The Museum invites you to a truly unique wine-tasting experience, transporting you across space and time!
Trendy yet traditional, contemporary yet timeless—this entertaining and interactive program is a great way to discover some of the exceptional wines being made by world-renowned vintners, while also enjoying inventive hors d’oeuvres with a distinctly regional flair. In addition, each night you can sample an alternate beer pairing, specially selected by a local microbrewer.
Mix and mingle with savvy sommeliers and microbrewers, Museum curator Jean-François Lozier, Historian Timothy P. Foran as well as Chef Martin De Board as you discover little-known facts about the history of winemaking and how this traditional art is being reshaped in the twenty-first century!
Canadian Wines – April 12, 2013
From east to west, Canada boasts an extensive selection of fine wines. Although this country’s winemaking history is relatively young, it has already established an international reputation. Learn interesting facts about early settlers’ attempts to cultivate Vitis vinifera vines from Europe, and how the taste and composition of these grapes differ from those of native and hybrid species. As you tour Canada’s expanding frontiers and the towns and trades sections of the Canada Hall, you will enjoy some of the renowned Canadian wines that haveshaped the Canadian industry.
Offered in Partnership with L’Amicale des Sommeliers du Québec (section Outaouais) and Les Brasseurs du Temps.
Wine tasting evenings
French Wines – February 15, 2013
What says wine, like France. Enjoy the expertise of French winemaking while making your way through history.
Wines of the Old Continent – September 20, 2013
Many European countries besides France can also claim some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world. Discover their know-how.
New World Wines – November 29, 2013
You will discover why wines from Canada, Chile, the United States, South Africa and Australia, to name just a few, are bestowed with high honours among tasting panels worldwide.