On November 7-9th The 29th Annual Ottawa Wine & Food Festival returns to the Ottawa Convention Centre (the Shaw Centre). Showcasing over 1400 wines, beers, spirits and food from across the region and around the globe. This year's event pays tribute to the multi-cultural cross section of Exhibitors from around the world. It's the World on the Tip of your Tongue!
A variety of seminars that explore the latest trends in wine, beer and mixology such as "How to Taste like a Pro" or "It all starts with a glass" are geared toward making you the host with the most!
Highlights include Friday night ĎChocolicious Experience' with Nina Compton, St. Lucia's Culinary Ambassador, finalist and fan favourite from the 11th Season of Bravo TV's Top Chef. One lucky attendee will walk away with a VIP vacation in St. Lucia! Saturday night, Jamie Kennedy, champion of dining local will prepare sampling plates paired with Ontario wines-and discuss his passion for local, seasonal and sustainable gastronomy with Gusto TV's Chris Knight.
Shopping opportunities will be plentiful with a special onsite LCBO pop-up store, and sample and purchase specialty foods hand-made by artisan producers at the onsite Specialty Food Association Marketplace. Have your purchases shipped directly to your home or anywhere else via Giveopoloy.
The added bonus to this year's event is the new ticketing program that makes long line ups a thing of the past!