Winefest Edmonton

Winefest Edmonton

January 27, 2016 12:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Winefest Edmonton Uncorks a Weekend of Indulgence for Wine Lovers

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan. 27, 2016) -

WHAT: Sponsored by Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits, Winefest Edmonton is back this year to spoil your senses. This annual event offers a unique opportunity to explore new products and flavours from the wine industry. Celebrating its eighth year in Edmonton, Winefest invites guests to sample from a wide selection of local and international wines from sixteen of the world's top wine regions. Guests will have the opportunity to taste what's new and hot on the wine scene with products from more than 60 wineries, including 38 new-to-Alberta wines, along with a variety of hors d'oeuvres from Shaw Conference Centre Catering, as well as food exhibitors such as, Mojo jojo Pickles, Nefiss Lezizz, DaVinci Gelato Originale, The Cheesiry, and more. Tickets are all-inclusive, providing guests with access to wine tasting, delicious nibbles, a complimentary Riedel wine glass and a commemorative tasting notebook.
The People's Choice Awards - Alberta's largest longest standing wine competition, allows guests to explore, sample and vote for their favourite wines to determine top consumer picks for every palate and price point. New-to-the-market products, classic go-to's and award-winning wines will compete to be named a crowd favourite. Guests can also stop by The Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits Onsite Store to pick up their favourite finds.
Attendees are encouraged to partake in Winefest's food drive by bringing non-perishable food items to be donated to Edmonton's Food Bank. New this year, Winefest will be toping up monetary donations by 25 per cent and making every donation go further by contributing one dollar for each pound of food donated!
WHO: Wine lovers will enjoy a tasty afternoon or evening of all-inclusive wine tasting paired with delectable hors d'oeuvres. Winefest is a weekend of indulgence for those wishing to increase their wine knowledge and discover new wines.
WHY: Winefest is a playground for the palate, where everyone from wine novices to experts can enjoy some vino while socializing in a casually refined atmosphere. With over 300 wines from the world's most renowned wine regions, it's the perfect opportunity to 'try before you buy' and discover new finds.
WHEN: Friday, February 12, 7-10 p.m. Friday Evening Session - SOLD OUT!
Saturday, February 13, 2-5 p.m. Saturday Afternoon Session
Saturday, February 13, 7-10 p.m. Saturday Evening Session - SOLD OUT!
WHERE: Shaw Conference Centre - Hall D
9797 Jasper Avenue Northwest
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2W8

For Tickets and more tantalizing details, visit us online at www.CelebrateWinefest.com.

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