Experience the best the Niagara Food & Wine Expo has to offer by taking part in one of our incredible wine classes. These 90 minute tastings offer the opportunity to sample fabulous wines guided by renowned industry professionals at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Each Tutored Tastings includes an admission ticket to the Niagara Food & Wine Expo. $15 Value.
“Our Tutored Tastings wine classes let you taste great wines created by passionate winemakers.” Christopher Waters, Tutored Tastings Host, VINES Magazine Editor and InterVin Head Judge.
Tutored Tastings classes include a $15 one day admission ticket to the Niagara Food & Wine Expo April 26-28, 2013 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre
The World of Drinks
Kevin Brauch, The Thirsty Traveler
Friday, April 26 at 6 – 8 p.m.
Tickets: $45 includes Expo admission ($15 value)
The one and only Kevin Brauch, world-renowned host of The Thirsty Traveler, co-host of Iron Chef America, globetrotter, bon viviant and, in his own words, “really great guy,” is back from his international search for the world’s most impressive beverages. Kevin Brauch brings eight or so of his latest discoveries in wine, beer and spirits to quench your thirst in this energetic tasting session. You will be taken on a booze-soaked journey around the world through his slice of life stories and inspired presentation. Enjoy a fabulous night out and an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience as you taste your way around the globe. Book your seats now as it’s guaranteed to sell out!
Christopher Waters, VINES Magazine Editor and InterVin Head Judge.
Saturday, April 27 at 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 includes Expo admission ($15 value)
Taste your way through nine top-scoring wines from the 2012 InterVin International Wine awards. Renowned wine experts such as Rod Phillips, Linda Bramble, Sue-Ann Staff and other top tasters have awarded these wines the coveted gold medal status from over 1,200 submissions. Christopher Waters will enlighten guests by sharing highlights from the competition, relevant tasting notes, pairing ideas and inspired stories from the winemakers themselves. Let your inner wine geek come alive as you sip and savour your way through the best-of-the-best from this renowned international competition. Click here to view the wine list for this tastingOysters & Wine
Mike Langley, owner, Tide and Vine Oyster Co. & Peter Bodnar Rod, 13th Street Winery
Saturday, April 27 at 5 – 6 p.m.
Tickets $30 includes Expo admission ($15 value)
The Tide & Vine Oyster Company teams up with 13th Street Winery for a delectable session demonstrating how to pair raw oysters with brilliant VQA wines. The Tide & Vine Oyster Company prides itself on providing the freshest products at a fair price and these pair perfectly with the incredible selections from 13th Street Winery. Famous for their traditional method sparkling wine, Gamay, Riesling, Chardonnay and small batch varietals such as Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Meritage wines. Mike and Peter will offer unexpected pairings that will open your eyes to the otherworldly flavours of fresh oysters. A great way to start your Saturday night at the Expo!