If you like discovering a good wine you are almost guaranteed to find just the wine that matches your palate at the First annual Day Break Rotary Wine and Blues Fest by the sea.
At the Campbell River Maritime Heritage Centre, the evening of Saturday, June 11 from 7-9:30 p.m.
“We have a dozen or so winery representatives with wine from regions all over the world,” said Theresa Marson, one of the coordinators of the event. “The wine tasting is complemented by a special selection of cold cuts, breads, fruit dishes, spreads etc. all generously provided by Thrifty’s Food, specialty cheeses provided by Natural Pastures Cheese Company and a selection of Sushi provided by Jonny’s Bar and Grill. In addition, the ticket price also includes attendance at wine seminars, samplings of specialty wines, live entertainment with Juno Award Winner Kenny ‘The Blues Boss’ Wayne, door prizes and a silent auction and – of course! – free taxi service home within the Campbell River area after the event.”
This year’s wine representatives include: Mark Anthony Brands, Peller Estates, Martin & Peacock, Vincor, Saverio Schiralli Agencies Ltd., Corby Distilleries Ltd., Peter Mielzynski Agencies Ltd. (PMA Canada), E & J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd. and E & J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd., Southend Farm and Vineyards, and Coastal Black Estate Winery.
Each representative selects a cross section of wines for tasting, often featuring a new or unique selection to be sampled.
The Campbell River Day Break Rotary is responsible for organizing this event and as an annual event, this event will allow the Rotary to continue with its many charitable causes in the community.
This is a non profit event and all proceeds will stay in the community.
For more information on The Rotary Wine and Blues Fest call 250-830-0411 ext. 1. Advance tickets to this event are $45 until May 31 ($50 after May 31) and may be purchased at The Royal Coachman Beer & Liquor Store, The Merecroft Village Liquor Store, and the Campbell River Visitor Centre.