Willow Park Wines and Spirits

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In-Store Events

Whether you’re an aficionado or an amateur, our Trusted Expert-led year-round events are sure to please. Meet new people, try a new libation or two, and learn a few tricks about how you can take your knowledge of wines, beer, and spirits to the next level. Book early, tickets sell fast! Tickets will be emailed directly to your inbox as soon as your order is completed.

June 2017
Maple, Maple – Pairings, Cocktails & Beers
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403.296.1640, mike@willowpark.net

We just couldn’t have a Canada Day Celebration week without doing a special class on all things maple! Please join us as we take some of Canada’s very own liquid sugar and let our Trusted Expert team pair up, mix it up and create some of the most sinfully sweet and savory
combinations that they could create. You’re going to be awe-struck at the cocktail creations and other fun dishes and libations they have in store for you. A truly Canadian event.

$35.00

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Couples Night Out – Pairings Coast to Coast
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Wed, Jun 28, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403.296.1640, mike@willowpark.net

Our Trusted Experts have teamed up with our incredible kitchen team to bring you a night celebrating the flavours of Canada from Coast-to-Coast. This evening will include mouthwatering Canadian dishes that are expertly paired up with wines, beers and spirits that are all home grown. While we’ll keep the final menu a surprise, you can definitely look forward to exciting pairings with BC salmon, Alberta beef,
traditional poutine, and lobster from Nova Scotia. This evening will be a true celebration of all of the many flavours of Canada both in the glass and on the plate.

$65.00

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SOLD OUT - Tasteday Thursday Okanagan
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403.296.1640, mike@willowpark.net

Tasteday Thursday this week keeps you close to home as we explore British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. You’ll enjoy learning about its history, its evolution and of course taste through an exciting lineup of wines that will highlight both tradition and innovation in winemaking styles.

$15.00

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Winemakers Lunch with Noble Ridge
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM     Fri, Jun 30, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403.296.1640, mike@willowpark.net

 

Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery lays in the Okanagan Valley at the northern tip of the only desert in Canada. The winery is named for the noble varieties of grapes grown and the ridge that divides the land on which they thrive. We are very pleased to welcome back the passionate Leslie D’Andrea of Noble Ridge Estate Winery for our second annual Canadian Winemakers lunch.


What a perfect way to kick off the Canada Day Weekend of Festivities. Leslie will present the full range of wines she and her husband Jim are making in the southern Okanagan. From the highly respected Noble One Sparkling wine to the award winning King’s Ransom, prepare yourself and your palate for a wonderful tasting experience.

$45.00

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Cult Wines of Canada - Connoisseur Event
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM     Fri, Jun 30, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403.296.1640, mike@willowpark.net

Trusted Expert Michael Bigattini began his wine career at an unmentionable youthful age in the Okanagan Valley. His passion and knowledge of Canadian wines is unrivaled. Join Michael in the WPWS board room as he shares his selection of Canada’s best red wines.
This blind tasting will astound.


Includes VIP Festival Entry.

$65.00

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VIP Oh Canada Day Festival
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM     Fri, Jun 30, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403.296.1640, mike@willowpark.net

Join us for our last festival of the season as we fill our Festival Cellar with Canadian Pride. This event is a true celebration of Canadian wines and winemaking talent at their best served along with traditional summer dishes from across the country. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of our winemaking masters in person as we welcome many special guests to our extraordinary Canadian festival.


From maple syrup poutine to east coast seafood chowder, your palate will be well indulged. All dishes will be made with locally sourced produce and will be an excellent chance to get to know Alberta farmers and food suppliers.

VIP Entrance begins at 6:30pm

$55.00

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Oh Canada Festival
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Fri, Jun 30, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits Main Store Calgary
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403-296-1640, mike@willowpark.net

Join us for our last festival of the season as we fill our Festival Cellar with Canadian Pride. This event is a true celebration of Canadian wines and winemaking talent at their best served along with traditional summer dishes from across the country. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of our winemaking masters in person as we welcome many special guests to our extraordinary Canadian festival.


From maple syrup poutine to east coast seafood chowder, your palate will be well indulged. All dishes will be made with locally sourced produce and will be an excellent chance to get to know Alberta farmers and food suppliers.

$45.00

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July 2017
No Wimpy Wines! Ravenswood Stampede BBQ - Free with Donation
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM     Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits Main Store Calgary
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403-296-1640, mike@willowpark.net

FREE with $10 Donation to the Vintage Fund Get your boots on and join us as we pair up California’s Ravenswood wines with Calgary’s very own Big T’s BBQ & Smokehouse for an afternoon of grill’n and sip’n of lip-smacking delicious BBQ and wines. Please help show Ravenswood Winemaker Antonia de Heinrich a true Calgary Stampede welcome!

$10.00

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November 2017
24th Charity Wine Auction
7:00 PM to 12:00 AM     Sat, Nov 4, 2017
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits Main Store Calgary
Contact: Mike Shaddock 403-296-1640, mike@willowpark.net

Are you the hunted or the hunter? Willow Park Wines & Spirits 24th Charity Wine Auction will leap above all others with an evening filled with dramatic decor, fabulous food and the world’s top wineries. This year’s theme ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ will be sure to unleash your inner beast as the lux foliage of the wilderness transports you into an event experience like no other. We are proud to welcome over 10 distinguished winery personalities from around the globe. Many of our special guests have had the experience of being part of our Charity Wine Auction before and agree that it is, “one of Canada’s most premier wine events!”

Let your inner wild animal out and take full advantage of this opportunity to dress up as the sleek and ferocious beasts of the jungle, an amazon queen or an adventurous sportsman as you join us for what is sure to be our best Charity Wine Auction yet!

20 food stations will tantalize your taste buds and you can look forward to pairing these delectable dishes with over 75 famous wines from around the world. After a fast paced and thrilling live auction we will clear the floor and dance the night away! The Willow Park Wines & Spirits Charity Wine Auction is a must attend event for anyone passionate about fine wine and gourmet food. Please join us as we bring some of the wine worlds’ best together and help us give back to our community.

Tickets available for purchase July 1st, 2017

Early Birdy Pricing $200.00pp availble until September 15th, 2017

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