Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

October 14, 2010 09:46 ET

Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival to Host Record Number of Exhibitors

13th annual food & wine event returns to indulge Calgarians

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2010) - It's the most delicious event of the year! The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival invites Calgarians to enjoy a relaxing evening of socializing and indulging. Thirteen years in running, the Festival will be held from October 14th – 16th, and will host food and beverage exhibitors from Calgary and surrounding areas. Guests will have the opportunity to satisfy their cravings – sampling everything from cuisine to cocktails. This three-day culinary event possesses all the ingredients for an incredible evening out!

"The Grand Tasting Hall is going to be packed with exhibitors offering up amazing food, wine and spirits," said Cathy Miller, Festival Director. "With so many new exhibitors this year, we're looking at our largest number to date. The Festival offers such a unique experience; guests can try a variety of delicious culinary samples, wines, scotch, import beer and cocktails, all under one roof."

With more than 50 local and surrounding area restaurants featured in The Grand Tasting Hall, guests can indulge in creative gourmet cuisine, such as braised beef short rib sliders, slow roasted bison tacos, and brandy poached foie gras, while satisfying their sweet tooth with Italian gelatos, hand-crafted chocolate truffles and gourmet mini-cupcakes.

More than 120 beverage exhibitors will offer wine, beer, scotch, gin, tequila, cognac and other premium spirits. Guests can sample from a vast menu of unique beverages including new and old world wines, organic and import beers, sparkling and flavoured vodkas, white whiskey, pink port and more.

New this year, guests can enhance their experience by attending exclusive Wine & Spirit Tastings. They'll enjoy wine, port, scotch or cognac as an expert guides them through the seminar, suggesting tasting techniques and food pairings. All Tasting attendees receive incredible value with Front of the Line entrance, a wine-holder plate, an October/November issue of Wine Access Magazine and a wine tote.

The Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is the largest and most delicious wine and food event in Alberta. It will be held at Stampede Park's BMO Centre, Halls B & C. Please visit for more information on ticket prices, times, and the tasty details on what's being dished up at this year's Festival.

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