Harry Hertscheg

Executive Director
Vancouver International Wine Festival

Harry Hertscheg has managed several cultural organizations, including the Vancouver Fringe Festival from 1990 to 1994 and the Vancouver East Cultural Centre from 1995 to 1996. He joined the Vancouver International Wine Festival in September 2001 and serves as its executive director today. He is a certified wine educator, certified specialist in spirits, Italian wine specialist and more.

GREATEST SUCCESS: “Producing a wine festival every year that is somehow more successful than the previous year.” FUN FACT: “I love wine and theatre, but I’m also fond of spirits and curling.” FAVOURITE QUOTE: “‘You’re only as good as your last performance’ – (various).” BUCKET LIST: “Drive my 1969 Malibu all the way down to Chile.”