Discover the world of wine at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

January 24, 2013


For immediate release

Gatineau, Quebec, January 23, 2013 — The Canadian Museum of Civilization is pleased to invite visitors to Uncorked! — a truly unique wine tasting experience — thanks to a partnership with L’Amicale des Sommeliers du Québec (Outaouais sector) and Les Brasseurs du Temps.

At each event, sip and savour your way through one of the Museum’s charming settings. Guests will discover little-known facts about the history and evolution of winemaking while sampling carefully selected wines and food pairings inspired by the Museum’s surroundings. Each tasting event also includes a craft beer from a local microbrewer.

Guests will also have the opportunity to interact with savvy sommeliers and microbrewers, Museum curators and Executive Chef Martin De Board, as well as to participate in discussions and workshops.

French Wines – Friday, February 15
Canadian Wines – Friday, April 12
Wines of the Old Continent – Friday, September 20
New World Wines – Friday, November 29
6 and 7:30 p.m. (English)
6:45 and 8:15 p.m. (French)
You are invited to a series of wine tasting events that blends wine with culture. Your palate will explore interesting vintages and flavours, along with food pairings inspired by venues along the way. Tickets: $55 per evening, $50 for Museum members. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are available online at or by phone at 819-776-7000. Space is limited. You must be 18 years of age or older to attend.

More information is available at or by calling 819-776-7000 or

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Media contacts:

Patricia Lynch
Manager, Media Relations, Partnerships and Special Events
Telephone: 819-776-7167
Stéphanie Verner
Media Relations Officer
Telephone: 819-776-7169