessible, fun, and easy to experience."

The event also promises interactive wine tastings and a chance to win exciting door prizes, including Craft Winemaking Experiences from RJ Spagnols and gift certificates to some of Vancouver's top restaurants.

For more information on The Harvest event, visit the Urban Reserve Event Page. Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Sign up and join us for a great evening of food and wine as we bring the vineyard to the city. Proceeds from our events will be donated to charity.

The Roundhouse on November 5, 2009 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm. See you there!


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RJ Spagnols is a division of Vincor Canada, owned by Constellation Brands - the number one producer and marketer of wine in the world. Visit

Vincor Canada is the owner of key Canadian estate wineries Jackson-Triggs, Sawmill Creek and Inniskillin. Managing the successful new launch of brands such as Strut, Open and Esprit wines, they are also proud supporters of the Canadian Olympic Team. Visit

Agent Wildfire is a marketing service company that specializes in Brand Communities, Word of Mouth Campaigns, Influencer Insights and Buzz Media. Visit


For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Laura Casselman, Program Leader at Agent Wildfire, (416) 255-4500,, @lauracasselman

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