Gourmet Food and Wine Expo Ticket Giveaway

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The Gourmet Food and Wine Expo is one of Toronto’s grandest opportunities to sample wine, spirits, and beer from around the world, in one place, all over a four-day weekend. It’s held in a hall big enough that you almost see horizons instead of walls, buried deep below Toronto’s convention center. That matters a bit less because this event is conveniently scheduled for the start of the season when we’d much rather be as far away from the elements as possible. The GFWE, especially on Thursday’s VIP night and weekend evenings, is obviously a hot ticket and undeniably popular with those […]

Premium Beer Experience

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September is a crowded month for beer events in Toronto. That’s largely because Toronto Beer Week falls smack in the middle of it. Early next week I will have a preview of the full TBW programme, but today would like to focus on the Premium Beer Experience that kicks off the weeks festivities on September 11. The Berkeley Church on Queen East is an interesting venue for medium-scale beer festivals. Inside and outside spaces mean that it’s possible to elbow your way onto a crowded dance floor or enjoy a few samples in peace on what usually ends up being a crisp, […]