Courses and Events

Spend an evening with friends and discover our products in a fun and interactive tasting experience. Courses are facilitated by our highly knowledgeable Product Ambassadors and you'll have the opportunity to taste samples from around the globe.

Courses are held in our Education Centres at the Grant Park or Madison Square Liquor Mart. All courses are 7 to 9 pm unless otherwise indicated.

World of Beer

One hundred bottles of beer on the wall and not one of them the same! What is the difference between ales and lager? What are hops? Come learn and sample a variety of styles.

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Kia Ora! New Zealand!

With wines as diverse and complex as their culture, take the opportunity to explore your way through New Zealand, tasting each step of the way.

When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Wine & Chocolate

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $45.00

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European Wines: Varied, Delicious and Perfect with Food

France, Spain, Italy and Germany: these are the countries that have inspired the rest of the world to make wine. Through tasting representative samples from each of these countries, you will enjoy the vast richness of European wines and see how they are transformed when paired with a selection of appetizers. C’est si bon!

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $45.00

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Say “Si” to Spain

Known as the sleeping giant, this old world nation is awakening. Be there to taste its dreams.

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Wine Wars: France vs. The World

For centuries France has set the benchmark by which all other wines have been judged. Take a trip around the world of wine and discover for yourself what makes France so special. Tonight you will taste some of the great wines of France along with a selection of global wines and you can decide… does France live up to the hype or has the rest of the world caught up? 

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Everything Red

Taste and discover the nuances from Bordeaux to California as we explore red wines from around the globe.

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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A-B-C

Anything But Chardonnay and Cabernet. Take the path less trodden. Be adventurous, explore new varietals. The hidden treasures are numerous….

When: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Iconic Wine Regions of Italy

Taste along as we tour three of Italy’s most famous wine regions, Piedmont, Tuscany and Veneto. From haunting Barolo, multi-layered Chianti, to rich and decadent Amarone, come sample some of the finest red wines these regions have to offer, complimented by a selection of Italian culinary delights.

When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $45.00

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Portuguese Wine & the BBQ Season

Wines from Portugal are capturing the palates of wine enthusiasts worldwide. Come discover new exciting wines from Portugal served alongside grilled chicken breast.

Which wine will dazzle your taste buds and be a new favorite for the BBQ season?

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $45.00

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Organic Wine

The World of wine is going green…or at least some practices are. Wines from organic grapes and bio-dynamic vineyards are popping up on our shelves. Come harvest the many styles and flavours found within … because being health conscious never tasted so good.

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Wines of Australia

Let’s head to the land down under as we go for a “walkabout” through a selection of diverse wine regions.

When: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Stop and Smell the Rosé Wines

These pink wines are more than just pretty, they are refreshingly delicious. Perfect for patios, pairing with a huge range of dishes or just to enjoy on their own. Come try the newest rosés we have to offer, just in time to kick off summer. 

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $35.00

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Exploring the Classic Malts

Winnipeg Whisky Festival Ancillary Event

When: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $30.00
Having Fun with Scotch

As poetic as Robbie Burns or as robust as haggis, scotch comes in many styles reflecting the landscape from the gentle lowlands to the windswept Isles.

When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $35.00

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Super Star Single Malts

Winnipeg Whisky Festival Ancillary Event

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $35.00
Crafting Whisky

Winnipeg Whisky Festival Ancillary Event

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue
Cost: $35.00
Winnipeg Whisky Festival

Get your tickets now for the 5th annual Winnipeg Whisky Festival in support of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

 
When: Friday, March 3, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30
Where: 2 Lombard Place
Cost: $199.00
Sake & Sushi

Discover the unique styles, secrets and pleasures of Sake. Will your favorite match with Sushi be junmai-shu or honjozo-shu? Kampai! 

When: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $45.00

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Rum: Pirates of the Caribbean

Ahoy, matey!  Pirates, sailors, distillers and runners: just a few of the colourful characters in the exciting history of rum. Sample a few “grogs” and explore the richness of this exemplary beverage!

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

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Rum: Pirates of the Caribbean

Ahoy, matey! Pirates, sailors, distillers and runners: just a few of the colourful characters in the exciting history of rum. Sample a few “grogs” and explore the richness of this exemplary beverage!

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

Register Online

Kia Ora! New Zealand!

With wines as diverse and complex as their culture, take the opportunity to explore your way through New Zealand, tasting each step of the way.

When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

Register Online

Wine & Chocolate

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $45.00

Register Online

Exploring the Classic Malts

Winnipeg Whisky Festival Ancillary Event

When: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $30.00
European Wines: Varied, Delicious and Perfect with Food

France, Spain, Italy and Germany: these are the countries that have inspired the rest of the world to make wine. Through tasting representative samples from each of these countries, you will enjoy the vast richness of European wines and see how they are transformed when paired with a selection of appetizers. C’est si bon!

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $45.00

Register Online

Having Fun with Scotch

As poetic as Robbie Burns or as robust as haggis, scotch comes in many styles reflecting the landscape from the gentle lowlands to the windswept Isles.

When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $35.00

Register Online

Say “Si” to Spain

Known as the sleeping giant, this old world nation is awakening. Be there to taste its dreams.

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

Register Online

Wine Wars: France vs. The World

For centuries France has set the benchmark by which all other wines have been judged. Take a trip around the world of wine and discover for yourself what makes France so special. Tonight you will taste some of the great wines of France along with a selection of global wines and you can decide… does France live up to the hype or has the rest of the world caught up? 

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue - Unit P
Cost: $35.00

Register Online

Super Star Single Malts

Winnipeg Whisky Festival Ancillary Event

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue
Cost: $35.00
Crafting Whisky

Winnipeg Whisky Festival Ancillary Event

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Where: 1600 Ness Avenue
Cost: $35.00
Winnipeg Whisky Festival

Get your tickets now for the 5th annual Winnipeg Whisky Festival in support of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

 
When: Friday, March 3, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30
Where: 2 Lombard Place
Cost: $199.00

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