LCBO Rideau Street | 275 Rideau
Street, Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 5Y3 | (613) 789-5226
To register and purchase your tickets please visit the Customer Service Desk
at the desired location. Please contact the participating store for details.
Spaces are limited so book your place soon. Participants must be 19 years of age
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
WHAT’S NEW IN NIAGARA? – $30
The small-scale, cool-climate regions
of Ontario are sources for wines versatile
enough to be ideal sippers and ultimate
matches for food. Taste a selection
of mouthwatering, award-winning wines
made by our province’s own innovative
A NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH BEER
(FOUR-WEEK SERIES) – $80
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
BEER APPRECIATION WEEK 1
Begin this guided tasting by
sampling amazing lagers, which are
known for their crisp, refreshing flavour.
Plus, learn about perfect food pairings,
including fried and spicy dishes, and
discover why beer has a place at the
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
BEER APPRECIATION WEEK 2: Ales.
Continue to explore more
styles of beer by tasting famous ales
from around the world and learning why
they are so popular. Plus, discover how
the fermentation temperature can impart
slight aromas and compounds like apple,
pear, pineapple and many more!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
BEER APPRECIATION WEEK 3: Wheat, Fruit and Specialty
Explore interesting beers with
unique flavours and a variety of styles,
including wheat, fruit (lambic) and
smoky. Also, see how well they pair
with food. This will be a true discovery
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM
BEER APPRECIATION WEEK 4: Porters/Stout.
Finish off this
series with flavourful porters and stouts,
which are surprisingly versatile for food
pairings and perfect for cooler spring
weather. An expert Product Consultant
will guide you through a sampling of
these iconic but often misunderstood
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM
BIG REDS: NEW WORLD VS. OLD WORLD – $50
Experience big, bold reds from around the world in a comparative tasting and discover what makes them so cherished. This tasting promises to be both memorable and informative and is a must for lovers of full-bodied reds.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM
RHÔNE CLASSICS – $40
Roam through the Rhône. From north to south, discover the diversity of classics, such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Hermitage and Gigondas - just a few of the spectacular wines on this Gallic tasting tour.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM
PINOT NOIR PASSIONS – $50
Ask any wine lover which wine was their first favourite and, nine times out of ten, it's Pinot Noir. Join us as we challenge your senses with a comparative tasting of Pinot Noirs from Ontario, the Pacific North West, New Zealand and, of course, its original home of Burgundy, France.
WEDNESDAY APRIL, 23 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM
ROSÉS AT THE TABLE – $45
While some rosé styles are quite distinct, they still can be the perfect choice to serve at the dinner table, as rosé offers the freshness of a white with the structure of a red. Sample a selection of classic and trendsetting rosés from around the world and discover some of its best food pairings. Perfect Pairings*
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM
BLIND WHISKY CHALLENGE – $40
So you think you've mastered malt? Sample six unidentified whiskies from around the world and put your knowledge to the test. This sells out quickly, so register now!
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM
HOW TO TASTE – $25
You might think you already know how to taste, but do you really? An expert Product Consultant leads you through a fun exercise, awakening your palate, as well as your visual and olfactory senses. This is a session that will appeal to everyone.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM
WHAT'S BREWING AT YOUR NEXT MEAL? – $40
Just in time for barbecue season! Uncover the wonderful diversity of beer flavours and styles. Sample a selection of beers from around the world, focusing on flavours that work in harmony with your next casual meal. Perfect Pairings*
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM
AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT – $30
You already know Cabernet Sauvignons, Chardonnays, Merlots and Pinot Grigios. How about trying some lesser-known varietals? This will be a fun evening of discovering the flavours of some unique wines, and opening the doors to the thousands of other grape varieties.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM
PREMIUM SINGLE MALT SCOTCH – $50
Here's a unique opportunity to sample some of Scotland's rarest and finest malts. Enjoy an educational tasting of premium single malts and experiment with intriguing food pairings. Register now as this class sells out quickly. Perfect Pairings*