Whether you’re a wine-savvy connoisseur or you can’t tell the difference between a port and a merlot, WineFest offers a great opportunity to sample and learn about several varieties of wine, savour delicious food pairings, purchase new favourite wines, and spend an all-inclusive night out with friends. Winefest Edmonton takes place on Friday, February 15, 2013 (7 pm – 10 pm) and Saturday, February 16, 2013 (2 pm – 5 pm). Tickets are $70 and $75, respectively. Tickets include all wine samplings, a variety of delicious hors d’oeuvres, a complimentary wine glass, and a tasting notebook. You must book tickets in advance; phone 403-228-0777 or visit www.celebratewinefest.com to purchase tickets.
The format of the evening is casual yet refined; guests can mingle with other guests, sample as many varieties of wine as they would like, talk with industry experts at each booth, and snack on hors d’oeuvres. The tantalizing variety of appetizers and desserts will be supplied and prepared by local specialty food shops such as COBS Bread, The Cheesiry, and CoCoCo Chocolatiers by Bernard Callebaut. Over 50 wineries from a total of 15 different countries will be represented at WineFest, offering guests a truly varied amount of wine to try.