18 January 2008

Wine country is coming to Ottawa...

Attention all Ottawa wine enthusiasts! Banish those seasonal blues and warm your spirits and senses by participating in this year’s Winter Wine Fair.

This event comes to Ottawa as part of the new "Taste of Winterlude" series, a culinary journey into fine dining and Ontario wines.

The Winter Wine Fair is organized by the Wine Council of Ontario in partnership with leading wineries from Lake Erie North Shore, Niagara Peninsula, Pelee Island and Prince Edward County. Over 20 Ontario wineries will be present, providing exclusive samplings of over 100 VQA wines, including international award-winning Icewines.

Want to learn how wine is made? Winemakers will be on hand to answer questions and share some of there tricks of the trade at interactive seminars. Want to get up close and personal? Enter your name to win an exclusive trip to Ontario’s wine region and experience first-hand the production of some of the country’s finest wines.

Date: Tuesday, February 5th, 2008
Location: Government Conference Centre, Ottawa
Time: 19:00 - 21:30

Tickets are a cool $45 per person and can be purchased online.

Interested in other wine-related events in the Ottawa region? Check out one of my favourite websites: Groovy Grapes. Yeah…they pretty much have my dream job…


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