This year I brought my partner for the first time, so much of our time was spent exploring the Gluten-Free Living section, so much so that we came home with bags packed with products we bought to try. I’ll be featuring a few of the ones we like best in upcoming blog posts.
I was on my own for the sausage-tasting, since my partner is vegan, but there was plenty to occupy his time before we reconvened in the wine, beer, and spirits tasting area. I ate my way through about ten excellent offerings and was hard pressed to choose a winner, so I’m not sure how the judges, who tried many more, could come to their decisions. You can see the list of winners here.
Here are a few of the highlights for me this year:
Nextjen gluten-free flours
Ravens Brewing Company Dry Irish Stout
Wayward Distillation House‘s Unruly Gin, Vodka, and ‘Depth Charge’ liqueur
Onnick’s Blueberry Farm‘s bottled iced teas
Simply Delish Soup and Salad gluten-free soup mixes
That’s just a sampling of what we enjoyed at this year’s show. I’m hoping to do a little exploring of some of the farms and makers in the Fraser Valley this year, so stay tuned for more!
I attended the Fraser Valley Food Show on a media pass, but had no obligation to review or write about any aspect of the show. All opinions are my own.