'Meet The Makers'....
[Starting in the later part of October 2017] Embark on a tasting journey around East Richmond, BC! ‘Meet the Makers’ at Wild Sweets® By Dominique & Cindy Duby, Canada Berries Winery and Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks who will offer Beer, Chocolate & Wine Tasting Experiences every Saturday afternoon*. Located a short drive from one another, this is a perfect self-guided tour for any food and drink lover. Here is a quick introduction to the 'Makers'....
Canada Berries Winery: Canada Berries winery is located in a beautiful cedar building settled in the heart of Richmond’s richest agricultural lands. ‘Delicious Natural BC Taste’ is our motto and we offer visitors a unique wine tasting experience. Our winery focus is only on local berries and fruit wines including blueberries, cranberries and raspberries as well as some other locally sourced berries. Guided tours are available during the harvest season and tastings are available year-round. For more information about this destination visit canadablueberries.com
Fuggles & Warlock: Our motto is “Keeping Beer Weird”. We push traditional styles of beer to the limit, by adding a West Coast flair to our liquid. Expect some adventurous brews aimed toward adventurous palates. The branding has a distinct focus on “Geek Culture” with references to video gaming, and pop culture. Visit our tasting room, try our latest brews and take a peek at the brewery. Tours available by request and availability. For more information about this destination visit fuggleswarlock.com
Wild Sweets® By Dominique & Cindy Duby: Vintage cocoa bean-to-bar chocolate-making, on an artisan basis, is a long and painstaking process with numerous steps. Wild Sweets® By Dominique & Cindy Duby is Canada's only science-based cocoa bean-to-bar chocolate-makers, ranked as one of the ‘25 Best Chocolatiers in the World’ and awarded ‘Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America’. We turn premium cocoa beans into 'Haute' chocolates, novel confections & designer pastry! Free Tasting Tours sessions are available and see this link for more details.
What else can you do while you’re in Richmond? Next door to Vancouver and nestled where the Paciﬁc Ocean and the Fraser River meet is the city of Richmond, BC, home to the iconic Richmond Olympic Oval, historic Steveston Village and the Vancouver International Airport. This thriving multicultural destination city offers a growing range of cultural, heritage, culinary and leisure experiences for all ages and abilities. It’s a city of contrasts, with Waterfront boardwalks, a ﬂourishing Asian culture, local farms, National Historic Sites, whale-watching tours, waterside trails and some of the best West Coast sunsets – there is so much to explore. For more information see visitrichmondbc.com
*Please check with each location for opening times and tour availability.
Other Experiences at Wild Sweets®...
Metro Vancouver, BC: Most people love chocolate, yet many have very little knowledge where cocoa comes from, how it is grown and/or how it is processed into the wonderful treats they enjoy.
Our tasting tours & events are guided by the founders of Wild Sweets® – Dominique & Cindy Duby - who know chocolate inside out! A rare and unique opportunity to Explore their novel world of chocolate and Experience their hyper-creative sweets, which made them One of the ‘25 Best Chocolatiers in the World’. Typical tasting tours are about 30-minutes while tutored TasteProjects sessions range in length between 60 to 120 minutes. The format is fun, informal, interactive and ‘Edutaining’ with a focus to delight your taste buds with all things chocolate from cocoa beans to finished haute chocolate in various forms from single origin bar to gastronomical multi-courses experiences!
Where: All sessions are held in our “Chocolate-Making & Tasting Lab” in Richmond, BC. Ample free visitor parking at the location.
TasteProjects & other sessions available;
- Cocoa Bean To Chocolate Tasting & Appreciation - details & bookings here
- Cocoa Bean To Chocolate Afternoon Tea - details & bookings here
- Meet The Makers Tasting Tour - details & reservation here
List Membership: To receive advance notice of additional sessions details (tours, topics, dates, times...) as well as special offers available to members only, register to be part of the exclusive list via the form below.