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LCBO Scottsdale Drive | 615 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph, Ontario
N1G 3P4 | (519) 823-5080

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 or older.

APRIL

THURSDAY, APRIL 3 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

AMARONE - RICH ITALIAN REDS – $40

Learn why wine connoisseurs world-over fall in love with Amarone, the rich, delicious and complex wine from Veneto, Italy. Join us as our expert Product Consultant guides you through this unique wine production of drying the grapes, known as appassimento, to produce some of the most prized wines in the world. Don’t delay – this class will sell out quickly!

THURSDAY, APRIL 10 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

EASTER TIME AND ONTARIO WINE – $30

As Easter approaches, it’s time to think about a great meal and a great Ontario wine to match. Tonight we share some exciting discoveries from small-scale, cool-climate Ontario wineries. These wines are versatile enough to be ideal sippers, and ultimate companions for your Easter gathering. Come and taste a selection of refreshing, exciting and meal-friendly Ontario wines.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

WHAT’S YOUR GRAPE? – $30

Join us as we learn how to recognize the aroma and flavour profiles of six classic varietals. Tonight we feature a selection of three whites and three reds – each distinct on the nose and palate. This is an ideal class for those just starting to experiment with wines.

THURSDAY, APRIL 24 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

BRING ON THE BUBBLES – $30

Not all sparkling wines are Champagne with a capital “C.” Taste sparkling wines from all over the world and learn how winemakers get those bubbles in the bottle. You’ll discover how “bubbly” from around the world compares with authentic French Champagne. A fun and enjoyable night that’s great for all.

MAY

THURSDAY, MAY 1 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

KENTUCKY THOROUGHBREDS – $40

Join us as we gather to pay homage to the Kentucky Derby, now in its 140th running, with American whiskeys. Come out and meet these fine southern spirits, including Kentucky Bourbon, and decide which one makes it to your “Winner’s Circle”. This whiskey tasting is well suited for both novices and enthusiasts alike. Note: Fancy hat optional.

THURSDAY, MAY 8 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

WINNING WINES FROM SOUTH AMERICA – $40

Wine enthusiasts around the world are turning to the wines of South America for value, variety and quality. Join us this evening as we discover award winning wines from Argentina and Chile and discover why the world loves South American wines.

THURSDAY, MAY 13 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

GERMAN WINES: AN INTRODUCTION – $30

Join our knowledgeable Product Consultant as he introduces you to the variety and versatility of the wines of Germany. German wines offer an exciting range of flavours, which makes them exceptionally food friendly. Come discover the delights of German wines, from crisp and dry to wonderfully sweet.

THURSDAY, MAY 22 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

ROAM THE RHÔNE – $40

Join us on a wine tasting tour of France’s Rhône Valley to discover the diversity of such classics as Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas – just two of the spectacular wines produced there. Register early as tastings of wines from this exciting and robust wine region always fill up fast.

THURSDAY, MAY 29 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

WHITE WINE DISCOVERIES – $30

Join us on a white wine adventure beyond the familiar Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc where you will experience other delicious and exciting white grape varietals. Learn to embrace new aromas and tastes from Muscat to Gewürztraminer to Riesling and beyond. We will look, nose, sip and assess these exciting wines. Come, be amazed and enjoy the “other” white wines.

JUNE

THURSDAY, JUNE 5 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

WINES FROM DOWN UNDER – $30

Wine enthusiasts from around the world are passionate about Australian wines. From buttery whites, to bold reds, consumers are discovering what makes Australian wines so enjoyable and exceptional. This class is for all: wine aficionados, novices, and those who just love to entertain, as we will learn first-hand why wines from Down Under come out on top.

THURSDAY, JUNE 12 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

WHISKY & CHOCOLATES – $40

Explore the whiskies of Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States. Taste the character of these spirits made from malted barley, rye and/ or corn. Discover the similarities and celebrate the differences of whisky from around the world. Each whisky will be expertly matched by Rhéo Thompson Candies of Stratford. This class is a terrific Father’s Day gift. It will sell out quickly!

THURSDAY, JUNE 19 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

BLIND TASTING: WHO WILL WIN? – $40

Take part in a fun and exciting blind tasting and test your knowledge of the same grape varietal produced in two different worlds: Old World up against its New World interpretation. Can you tell the difference? Take the blindfold challenge, surprise yourself and taste some of the best wines available in the LCBO today.

THURSDAY, JUNE 26 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

ONTARIO CRAFT BEER & BBQ – $30

Tonight we explore Ontario craft brews. As summertime and the outdoors beckon, this is the perfect opportunity to experience the diverse flavours and styles of Ontario craft beer. Each will be matched with delicious BBQ from Guelph’s own Borealis Grille & Bar. Now’s the time to fire up the barbecue and enjoy some local beer.


We reserve the right to cancel or postpone classes (in which case, participants will be notified and fully reimbursed or offered a credit). A refund or transfer is available up to five days before class(es) begin. No refunds or transfers for missed class(es).

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