Date: May 31, 2008
Time: Afternoon Tasting 2-5pm; Evening Tasting 7-10pm
Location: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Resort
The Wine and Food Festival sponsored by the Liquor Depot in other areas of Alberta like Red Deer, Edmonton and Calgary has finally made its way to the Rocky Mountains. Banff Lake Louise provides a wonderful landscape of glorious mountain ranges to relax, sip and enjoy the finer things in life.
Gourmet food, fine wines, tasting and pairings are all taking place in the Grand Tasting Hall at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Beginners, intermediates, foodies and connoisseurs will have the chance to learn more about their favourite foods or wines from industry experts in a casual atmosphere.
Prices & Tickets
Early-bird tickets are available for $15 online and will be $25 at the door with limited availability. These tickets give you entrance into the Grand Tasting Hall where two sessions of tastings, one in the afternoon and one in the evening, will be taking place.
Many booths and areas will be setup throughout the Grand Tasting Hall. Sampling coupons will be available for purchase to sample unique and rare wines, ports, imported beer and other premium spirits. Local chefs from Banff and Lake Louise will be present to offer the best of their repertoire of fresh gourmet cuisine.
Banff Lake Louise
Of course, nothing beats the location of Banff National Park for outdoor activities and wildlife. Resorts, spas, live music and events will also be taking place throughout the area.
For early-bird tickets (available in March) as well as festival packages that include accommodations, please visit: http://www.rockymountainwine.com .
For more on Banff Lake Louise, please visit: http://banfflakelouise.com .