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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.     
Intro to Whisky Date: January 9, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $20.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT Single malts, Blends, Pot Still, Bourbon, Rye and more. The World of Whisky is enormous and getting bigger, a place of wide ranging styles and profiles. Ready to dip your toes? Tue Jan 9
This event is sold out.

Tight Wad Winter Warmers Date: January 12, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT Big bold reds to keep you warm on the coldest nights and won’t break your post-Christmas budget. Fri Jan 12
This event is sold out.

Glendronach Batch 15 & One More Date: January 16, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $80.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 We’ll sample 6 heavily sherried, single cask, cask strength vintage whiskies from Glendronach Batch 15, and a 7th bottle from Batch 14 to round out the lineup. A range 21-27 years in the making! Tue Jan 16
$80.00
Intro to Red Date: January 18, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 11 New to wine or looking to increase your knowledge? Join us for a fun and informative tasting covering all the basics of red wine. Thr Jan 18
$30.00
MS Whisky Festival Date: January 18, 2018
Time:
Cost: $125.00
Location: Arts Commons
Seats Remaining: 30 ** PLEASE NOTE ** YOU CANNOT PURCHASE TICKETS FROM KWM.
Tickets available at:
www.calgarywhiskyfestival.ca

For the 7th straight year, KWM is the presenting sponsor of the MS Calgary Whisky Festival. Over 200 whiskies will be served at Arts Commons. Tickets available at: www.calgarywhiskyfestival.ca Thr Jan 18
$125.00
Cheese Please: Syrah vs Shiraz Date: January 19, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT Don will be popping the cork on some of the finest Syrah and Shiraz while Crystal from Peasant Cheese dishes out the fromage. Fri Jan 19
This event is sold out.

Tomatin Takedown Date: January 23, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 10 KWM is thrilled to welcome Tomatin Brand Ambassador Scott Frazier for an epic Tomatin range tasting including our new exclusive 1999 Tomatin PX Sherry Cask. Tue Jan 23
$30.00
Burns Bash Date: January 25, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 55 Join us for a mini-festival event the night before our Year End Inventory Sale. We’ll raise a glass to the Bard while you taste your way through a preview of some of the weekend’s great deals! Includes a KWM 25th Anniversary Glass. Thr Jan 25
$30.00
Italian Wine Festival Date: January 26, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 29 Join us for an Italian Wine Festival as we kick off our Year End Inventory Sale weekend. There will be amazing deals on all things Italian! Includes a KWM logo wine tasting glass. Fri Jan 26
$35.00
Silky, Sultry, Stouts Date: January 30, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 Darkest of the dark beers! Rich, thick, chocolate and toasted bread. We’ll go through a few different takes of this hearty, classic ale and explore the sub-types that make stouts such a broad and well beloved style! Tue Jan 30
$25.00
Intro to White Date: February 1, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 There’s so much more to white wine than tart Sauvignon Blanc, buttery
Chards or crisp Pinot Grigio. This is your passport to the wide world of
white wine! Thr Feb 1
$25.00
Cadenhead 175th Anniversary Malts Part 1 Date: February 6, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $125.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 9 Part 1 Scotland’s oldest independent bottler, established in 1842, is celebrating with some special bottlings. We’ll sample the whiskies from seven closed distilleries, including five 175th Anniversary releases. Tue Feb 6
$125.00
A Port in Any Storm Date: February 9, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 6 When the weather outside is stormy what better way to chase away the
chill than with a glass of port. You’ll learn about Ports many styles and perhaps discover a favourite safe haven. Fri Feb 9
$40.00
I Love Whisky & Chocolate Date: February 13, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Whisky and chocolate for lovers, or just people who love whisky and or
chocolate! Singles and couples welcome. Tue Feb 13
$30.00
Cheese Please:Love at First Sip,Champagne Date: February 14, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT We are dropping a range of rare, grower and vintage Champagne to mark
Valentine’s Day. Don will be talking bubbles while Crystal gushes over the
curds. Wed Feb 14

This event is sold out.

