If you live in Calgary or Edmonton, you'll be please to hear that the 2009 Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival is just around the corner. The Calgary event is happening THIS week with the festivities kicking off October 15 through 17 at Stampede Park’s BMO Centre. If you have never been to the festival, admission is between $25-30 dollars at the door and $0.50 sample coupons are required to be traded for the delectable food and drink offerings that are exhibited. If wine is not your thing, there are several beer and spirits representatives offering tastes of microbrewed beers, single malt scotches or tequilas.
If you are in Edmonton, the Festival stops at the Shaw Conference Centre, Halls A – C from November 5-7.
For more information, please hit up the festival website at http://www.rockymountainwine.com
WineCollective will be at the festival on Thursday in Calgary so if you're interested in meeting up / sampling some wines, fire an email to firstname.lastname@example.org