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All of our tasting sessions feature customer favorites as well as new and exciting classes to tickle your taste buds. Tastings are popular gifts for any occasion! Treat yourself and treat a friend.

In compliance with AGLC regulations, sample sizes for tastings are as follows;

  • Beer and Ciders = 112 ml (4 oz)
  • Coolers and Premixed - 112ml (4 oz)
  • Wine - 56 ml (2 oz )
  • Spirits - 14ml (1/2 oz)
  • Liqueurs - 14 ml ( 1/2 oz)

*Please Note: We strongly recommend you use public transportation, walk or arrange a ride to and from the class. Please pre-book your taxi!

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Cancellation Policy:

  • Registrations are transferrable so you are welcome to send someone in your place if you cannot attend a tasting.
  • If you contact us more than 48 hours prior to the tasting date in order to cancel one or more seats, you will receive a store credit for the value of the cancelled seat(s).
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  • Cancellation requests received within 48 hours of the tasting date are not refundable.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Tastings start at 7:00pm, unless otherwise noted. ** FOR FESTIVALS, THE DOORS DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 7PM
  • Most tastings are complete with light snacks, please plan to eat before or after the tasting.*** PLEASE LET US KNOW OF ANY FOOD ALLERGIES ***
  • On line registrations placed after 4:00pm on a Friday may not be processed until Monday morning. If a tasting appears to be close to sold out, please call or register in person.     
Shelter Point Cask Launch Date: December 12, 2018
Time: 6:00PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Shelter Point Distillery Manager Jacob Wiebe will be crossing the Rockies to join us for a Shelter Point Cask Release party on Wednesday December 12, 6PM. The cost is $25, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Calgary Interfaith Foodbank. You will receive a keepsake Glencairn glass and have the opportunity to sample 5 different Shelter Point whiskies including our 2 new KWM exclusive single casks.
$30.00
Port & More! Date: January 8, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $45.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 Port may be the best known style of fortified wine, but it is far from alone. We’ll be your guide as you explore fortified wine styles from around the world including Port, Sherry, Madeira, and more!
$45.00
Raking Bourbon Great Again Date: January 10, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Trump is still an blundering a--hole, and we still love Bourbon in spite of a less than great US President! We’ll take you on a trip down the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and along the way we can rake some forest floors across America (as a forest management precaution), all in search of Great American Whiskey! This was our most popular tasting last session and the first to fill up. The description may have offended one individual who admitted they didn’t drink anyway… We hope they enjoy this description even more!
$30.00
Cheese Please Aussie Rules Date: January 11, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 19 It’s that time of year to drink some heavy reds. Don & Crystal will walk you through some of our prized Australian wines, with cheeses to pair. Stand-up format.
$50.00
Tight Wad: New Year's Edition Date: January 15, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 The holidays are over and even if you feel a strain on your wallet don’t let that hold you back. Join us as we explore the world of delicious budget-friendly wines.
$30.00
Cab is King Date: January 17, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 Cabernet Sauvignon is the most planted varietal on the planet, producing some of the most sought after wines in the World. We’ll sample a range of wines that prove it has a well-deserved reputation.
$50.00
Elements & Port Askaig w/ Chris Maybin Date: January 18, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 If Chris's name sounds familiar that might be because he was John Glaser's right hand man at Compass Box for years. He is now in charge of Speciality Drinks, owners of the Elements of Islay and Port Askaig lines. If you’re a fan of peated malts you won’t want to miss this tasting!
$35.00
Silky, Sultry, Stouts Date: January 22, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Darkest of the dark beers! Rich, thick, chocolate and toasted bread. We’ll go through a few different takes of this hearty, classic ale and explore the sub-types that make stouts such a broad and well beloved style!
$25.00
Burns Bash Whisky Festival Date: January 24, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 53 We’ll mark the birth of the Bard a day early, with a whisky festival that kicks off our Year End Inventory Sale. We’ll raise glasses to the Bard while you taste your way through a preview of some of the weekend’s best whisky deals! Entry includes a KWM logo Glencairn Glass.
$50.00
The Winter Wine Festival Date: January 25, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $45.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 57 Kick off our Year End Inventory Sale weekend while enjoying some of the best deals. We will have around 80 wines open for tasting, many of them available at deep discounts! As always, there will be catering from Peasant Cheese!
$45.00
Why Are So Many Rums Named Rons & Other Date: January 29, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Why Are So Many Rums Named Ron & Other Stupid Questions? All questions will be answered while enjoying a range of new and interesting rums
$35.00
Gin Crazed Date: February 5, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Gin is well into its new Golden Age. We’ll highlight some of the best local, craft and extremely small batch gins and dabble in a few gin cocktails.
$30.00
Very Curious Cadenheads Date: February 7, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 19 The 23rd International Release of Cadenhead Small Batch Whiskies has some real curiosities… Paul John whisky from India, 20 Year Laphroaig and 1989 Highland Park to name just a few!
$60.00
Pinot Bottle Royal, Battle to End of the Date: February 8, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Burgundy is the Motherland of Pinot Noir, but are any of the newer wine regions encroaching on Burgundy’s power? We will taste through a range of Pinots in a battle to the bottom of the glass! The winner will be you no matter the outcome.