Classic Malts Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Our introduction to the world of single malt Scotch whisky. Highlands,
Lowlands, Speyside and Islay… all almost meaningless terms in the
modern day! Don’t believe us? We’ll show and taste! Thr Feb 15
$35.00
Sweet Treats! Date: February 16, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 There is much more to dessert wine than icewine and port. Join us for
a wine and dessert pairing, featuring a wide range of styles and treats.
Fri Feb 16
$40.00
Barrels & Bugs Date: February 20, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 This unique tasting will focus on barrel aged and wild yeast (bugs)
fermented beers. The night will be full of rich oaky, funky and sour beers that will challenge the heartiest of palates. Tue Feb 20
$25.00
Feis Isle:Islay Whisky Festival-KWM Style Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 68 We’ll be cracking as many Islay whiskies as we can all in the name of peat
and Scottish West Coast culture. Includes a KWM Whisky Glass. Thr Feb 22
$50.00
Pinot Battle Royale: Oregon vs Burgundy Date: February 23, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 2 Oregon is a burgeoning hot spot for Pinot Noir but how does it stack up to the motherland, Burgundy? You be the judge! Fri Feb 23
$60.00
Wines of Eastern Europe & The Balkans Date: February 27, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Greece, Hungary, Slovenia and other Eastern European nations will be
featured in this tasting of Europe’s other wine regions. Tue Feb 27
$30.00
Wines of the Andes Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Argentina and Chile have been making wine for centuries. We’ll cross
back and forth over the Andes as we explore their finest wine growing
regions. Thr Mar 1
$30.00
Beer Meets Cheese Date: March 6, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Think wine and cheese make the perfect pairing? Think again! Beer and
cheese have gone together for centuries, and we’ll spend the evening
exploring this fantastic duo. Tue Mar 6
$25.00
Rare Malts Date: March 8, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $85.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 One of the corner stone tastings of our whisky program for over 20 years.
Only the very rare or whiskies over 20 years of age need apply! Thr Mar 8
$85.00
French Wine Festival Date: March 9, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 41 Come explore France’s many wine regions and styles, while nibbling on
French cheese and other delights. Includes a KWM wine tasting glass.
Fri Mar 9
$40.00
Nature vs Nurture Date: March 13, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Natural, Organic, Biodynamic and Orange wines have been growing in
popularity. But what defines these categories and how do their styles
compare? Tue Mar 13
$30.00
Master Malt Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $125.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 Whiskies 25 years of age and older! Big, bold, rich malts with history and
provenance. You won’t see these whiskies poured every day! Thr Mar 15
$125.00
Irish Whiskey Staples Date: March 16, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Irish Whiskey is going through a renaissance, yet many of the whiskies from the bloom of new distilleries are still years away. We’ll revisit some of the staples while we wait for the new distilleries to come of age. Fri Mar 16
$30.00
Beer Meets Meat! Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 19 Move over cheese! You can’t hog the spotlight. Peasant Cheese will
provide a range of sausage, pates and other tasty treats, paired lovingly
with a range of some of our best beers! Tue Mar 20
$25.00
Spirit of the Speyside Festival Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 74 Only distilleries of the Speyside region will be featured in this festival style tasting. Think you know the Speyside? With over 80 whiskies to
choose from we’ll guarantee you something new! Thr Mar 22
$50.00
Red Wine Icons: Italy Date: March 23, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 17 We’ll sample a range of some of the finest and most beloved wines from
Barolo, Brunello, Chianti, Valpolicella and other DOCs. Friday Mar 23
$60.00
The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Date: March 27, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 10 The North of the South? Or… the South of the North? Evan will guide you
on a tour of the hills and valleys of Kentucky and some of its most iconic
whiskies. Tue Mar 27
$25.00
Cheese Please Battle Royale:Old World vs New Date: March 29, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 10 Don and Crystal will stack up old world wine and cheese pairings against
those of the new. Thr Mar 29
$40.00