LCBO Summerhill | 10 Scrivener Square,
M4W 3Y9 | 416 922-0403
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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 or older.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
ITALY: TRADITION AND INNOVATION – $40
Discover the quality and variety of fine Italian wines. From Piedmont and Veneto in the north through to Tuscany and the islands in the south, taste classic examples and modern expressions of the wines of Italy.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
SMART BUYS: GREAT FINDS ON A BUDGET – $30
Just in time after the holidays, an expert Product Consultant reveals some of VINTAGES’ best-kept secrets. Everyone has a budget, even in VINTAGES. Come and experience the budget-friendly wines and be pleasantly surprised.
Find many more great VINTAGES tasting opportunities at vintages.com/events.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
FRENCH WINE & CHEESE – $50
Back by popular demand, this class focuses on how to match French wine with French-style cheeses. Experience the diversity of flavours and discover some of the best wine and cheese matches that France has to offer!
THURSDAY, JANUARY 23 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
SCOTCH ENTHUSIASTS – $60
Once again it’s that time of year to celebrate Robbie Burns as we explore Scotland’s gift to the world of spirits. From the Lowlands to the Highlands, each area produces a distinctive and unique spirit. Discover your favourite as we venture on a tasting tour of Scotland’s “water of life.”
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
THE LATEST WINES FROM SPAIN WITH TAPAS – $40
Spanish wines entice! Try a selection of the best new wines from one of the most exciting wine-producing countries and a sample-size food pairing to match bound to tantalize your senses. Come, taste and learn.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
BRING ON THE BUBBLES – $35
Not all sparkling wines are Champagne with a capital “C.” Taste styles from all over the world, learn how winemakers get those bubbles in the bottle and discover how to incorporate these wonderful sparklers into everyday menus. Just in time for Valentine’s Day!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
90+ WINES – $40
What does it take to make the grade? An expert Product Consultant offers wines that have scored 90+ points by world-renowned wine critics. Put your judging skills to the test and see if you agree with the professionals. Do you have the same palate as Robert Parker? There’s only one way to find out!
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
WINE AND CHEESE – $45
Think outside the simple wine and cheese box. Discover some inspired fine wine and regional cheese matches, learn simple strategies for flawless pairings and explore cheeses you likely haven’t tried before.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
INTRODUCTION TO SINGLE MALTS – $60
This class is a must for those wanting to enter the world of single malts. From the Highlands to the Lowlands, from Islay to Campbeltown, each area is distinctive and unique. Discover your favourite as we sample Scotland’s pride. Sign up early as this very popular class sells out quickly.
WEDNESDAYS, FEBRUARY 19, 26 & MARCH 5 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
A THREE-PART SERIES: EXPLORE ITALY FROM NORTH TO SOUTH – $130 (AVAILABLE AS A FULL SERIES ONLY)
From Nero D’Avola, Primitivo and Angliano in the south, through to Chianti and Brunello in the heart of the country and Barolo and Amarone in the north, Italy is one of the foremost and oldest producers of wine. Take a tasting tour and discover Italy like never before with regional canapés in this three-part series led by expert Product Consultant Victor Borja-Sheen. Don’t miss this tremendous opportunity to learn about a country that plays a huge role in the world of wine. A great gift idea!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
RICH AUSTRALIAN REDS – $40
Australian red wines offer a diversity of flavours and styles, many at great value. Taste and discover what makes these great wines so popular. Each wine will be matched with light fare – it’s sure to be an evening you won’t want to miss.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
BIG, BOLD & BRAWNY – $75
From Barolo and Châteauneuf-du-Pape to California Cabernet (to name just a few), sample some of the biggest and boldest red wines at a premium tasting that promises to be both memorable and informative. This class is a must for lovers of full-bodied reds.
THURSDAY, MARCH 6 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
PREMIUM SINGLE MALT SCOTCH – $125
Here’s a unique opportunity to sample some of Scotland’s rarer and finer malts. Experience the influence that each region’s rolling hills, heather, salty sea air and famous peat has on this unique libation. From fresh grassy aperitifs, to the richly honeyed and pungent and smoky, Scotland’s whiskies offer something for all occasions. A wonderful gift for the Scotch aficionado!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
VINTAGES ON A BUDGET – $30
An expert Product Consultant reveals some of VINTAGES’ best-kept secrets. Everyone has a budget, even in VINTAGES. Come and experience the budget-friendly wines and be pleasantly surprised.
Find many more great VINTAGES tasting opportunities at vintages.com/events
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM
PRACTICALLY PERFECT PAIRINGS – $40
Dos and don’ts: sample three distinctly different food choices paired with what we consider the perfect wine, then taste them with diametrically opposed wines so you can see, and taste, the difference. An essential course for developing the palate.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
ST. PATRICK: A CELEBRATION OF IRELAND’S GEMS – $50
Toast St. Patrick, and taste and discover what makes Irish whiskies (from where the “island is green, the beer black and the whiskey gold”) so unique. Celebrate the flavours of Irish whiskey and earn a new appreciation for what the Emerald Isle has to offer matched with some traditional light fare.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
CALIFORNIA: PREMIUM/ICONIC – $50
California produces premium wines that are known all over the globe. Tonight, an expert Product Consultant offers amazing wines and practical information that will be useful when you next shop for some of California’s best wines.
THURSDAY, MARCH 20 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM
SPAIN’S WINES AND CHEESES – $45
For the gourmand: discover the diversity of Spanish wines from Rioja, and some of the best matches for Spanish cheeses. This popular class fills up fast, so don’t delay!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
A TOUR OF SOUTHERN FRANCE’S WINE REGIONS – $30
An expert Product Consultant takes you on a tasting tour of the unique flavours that this southern French region has to offer, including wines from Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi to name a few.
Matching food with drink shouldn’t be a mystery. Sip and sample in our highly informative Perfect Pairings seminars, and learn how easy it is to complement menus with wine, spirits and beer.
Includes a food-matching segment
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