Wine Tasting School

Wine Tasting School

The Victoria Highland Games Association is pleased to present its inaugural “The Wine Tasting School” on May 19th, 2018 at the 155th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival at Topaz Park.

All sessions will feature high quality wines (6-7 samples each class) presented by Sommelier Nick Blewett from Everything Wine.

The registration fee is $30 and includes a one-day field entry (value $15).

Guests must be aged 19 years or older to attend!

Details of the 3 sessions are as follows:

Saturday May 19th 12:00 – 1:00 PM

White Wine All the Time
SOLD OUTPrice $30 – 30 attendees. Buy Now!
with Nick Blewett

Join Nick as he takes you on a tour around the world by way of some very fine white wines. You’ll explore styles ranging from crisp summer sippers, to full-bodied and full-flavoured wines delivering unforgettable experiences.

Saturday May 19th 1:45 – 2:45 PM

Luxury European Vacation in a Bottle
SOLD OUTPrice $30 – 30 attendees. Buy Now!
with Nick Blewett

It sure would be nice to have a decadent European vacation, but time and finances can often present an impediment to such an adventure. Let Nick help you travel around the EU by way of the aromas and flavours of their wines. Every bottle opened is a chance at another experience!

Saturday May 19th 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Off the Beaten Path
SOLD OUTPrice $30 – 30 attendees. Buy Now!
with Nick Blewett

There are between 5,000 and 10,000 kinds of vitis vinifera, the type of grapes generally used to make wine. Most people have tasted, or can even name, maybe a couple dozen of these. In this class, Nick Blewett will help you explore a few more and see why the world of wine is so vast and interesting.

May 21st, 22nd & 23rd 2016