$50.00
I Love Whisky & Chocolate Date: February 12, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 A sumptuous whisky and chocolate tasting for lovers of both, or people who just love whisky or chocolate! Singles, couples and more complicated groupings all welcome.
$35.00
The Perfect Pair Date: February 14, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Is there anything better than the perfect pairing? Join us on Valentine’s Day to taste through some of the wine world’s favourite wine and food pairings. From Classics to the Nouveau. Bring your perfect partner and enjoy our lovely matches.
$35.00
Cheese Please: Champagne, Love at First Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 A Valentine’s Tradition. Join us as we explore the world of Champagne and the amazing cheeses to match! Stand-up format.
$50.00
Holy Smokes Date: February 19, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Old fashioned pulled pork and beef brisket sliders meet our fabulous selection of IPAs, Stouts, Porters and more. We'll have ribs and chips on the side. Stand up format.
$35.00
Feis Isle: The KWM Islay Festival Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $60.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 57 We’ll be cracking as many Islay whiskies as we can put our hands on, as well as some Islay-ternatives, all in the name of peat and Scottish West Coast culture. Includes a KWM logo Whisky Glass.
$60.00
Big Bold Reds Date: February 22, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Warm up your frigid February nights with some big full bodied red wines. On this evening we will be tasting through a delicious selection that will wipe away your winter blues! Stand-up format.
$50.00
Wine of the Andes: Malbec & More Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 South America is best known for budget friendly Malbecs. They are, however, making huge waves in the wine world. We can’t wait to show you how amazing these wines are can be. Join us for an exploration of the wines of Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay.
$40.00
Asian Whisky Revival Date: March 5, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 We’ll highlight some world renowned whiskies from Japan, Taiwan and India, as well as some new rising stars from the East.
$40.00
Natural & Orange Beauties Date: March 7, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 Natural wines are all the rage right now, but what does natural wine mean? Join us and our dear friend Erik, one of Calgary’s leading natural wine specialists, for a tasting that will rock the boat on conventional wine.
$40.00
Lassies Only Whisky Festival Date: March 8, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $45.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 58 Sorry gents, this whisky festival is just for the ladies. Our 2nd annual Lassies Only Whisky Festival is in support of the Brenda Strafford Society. 100% of the registration fees from this event will go to the Center which aids women and children escaping abusive relationships. Guests will be welcomed with a cocktail and have the opportunity to sample from up to 80 different whiskies.
$45.00
Wine 101: The Basics Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 Want to learn more about wine? Look no further! Join us as we talk you through the ins and outs of wine, from crisp whites to bold reds, and everything in between.
$25.00
Masters of Malt Date: March 14, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $125.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 15 Only the rarest and most special whiskies are showcased at this tasting which always highlights some of the most exciting new whiskies in the world!
$125.00
Irish Whiskey Renaissance Date: March 15, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 The last few years have seen a resurgence of interest in Irish whiskey. 5 years ago there were just 4 distilleries in the whole of Ireland, today there are at least 18 with plans for many more! We’ll look at Irish whiskey’s past, present and future while sampling some of the finest whiskies from the Emerald Isle. And we’ll of course raise a glass to Saint Paddy!
$40.00
El Spiritu de Mexico Date: March 19, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 When most people think of Agave Spirits they immediately think of Tequila, but there is so much more to it than that… We will walk you through a broad range of ages and styles of Tequila and Mezcal, El Spiritu de Mexico!
$40.00
Beer Meets Cheese Date: March 21, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Think wine and cheese are the match made in heaven? Think again, beer and cheese are each other’s REAL soul mates!. We’ll examine their intriguing and hedonistic relationship.
$30.00
The Bubbles Festival Date: March 22, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 60 We are huge fans of all things bubbles. So much so that we decided to host a Bubbles Festival! Joins us for an amazing evening filled with Champagne, Prosecco, Cava and more!
$50.00
Tight Wad: March Madness Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $25.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 We all love a good bargain, so why not join us for our Tightwad tasting: a tasting designed to show you the best wine options on a budget.
$25.00
The Not Scotch Festival Date: March 28, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 60 A range of more than 80 whiskies from around the world will be featured: Blends, Single Malts, Rye, Single Pot, Bourbon and more… just no Scotch. Includes a KWM Logo glass.
$50.00
Cheese Please: The Classics Date: March 29, 2019
Time:
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 We have explored a number of wine regions in our previous Cheese Please tastings, so it’s time to turn our attention to the classics: the World’s best cheese and wine pairings. Stand-up format.
$50.00
Fooled You Date: April 1, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 20 Can you tell the difference between different brown spirits? Can you spot the difference between a whisky and a rum, a cognac and an Armagnac? We’re aiming to fool you, with this assorted brown spirits tasting!
$35.00
The Italian Affair Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 7PM
Cost: $45.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 18 With over 2000 indigenous grape varieties, Italy is one of the biggest wine producing countries. Join us as we share some of Italy’s best and most prized wine styles.
$45.00