Courses and Events

Taste & Learn Courses and Events

Whether it's a special sampling or one of our Taste & Learn Courses, you'll learn about the newest products and most exciting recipes and pairings.

Courses: Our Taste & Learn Courses are facilitated by our highly knowledgeable Product Ambassadors. Courses are held in the Education Centre at Grant Park Liquor Mart. All courses are 7-9 pm unless otherwise indicated. 18+. Events are subject to change without notice.

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Wine and Cheese: Canadian Style

Canada may be a small player in the world of wine, but what we make here excites the finest connoisseurs!  Come celebrate the diversity of Canadian wines from British Columbia to Ontario and even Nova Scotia.  

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $50.00

Register Online

Wines of Argentina

Scale the heights to taste wines from some of the highest altitudes on earth. Discover for yourself which wines will take you to the stratosphere! Join us as we explore and taste wines from this dynamic South American nation

When: Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Can You Really Tell The Difference, Red Wine Edition

How many times have you asked, “Can you really tell the difference between an inexpensive wine and an expensive one”? Join us in a blind tasting of red wines that have a considerable price gap and see if YOU can tell the difference. 

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Exploring Malbec (Virtual)

Hailing from Southwest France, Malbec did not receive international recognition and fame until it arrived in the mountain vineyards of Argentina.  Join us as we explore Malbec, from its humble beginnings in Cahors, France, to the superstar of Argentina’s wine regions.   

Time: 6:45pm – 8:15pm (virtual seminar will run from 7:00-8:00pm with 15 mins before and after for customer questions).

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When: Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 6:45pm to 8:15pm
Where: Virtual
Cost: $0.00
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: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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Les vins du Sud de la France (Virtual)

Nichées dans le sud-est de la France, se trouvent les régions du Rhône, de la Provence et du Languedoc-Roussillon. Ces régions ont un climat méditerranéen, produisent des cépages similaires, mais font différents styles de vin. Un rosé vibrant au vin rouge, il y en a pour tous les goûts dans le sud de la France.

Date: jeudi le 23 mars, 2023

Heure: 18 h 45 - 20 h 15 sur ZOOM

18 h 45 -19 h, présentations et ouverture de session ZOOM, contenu du cours et dégustation 19 h – 20 h, et temps de questions après 20 h jusqu’à 20 h15.

When: Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 6:45pm to 8:15pm
Where: Virtual
Say "Si" to Spain

Known as the sleeping giant, this old world nation is awakening. We will taste wines as diverse as its regions. Be there to taste its dreams.

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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West Coast Wines

Sip along with us as we travel the West Coast of North America.  Our tour starts in the Okanagan, with stops in Washington and Oregon, finishing up in California.  Taste the variety these west coast regions have to offer.   No passport required!

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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Summer Sippers of the Southern Hemisphere

Winter is over. Put away the shovel and enter the season of fun and fresh wines.  Let’s turn the world upside down with some summer sippers from the Southern Hemisphere. 

When: Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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Many Shades of Red

Join us as we explore red wines from around the globe. You may be surprised at what you discover.

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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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. Taste for yourself what makes the whiskies of Scotland so special.

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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Whiskies of the Scottish Isles

Come explore the Scottish Isles. Taste their liquid bounty. Let’s savour the flavours from Islay, the Orkney Islands, the Isle of Skye and more.  

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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Sipping with the Stars

Ever wish you could sip on gin and juice with Snoop or talk tequila with The Rock?  More and more celebrities are venturing into the world of beverage alcohol. If you join us, we can’t promise you will meet celebrities, but you can try their products and learn how they are made, which is kind of the same, right?  

