NIC wine festival returns, with Great Gatsby theme

North Island College's annual wine festival takes place next month

North Island College Tourism and Hospitality students encourage you to get your Wine Festival tickets early this year.

The popular event returns with a Great Gatsby-themed party on Nov. 14 at the Campbell River campus’ Third Course Bistro.

Sample more than 150 regional wines, a selection of beer from Vancouver Island Brewery, and hors d’oeuvres.

Learn to pair wine and cheese with informative seminars, enjoy live music, a silent auction, door prizes, and more. Campbell River residents can get home safely with complimentary driver services.

All proceeds support the Tourism and Hospitality Management students. Tickets are $55 and are available at the Merecroft Village Liquor Store, Royal Coachman Liquor Store, and Riptide Pub as well as from the NIC bookstore.

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