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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 and Ciders = 112 ml (4 oz)
  • Coolers and Premixed - 112ml (4 oz)
  • Wine - 56 ml (2 oz )
  • Spirits - 14ml (1/2 oz)
  • Liqueurs - 14 ml ( 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.*** PLEASE LET US KNOW OF ANY FOOD ALLERGIES ***
  • 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.     
Silky, Sultry, Stouts Date: January 14, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 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 14
$25.00
The Don of Champagne Date: January 16, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Don Conrad is obsessed with Champagne, so who better to host a tasting all about the bubbliest bubbles of all?! Enjoy some of our most prized & exclusive “Cult” Champagnes, while Don recounts their stories, and how he acquired them for the store. Stand-up Format. Thr Jan 16 7PM
$50.00
Whisky Gems of Elixir Distillers with Katy Kennedy Date: January 17, 2020
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Elixir Distillers is rapidly becoming one of our key suppliers of cool and unique whiskies. Katy Kennedy Export, Sales Manager, will guide you through a range of unique and very good value whiskies. Fri Jan 17 7pm
$30.00
Budget Buddies: Winter Warmers Date: January 21, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 The holidays are over, the bills are in and it is time to pinch those pennies. Does that mean it is time to give up wine? Of course not, that would be crazy! Join us and find some new favourites you can’t afford to pass up! Tue Jan 21 7PM
$25.00
Burns Bash: Whisky Festival Date: January 23, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $45.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 27 We’ll mark the birth of the Scottish Bard a couple of days early, with a whisky festival featuring some very good deals, our Year End Inventory Sale is a week later. Taste your way through a preview of some of the weekend’s best whisky deals! We won’t supply the Ode to the Haggis or a kilt, but we will give you a KWM logo Glencairn Glass which you can raise with whisky, to the memory of Scotland's favourite son. Thr Jan 23 7PM
$45.00
The Whiskies of A.D. Rattray with Nick White Date: January 24, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 We’ll mark the birth of the Scottish Bard a day early, with a whisky festival that kicks off our Year End Inventory Sale. Taste your way through a preview of some of the weekend’s best whisky deals! We won’t supply the Ode to the Haggis or a kilt, but we will give you a KWM logo Glencairn Glass. Thr Jan 23
$30.00
Single Barrel & Very Small Batch Bourbon Date: January 28, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 With two KWM exclusive barrels of Jefferson’s Bourbon having just landed, as well as a bunch of other great single barrel and small batch Bourbons, the time is ripe for a Bourbon Tasting!
Tue Jan 28
$30.00
The Winter Wine Festival Date: January 30, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 34 Kick off our Year End Inventory Sale Weekend while enjoying some of the best deals. We will have around 80 wines open for tasting, many of them available at deep discounts! As always, there will be catering from Peasant Cheese. Festival Format. Thr Jan 30
$40.00
Cheese Please, Don & Crystal's Favourite Date: January 31, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 24 Don & Crystal have always created amazing tastings with the themes we give them, so we decided to give them a chance to host a Cheese Please tasting without limitations! It will be an evening filled with great wines, and perfectly paired cheeses! Stand-up Format. Fri Jan 31 7PM
$40.00
Heritage Hunter Laing with Andrew Laing Date: February 3, 2020
Time: 6PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Andrew Laing of Hunter Laing returns to KWM with—you’ll be shocked to learn—some exciting new whiskies, including the Hunter Laing Heritage Series… 30 year old Bowmore anyone? Mon Feb 3 6PM
$50.00
Intro to Wine Date: February 4, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 Interested in starting your wine education? Look no further! We’ll talk you through the ins and outs of wine, from crisp whites to bold reds, and even a few in between! Tue Feb 4 7PM
$25.00
I Love Whisky & Chocolate Date: February 11, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 A sumptuous whisky and chocolate tasting for lovers of both, or people who just love whisky or chocolate! Singles, couples and more complicated groupings all welcome. Tue Feb 11 7PM
$40.00
Ain't Party Like a Fladgate Party Date: February 13, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 We’ll gently journey down the storied Douro River with “Cavalerio do la Confraria do Vinho do Port” (AKA Port Expert) Cindy Opsal and make stops at the iconic port houses of Taylor, Fonseca and Croft along the way. Thr Feb 13 7PM
$40.00
The Perfect Pair Date: February 14, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Is there anything better than the perfect pairing? Sharing one with your spouse, perhaps! Join us on Valentine’s Day to taste through some of the wine world’s favourite wine and food pairings. From Classics to the Nouveau. Bring your perfect partner and enjoy our lovely matches. Fri Feb 14 7PM
$40.00
Strange Brew: The Tasting Date: February 18, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 With everyone and their grandmother brewing beer, innovation is the name of the game and the race to make a weirder batch than the brewery next door is on. It is time to explore some of these new styles and boundary-pushing brews. Pastry stouts, hazy things, wine/cider/beer blends and more! Tue Feb 18 7PM
$30.00
Feis Isle: The KWM Islay Whisky Festival Date: February 20, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 44 We’ll be cracking as many Islay whiskies as we can put our hands on, as well as some Islay-ternatives, all in the name of peat and Scottish West Coast culture. Includes a KWM logo Whisky Glass. Thr Feb 20 7PM
$60.00
The Italian Job Date: February 21, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 Few countries are better known for their winemaking history and prowess. Still one of the World’s largest producing, and with over 2000 indigenous grape varieties, there is a lot to discover. We’ll showcase some of Italy’s best and most iconic wine styles. Fri Feb 21 7PM
$50.00
Wine Out West Date: February 25, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $45.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 17 The west is the best coast, or at least that's what they say! Explore the Pacific Coast Highway with wines from Oregon, Washington and (of course) California! Tue Feb 25 7PM
