2013 Feature Events
CRUSH Gala Grand Tasting
Always a high point of Cornucopia, CRUSH Gala Grand Tasting is wine tasting with a difference. Discover your new favourite wine among the many red, whites and sparkling glasses at this spirited event, held on two nights.
POURED: Beer and Spirit Tasting
The second weekend of Cornucopia heats up with this new event. From ciders to scotch, beer to spirits - POURED is an evening of tasting with a difference. Explore a new world of delicious drinks and find your flavour.
House Party: Best of BC
This is locavore heaven - a party featuring the best of ‘local’ talent in music, food and wines. Indulge in BBQ from Whistler’s backyard, homegrown vodka, micro-brewed beer and more.
House Party: Best of Argentina
New for 2013: featuring wines from Argentina, local craft beers and an incredible selection of mouthwatering bites from the Four Seasons Whistler Resort's SideCut restaurant.
Top 25 Celebratory Reception
The Top 25 of the Cornucopia line-up is announced and unveiled at this magnificent tasting gala in the Whistler Public Library. Sample the wines that represent the best of Cornucopia’s offerings.
Cornucopia Night Market: A Taste of Asia
The hugely popular event returns in 2013 with beer, wine and liquors paired with pan-Asian cuisine, set in a playful night market environment.
A red carpet champagne reception followed by a four course dinner with expert wine pairings and a silent auction. This glamorous event is held in support of the Whistler Health Care Foundation.
New for 2013: the Nourish series focuses on sustainable food and lifestyle choices, health, wellness and connection to the earth. Events include informational seminars, hands on cooking workshops, movement and meditation.
Renowned industry professionals will lead you on a delicious journey laced with nuances, aromas and mouth-watering depth. Throw in some history, hilarious tidbits and insiders’ knowledge, and you have the ultimate wine-lovers sip and savour experience.
New for 2013: learn about the main styles of wines available, tasting techniques, wine and food pairing and all important wine etiquette. Walk away with a deeper appreciation of wine and a certificate to prove it.
Culinary Stage Series
Featuring local and national chefs, producers and beverage professionals, this is your chance to learn from the best and gain insight into the intricacies of the kitchen. A casual, vivacious and fun environment that caters to all palates and interests.
Held in the intimate and breath-taking setting of a Whistler mansion, these luncheons are multi-course extravaganzas, prepared carefully by acclaimed chefs and served paired with delicious local wines.
Whistler Chef's Challenge
An exciting event in which Whistler's best Chefs battle for kitchen dominance in front of a live audience. Don't miss the incredible action of the heats and finals, completely free to watch.
Expertly crafted multi-course menus paired with incredible wines. Select Whistler restaurants and their winery partners have prepared these one-off opportunities for you to experience and appreciate their culinary offerings on an entirely different, eye-opening level.
Following both CRUSH tastings, there is a plethora of incredible and exclusive parties to attend. Renowned Champagne Houses, acclaimed wineries and tasty bites fuel the fervour, and whatever your passion, there is a party to suit.
Cornucopia encourages all guests to drink responsibly and to Sniff, Swirl, Sip & Spit! Please make sure to arrange a safe ride home from your event - learn more about Whistler transit options. Alternately search for accommodation in the Village within walking distance.