Educate Your Senses
Wine and food seminars in the park
Montebello Park, 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) at Brock University is partnering with Niagara College to host wine and food pairings in the park at its new Culinary Theatre. Meet some of the winemakers of your favourite Niagara wines, many of whom are Brock graduates. New to 2012 at the Culinary Theatre will be a food demonstration with a pairing of one of the two wines presented at each seminar.
At 1pm, 3pm and 5 pm best selling food and wine author and industry personality Dr. Linda Bramble will host celebrated Niagara winemakers and chefs as they present culinary and wine pairings while sharing their stories and philosophies. A number of the winemakers being showcased are also Brock Alumni
Brock grads will receive a free wineglass at the Educate Your Senses wine and food seminar. Cost is two tokens (with a glass) or three tokens (without a glass). Limited seating. Pre-booking is possible on line at niagarawinefestival.com or upon arrival at Montebello Park.
Saturday Sept. 22
1:00 p.m. Steve Trussler, Winemaker, Coyote's Run Estate Winery
3:00 p.m. Roselyn Dyck & Susan Risslin, Cattail Creek Estate Winery
5:00 p.m. Marc Pistor, VQA Winemaker, Constellation Brands
Sunday Sept. 23
1:00 p.m. Gavin Robertson, Assistant Winemaker, Niagara College
3:00 p.m. Rob Power, Winemaker, Creekside Estate Winery
5:00 p.m. Archie Hood, Reif Estate Winery
Saturday Sept. 29
1:00 p.m. TBD
3:00 p.m. Marc Bradshaw, Winemaker, Strewn Winery
5:00 p.m. Lydie Tomek, Winemaker, Hernder Estates
Sunday Sept. 30
1:00 p.m. Angela Kasimos, Winemaker, Riverview Cellars
3:00 p.m. Richie Roberts, Winemaker, Fielding Estates
5:00 p.m. Jeff Hundertmark, Winemaker, Marynissen Estates