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All of our tasting sessions feature customer favorites as well as new and exciting classes to tickle your taste buds. Tastings are popular gifts for any occasion! Treat yourself and treat a friend.

In compliance with AGLC regulations, sample sizes for tastings are as follows;

Beer  -  2oz

Wine - 1oz

Whisky and other Spirits - 1/2 oz

*Please Note: We strongly recommend you use public transportation, walk or arrange a ride to and from the class. Please pre-book your taxi!

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Cancellation Policy:

  • Registrations are transferrable so you are welcome to send someone in your place if you cannot attend a tasting.
  • If you contact us more than 48 hours prior to the tasting date in order to cancel one or more seats, you will receive a store credit for the value of the cancelled seat(s).
  • Store credits can be used for any future purchases, including tastings or products.
  • Cancellation requests received within 48 hours of the tasting date are not refundable.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Tastings start at 7:00pm, unless otherwise noted. ** FOR FESTIVALS, THE DOORS DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 7PM
  • Most tastings are complete with light snacks, please plan to eat before or after the tasting.
  • On line registrations placed after 4:00pm on a Friday may not be processed until Monday morning. If a tasting appears to be close to sold out, please call or register in person.     
Ancient Malts Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $200.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 1 It’s been a few years since we’ve put on an Ancient Malts tastings and frankly, we’re overdue! We have some very special bottles selected; including a pair of 1967s for what will be a memorable evening. Thr Mar 30
$200.00
Cheese Please Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT Let us drink Champagne! Join us for a superb tasting of our best Champagne and sparkling wines paired expertly with the delectable choices of Peasant Cheese. Stand up format. Fri Mar 31

This event is sold out.

What's Next? Beer and Cheese! Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 4 Think wine and cheese make the perfect match? Think again! Beer is cheese’s true soul mate. Thr Apr 6
$20.00
Classic Malts Date: April 11, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 1 Our introduction to the world of Single Malt Scotch whisky. You’ll learn about different styles and regions while enjoying a fine range of drams.
Tue Apr 11
$35.00
Glendronach Batch 14 Date: April 13, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $150.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 17 The 9 oldest whiskies from Glendronach’s 14th release of single casks. You’ll be in sherry-bomb heaven as we sample vintages 1985 and 1990 through to 1996.
Thr Apr 13
$150.00
Tight Wad Oenophile Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 1 Penny pinching for wines lovers! This tasting is all about value. Discover what the "experts" won't admit to taking home.
Tue Apr 18
$20.00
Chateau Montifaud Cognacs Date: April 20, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Welcome our first exclusive bottling of this 1992 Cognac to mark our 25th Anniversary! Please join us for a master class directed by Sophie Cabanes from Chateau Montifaud.
Thr Apr 20
$35.00
Blind Date Date: April 21, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Who doesn’t love a little mystery? Save the date, because you have a blind date with a range of mysterious wines. Bring your friends, your partner, or come alone, we’re sure you’ll find a new soulmate. We’ll sample a range of wines completely blind, and test your ability to figure them out! Stand up format.”

$20.00
East of Scotland Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $100.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 While the Japanese have been making world class whisky for nearly 100 years, India, Taiwan and Australia are recent arrivals to the game and deservedly gaining an international reputation too!
Tue Apr 25
$100.00
Hidden Gems of the Highlands Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Blair Athol, Glenturret, Aberfeldy and Royal Brackla are but a few of the stalwart,little known, Highland distilleries we’ll feature shedding light on some lesser known distilleries.
Thr Apr 27
$60.00
Cheese Please Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT Peasant Cheese, our next door neighbor in Kensington, will guide us as we explore the world of Italian cheese and wine. These always sell out early. Stand up format.
Fri Apr 28

This event is sold out.

Chardonnay from Chablis to Cali Date: May 2, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Chardonnay is one of the most interesting and tasty white varietals, though sometimes sadly maligned. Let's revisit the classic regions and explore the “new” global Chardonnay.
Tue May 2
$50.00
Cinco de Mayo Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Join us for a fiesta celebrating Mexican independence and their national drinks, tequila and mezcal! We’ll sample a range of Blanco, Reposado and Anejo tequilas.
Thr May 4
$40.00
Into the Bottle: Intro to Red Wine Date: May 9, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 This “back to basics” will explore the universe of red wine from grape varietal to winemaking techniques to the importance of “terroir”.
Tue May 9
$25.00
American Whiskey Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 There is more to American whiskey than just Bourbon. We’ll explore a range of American whiskies along with some exciting new craft spirits.
Thr May 11
$35.00
Pretty in Pink Date: May 12, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Let's get the Mother's Day weekend off to a Rosé start with a global tasting of our prettiest pinks, including bubbles. Stand up format.
Fri May 12
$30.00
Italian Masterpiece Date: May 16, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $85.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Don’t miss a great opportunity to taste some dream wines, side by side, in a comparative tasting from the best wine regions and top producers in Italy. Brunello, Barolo, and Amarone will shine!
Tue May 16

$85.00
25th Anniversary Wine Festival Date: May 18, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 80 Let's celebrate KWM’s 25th anniversary! The fun starts with a storewide tasting and an early bird's peek at our anniversary sale which runs from Friday to Sunday.
Thr May 18

