With July already ticking away, Canadian wine lovers need to maximize their summers! This is a list of the best wine festivals that you need to attend in Canada to make the most of your summer!

 

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Alberta (AB) Wine Festivals in Summer 2019

 

Summer Rosé & Bubbles Festival at Prestige Wines

When: Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 2:00pm to 6:00pm Mountain
Where: Prestige Liquor, Edmonton, Alberta
Price: $10 CAD

Celebrate summer with a festival tasting of rose wines, sparkling wines, rose sparkling wines and a few other surprises from around the globe with great food & music. Over 30 wines will be sampled and delicious summer snacks will be available for purchase from local food vendors.

 

Summer Sessions: Drink Pink Rosé Festival

When: Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 6:30pm to July 21 at 8:30pm Mountain
Where: Bricks Wine Company, Calgary, Alberta
Price: $25 CAD

Think pink. Drink pink. Join us for a festival style tasting of our favourite rosés! We’ll all be wearing pink and you should too!!! Light snacks will be provided.

 

Rosé Festival

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 7:00pm to 10:00pm Mountain
Where: Willow Park Wines & Spirits, Calgary Main Store, Calgary, Alberta
Price: $50 CAD

What better way to celebrate the first day of summer than with a refreshing glass (or two) of rosé! Join us for a special evening where we raise a glass to all pink wines! You’ll be stunned at the collection of shades and flavours that rosé wines have to offer! Think pink, and get ready to find your new summer favourite!

 

2019 Winefest BBQ Patio Party

When: Friday, July 26, 2019, at 4:00pm to 8:00pm Mountain
Where: The Bourbon Room, St. Albert, Alberta
Price: $20 CAD

Come try many wines from 6 Reps at a fun outdoor patio party with DJ and BBQ. Come alone or with a group to mingle & meet other wine lovers!

 

Ontario Wine Festivals in Summer 2019

 

Oshawa Wine Tasting Festival

When: Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 5:00pm to 9:00pm Eastern
Where: City of Oshawa, Downtown, Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Price: $20 CAD

This fun and popular wine tasting event features many Ontario and Canadian wines. Attendees have the opportunity to “try and buy” selections often only available at the winery itself. Event limited to age 19 and over.

 

2019 The Rosé Picnic | Canada’s Largest Premium Festival & Picnic

When: Friday, July 26, 2019, at 4:00pm to 8:00pm Mountain
Where: Library Hotel Collection, Hotel X Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Price: $30 CAD

Join over 5,000 guests to Canada’s largest premium picnic dedicated to the trendiest rosé wines in the world, delicious food and great music.

Enjoy the ultimate rosé experience at Canada’s Largest Premium Picnic! Sip the best of the best from Ontario’s local & finest rosé wineries as well as global favourites and indulge in gourmet fare curated by celebrity chefs. Set on the stunning and lush grounds on the grounds of Stanley Barracks at Hotel X Toronto, you can set up your picnic blanket and dance your heart out to live music and DJs all day! For an even more premium experience reserve one of our VIP tables/suites.

 

Niagara Grape & Wine Festival

When: Friday, September 13, 2019, to September 29, 2019
Where: Montebello Park, St. Catharines, Ontario
Price: N/A

In Niagara, we celebrate the harvest by throwing the largest wine festival & street parade in Canada! Enjoy 100+ events at the 67th Niagara Grape and Wine Festival.

Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Montebello Park Experience
September 20-22 and 27-29 2019

Historic Montebello Park comes alive as the festival hub. Celebrate in a relaxed style where most featured events take place, including live all-Canadian entertainment & activities for the whole family.

Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Discovery Pass Program
September 14–15, 21–22 & 28–29, 2019

Explore Niagara at its most colourful with the Discovery Pass. Sip & savour local cuisine paired with local wines at wineries across the Niagara Region.

Niagara Grape & Wine Festival Meridian Grande Parade
September 28, 2019 – 11am

 

British Columbia (BC) Wine Festivals in Summer 2019

 

2019 Victoria International Wine Festival

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 10:00am to September 21 at 9:00pm Pacific
Where: The Parkside Hotel & Spa, Victoria, British Columbia
Price: $70 CAD

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada is a city surrounded by natural beauty, blessed with a Mediterranean climate, coloured with gardens and home to a lively and affluent population. For the last five years, the city has been without a dedicated wine festival. The Victoria Wine Festival looks to fill this glaring omission. In September the Victoria Wine Festival will take place showcasing some of the best international wines. This festival is directed at building the knowledge of the average wine consumer, and demonstrating new wines and acknowledging beloved wine standards to veteran consumers.

 

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