Holiday Cheer: Scotch & Wine Tastings, Cocktails & Drinking Chocolate

Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot
Drinking Chocolate
What: Sip three types of cocoa – Amedei’s ‘For You Classic’ (dark chocolate, hazelnuts and almonds), Vosge’s White Drinking Chocolate (with lemon myrtle and lavendar) and Chocophilia Spiced Drinking Chocolate (made here in Edmonton). $5 for all three types.
Where: Kerstin’s Chocolates (10139 112 Street)
When: Saturday, November 19 from 1pm-5pm

Whiskey Me Away
Annual Fall Scotch Tasting
What: Warm the cockles of your heart with a tasting of the most coveted Whiskey of the Year - Old Pulteney 21 Year Old. Extra bottles were stocked away just for this event.
Where: deVine Wines & Spirits (10111 - 104 Street). Tickets $50
When: Thursday, November 24, 2011 7pm

Fortified Frenzy
Douro Magic: Port!
What: Taste ruby, tawny colheita and more! This one’s for all of us who need a little port primer.
Where: Bin 104 Fine Wine & Spirits (5454 Calgary Trail). Tickets are $40.
When:
  Wednesday, November 23 at 7pm

Italia Celebrations
Italia with Gusto
What:
Celebrate Italy with over 60 Italian wines. Enjoy antipasti nibbles, the espresso bar and finish the night with some grappa.
Where: Italian Cultural Centre (14230 - 133 Avenue). Tickets $65 – available at Vinomania  (11452 Jasper Avenue, 780.488.7973)
When: Saturday, November 26 from 7pm-10pm

Alco-Ho-Ho-Hol
Holiday Cocktails
What: A stand-up tasting party featuring yummy drinks – Candy Cane Martini, Cranberry Snowdrift, Christmas Sour, Ginger Snap and hot toddies – just to get things started!
Where:
deVine Wines & Spirits (10111 - 104 Street). Tickets $35
When: Thursday, December 1 at 7pm.

Holidays Gone Sideways
A Pinot Christmas
What: An evening of fine wines and holiday spirit.
Where: Bin 104 Fine Wine & Spirits (5454 Calgary Trail). Tickets $50
When: Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm.