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Whether you’re an aficionado or an amateur, our Trusted Expert-led year-round events are sure to please. Meet new people, try a new libation or two, and learn a few tricks about how you can take your knowledge of wines, beer, and spirits to the next level. Book early, tickets sell fast!
Join Fine Wine Director Peter Smolarz has he guides you through an evening focused on understanding the grape and the wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon. Peter will be highlighting famous regions where Cabernet is king such as Bordeaux, Napa Valley and the Barrosa Valley in Australia. If you’re a Cabernet fan you won’t want to miss this special night.
Saturday February 25th, 2017 7-9pm
How hard is it to tell if a wine is red or white if you can’t see it? You’ll find out at our real blindfolded tasting as you do the entire tasting without the use of your sight. Our Trusted Expert team will guide you through this exciting and fun evening that has you wearing a mask to demonstrate how your mind and nose can trick you when you’re tasting wine. This is a great class for wine enthusiasts of all levels.
Wednesday March 1, 2017 7-9pm
Don’t miss out on an evening of sweet and savory popcorn styles and fun pairings as we take this favourite snack food to a whole new level. You’ll not only be amazed at how many different drink styles can be paired with popcorn, but also at some of the secret toppings that our team has to share with you. We guarantee that you’ll never look at popcorn and pairings the same way again.
Friday March 3rd, 2017
Are you ready for a fun and slightly competitive evening? Join us as we lead you through an exciting lineup of red wine from around the world and as you to choose which wine is the most expensive in the fight. This evening is always exciting as you become the judge and find out if you can taste the difference of price in the glass. Be prepared to have your eyes and palate opened to new experiences as we try wines between $15 and over $100.
Thursday March 9th, 2017 7 - 9pm
Happy St Patrick’s Day! Spend the evening celebrating the luck and spirit of the Irish at our special festival highlighting an incredible collection of beers, whiskies and even a spirit or two. Our kitchen team will be working their magic and creating true classic Irish dishes so that you can get in the true spirit of the day and feel as lucky as a Leprechaun.
Wednesday March 15, 2017 7 - 9pm
If you’re like us, you occasionally grab dinner on the go and so we’ve asked our team to put together their favourite collection of pairings for take-out. You’ll love the ideas that our team will share with you as they take to-go classics such as pizza, Chinese food, sushi and more and pair them up expertly showing you how easy it is for you to do at home. . This evening will enlighten you on how food on- the go can be paired up to make it as fancy as a multi-course dinner or as simple as picnic on the carpet with a movie. If you ever order in you won’t want to miss this event.
Saturday March 18, 2017 7 -9pm
Pop! Just reading the word is fun! There are endless possibilities for creative cocktails with bubbles as your base – get ready to step up your bubble game. Our very own Trusted Experts will lead you through a hand-on mixology class that will teach how classics such as a French 75 and Mimosa are made as well as some new cocktails with a Willow Park Wines & Spirits twist.
Friday March 24th, 2017 7 - 9pm
We’ve polled our team and come up with six of their favourite cookies to pair with tasty and innovative wines, beers and cocktails. You can look forward to learning all about perfect pairings for classics such as chocolate chip, coconut macaroons and oatmeal raisin along with a few cookie surprises. Cookie fans you won’t want to miss out on this enlightening evening that is sure to make cookies and milk seem so passé.
Thursday March 30th, 2017 7 - 9 pm
7 - 9pm
We’re getting jump on spring with our Wines of Spring Festival. If the winter months have you longing for warmer weather this evening is sure to inspire you with wines for the patio and warmer days. From crisp whites, brilliant roses and BBQ savvy reds this festival has something for everyone so you’re sure to find a new favourite or two.
Saturday April 1st, 2017 7- 9pm