2014 September October

October 30

Tickets to Relish Food on Film Festival (November 13-16 ) on sale now! Featured on opening night: Make a Farm and American Meat followed by a lively panel discussion with four young farmers: Cathryn Sprague, Reclaim Urban Farm; Vicky Horn, Tangle Ridge Ranch; Rhonda Headon, the Cheesiry; and Jenny Berkenbosch, Sundog Farm. We love their …

October 8

Tickets to Relish Food on Film Festival (November 13-16 ) on sale now!  Featured on opening night: Make a Farm and  American Meat followed by a lively  panel discussion with four young farmers: Janelle Herbert, Riverbend Gardens; Vicky Horn, Tangle Ridge Ranch; Rhonda Headon, the Cheesiry; and Jenny Berkenbosch, Sundog Farm.  We love their food; here’s the chance to hear …

October 2

Learn to taste like a pro in a Wine Spirit Education Trust (WSET) program, taught in 58 countries, and in Edmonton by wine professionals Natasha Susylinski and Mary Bailey. Level I Foundation begins Mondays, October 6-November 10 (no class Thanksgiving weekend); Level II,Wednesdays, October 8-December 17; and Level IIIa Advanced, Tuesdays, October 7-December 23. Visit winecollege.ca, or call 1-888-988-8009 and ask for Angela Landon. Lots …

September 23

Love Italian wine? Don’t miss the 2014 Italia with Gusto,Thursday, September 25, at Porsche Centre Edmonton (11107 – 170 Street) from 7pm -9:30pm. Tickets: $100, mealsonwheelsedmonton.org, 780-429-2020. It’s the best Italian tasting of the year bar none. Proceeds to Edmonton Meals on Wheels. Learn to taste like a pro in a Wine Spirit Education Trust (WSET) program, taught …

September 17

Join the irrepressible Jane Ferrari of Yalumba Winery http://www.yalumba.com/ for the fondue party to end all fondue parties — a four-course fondue experience with Australian wines at the Melting Pot, Monday September 22, $90/person; email MPMarketing@thecellargroup.com or call 780-465-4347. Yalumba, founded in 1846 is Australia’s oldest family winery and one of its most highly regarded …

September 12

Love Italian wine? Don’t miss the 2014 Italia with Gusto, Thursday, September 25, at Porsche Centre Edmonton (11107 – 170 Street) from 7pm -9:30pm. Tickets: $100, mealsonwheelsedmonton.org, 780-429-2020. It’s the best Italian tasting of the year bar none. Proceeds to Edmonton Meals on Wheels. Two new Mexico-inspired restaurants opened over the summer, El Cortez Tequila …

September 9

Get ready for a jam-packed season of winemaker dinners and tastings this fall. The amazing lineup starts with a four course winemakers dinner with Gerard Bertrand (2012 Red Winemaker of the Year) with export director Jean Pierre Turgeon, September 10 at The River House (8 Mission Avenue, St Albert, riverhousedining.net, 780 458-2232). Tickets are $80++. …

Kitchen Sink – September/October 2014

Sheri Sommerville is closing the Sommerville Wine Room. http://somervillewine.ca/ “I’m so grateful to all our patrons for their loyalty and good company over the last four years,” says Sheri. “I am especially grateful to our chef Neil Chamberlain who poured his heart and soul into this kitchen and taught me so much about food and about …