After a two-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions, the Rotary Westman Wine Festival presented by Manitoba Liquor Marts is back! The two-day festival features distinct experiences, a Gala Dinner and a Public Wine Tasting, all in support of a worthy cause. Since 2003, the Festival has raised more than $200,000 for the Elspeth Reid Family Resource Centre and local Rotary Projects.
The Gala Dinner takes place on Thursday May 5th and features a five course, chef inspired, gourmet meal which has been carefully paired with ten different wines. It features local ingredients prepared by local talent (Chef Brett Rystephanuk at the Victoria Inn) and is a momentous event to get back to socializing with friends or colleagues. Tickets are still available for $130/person by calling Tracy Baker at 204-724- 6576.
The Public Wine Tasting takes place on Friday May 6th at the Imperial Ballroom at the Victoria Inn. This year’s event will have more than 75 different wines to sample. Each station typically has four different wines to try and interaction with the representatives is encouraged. They will be happy to provide the tasting profile, history and even the price so you can find your favourite at your local Manitoba Liquor Mart
Public tasting tickets are still available at any of the Brandon Manitoba Liquor Marts locations for $39.95 tax included.