EVENT: Savour Food & Wine Festival
Celebrating it’s 15th year, Savour Food & Wine Festival brings together Nova Scotia’s talented mixologists, incredible brewers, award-winning winemakers, and of course phenomenal chefs and their dishes over a series of five incredible events. Enjoy cutting edge cocktails at IMBIBE, discover the latest local craft brews at Craft Beer Cottage Party, explore Rare & Fine Wines, or indulge your senses at Decadence. Try the culinary creations of local chefs complemented by the best in wine, beer, and spirits, all in one amazing venue at SAVOUR on February 22, 2018.
Dine Around: January 15 to March 15
Dine Around returns for another year! Participating restaurants in Nova Scotia are offering three-course prix-fixe menus and small plates. Book directly with participating restaurants. Participating Taste members: SHUCK Seafood + Raw Bar, Gio, Lot Six Bar & Restaurant, Chives Canadian Bistro, Durty Nelly’s, and The Stubborn Goat Gastropub. Five Fishermen Restaurant, Lane’s, Little Fish Oyster Bar, Harbour City Bar and Grill, Kiju’s, Morris East, Stories, Seasons by Atlantica, TEMPO Food + Drink, The Press Gang and Waterfront Warehouse
IMBIBE: A Cocktail Event – February 1
A collection of Nova Scotia’s top mixologists brought together to create legendary cocktails for guests to Imbibe! With 25 restaurant/bars plus the NSLC, you’re in for a night of delicious sample size cocktails – more than 40 to be exact – hors d’oeuvres and music make this event the perfect evening out! Tickets: $65 + HST. Location: The Lord Nelson Hotel. Time: 7-9:30 p.m.
Rare and Fine Wine Event – February 16
Quench your wine palate with Rare and Fine Wines from Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Napa Valley, Piedmonte, Veneto, and Tuscany – over 40 wines, rated above 90 points and above by the world’s major wine publications. Bishop’s Cellar staff will be on hand to help you purchase wines. Tickets: $119 or $169 + HST. Location: Compass Room, Casino Nova Scotia. Time: 7-9:30 p.m.
Craft Beer Cottage Party – March 3
Head back to those long summer days by the lake at the Craft Beer Cottage Party! Sample beers from local and nearby craft breweries while you play a game of washer toss; or chill in an Adirondack chair and listen the sweet live band. There will be picnic tables and delicious beer-friendly food available for purchase. Ticket price includes unlimited beer samples. Bring your best plaid and your best beard! Tickets: $65+ HST. Location: Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market. Time: 7-9:30 p.m. Taste members participating include: Garrison Brewing Co., Bulwark Craft Cider and Rare Bird Craft Beer.
Savour Food & Wine Show – February 22
Let the connoisseur in you shine at the Savour Food & Wine Show. In its 15th year, the event showcases over 100 of Nova Scotia’s finest restaurants, wines and beverages. Take in the evening and let your taste buds run wild as you explore samples of delectable foods, legendary cocktails and fine wine presented by Nova Scotia’s finest. Tickets: $95 + HST. Location: Halifax Convention Centre, Halifax, NS. Time: 7-9:30 p.m.
Taste restaurant members participating include: Cabot Links, Chives Canadian Bistro, Five Fishermen Restaurant, Fox Harb’r, Gabrieau’s Bistro, Gio, Grand Banker, Harbour City Bar & Grill, Le Caveau, Paddy’s Pub, Scanway, Tempo Food + Drink, 2 Doors Down, Agricola Street Brasserie, Primal Kitchen, The Press Gang, Fresh 21 and White Point Beach Resort.
Taste beverage members participating include: L’Acadie Vineyards, Avondale Sky Winery, Devonian Coast Wineries, Domaine de Grand Pre, Garrison Brewing Co., Ironworks Distillery, Luckett Vineyards, Muwin Estates Winery, Nova Coffee, Planters Ridge, Blomidon Estate Winery , Boxing Rock Brewing Company, Sainte-Famille Wines, Bishops Cellar and Propeller Brewery.