Thursday, March 27, 2008
Enjoy the grapes and spirits of Montreal
The 8th Montreal Wine and Spirits Show, the largest event of its kind in Canada, runs March 27-30 at the Palais des congres de Montreal.
The show takes place every two years. The 2008 edition features 230 producers, vintners, distillers and brewers representing 30 countries. They will be presenting some 2,000 products, and only several hundred are available during the show.
Several hundred of them are available only during the show.
Ambassador of the show is Elyse Lambert, sommelier of XO, the renowned resto at Montreal's Hotel Le St-James.
Ranked as #1 sommelier in Quebec in 2004 and #3 in Canada in 2006, she will share her passion for wine and spirits with the general public.
Admission is $15 and includes an expert tasting glass and official show guide. A passport for unlimited access during the four-day event is also available for $40.
The cost of taste-testing varies in accordance with the products that are offered.
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