Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

September 30, 2015 11:49 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Experience Ultimate Indulgence at the 18th Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 30, 2015) -

WHAT: The Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival, sponsored by Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits, is back for a weekend of indulgence, offering a unique opportunity to explore new products and flavours. The Grand Tasting Hall will overflow with more exhibitors than ever before! Attendees can expect 140 wineries, featuring a distinguished collection of wines from 16 different countries, more than 150 brands of premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, port, liqueurs and craft beers. Taste what's new and hot in the adult beverage scene with approximately 100 new-to-Alberta wines, beers and spirits! Bursting with flavour, nearly 50 local restaurants and food purveyors will cook up a variety of gourmet culinary creations. For an enriched tasting experience, knowledgeable industry experts will be on hand to educate and entice.
The Great Big Taste Awards are back at the Festival, allowing attendees to vote for their favourite samples and sips by "starring" them in the Festival App. Many new-to-the-market products, award-winning wines, beers, spirits and specialty liqueurs, and creative recipes will compete to be the crowd favourites. Attendees can also stop by The Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits Onsite Store to pick up their most exciting finds.
WHO: Wine, spirit and beer enthusiasts, along with food lovers will enjoy a tasty selection of mouth-watering culinary delights. It's a weekend of excitement and flavourful fun for all!
WHY: To indulge in the art of food and beverage creations brought to light by talented local restaurants and food purveyors, as well as wine, spirit and beer retailers. The Festival presents Calgarians an exclusive opportunity to sip, sample and savour with friends, family and co-workers.
WHEN: Friday, October 16, 5 - 10 p.m. Friday Evening Session
Saturday, October 17, 12 - 4 p.m. Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, October 17, 6 - 10 p.m. Saturday Evening Session
WHERE: Stampede Park BMO Centre, Halls D & E

Tickets are available online at www.rockymountainwine.com. Sampling coupons are required for sampling and are available for purchase onsite.

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