What went on at the 2014 festival? Here is a recap of the key events:
CRUSH Gala Grand Tasting
Mingle with friends and discover your new favourite wine among the many red, white and sparkling glasses at this flagship tasting event, held in the Ballroom of the Whistler Conference Centre.
With a Twist
NEW FOR 2014: Choose your own cocktail adventure in a sophisitcated setting. Wander “With a Twist,” and create your own mixed drink, listen to tips from mixologists, taste their unique concoctions, or try something completely new - neat or on the rocks! Everything from spirits to beer and cider is in the mix.
An intimate wine, cider, beer and food tasting event that allows you to explore your own taste and style. Think delectable bites and unique brews to set the tastebuds racing.
House Party: Best of BC
Get the taste of British Columbia at this popular event featuring live music, food and drinks. Whistler producers take a starring role providing smokin' hot BBQ, homegrown vodka, micro-brewed beer and more on offer.
NEW FOR 2014: Cellar Door is a small, intimate tasting featuring more than 25 wineries and showcasing more than 100 wines priced at $35 and over per bottle. Want a wine for that special occasion? This event is for you, with every booth featuring the best of the best.
Cornucopia Night Market: Taste the World
The hugely popular event returns with an international flavour this year. Think exotic beer, wine and liquors paired with regional cuisine, set in a playful night market environment.
Top 25 Celebratory Reception
Taste the best of the best - the Top 25 wines of the festival are unveiled at this magnificent tasting gala in the Whistler Public Library.
Indulge Gala Dinner
A glamorous event is held in support of the Whistler Health Care Foundation. Walk the red carpet for a champagne reception followed by a four course dinner with expert wine pairings and a silent auction.
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 skills and wine pairings.
Back for the second year the Nourish series focuses on sustainable food and lifestyle choices, health, wellness and connection to the earth. Events include seminars, cooking workshops, yoga classes and meditation.
Seminars and Workshops
Dive into these seminars to learn more about your favourite drink, be it craft beer, Italian sparkling wine, whisky or bold cabernet sauvignon. Industry professionals will lead you on a delicious journey lwith some history, and insiders’ knowledge to round out your passion perfectly. Interactive workshops and lunch and learn sessions allow you to get hands-on and come away with new skills and ideas.
Culinary Stage Series
Local and national chefs, producers and beverage professionals take to the stage to reveal the secrets of their trade. 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.
These luncheons are multi-course extravaganzas, prepared carefully by acclaimed chefs and served paired with delicious local wines. These are exclusive affairs, held in the intimate settings of beautiful Whistler private residences.
Nightlife and After Parties
Every night of the festival choose from a plethora of exclusive after parties and check out Whistler's famous bars, pubs and clubs.
Cornucopia: POURED & Lodging Package
Package your POURED tickets with accommodation to receive the best value available.
POURED encompasses an intimate tasting experience of wine, cider, beer and food. Ticket prices include your own glass to take home and five tokens that can be used for food or wine sampling. Additional tokens are $1/token. POURED gives you the freedom to explore your taste and style with several delectable bites and brews to sample. Who ever said you couldn’t have one of each?
2 Night's Accommodation & 2 POURED Tickets from $77 per person, per night
Cornucopia: Accommodation & Event Package
Package a discounted room rate with your choice of Cornucopia events.
Choose from a variety of hands-on seminars, fascinating winery dinners, gala tasting events and sizzling after-parties.