Trade events are available only to those in the wine, restaurant and hospitality industries who buy, sell, serve or market wine as part of their business. Registration is required.
Meet the winemakers and principals and taste the diversity of wines produced across Canada. Over 60 wineries, craft breweries and craft distillers are participating.
With the purchase of your $5 trade ticket, you will be entered for a chance to win roundtrip airfare from within Canada to Kelowna and 2 nights accommodation and roundtrip airfare to Toronto and 2 nights accommodation in Niagara (2 separate draws) – prizes must be accepted as presented and you must attend in person to have your ticket scanned at the registration desk of the Northern Lands trade tasting to be eligible to win.
With the purchase of your trade ticket, you will also be able to register to attend seminars/masterclasses lead by Canadian winemakers and some of Canada’s and the world’s most knowledgeable wine writers and professionals including Ian D’Agata (Vinous), Stephen Brook (Decanter), Cathy Huyghe (Forbes), Michael Apstein (James Beard Award winner), Order of Canada recipient Tony Aspler, Master of Wine Barbara Philip, Master of Wine Rhys Pender and many others (there is no additional cost for the seminars/masterclasses, but space is limited and registration is required.
All trade ticket holders will be sent a link in early 2017 with the available seminars and have the opportunity to register on a first come first served basis.
Local trade (Edmonton and surrounding area) who register for the Northern Lands Canadian trade tasting and purchase their trade ticket prior to January 31st, 2017, will be entered for a chance to win a mixed case of Canadian wine (4 bottles from BC, 4 bottles from Ontario, 4 bottles from Nova Scotia). Prize must be accepted as presented.
Out of town trade who register for the Northern Lands Canadian trade tasting and purchase their trade ticket prior to January 31st, 2017, will be entered for a chance to win 2 nights accommodation (May 5th & 6th) at The Westin Edmonton and 2 tickets to the Saturday, May 6th, 2017, Meet Your Makers consumer event which will feature all participating producers and chefs. Prize must be accepted as presented.
PRE-REGISTRATION ENDED FRIDAY, APRIL 28 AT 6PM. TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR, BUT ONLY THOSE PRE-REGISTERED AND WHO PURCHASED THEIR TRADE TICKET IN ADVANCE ARE ELIGIBLE TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAWS FOR THE TRIPS TO ITALY, KELOWNA & NIAGARA.
THOSE PURCHASING TRADE TICKETS AT THE DOOR MUST PRESENT PROOF THAT THEY ARE MEMBERS OF THE TRADE (eg. business card, paystub or letter on employer’s letterhead).
Trade tasting generously sponsored by the British Columbia Wine Institute, Wine Marketing Association of Ontario and Winery Association of Nova Scotia.