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2014 GRAND TASTING HALL DETAILS

Location

Stampede Park BMO Centre, Halls D & E

Dates & Times

Friday, October 17 5-10pm
Saturday, October 18 12-4pm
Saturday, October 18 6-10pm

2014 TICKET DETAILS

Tickets are day specific and only valid for one session. An entrance ticket brings you into the Grand Tasting Hall where you can purchase Festival sampling coupons (with cash only), allowing you to customize what you try and how much you spend.

Early Bird Regular Online Front of the Line (Online) Door
Fri Eve $25 $30 $36 $35
Sat Aft $17 $19 N/A $23
Sat Eve $26 $31 $37 $36
Fri Groups $23/pp $27/pp N/A N/A
Sat Aft Groups $15/pp $17/pp N/A N/A

Please note GST will be added to prices shown above.

Tickets will be available in July. Please check back for updated 2014 prices.

FRONT OF THE LINE

Take the fast-track to flavour with a Front of the Line ticket. Gain speedy entrance into the Grand Tasting Hall through an exclusive entrance, convenient access to a sampling coupon booth, a sample of bubbly, a gourmet chocolate, a bottle of water voucher, and access to a private coat check (additional fees apply).

CORPORATE

Enjoy a company outing, client event, or social club gathering at the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival with a corporate ticket package (available for groups of 20 or more on Friday or Saturday). Tickets will be available in July 2014.

SAMPLING COUPONS

Sampling coupons are $0.50 each and can be purchased at the Grand Tasting Hall. Samples range from 1 to 20 or more coupons, depending on the item. Prices per sample are set by exhibitors.

REMINDERS

Please note that this is an adult only event. All attendees must be 18 years or older. Minors (including infants and babies) are not permitted to attend. Please remember to enjoy your beverages responsibly.

Calgary

Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

October 17-18, 2014

On October 17th and 18th wine and food lovers are invited to indulge at the 17th annual Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. The Festival will feature a wide array of world-class wine, premium spirits, import and micro-brewed beer, and an assortment of local culinary creations in a fun, social, and relaxed atmosphere. This year, the Festival will once again feature a Saturday Afternoon Session, providing even more opportunity to sip and sample.

The Grand Tasting Hall

The Stampede Park BMO Centre will host Calgary's 2014 Grand Tasting Hall, where over 200 exhibitor booths will showcase the latest adult beverage products, including a distinguished collection of wines from around the globe, premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, port, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beer. Guests can pair beverages with a delicious selection of nibbles from local restaurants, hotel and food purveyors. Offering something for everyone, products will range from value based to ultra-exclusive. The Grand Tasting Hall offers a unique opportunity to explore new products, interact with experts and discover new finds.

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is excited to welcome Sobeys Liquor as the 2014 Title Sponsor! While at the Festival, stop by the on-site Sobeys Liquor store to purchase your favourite finds to enjoy at home. Also be sure to sign up for Sobeys Liquor eFlyer for great deals on the wines you love by clicking here, and take advantage of this printable 10% off coupon today for savings at the Sobeys Liquor store nearest you!

To get an idea of what you can look forward to in 2014, check out the food, wine, and beverage samples that were offered at the 2013 Calgary Festival:

Stay tuned for information on the 2014 exhibitors.

Festival App

Phone App

Download the FREE Festival Mobile App to your smartphone! This mouth watering App will help you make the most of your Festival experience - before, during and after the event.

 

What can you do with your Festival App?

  • Check out the exhibitor list, plus food and beverage samples
  • Take notes and 'favourite' the samples you love
  • Search for specific samples - food, wines, beer and more
  • Find general event information
  • Locate exhibitors using the interactive map
  • Share your experiences on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
  • Find information about future events and tickets

Download the Phone App!

Dairy Farmers of Canada Cheese Seminars

Throughout the tasting sessions, guests are invited to attend complimentary Cheese Tasting Seminars hosted by the Dairy Farmers of Canada. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge on Canadian cheese made from 100% Canadian milk, wine pairing suggestions and other interesting information while enjoying complimentary samples of cheese. View the 2014 Seminar Schedule.

All You Need is Cheese

Sunshine Village Grand Prize

This year's Grand Prize at the Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is an All-Inclusive Weekend Getaway for two at the beautiful Sunshine Mountain Lodge! The winner and their guest will escape for a weekend away at Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel in the heart of the Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort. They will enjoy two night's accommodation, VIP parking, dinner for two at the Chimney Corner Restaurant, full mid-mountain rental packages for two, and next day lift tickets. Visit our contests page for more information and details about 2014 prizes.

The Great Big Taste Awards

YOU BE THE JUDGE! Help determine the top sips and samples at this year's Festival, by using your App.

Taste Awards
  • STAR your favourite food and beverage samples in the App
  • VOTE from a list of semi-finalists in the email survey you'll receive after the Festival
  • WIN - The Taste Awards winners will be announced and a handful of lucky voters will be awarded with great prizes!

More information on The Great Big Taste Awards can be found here. Be sure to mention the Great Big Taste Awards on social media using #tasteawards!

Liquor Connect

Liquor Connect makes finding and sampling your favourite beverages a breeze. Visit LiquorConnect.com to find out where your favourite wine, beer or spirits are sold in Alberta, and be sure to visit the Liquor Connect booth at the Festival to enter to win a 2015 Banff Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival prize package! Visit our contests page for more information and details about 2014 prizes.

JUMPSTART CHARITY

A portion of the proceeds from bottled water sales at the Festival are donated to Canadian Tire Jumpstart, a charity that helps disadvantaged youth participate in sport and recreation activities.

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Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival

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