From wine expert Angela Aiello and chef Matthew Ravenscroft (creator of the vegan Mexican menu at Toronto’s Rosalinda), learn how to select vegan wines at the LCBO, and discover plant-based dishes to pair.
The Summer Hot List is packed full of fun inspiration for what to do and try this season. Join host Rebecca Felgate for our first Hot List virtual tasting event, exploring nine of the most innovative, must-get new canned drinks of the summer.
Pride may be a safe, virtual celebration this year, but our support for the 2SLGBTQ+ community is mighty real! Join Priyanka, Canada’s first drag superstar, and drinks expert Ren Navarro, for a taste of offerings from our Good Partners who are giving back.
Join master sommelier Jennifer Huether and sommelier Melissa Stunden to explore one of the world’s most exciting winemaking regions. Learn more about some of New Zealand’s signature styles — Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Merlot — each superb for summertime sipping.
Some big-name celebrities step into a new spotlight this spring, with their own inspired wine, spirits, beer and cider brands. Join our host, sommelier Debbie Shing, for a taste of stardust along with delicious beverages by everyone from musicians Mary J. Blige and Nick Jonas to actor Ryan Reynolds and reality star Kaitlyn Bristowe.
Jose Cuervo tequila expert James Bailey and food and lifestyle writer and TV personality Pay Chen lead a fun mixology class on serving tequila — from plata and reposado to extra anejo — in cocktails or as smooth sipping drinks.
It’s a fresh new season and time to explore some bright, lively tastes of spring. From rosé and sparkling rosé to crisp, sippable whites, sommeliers Erin Henderson (The Wine Sisters) and Christopher Sealy introduce you to some top seasonal wine trends and six must-try bottles.
Join wine expert Michelle Paris and LCBO Wines Buyer, Marc Staples in a virtual tour and guided tasting of a selection of Portuguese wines. Boasting both ancient winemaking traditions and amazing modern value, the wines of Portugal are having their moment in the sun.
Shake up your repertoire with this season’s hottest drink trends. Drink experts Ren Navarro and Evelyn Chick are here to share fresh flavours and re-invented classics, demonstrate next-level techniques and chat about why everyone is so sweet on sour beer.
LCBO host Laura Aiello welcomes Emily Pearce (an Ontario’s Best Sommelier winner) on a tour and tasting of some of the state’s famous wines and regions—and some lesser-known and emerging gems.
Since the transition from winter to spring is never straightforward, we’ve rounded up five favourite grape varietals, and selected wines made in both lighter and richer styles. Food & Drink drinks editor Charlene Rooke will guide you through a fun and informative tasting, and food editor Eric Vellend will recommend recipes for dishes that pair expertly with both styles.
A proud son of Ireland, star-tender Jack McGarry (proprietor of legendary bar The Dead Rabbit NYC and an International Bartender of the Year) guides you on a tour of some famous, and lesser-known, Irish tipples. From Guinness stout and Irish whiskey to craft gin plus lively lager and ale, find out how to mix, serve and enjoy them, along with a feast of Irish-inspired food for pairing.
Take an armchair-travel vacation to the Caribbean with Bacardi spirits expert Kris Bahamondes, as he leads a tasting of five sunny rums. Along with a dose of warm hospitality, you’ll get cocktail inspirations for each, plus behind-the-scenes expertise on how they’re made and how to enjoy them.
Explore the wines of South Africa with Cape Wine Master Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright and Sommelier William Predhomme. You'll learn about the country's best varietals and regions and its proud commitment to sustainability.