When: Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Winnipeg Whisky Festival 2023 - Friday March 3, 2023
Get your tickets now for the 2023 Winnipeg Whisky Festival in support of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
 
 
Early Bird Price (Up to December 31, 2022): VIP Tickets - $285 each / Regular Tickets $209 each
 
Regular Price (After December 31, 2022):VIP Tickets - $309 each / Regular Tickets $229 each
 
6:00 pm  VIP registration
When: Friday, March 3, 2023 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: 2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg Whisky Festival 2023 - Saturday March 4, 2023
Get your tickets now for the 2023 Winnipeg Whisky Festival in support of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
 
 
Early Bird Price (Up to January 1, 2023): VIP Tickets - $285 each / Regular Tickets $209 each
 
Regular Price (After January 1, 2023):VIP Tickets - $309 each / Regular Tickets $229 each
 
When: Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: 2 Lombard Place
Irish Whiskey

Sláinte! Let’s travel by taste to Ireland and discover what makes Irish Whiskey so unique. Is it the grains, the production methods, or both? Let’s find out together while we find your new favourite Irish whiskey. 

When: Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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Taking it on the Gin

Join us as we take a journey through time and explore the fascinating history behind Gin and how it went from a medicine to cure all, to one of the most enjoyed spirits in the world!

When: Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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So Many Ways Tequila

Viva Tequila!  Mexico’s national drink has been subject to many tall myths.  Come clear the air and explore the range of this incredibly complex drink.  Lime and salt not required! 

When: Thursday, May 4, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Wine and Cheese: Canadian Style

Canada may be a small player in the world of wine, but what we make here excites the finest connoisseurs!  Come celebrate the diversity of Canadian wines from British Columbia to Ontario and even Nova Scotia.  

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $50.00

Register Online

Wines of Argentina

Scale the heights to taste wines from some of the highest altitudes on earth. Discover for yourself which wines will take you to the stratosphere! Join us as we explore and taste wines from this dynamic South American nation

When: Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

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. Taste for yourself what makes the whiskies of Scotland so special.

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Whiskies of the Scottish Isles

Come explore the Scottish Isles. Taste their liquid bounty. Let’s savour the flavours from Islay, the Orkney Islands, the Isle of Skye and more.  

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Can You Really Tell The Difference, Red Wine Edition

How many times have you asked, “Can you really tell the difference between an inexpensive wine and an expensive one”? Join us in a blind tasting of red wines that have a considerable price gap and see if YOU can tell the difference. 

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Sipping with the Stars

Ever wish you could sip on gin and juice with Snoop or talk tequila with The Rock?  More and more celebrities are venturing into the world of beverage alcohol. If you join us, we can’t promise you will meet celebrities, but you can try their products and learn how they are made, which is kind of the same, right?  

When: Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

Exploring Malbec (Virtual)

Hailing from Southwest France, Malbec did not receive international recognition and fame until it arrived in the mountain vineyards of Argentina.  Join us as we explore Malbec, from its humble beginnings in Cahors, France, to the superstar of Argentina’s wine regions.   

Time: 6:45pm – 8:15pm (virtual seminar will run from 7:00-8:00pm with 15 mins before and after for customer questions).

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When: Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 6:45pm to 8:15pm
Where: Virtual
Cost: $0.00
Winnipeg Whisky Festival 2023 - Friday March 3, 2023
Get your tickets now for the 2023 Winnipeg Whisky Festival in support of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
 
 
Early Bird Price (Up to December 31, 2022): VIP Tickets - $285 each / Regular Tickets $209 each
 
Regular Price (After December 31, 2022):VIP Tickets - $309 each / Regular Tickets $229 each
 
6:00 pm  VIP registration
When: Friday, March 3, 2023 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: 2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg Whisky Festival 2023 - Saturday March 4, 2023
Get your tickets now for the 2023 Winnipeg Whisky Festival in support of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
 
 
Early Bird Price (Up to January 1, 2023): VIP Tickets - $285 each / Regular Tickets $209 each
 
Regular Price (After January 1, 2023):VIP Tickets - $309 each / Regular Tickets $229 each
 
When: Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: 2 Lombard Place
Irish Whiskey

Sláinte! Let’s travel by taste to Ireland and discover what makes Irish Whiskey so unique. Is it the grains, the production methods, or both? Let’s find out together while we find your new favourite Irish whiskey. 

When: Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Cost: $40.00

Register Online

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