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LCBO Summerhill | 10 Scrivener Square, Toronto, Ontario
M4W 3Y9 | 416 922-0403

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

THE WINES AND CHEESES OF EUROPE – $45

Tour Europe's wine-producing regions, such as Spain, France and Italy, as well as some other ports of surprise! Then sample their wines with cheeses from the accompanying region. This is a fun class and offers great ideas for easy entertaining, so don't miss out! Includes a food-matching segment.

THURSDAY, APRIL 3 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

SINGLE MALTS: THE HIGHLANDS VS. LOWLANDS – $60

The Highlands have long been considered the heartland of Scotland's malt whisky production. By far the majority of single malt whiskies are distilled and bottled here. From the smooth triple-distilled whisky of the Lowlands to the Sherry and Bourbon finished in the Highlands, savour a variety of wonderful malts. Don't delay, our Scotch classes sell out quickly!

THURSDAY, APRIL 10 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

WINES OF PIEDMONT – $30

Piedmont without a passport! Experience a selection of premium Italian wines made from the classic Nebbiolo, Barbera and Dolcetto grapes, as well as this region's best-known whites and sparkling wines. This is a great class for wine aficionados and novices alike.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

GREAT WINES, GREAT VINTAGE, GREAT VALUE! – $30

Balance the budget! Discover all that wallet-friendly wines have to offer as an expert Product Consultant presents an unexpected, and often surprising, selection of quality wines, all under $30.

THURSDAY, APRIL 17 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

EXPERIENCE VENETO'S WINES AND CUISINE – $40

At one time or another we have all most likely had a wine produced in Veneto. It makes sense considering that 20% of all the wines made in Italy come from Veneto. From Soave and Valpolicella to the renowned Amarone wine, which is made in the scenic hills of Valpolicella, savour a selection of the best, each served with a light food pairing. Perfect Pairings*

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

CABERNET IS KING – $40

The king of red grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon is grown and produced in many of the world's wine regions. Tour the world of Cabernet, tasting and learning about its styles and unique characteristics with some classic food matches. Perfect Pairings*

MAY

THURSDAY, MAY 1 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

VALUE WINES FROM BORDEAUX – $30

Tour the world of Bordeaux on a budget. Sample six wines created from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and other varieties, and discover some great value wines from this incomparable region.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

CHOCOLATE AND SINGLE MALT SCOTCH: A UNIQUE TASTE EXPERIENCE – $60

Sample an eclectic mix of chocolates from milk to those with high cocoa content, and experience flavours that range from spicy to briny. Each chocolate will be offered with a selection of single malt Scotches so you can mix and taste to create your own pairing. Don't miss this decadent learning opportunity.

THURSDAY, MAY 8 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

TAPAS AND THE WINES OF SPAIN – $40

Spain produces many exciting wines based on both indigenous and international grape varieties. An expert Product Consultant conducts a tasting tour and presents the unique flavours and styles found here in one of the world's oldest wine regions. Each wine will be paired with tapas to tantalize your senses! Perfect Pairings*

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

GEMS FROM SOUTH AMERICA – $30

Known for their great value wine, the vineyards of Chile and Argentina are producing exceptional wine worthy of serious attention. Sample award-winning South American wines and discover why enthusiasts from around the world are celebrating their value, variety and quality.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

WINE AND CHEESE – $45

Think outside the simple wine and cheese box. Discover some inspired fine wine and regional cheese matches, learn simple strategies for flawless pairings and explore cheeses you likely haven't tried before.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

RHÔNE CLASSICS – $40

From north to south, roam through the Rhône Valley and discover the diversity of wines found here. Classics such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Hermitage and Gigondas are just a few of the spectacular wines we'll explore on this exciting tasting tour.

THURSDAY, MAY 29 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

WINES FROM THE NEW WORLD – $30

From California to Australia, from Canada to Chile, try wines from the northern and southern hemispheres. Test your senses while you compare these wines in a blind tasting and discover how their taste profiles may differ from region to region.

JUNE

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

SINGLE MALT SCOTCH: THE ISLANDS, OFF SHORE TREASURES – $60

For the peatheads and smokeheads, take a journey hopping from Islay to the Islands, where you'll experience a selection of exceptional single malt Scotches with flavours that range from light peat and smoke to pungent peat and intense smoke. Sign up early as this class sells out quickly.

THURSDAY, JUNE 5 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

PINOT NOIR FROM AROUND THE WORLD WITH CLASSIC PAIRINGS – $40

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 in a comparative tasting of Pinot Noirs from Ontario, the Pacific North West, New Zealand and, of course, its original home of Burgundy, France, matched with some classic pairings, such as mushroom arancini and rabbit pâté. This class fills up fast so don't miss out! Perfect Pairings*

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

JUST RELEASED WINES FROM AUSTRALIA – $30

Australia has charmed the world with its plush, fruit-driven red wines. Sample an entourage of its bold, flavourful reds and discover a range of new arrivals including sumptuous Shiraz, gorgeous Grenache, concentrated Cabs and more. Find many more great VINTAGES tasting opportunities at VINTAGES.com/events

THURSDAY, JUNE 12 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

ITALIAN WHITE WINES – $30

Discover the quality and variety of Italian white wines just in time for the summer season! With grape varieties such as Pinot Grigio, Verdicchio, Vernaccia and Garganega, these classic wines are modern expressions of taste and excellence.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

CLASSIC REDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD – $30

Just in time for summer barbecues! Sample a selection of noble red varietals including Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot Noir. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the classics and gain a better understanding of their unique characteristics and styles.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM

EUROPE VS. NEW WORLD – $30

Experience a structured blind tasting challenge of grape varieties from the Old World and the New World. Discover how each grape's character is affected by different climates and gain a new understanding of how to taste wine.

*Perfect Pairings
Matching food with drink shouldnĺt be a mystery. Sip and sample in our highly informative Perfect Pairings seminars, and learn how easy it is to complement menus with wine, spirits and beer.
Includes a food-matching segment


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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