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GRAND TASTING HALL DETAILS

Location

Stampede Park BMO Centre, Halls D & E

Dates & Times

2016 Festival dates - October 14 & 15, 2016

Check back for 2016 details and ticket prices!

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. This year’s Festival was a huge success thanks to all of the participants and guests who came out to celebrate, serve, and sample the best food, wine, beer, and premium spirits in Calgary. We look forward to seeing you next year!

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.

FRONT OF THE LINE

A Front of the Line ticket grants speedy entrance into the Grand Tasting Hall through an exclusive entrance, a special welcome upon arrival and other surprises. Check back next year for all of the Front of the Line ticket details!

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)

For future details on corporate tickets, contact katie@rockymountainwine.com.

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.

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Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

On October 16th and 17th, wine and food lovers were invited to indulge at the 18th annual Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival! The Stampede Park BMO Centre hosted Calgary's 2015 Grand Tasting Hall, with over 200 exhibitor booths featuring the latest adult beverage products and local menu items. Guests enjoyed a distinguished collection of wines from around the globe, along with premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, ports, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beers. Guests paired beverages with a delicious selection of nibbles from local restaurants, hotels and food purveyors. Samples ranged from value based to ultra-exclusive, offering something for everyone! The Grand Tasting Hall offered a unique opportunity to explore new products, interact with experts and discover exciting new flavours.

Check out the food, wine, and beverage samples that were offered at the 2015 Calgary Festival:

Meet the Chefs, Winemakers, Brewmasters and Distillers

Learn more about the Talent Behind your Favourite Sips and Samples that were at the 2015 Festivals! Find out how these Winemakers, Brewmasters, Distillers and Chefs have been inspired, their thoughts on up-and-coming trends, and which exciting sips and bites they offered at the 2015 Festivals.

An Ultra Exclusive Opportunity for Scotch Aficionados

The tastiest event of the year brought scotch lovers the most exclusive sample in the 2015 Grand Tasting Hall - the Ledaig 42 Year Old Scotch, worth over $7,000! With only 500 bottles in the world, this vintage scotch celebrated the release of the first Ledaig spirit distilled back in 1972.

Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits

The on-site Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits offered new, exciting products and old favourites to enjoy at home. Sign up today to receive great deals on the wines you love with eflyers from Sobeys Liquor or Safeway Wine & Spirits.

Giving Back

This year, the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival was proud to support various organizations, and offer attendees unique opportunities to give back to the community while they enjoyed the Festival. With the help of attendees and an on-site Food Bank Donation drive, the Festival was able to raise over $2,673 in monetary donations and over 1620 pounds of non-perishable food items, between the Calgary and Edmonton Festivals! In addition, the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival team will be donating 24 hours of volunteer time at the Calgary Food Bank.

Front of the Line ticket holders also helped give back – for every Front of the Line ticket sold, a meal was donated via Mealshare. $5,500 was raised for Mealshare, and 2,941 meals were donated to people in need! For additional information on the organizations the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival supports, click here.

Festival App

Phone App

Download the FREE Festival Mobile App to your smartphone! Checkout all of the sips & samples that were featured at the 2015 Festivals!

Click here to learn more!

 

The Great Big Taste Awards

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is happy to announce the winners of the 2015 Calgary Great Big Taste Awards. Check out this year's top bites as well as the wineries, distilleries and breweries serving this year's best sips in each category. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to those who voted in The Great Big Taste Awards!

More information, including winners of the 2015 Great Big Taste Awards, can be found here.

Note for Calgary's Awards: Due to technical issues with the mobile phone App, the beverage winners are listed as producers (wineries, breweries and distilleries) rather than individual products (specific wines, beers and spirits).

Be Social!

Follow the Festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to learn more about the 2016 Festivals!

Arrive in Style Prize Package

The Arrive in Style Prize Package was an indulgent weekend experience, valued at over $1200! One lucky winner and a guest enjoyed pre-Festival pampering at Newbury Spa, an updated look with a visit to Hedkandi Salon along with a special Bumble and Bumble retail gift, splurged on new digs at Chinook Centre, and enjoyed an evening of wining and dining at the Calgary Grand Tasting Hall. Guests spent the night stay in a luxurious hotel suite at Hotel Arts and enjoyed a delicious breakfast for two the following morning at Yellow Door Bistro.

The deadline for the Calgary contest has now passed. Congratulations to the lucky winner!

Sunshine Village Grand Prize

This year's Grand Prize at the Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival was an All-Inclusive Alpine Getaway for two at the beautiful Sunshine Mountain Lodge! Visit our contests page for more exciting details about the 2015 prizes.

Liquor Connect

Liquor Connect makes finding your favourite beverages a breeze. Visit LiquorConnect.com to find out where your favourite wine, beer or spirits are sold in Alberta.

Wine Slings

In 2015, attendees kept their hands free for sipping, sampling, and using the Festival App with a Liquor Connect Wine Sling!

Wine Plates

Liquor Connect wine holder plates were available for purchase at the 2015 Festival, making sampling a breeze!

Stay in Touch!

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