LCBO The Kingsway | 2946 Bloor Street
West, Toronto, Ontario
M8X 1B7 | 416 239-3065
To register and purchase your tickets please visit the Customer Service Desk
at the desired location. Please contact the participating store for details.
Spaces are limited so book your place soon. Participants must be 19 years of age
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
LET’S GET STARTED: WINE 101 – $30
Learn how to recognize and describe the aroma and flavour profiles of the six classic red and white grape varieties. This is an ideal class for those just starting to experiment with wines.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
INTRODUCTION TO SINGLE MALTS – $60
From the Highlands to the Lowlands, from Islay to Campbeltown, each area produces a distinctive and unique spirit. Discover your favourite on a tasting tour of Scotland’s “water of life.” Sign up early as this very popular class sells out quickly!
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 | 6:30 – 8:00 PM
EXPERIENCE VENETO – $45
Twenty percent of all Italian wines come from Veneto. Tonight, delight in a sampling of Soave, Valpolicella and the renowned Amarone. Don’t miss this opportunity to sip, savour and enjoy great food pairings for wines from Italy’s most reliable wine-producing region.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
PREMIUM PORTS... SIMPLE LUXURY – $45
Come and experience one of the oldest traditions in fortified wines. An expert Product Consultant will guide you through a tasting of ruby, tawny and vintage Port before you pick a favourite.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 | 6:30 – 8:00 PM
BURGUNDY VS. PIEDMONT – $50
From Burgundy’s elegant reds, like Pinot Noir and Gamay, to the Piedmont region’s famous Nebiollo grape (used in wines such as Barbaresco and Barolo), tonight’s tutored tasting covers it all. Sampling will be conducted as a blind tasting so you will have the opportunity to compare the wines of these different regions in an unbiased manner.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 | 6:30 – 8:00 PM
SINGULARLY NEAT: AN ADVANCED SINGLE MALT EXPERIENCE – $75
Passport not required! Go deep into Scotland’s treasured distilleries to discover secret recipes as you savour a variety of single malts and compare colours, bouquets, flavours and textures.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
ITALY’S ABC – $40
Come and learn the ABCs of the world’s largest wineproducing country. Discover Amarone, Italy’s most famous wine style, now enjoying a renaissance, along with Barolo, the “wine of kings” and Chianti, Ontario’s favourite Italian red.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
IS A WINE SCORE JUST A NUMBER? – $40
When a wine scores 90 or above with the critics, it’s almost a guarantee of excellence. An expert Product Consultant explains the 100-point scoring system for rating wines and presents samples of some of this year’s 90+ scoring wines. Tonight, you be the critic.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 | 6:30 – 8:00 PM
CABERNET SAUVIGNON: NEW WORLD VS. OLD WORLD – $45
The king of red grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in almost all of the world’s wine regions. Enjoy a blind tasting of a selection of styles from around the globe discovering the difference between New and Old World varieties. Each wine will be accompanied by a bite-size food match – some of which may surprise you!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
SNEAK PEEK: VINTAGES PRE-RELEASE TASTINGS – $30
Be among the first to try before you buy! An expert Product Consultant samples a selection of products from the upcoming VINTAGES release featuring California. This forum is an excellent opportunity to discover and discuss highlights from the release and purchase sampled items before they hit the shelves (stock allowing).
Find many more great VINTAGES tasting opportunities at vintages.com/events
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
IRISH BREWS AND SPIRITS – $35
“Ireland: the island is green, the beer black and the whiskey gold.” Discover the flavours of Irish beer and whiskey and gain a new appreciation for what the Emerald Isle has to offer. Don’t miss this chance to toast St. Patrick!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM
PREMIUM CHILE – $35
Known for its great value wines, Chile is producing exceptional bottles worthy of serious attention. Tonight, discover our latest releases and learn why enthusiasts around the world are turning to these wines for value, variety and quality.
We reserve the right to cancel
or postpone classes (in which
case, participants will be
notified and fully reimbursed or
offered a credit). A refund or
transfer is available up to five
days before class(es) begin. No
refunds or transfers for missed