Seafood & 40 Knots Tasting
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

Seafood & 40 Knots Tasting

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We’re partnering up with Toscano’s Mediterranean Grill and 40 Knots Estate Winery to bring you a delicious seafood and wine pairing event, part of the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival!

Enjoy seafood tastings from Toscano’s paired with locally made wine from 40 Knots Estate Winery. Learn firsthand from these local food and beverage champions as you taste your way through this informative and flavourful hour.

Tickets: $15 — Available at bcseafoodfestival.com

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MASTERCLASS: Emandare Vineyard
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

MASTERCLASS: Emandare Vineyard

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Low Intervention wines driven by nature. Emandare wines are produced on a premium piece of land in the Cowichan Valley. Their grapes are 100% estate grown, organically dry farmed. The vinification takes place naturally without commercial yeasts and additives.

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.821.1991).
Loyalty members receive 10% off wines featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Category 12 Brewing
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

MASTERCLASS: Category 12 Brewing

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It’s all about the Yeast! Equipped with this PhD in Bio-Chemistry, Michael will teach us about the different yeast strains in beer, their characteristics and the corresponding Category 12 beer styles.

Admission: $5 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.871.8171).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Summerland Heritage Cider Co.
May
3
6:30 PM18:30

MASTERCLASS: Summerland Heritage Cider Co.

Eagle Creek Masterclass, Summerland Heritage Cider Co.

The roots of Summerland Heritage Cider Company go back over 20 years to three friends, all orchardists growing apples in Summerland, BC. Learn the fascinating journey this company has taken from apple growing, to Lauren & Ted – the new generation - stepping in to continue the legacy of delicious ciders.

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (778.265.8668).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Bad Dog Brewing Co.
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

MASTERCLASS: Bad Dog Brewing Co.

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Taste Sooke’s latest microbrewery! Opened recently in December 2017, Bad Dog Brewing Co. is family owned and operated, run by John and Rosanne Lyle. 

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.478.1303).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured in the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Salt Spring Wild Cider
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

MASTERCLASS: Salt Spring Wild Cider

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Join us in kicking off BC Cider Week in a big way!

Gerda will share Salt Spring Wild Cider’s amazing story of their fully organic cidery and techniques they use to honour the history of farming and apple cultivation on Salt Spring Island.

Enjoy the diversity and complex flavours of 100+ year old heritage cider apple and pear trees.

Limited seating.

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.871.8171).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Sheringham Distillery
Mar
29
6:30 PM18:30

MASTERCLASS: Sheringham Distillery

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Taste along with Sheringham Distillery co-owners Jason & Alayne, as they guide you through their award-winning distilling method. Enjoy various cocktail and canapé pairings!

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, BC Hospitality Foundation
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.478.1303).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Rosé with Beaufort Winery & Coastal Black Winery
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

MASTERCLASS: Rosé with Beaufort Winery & Coastal Black Winery

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Yes way, Rosé! It’s time to celebrate everyone’s favourite pink drink. Samantha (Coastal Black Winery) and Katie (Beaufort Winery) will introduce a number of Rosé wines from around the world,  showcasing each of the different grape varieties and various production methods.

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, BC Hospitality Foundation
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.871.8171).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Beakerhead with Mount Arrowsmith Brewing
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

MASTERCLASS: Beakerhead with Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

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Dust off those safety goggles and lab jackets! Get ready to dive into the science behind the brews with Mount Arrowsmith’s head brewer, Dave.

Admission: $10 - donated to our community partner of the month, BC Hospitality Foundation
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.821.1991).
Loyalty members receive 10% off beers featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: Beer & Cheese Pairings with Category 12
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

MASTERCLASS: Beer & Cheese Pairings with Category 12

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Imagine if two of your favourite things came together?
Beer AND Cheese!
That’s right.
You can finally find out what cheeses work with your favourite pints and start sleeping through the night again.

Join Category 12 Brewing for an evening of tasting their finest brews paired with their favourite cheeses from around the world.

Admission: $5 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Power To Be
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.590.9511).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: All About the Bubbles with Mark Anthony Group
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

MASTERCLASS: All About the Bubbles with Mark Anthony Group

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There’s always a reason to sip on bubbles! Take in the world of sparkling wine and learn the difference between Champagne, Cremant, Cava, Sekt and Prosecco. 

Admission: $10 - proceeds donated to our community partner of the month, Power To Be
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (778.265.8668).
Loyalty members receive 10% off sampled products featured at the class.

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MASTERCLASS: "Island Romance" with Storied Wine and Spirits
Feb
8
6:30 PM18:30

MASTERCLASS: "Island Romance" with Storied Wine and Spirits

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Take a proverbial romantic trip around the island. Michael will take you through a handful of carefully picked local and vibrant wineries along with incredible Valentine’s Day pairings!

Admission: $5 - donated to our community partner of the month, Power To Be
Please RSVP in advance in-person or by phone (250.821.1991).
Loyalty members receive 10% off beers featured at the class.

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Victoria Film Fest: C'EST LA VIE
Feb
7
6:15 PM18:15

Victoria Film Fest: C'EST LA VIE

Victoria Film Festival is back (Feb 2nd-11th) with a diverse selection of Canadian and international films. This year, we're proud to sponsor:

C'EST LA VIE / IT'S LIFE (THE MEANING OF THE PARTY)
Wed | February 7 | 6:15 PM | SilverCity 3

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Directors:  Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Country:  France
Year: 2017
Runtime: 115 min
Unrated - Membership Required - 19+ Event

 

C'est La Vie is helmed by the same great duo behind 2011's multi-award-winning, Emmy-nominated The Untouchables and the talent shows. Not only do they give an impression of how they feel, they effortlessly give each scene light and joy while never ignoring the fact that they are more like chaotic symphonies than serene ballets.

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Victoria Film Fest: SCHUMANN’S BAR TALKS (SCHUMANNS BARGESPRÄCHE)
Feb
6
9:45 PM21:45

Victoria Film Fest: SCHUMANN’S BAR TALKS (SCHUMANNS BARGESPRÄCHE)

Victoria Film Festival is back (Feb 2nd-11th) with a diverse selection of Canadian and international  films. This year, we're proud to sponsor:

SCHUMANN’S  BAR TALKS (SCHUMANNS BARGESPRÄCHE)
Tue | February 6 | 9:45 PM | Odeon 5

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Director: Marieke Schroeder
Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Runtime: 102 min
Documentary
Unrated – Membership Required – 19+ Event

Schroeder’s film is for insiders, as bars aren’t identified: when Schumann walks by Crif Dogs in NYC it’s only the cognoscenti who know that the mecca known as PDT awaits inside a phone booth.

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