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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  -  2oz

Wine - 1oz

Whisky and other Spirits - 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).
  • Store credits can be used for any future purchases, including tastings or products.
  • 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.     
Ardbeg 1815 Grand Tasting - Brendan McCarron Date: May 29, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $200.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 2 Special guest Brendan McCarron, head of maturing whisky stocks at Glenmorangie and Ardbeg will take you on a very special tasting including the extremely rare 200th Anniversary bottling, Ardbeg 1815 ($8000.00). You’ll also indulge in dinner and a range of other Ardbeg whiskies.
Tue May 29 - 7:00pm
$200.00
Shaking off the Winter Brews Date: May 30, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 7 It's about time to put away all those imperial stouts and porters, and barley wines. Spring is here with summer right around the corner, it's time to see what session ales, sours and refreshing fruit beers you'll be consuming this year!
Wed May 30 - 7:00pm
$30.00
SMWS Thr May 31 6PM Date: May 31, 2018
Time: instructor: EE
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 5 You won't want to miss this Outturn tasting, 3 of the 7 whiskies featured were bottled for Feis Isle and the Spirit of Speyside Festivals in Scotland! Tasting runs 1 hour. $40 for Members and $50 for non-Members.
6PM
$50.00
SMWS Thr May 31 8PM Date: May 31, 2018
Time: instructor: EE
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 You won't want to miss this Outturn tasting, 3 of the 7 whiskies featured were bottled for Feis Isle and the Spirit of Speyside Festivals in Scotland! Tasting runs 1 hour. $40 for Members and $50 for non-Members.
8PM
$50.00
SMWS Fri Jun 1 6PM Date: June 1, 2018
Time: instructor: EE
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 3 You won't want to miss this Outturn tasting, 3 of the 7 whiskies featured were bottled for Feis Isle and the Spirit of Speyside Festivals in Scotland! Tasting runs 1 hour. $40 for Members and $50 for non-Members.
6PM
$50.00
SMWS Fri Jun 1 8PM Date: June 1, 2018
Time: instructor: EE
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 3 You won't want to miss this Outturn tasting, 3 of the 7 whiskies featured were bottled for Feis Isle and the Spirit of Speyside Festivals in Scotland! Tasting runs 1 hour. $40 for Members and $50 for non-Members.
8PM
$50.00
Ardbeg Day Date: June 2, 2018
Time: TBD
Cost: $0.00
Location: TBD
Seats Remaining: 100 ** REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS THROUGH EVENTBRITE! There will be a Master Class and Main Event, both $20.
Email scotchguy@kensingtonwinemarket.com for more details!
$0.00
Gin is In Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT The Ginaissance the world has been experiencing over the last few years shows no signs of abating. We’ll introduce you to some of our new favourite examples of “Mother’s Milk!”
Tue Jun 5 - 7:00pm

This event is sold out.

New World Wine Festival Date: June 7, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 36 Explore the ever-expanding new world of wine. We’ll touch on wines from just about every continent save Europe, paired with food from Peasant Cheese.
Thur June 7 - 7:00pm
$50.00
Champagne, Bubbles & More Date: June 8, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT There is more to sparkling wine than Champagne and Prosecco. We’ll showcase a range of styles including English Brut, Spanish Cava, Italian Franciacorta and more. And yes there will still be Champagne and Prosecco! Stand up format.
Fri Jun 8 - 7:00pm

This event is sold out.

Red Wine Icons USA Date: June 12, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 14 Rich velvety Pinots, big bold Cabs and the jammiest Zins. We’ll highlight some of the best American wines we have to offer!
Tue Jun 12 - 7:00pm
$50.00
Drink This Date: June 13, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 13 We want to push you outside of your comfort zone with a tasting of wines you’ll wish you already knew about.
Wed Jun 13 - 7:00pm
$40.00
Spring Single Malt Festival Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $65.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT Our annual spring festival of all things malt whisky will feature at least 100 single malts from Scotland and around the world. It sells out quickly, so don’t hesitate. 25th Anniversary tasting glass included.
Thur Jun 14 - 7:00pm

This event is sold out.

Ancient Malts Night 1 Date: June 15, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $250.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT It’s been over a year since we’ve put on an Ancient Malts tasting, and frankly, we’re overdue! We have some very special bottles selected for this one, including a pair of Broras, two 1968 vintage single malts and three other treats. Includes a special cut crystal Glencairn glass!
Fri Jun 15

This event is sold out.

Intro to White Part 2 Date: June 19, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 For the next level of your introduction to white wine we’ll introduce you to some more unique varietals and a range of white blends.
Tue Jun 19 - 7:00pm
$35.00
Ancient Malts Night 2 Date: June 21, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $250.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: SOLD OUT It’s been over a year since we’ve put on an Ancient Malts tasting, and frankly, we’re overdue! We have some very special bottles selected for this one, including a pair of Broras, two 1968 vintage single malts and three other treats. Includes a special cut crystal Glencairn glass!
Thur Jun 21

This event is sold out.

Red Wine Icons Bordeaux Date: June 22, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $80.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 10 Is Bordeaux really the world’s most prestigious wine growing region? The critics and collectors think so, and Bordeaux sets the benchmark for wine pricing worldwide. You be the judge! Stand up format.
Fri Jun 22 - 7:00pm
$80.00
Summer Splurges Date: June 26, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 8 A selection of wines that are perfect for crushing on the patio. Patio not included.
Tue Jun 26 - 7:00pm
$40.00
The Spirit of Canada Date: June 27, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $35.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 12 Canadian whisky has caught the world’s attention in the last few years, just as a surge of craft Canadian whiskies are about to hit the market. We’ll feature some of the best new releases!
Wed Jun 27 - 7:00pm
$35.00
Canada Day Beer Showdown Date: June 28, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 16 Move over America, Canadian brewers are showing their full talents and starting to knock import beers off the shelf! We'll celebrate Canada day by running through some of our best!
Thur Jun 28 - 7:00pm
$30.00
Cheese Please Canada Day Edition Date: June 29, 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: $40.00
Location: KWM
Seats Remaining: 9 Peasant Cheese, our favorite cheese shop located right next door in Kensington, will guide us as we explore the world of Canadian cheese and wine. Stand up format.
Fri Jun 29 - 7:00pm
$40.00