3rd Annual Fraser Valley Cork & Keg – Wine, Beer and Food Festival – Sept 20

Fraser Valley Cork & Keg 2013 - Consumer
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Now in our third year, the Fraser Valley Cork and Keg festival is a showcase of local and international wines, craft and premium beer, Fraser Valley delicacies including local producers, restaurants and culinary artisans. Guests to our event can expect over 300 different types of wine, beer and spirits — truly providing a little something for everyone.

Highlights of the festival include:

  • Oyster bar, presented by 1 Fish 2 Fish Fresh Seafood Market
  • Live entertainment
  • All tastings included in the ticket price

The Cork and Keg event consists of two components each with its own unique audience.

The trade and media portion of the day is a great opportunity for anyone in the hospitality industry to discover something new or reacquaint themselves with a variety of products provided by our vendors during the festival. This segment is the perfect opportunity to meet with liquor agents, network with buyers, trade staff, and industry media. New for 2013, a series of trade-focused seminars discussing wine terrior, the art of craft beer, and food pairings.

Trade event*:   Friday, September 20th 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

*This portion of the event is complementary and limited to industry guests only.

The festival welcomes local consumers who are invited to mix, mingle, sip, and taste their way around our vendors. Whether you are a wine or beer enthusiast, a novice who would like to learn more, or a seasoned guru — we look forward to seeing you.  What will your favourite pairing be?

Festival details:

Friday, September 20th  7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Cascades Casino Resort

20393 Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C.

Ticket registration is available online for both events. Must be 19+ to attend $49.95

Buy tickets on eventbrite

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Fraser Valley Food Show Celebrates Oktoberfest Oct 4 – 6

The 6th annual Fraser Valley Food Show celebrates Oktoberfest with the 2nd Great Canadian Sausage Making Competition, 11th annual Master Chef Competition, and at least nine breweries and beer distributors participating in the popular Wine, Beer & Spirits Tasting Pavilion on October 4, 5, and 6, 2013. The show features over 100 exhibitors in the food & beverage industry – many offering products from the Fraser Valley – as well as celebrity chef demonstrations, competitions, menu sampling, and tasting seminars.

New features this year:

– Sausage competition sampling for the first 500 visitors on Saturday, October 5 at 11:30am, which includes a glass of Erdinger Gluten-Free Beer for adults aged 19 and older (4 tasting tickets or $2 each).
– The Gluten-Free Living Show, featuring gluten-free product lines from small and large-scale producers and manufacturers.

More information on celebrity personalities joining Cactus Restaurants’ Rob Feenie on the Celebrity Cooking Stage will be sent out soon.

Event information:

Friday October 4, 2-9pm
Saturday October 5, 10-8pm
Sunday October 6, 10-5pm
TRADEX Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5
Information and tickets: www.fraservalleyfoodshow.com
Tickets: $9 adults ($7 online), $7 seniors, $5 youth aged 13-16, Free for kids 12 & under

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TheFraserValleyFoodShow
Twitter: @FVFoodShow