Corks & Forks – Kingston’s International Wine Festival

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Kingston’s 2nd annual International Wine Festival


A wine experience like no other in Ontario! 

We invite everyone who enjoys wine to spend the weekend in Kingston to discover the world of wine and learn from talented winemakers & wine industry notables.

Corks & Forks promises to be jam-packed with wine & food events, tastings led by experts and seminars hosted by some of the country’s top Sommeliers, wine writers and pros.

Festival Passes & Tickets
now on sale >>

 

 

Ole! Shining the spotlight on Spain…

New this year, you can travel across Spain’s wine regions without leaving Kingston.  Kick off the festival on Friday night at the Grand Opening – Ole! Savour Spain – Spanish Wine 101.  While celebrating with a glass of Cava sparkling wine, learn from a panel of experts while you sample Spanish wine, tapas & music too.  Continue discovering more about Spain and the world of wine on Saturday & Sunday with interesting, seminars & tasting panels.

Discover more about Spain and the world of wine on Saturday & Sunday with interesting, seminars & tasting panels.

In addition to new seminars on Spanish Food and Wine Pairings, Natural Wines and even Japanese Sake; some of our most popular seminars from last year are back – including Sparkling Wines of the World, our Cheese Extravaganza, & Discover the Difference in a Wine Glass.  Homework never tasted this good!

 

Evenings will Sparkle!

In addition to Ole! Savour Spain grand opening,  Saturday evening will be the ever popular Discover the Wine World International Tasting Hall, featuring wines from around the world served by winemakers & importing agents as well as top notch wines from Niagara & Prince Edward County.

PLUS there will be themed dinners at various restaurants throughout the city.  It’s a great way to explore Kingston at night.

 

NEW: Best Bites of Kingston

The grand finale event on Sunday afternoon is new to the festival line-up: Best Bites of Kingston – featuring top talent from Kingston’s finest restaurants, creating appetizers right before your eyes.  Enjoy wines from around the world along with those gourmet goodies.

 

Lunch with Experts & Winemaker Dinners

Hosted at restaurants throughout the city, enjoy a multi-course meal paired with wines selected by wine industry experts or a featured winemaker.  During these delicious meals you will learn the backstory about the wine region, wine styles & food pairings.

Seating is limited  at these popular events– act fast!

These special dining events are currently being finalized. To be the first to know when tickets go on sale, email cheers@savvycompany.ca

 

Where will all the events take place?

Throughout the city of Kingston! The main hubs for the festival will be the Delta Hotel Kingston Waterfront & the Residence Inn by Marriott Waterfront with satellite events at restaurants throughout the city.

At any time you need help navigating, call the Savvy Team on 613-SAVVYCO (728-8926) or email us on cheers@savvycompany.ca

 

 

* Festival Pass & Ticket Prices *

Over 30 wine & food events to enjoy during 3 days – where do you start? 

 

Festival Pass: $99 – for 2 people

The best value for the weekend.  Provides TWO people (you read that right) entry to the festival kick-off event on Friday night – Ole! Savour Spain – Spanish Wine 101 ‘ class’ and  Saturday evening admission for 2 people to Discover the Wine World (no extra tickets needed..all samples included!).  Perfect for a date night or spending time with friends.

 

NEW: Festival Pass PLUS: $149 – for 2 people

Make the weekend even more delicious with this extra special pass which includes admission for 2 to:

> Ole! Savour Spain – Spanish Wine 101 ‘class’ on Friday evening,

> Discover the Wine World on Saturday evening

> PLUS 2 seminars (1 per person) on either Saturday or Sunday during the day – you pick!

 

Seminars & Tasting Panels: $40 each

Think that wine & food school is cool?  The weekend offers 20+ seminars to learn from top Sommeliers in Canada, winemakers, agents, wine writers & industry pros – all who KNOW wine & have neat stories to share with you.  Fill your Saturday & Sunday learning from them.

Buy your Festival Pass & spot in a seminar >>

 

 

More festival events will be announced – soon!

This is just the beginning with more events being finalized as the festival grows.

Keep coming back to see what new events have been added to the weekend’s itinerary or keep tabs by following the news on the festival’s Instagram & Facebook.

As well, you can call us anytime at  613-SAVVYCO (728-8926) or e-mail cheers@savvycompany.ca to be notified when new events are announced & tickets go on sale.

 

 

 

Festival Passes & Tickets are ONLY available in advance at www.corksandforks.ca
Admission at the door will NOT be available.

 

Book a getaway – stay in Kingston

Corks & Forks has so much that you’ll want to take it all in AND you’ll also want some time to explore this vibrant city.  Enjoy the weekend to its fullest by staying at Kingston’s hotels with the special festival packages and room rates. It is the best way to enjoy the festival AND the city.

 

Questions?

At any time you need help navigating, call the hosts from Savvy Company on 613-SAVVYCO (728-8926) or email us on cheers@savvycompany.ca

 

 

Be ready to be WOWed!

The dedicated team at Savvy Company is constantly designing & developing every detail of the Corks & Forks events.  To keep in touch with the latest news about this festival, email our festival team on cheers@savvycompany.ca.

Follow us on social media too:
Instagram @savvycompanyinc
Twitter @savvycompany
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Special thanks to Neon Lilth PhotographyTourism Kingston for the photos in this post.

 

 

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