$45.00
Great Grains Date: February 27, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 Looking for an old whisky that is also excellent value? There are some glorious old grain whiskies out there and you need to give them a closer look. We are also planning to open something a little crazy for this one! Thr Feb 27 7PM
$60.00
Cheese Please, Champagne Edition Date: February 28, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 19 To say Adam & Abi love Champagne would be an understatement, they ADORE it. And nothing goes better with this sparkling wine than cheese! Join the A-Team as they walk you through some of their favourite champagne pairings! Fri Feb 28 7PM
$50.00
Tour de France Date: March 3, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 We’ll take you on a virtual tour of la République, in search of the country’s best wine. Bicycles and spandex are not required, nor is a knowledge of basic French. Mais, l‘ amour du fromage et le vin, ca il est nécessaire! Tue Mar 3 7PM
$35.00
Stillin' Gin's In Date: March 10, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 21 You can make gin with practically any flavouring that can be dissolved in alcohol, and with this blank canvas in mind, it makes sense that gin is now one of the biggest trends in the spirit world. We’re going to taste some of our favourites, both new-school and old. ue Mar 10 7PM
$30.00
Lassies Only Whisky Festival Date: March 12, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 37 Sorry gents, this whisky festival is just for the ladies! Our 3rd annual Lassies Only Whisky Festival is in support of the Brenda Strafford Society. 100% of the registration fees from this event will go to the Center which aids women and children escaping abusive relationships. Guests will have the opportunity to sample from up to 80 different whiskies, in a fun and relaxed setting, without any dudes… other than the friendly staff at KWM. Thr Mar 12 7PM
$50.00
Cheese Please Women in Wine & Cheese Date: March 13, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 23 In celebration of International Women's Day, Crystal & Abi will be hosting a special Cheese Please to represent some of the most notable women in wine… and cheese! We mentioned cheese, right? Fri Mar 13 7PM
$50.00
Irish Whiskey: Boom or Bubble Date: March 14, 2020
Time: 5PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 The last few years have seen a resurgence of interest in Irish whiskey. 5 years ago there were just 4 distilleries in the whole of Ireland, today there are at least 18 with plans for many more! We’ll look at Irish whiskey’s past, present and future while sampling some of the finest whiskies from the Emerald Isle. And we’ll, of course, raise a glass to Saint Paddy! Sat Mar 14 5PM
$40.00
Budget Bubbles - Staff Picks Date: March 17, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Penny pinching for wine lovers. Great tasting wine doesn't have to cost a lot of money. This class is all about value. Discover what the "experts" won't admit to taking home. Tue Mar 17 7PM
$25.00
The KWM Rare & Old Whisky Festival Date: March 19, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $200.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 40 Think of this as one of our Ancient Malts tastings but festival style, with more unique whisky to try and an exclusive takeaway tasting glass. This event will feature a range of at least 30 Rare & Old whiskies priced $300 to $3000 a bottle or more. The event will be smaller and more intimate than our typical festival, with an extra hour so you won’t feel rushed! In all up to $15000.00 worth of whisky will be open for tasting! Thr Mar 19 7-10PM
$200.00
Classics of Cadenhead Date: March 20, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $75.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 We have assembled a range of unique, rare and special Cadenhead whiskies for a Master Class tasting. The range will include at least one closed distillery and even a 45 year old!
Fri Mar 20 7PM
$75.00
Pale Ales in Comparison Date: March 24, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 IPA and Pale Ale and their many iterations are still the most popular craft beer product out there. Let's take another opportunity to grab some of the best in Alberta and let 'em hash it out to the bitter end! Tue Mar 24 7PM
$25.00
Old World Wine Festival Date: March 26, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 49 A fun, informative and festive night exploring and celebrating the oldest winemaking regions in the world, all while indulging in some great eats from our neighbour Peasant Cheese. Thr Mar 26 7PM
$50.00
Au Naturel Date: March 27, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 23 What does it mean to be organic, biodynamic or natural? Does it mean better wine, or environmental practices? Join us as we dive deep into the world of Organic, Biodynamic and Natural wines, and everything in between. Fri Mar 27 7PM
$40.00
Chateau de Beaucastel Vertical Tasting Date: March 31, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $80.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 21 If you’re a fan of Chateauneuf du Pape, or a fan of old wine this is the tasting for you! Join us as we host a rare vintage vertical of some of the best Chateauneuf du Papes! Tue Mar 31 7PM
$80.00
Making Bourbon Great Again: Unimpeachable Whiskey Date: April 7, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Bourbon doesn’t stay up all night tweeting into the void, pressure foreign governments to personal ends or pretend it is something it’s not. It just tastes great! Evan will obstruct any discussion of American politics, and let the whiskey do the talking, as we once again Make Bourbon Great Again.
Tue Apr 7 7PM
$35.00
Why Are So Many Rums Named Ron? And Other Stupid Questions! Date: April 9, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 22 This and other stupid questions will be answered. We’ll explore the shady beginnings of the rum trade, the meaning of the word “Hogo”, and sip on things so good it’d make pirates surrender their booty. Thr Apr 9 7PM
$40.00
The Really GOOD FRIDAY Tasting Date: April 10, 2020
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 23 This is not just another Friday night, we are going to make it a really GOOD FRIDAY, taking Church wine to the NEXT LEVEL! Wine has had many saviours in the past, but did you know, some religious communities helped create and preserve some of the most iconic wine styles? Come explore the unexplored. Fri Apr 10 7PM
$35.00