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2013 Trend Central Tasting Stage




Trend Central, presented by Wines of Chile, offers a series of informative, entertaining and delicious wine, beer and spirit classes for only 5 sample tickets. Chile’s unique combination of diverse geographical areas and Mediterranean climate make it ideal for producing a wide variety of wine styles. Explore incredible Chilean wines and other international favourites.


Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Thursday, November 14th

6:30 Discover the Diversity of Chile: Cool Whites to Hot Reds - Megan O’Donnell
Chile’s long, narrow shape offers a rich tapestry of microclimates and soil types.
Taste through a flight of some of Chile’s finest offerings from north to south.

7:30 Beer Necessities - Todd Fowler, Brewmaster and Beer Enthusiast Take an introduction to the wonderful world of beer presented by Creemore Springs Brewery. Come for a chance to sample some of their great beers and learn how they’re made.

8:30 Holiday Releases in Stores Now from Chile - Megan O’Donnell Celebrate the holidays in style with exciting new releases from Chile. Taste and discover the hottest new wines from this South American treasure.

Friday, November 15th

2:30 InterVin Best Values – Christopher Waters Taste alongside InterVin Head Judge
Christopher Waters as he pours some of his favourite 2013 InterVin International award winners that retail for under $15 a bottle.

3:30 Discover the Diversity of Chile: Cool Whites to Hot Reds - Christopher Waters
Chile’s long, narrow shape offers a rich tapestry of microclimates and soil types. Taste through a flight of some of Chile’s finest offerings from north to south.

4:30 The Dean’s List -The future of Canadian wine making! Assistant Winemaker Gavin
Robertson of Niagara College Teaching Winery conducts an insightful journey while sampling wines from the heart of Niagara.

5:30 Holiday Releases in Stores Now from Chile - Megan O’Donnell Celebrate the holidays in style with exciting new releases from Chile. Taste and discover the hottest new wines from this South American treasure.

6:30 Cabernet Sauvignon: The King of Grapes Adam Behkor & Nelson Abreu from
WineWire.ca
Take a whirlwind tour of the best Cabernet Sauvignon-producing regions in the world. From Old World to New this tasting will truly showcase the king of grapes.

7:30 Liquid Arts - Ben Hodson from Trialto Wine Group Ben will lead a tasting of premium wines currently available in LCBO Vintages stores. Trialto is Canada’s leading national wine agency with a focus on sourcing and selling premium wines. Don’t miss this chance to explore exceptional wines from around the world and discover your new favourites.

8:30 Carmenere: Chile’s Best Kept Secret - Megan O’Donnell The signature grape of Chile is rich in berry fruits and spice, think blackberries and black pepper, with smooth, well-rounded tannins. Taste several Carmeneres while you uncover this secret Chilean passion.


Saturday, November 16th

12:30 Carmenere: Chile’s Best Kept Secret - Christopher Waters The signature grape
of Chile is rich in berry fruits and spice. think blackberries and black pepper, with smooth, well-rounded tannins. Taste several Carmeneres while you uncover this secret
Chilean passion.

1:30 School of Beer - Taste some of the incredible award winning beers from Canada’s first and only teaching brewery. Meet Brewmaster Jon Downing as he samples brews hand crafted by future leaders and Brewmasters from Niagara College.

2:30 Caesars with Clint
– Clinton Pattemore Join Clinton Pattemore, Mott’s Clamato
Caesar Mixing Officer, as he shows you how to make Canada’s cocktail in four easy
steps plus a variation of this classic recipe that will surprise and delight you.

3:30 Holiday Releases in Stores Now from Chile - Megan O’Donnell
Celebrate the holidays in style with exciting new releases from Chile. Taste and discover the hottest
new wines from this South American treasure.

4:30 Vodka Appreciation - Maciek Starosolski
Luksusowa Vodka is proud to bring you Vodka Appreciation as they touch on some of the qualities of this popular spirit.

5:30 #CiderRules – as seen in our Top Ten Trends! - Jeremy Parsons Cider is Canada’s
fastest growing trend and a great glutenfree, alternative to beer. Serve straight up over ice or mix it in a cocktail. Taste top brands like Magners Cider, Woodchuck Cider and Blackthorn Cider at this incredible tasting.

6:30 Discover the Diversity of Chile: Cool Whites to Hot Reds - Megan O’Donnell
Chile’s long, narrow shape offers a rich tapestry of microclimates and soil types. Taste through a flight of some of Chile’s finest offerings from north to south.

7:30 Lake of Bays Brewing Co. - Brewers Mike
Pawlick & Mark Campbell Don’t miss this opportunity to taste these hand-crafted, tried and true all natural beers like Crosswind Pale Ale, Sparkhouse Red Ale and Rock Cut Baysville Lager alongside a seasonal surprise.


Sunday, November 17th

12:30 Discover the Diversity of Chile: Cool Whites to Hot Reds - Jennifer Wilhelm
Chile’s long, narrow shape offers a rich tapestry of microclimates and soil types. Taste through a flight of some of Chile’s finest offerings from north to south.

1:30 Uptown vs. Downtown Throwdown -Gavin MacMillan
This exciting LIVE competition will feature bartenders from the different regions of Toronto competing for pride, recognition, bragging rights and a cash prize. See these cocktail artists work their magic!

2:30 Holiday Releases in Stores Now from Chile - Jennifer Wilhelm
Celebrate the holidays in style with exciting new releases from Chile. Taste and discover the hottest new wines from this South American treasure.

3:30 Caesars with Clint – Clinton Pattemore
Join Clinton Pattemore, Mott’s Clamato Caesar Mixing Officer, as he shows you how to make Canada’s cocktail in four easy steps plus a variation of this classic recipe that will surprise and delight you.

4:30 Carmenere: Chile’s Best Kept Secret - Jennifer Wilhelm
The signature grape of Chile is rich in berry fruits and spice, think blackberries and black pepper, with smooth, well-rounded tannins. Taste several Carmeneres while you uncover this secret Chilean passion.









    
         

 


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