What we do and how we help
By creating meaningful relationships between small-farm growers and our restaurant and retail customers.
Massey Wines was initially focused on coastal BC producers and has now grown to include wines, spirits, and ciders from around the world. Our commitment to you is that we maintain our original core beliefs while we continue to grow by providing uncommon wines that provide benefit both our suppliers and our customers for many years to come.
Monday, March 22, 2020
Come meet the makers behind the wines, meads, spirits and ciders grown and produced in our unique coastal environment. The island producers will be joining us at the beautiful loft heritage Permanent Building in downtown Vancouver for this special trade only afternoon event. Brought to you by Massey Wines.
bc cider festival
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Be part of the fourth annual BC Cider Festival on May 24th! This tasting event will feature 30+ cideries from BC, the Pacific Northwest, and abroad. Set in the beautiful Pipe Shop of North Vancouver the festival will wrap up BC Cider Week. Meet producers and orchardists while sampling the full range of authentic craft ciders available here in BC. Brought to you by TXOTX Imports and Massey Wines.
Rich Massey founded Massey Wines in 2012. Growing up in the 80’s on skis and bikes in Nelson, BC, followed by a decade of tree planting and surfing. In 1998, Rich and some friends opened Monsoon restaurant and Soma Cafe at Main & Broadway in Vancouver. Next came a tenure at the Galiano Inn which lasted over a decade and was where Rich developed his love for BC wines. During this time he earned a degree in hospitality management from Cornell University, the Sommelier Diploma from the International Sommelier Guild and the Certified Sommelier Credential from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Through the encouraging support of long-time friend Mark Wachtin from Vancouver Island’s Storied Wines & Spirits, Rich founded Massey Wines with an original vision to bring under-represented Vancouver Island wines to the Vancouver wine scene. Rich enjoys taking sales off the beaten track and loves logistics challenges and servicing remote rural areas while always maintaining his Vancouver & Whistler relationships.
Louise Fedyk grew up in and around Toronto, Ontario. She earned a B.A. at McMaster University and has spent 10 years traveling while earning and serving in the skies.
Louise keeps our small business stable and grounded with the administration, invoicing allocations management, and keeps our customer information records updated. It’s this work behind the scenes that allow us to provide benefit and uncommon beverages for our customers. This has enabled us to become a high-performance service-focused wine agency. Louise holds a WSET Level 3 for good measure and loves to travel to discover new minimal intervention wines from around the world and right here in BC. Need some admin help? No Problem.
Repour Wine Savers
Oxygen Absorption is the Key!
Repour is designed around a standard 750ML bottle of wine under the assumption of 5 5-ounce pours and around its ability to absorb the oxygen from 1500ML of air.