Vintages Pre-Release Tasting—California Premium—Have your Say!

Thursday, March 3, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Vendange Institute 440 Albert Street, Suite C108

California offers so many more options than just Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay that it deserves some attention in a focused tasting that will not only showcase the wines that we know, but also some that we are not as familiar with. The tasting will showcase both good value but also some premium examples of the wines we know and love.

Guild President Bill Ellis, a frequent visitor to California wine regions and producers, will lead the tasting. Bill will not only share tasting thoughts with you, but will have a presentation on the region, the wineries and some travel tips and thoughts to make your next visit to Napa and Sonoma more enjoyable.

We encourage you to register early as all members signed up by Saturday, February 27, 2016, will be invited to suggest a few of their choices from the release. We will consider the requests as we make the final selection, particularly looking at popular items based on multiple responses along with any intriguing thematic suggestions.

The VPR is an opportunity to “try before you buy” a number of wines to be released by Vintages on the following Saturday. Taste some selected, expensive, highly reputed wines that might not cross your palate otherwise and also have the chance to discover wines offering exceptional price/quality ratios and affordable lesser-known premium quality products that are well-made bargains.

Members: ($45+HST) $50.85
Sponsored Guests: ($50+HST) $56.50

To register, please go to