$50.00
25th Anniversary Special Tasting Date: May 19, 2017
Time: 6 - 9pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 99 Join us for a unique tasting to celebrate KWM’s exclusive 25th Anniversary bottlings: Port, Whisky, Cognac and Armagnac, all bottled just for us. Special one night only discount of 25% on 25th Anniversary purchases! Stand up format; drop in between 6 and 9.
Fri May 19
$25.00
Bubbles Galore Date: May 23, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Champagne isn’t the only game in town. Join us for a tasting of the best of the best: Prosecco, Cava, Cremant, Espumate, Asti, and maybe a taste of the real thing just for good measure!
Tue May 23
$50.00
Cheese Please Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Peasant Cheese, our next door neighbor in Kensington, will guide us as we explore the world of cheese and a global tasting of Pinot Noir. Stand up format.
Thr May 25
$30.00
Glenfarclas with George 4PM Date: May 26, 2017
Time: 4:00pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 George Grant is coming to town to help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary and we’ll have a stellar range of whiskies to mark the occasion, including some old Family Cask bottlings. Anniversary tasting glass included.
Fri May 26 Two sittings: 4PM or 7PM
$50.00
Glenfarclas with George 7PM Date: May 26, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 13 George Grant is coming to town to help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary and we’ll have a stellar range of whiskies to mark the occasion, including some old Family Cask bottlings. Anniversary tasting glass included.
Fri May 26 Two sittings: 4PM or 7PM
$50.00
Rare Malts 1992 Vintage Edition Date: May 30, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $80.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 KWM opened its doors in 1992! To help celebrate 25 fabulous years, we’ll be sampling a range of 1992 vintage single malts.
Tue May 30
$80.00
Wine Festival: Spain and Portugal Date: June 1, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 76 We close shop early so we can clear the floor! Travel the Iberian peninsula in this edition of our Wine Festival. Cava, port, sherry, and so much more!
Thr Jun 1
$40.00
Ardbeg Day 2017 1PM Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 1:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Help us celebrate Ardbeg Day 2017 at KWM, as we mark the launch of the new Ardbeg Kelpie. This tasting will be a one hour Master Class featuring 6 whiskies including Dark Cove and Perpetuum.
Sat Jun 3 1PM or 3PM
$20.00
Ardbeg Day 2017 3PM Date: June 3, 2017
Time: 3:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 19 Help us celebrate Ardbeg Day 2017 at KWM, as we mark the launch of the new Ardbeg Kelpie. This tasting will be a one hour Master Class featuring 6 whiskies including Dark Cove and Perpetuum.
Sat Jun 3 1PM or 3PM
$20.00
Napa Blockbusters Date: June 6, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $75.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Napa is without a doubt the most famous wine region of the New World. Let's explore the complexity of this intriguing valley, from Los Carneros to Calistoga.
Tue Jun 6
$75.00
Spring Single Malt Festival Date: June 8, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 84 Our annual festival of all things malt whisky will feature at least 100 single malts more Scotland and around the world. It sells out quickly, so don’t hesitate. 25th Anniversary tasting glass included.
Thr Jun 8
$60.00
The Refreshing Beers of Summer Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 What else are we going to drink while the weather is hot!! It’s time to discover your new summertime favorites, from dry hoppy session ales and crisp kettle sours, to comforting brown ales, and more!
Fri Jun 9
$35.00
Compass Box KWM Blend Launch 5PM Date: June 13, 2017
Time: 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 It has been a few years since John Glaser of Compass Box has been in Calgary. He’s coming to town to help us launch an exclusive collaboration blend marking our 25th Anniversary.
Tue Jun 13 Two sittings: 5PM or 8PM.
$30.00
Compass Box KWM Blend Launch 8PM Date: June 13, 2017
Time: 8:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 It has been a few years since John Glaser of Compass Box has been in Calgary. He’s coming to town to help us launch an exclusive collaboration blend marking our 25th Anniversary.
Tue Jun 13 Two sittings: 5PM or 8PM.
$30.00
Tight Wad Oenophile: Summers Sippers Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Penny pinching for wine lovers. We’ll taste 7 guaranteed delicious wallet friendly wines just in time for summer. Discover what the experts won’t admit to taking home.
Thr Jun 15
$20.00
Cool Climate South Seas Date: June 20, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Let’s explore some “off the track” growing regions of the South Seas. We’ll visit the cooler climate wine regions of Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania.
Tue Jun 20
$40.00
Volcanic Wines Date: June 21, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 This one’s sure to be a unique tasting for those looking for something different! We’ll explore the link between volcanic soils and the wide range of wine styles they produce.
Wed Jun 21
$35.00
Master Malts 25 Year Old Edition Date: June 23, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $100.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 To celebrate Kensington Wine Market’s 25 years in business we’ll be sampling a range of 7-25 year old single malts.
Fri Jun 23
$100.00
Oh Canada! Canadian Craft Date: June 27, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Please join us for a patriotic roundup of the finest Canadian craft beers in honor of our nation’s 150th Anniversary.
Tue Jun 27
$20.00
The Spirit of Canada Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Canadian whisky has caught the world’s attention in the last few years, just as a surge of craft Canadian whiskies are about to hit the market. We’ll feature some of the best new releases!
Thr Jun 29
$35.00
Cheese Please Date: June 30, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Please join KWM and our neighbor Peasant Cheese as we celebrate 150 years of all things Canadian with a great tasting of Canadian cheese and wine. Stand up format.
Fri Jun 30
$35.00