2016 winter events calendar - regina
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DESCRIPTIONTaste, learn and enjoy the wines, beers and spirits of the world with us as you explore our winter class, event and festival offerings for the new year.
Tastings, Festivals,Classes & More!
+ MARCH 10POPCORN PAIRINGSMARCH 5
SPARKLING WINE FESTIVAL
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEASEVENT TICKETS, GIFT BASKETS, HOLIDAY RECIPES,WINE & SPIRIT APPRECIATION CLASSES AND MORE!
FEBRUARY 11PERFECT PIE PAIRINGS
W I N T E RSOUTHAMERICANWINE FEST FEB 6
2 | W I L L O W P A R K W I N E S & S P I R I T SWe offer a variety of gift baskets for the wine, beer or spirit lover. See in-store for more details!
THANK YOU TO OUR NEW CUSTOMERS!We are celebrating our fourth month in our new store location and as we move into the holiday season and we have much to celebrate. Thank you to all our loyal customers who have helped us create one of our most successful stores ever. Our team is excited to be part of your wine, beer and spirit traditions. Please keep us on your wish list and plan to join us in 2016 for one of our many special events. Tuck a few event tickets into your favorite persons stocking and plan a night out - TASTE, LEARN, ENJOY all year in 2016.
We wish you and yours all the best for the holiday season and into the new year.
Peggy PerryVice PresidentPurchasing & Marketing
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HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
Tickets may be easily purchased in-store or online at www.willowparkwines.com or Facebook page.
By phone at 306.585.1661
All event participants will receive a 5% