Winefest is back again in Calgary for its 22nd year! This year the festival will take place at the Stampede Park, BMO Centre, Hall E on Friday, February 21 and Saturday February 22. This annual festival provides attendees to opportunity to sample over 250 local and international wines, including a selection of red, white, sparkling and dessert wines from 18 of the world’s most renowned wine regions. Attendees will also have the opportunity to sample a delicious selection of complimentary gourmet hors d’oeuvres from Stampede Catering, Springbank Cheese Company, COBS bread, Dave’s Hot Pepper Jelly, Nefiss Lezizz and The Ship & Anchor.
This year, Winefest is proud to announce the brand new 2014 title sponsor, Sobeys Liquor. During the event, attendees can stop by the on-site Sobeys Liquor store to purchase their favourite finds to enjoy at home. Also new this year is Winefest’s free mobile app for smartphone users, which attendees can download to make tasting notes and bookmark all of their favourite wines at Winefest.
Thanks to Brookline Public Relations, I have two(2) admission tickets to give away for this event. The giveaway tickets are for the Saturday, February 22 afternoon session (2-5 PM). When presented at the door, these tickets will allow for complimentary access to this all-inclusive event. The tickets include wine sampling and a variety of delicious hors d’oeuvres. Upon arrival, guests will also receive a complimentary Riedel wine glass and an Event Guide! These admission tickets are not transferable to any other session. This is an adult only event. All attendees must be 18 years or older. Valid Photo ID is required to attend. Minors (including infants) are not permitted to attend.
To enter into this draw for the Winefest tickets (Prize worth $150), simply leave a comment in the section below telling me “What is your favourite wine, beer or cocktail drink?”. You will need to put a valid email address in the appropriate box when telling me about your favourite beverage (not to worry, your email address will not be published), so that I can contact you if your name is drawn. This giveaway contest will close on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 5:59PM MST. I will hold a random draw and one winner will be chosen. I will contact the winner via e-mail that evening as well as post the name of the winner here.
If you need to purchase additional admission tickets, they are still available for the Saturday, February 22 Afternoon Session (2pm to 5pm) at $75 each.
For more information and tickets, visit http://www.celebratewinefest.com/calgary.html.