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VIP Night Details



VIP Preview - Thursday, November 16, 2017 – $35 including HST





VIP Admission includes


• Exclusive sneak preview of the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo
• Attend alongside major corporate sponsors, trade buyers and industry professionals
• Network with cities elite media and industry partners at this fabulous affair
• Be part of the opening celebration with dedicated enthusiasts and socialites
• Interact directly with winemakers, agents, restaurant owners, chefs and celebrity guests
• Attend the Expo before the crowds attend over the weekend
• Explore and learn about nearly every wine region from around the globe
• Attend Celebrity and local chef demonstrations at the Chef Stage
• See talented local artist perform live on the Central Entertainment Area
• Sample from over 1500 premium international and award winning wines ($)
• Limited quantities of reserve and vintage wines may be available on VIP evening only ($)
• Sample cuisine from Toronto’s hottest chefs and restaurants ($)
• Access to premium spirits and Toronto’s finest craft and micro breweries ($)
• Preview the newest accessories and gift items for wine and culinary enthusiasts
• Dress to impress!
• Must be 19+ to attend, and present a government issued photo I.D at the door, no infants or children are permitted

Sample Tickets 


• Sample tickets are the official show currency
• Sample tickets are worth $1.00 each and are available in sheets of $20 on site at the Expo
• Sample tickets are used for sampling wine, spirits, beer and food throughout the Expo
• Sampling prices vary depending on the product from 1 ticket to 6 tickets on average
• Vendors generally charge much less than restaurant food and beverage pricing
• Average spending to enjoy a wide variety of food and drinks is approximately $40 per person
• This is an excellent opportunity to sample a diverse array of wines and taste some of the best cuisine available in the city for a fraction of the price – enjoy!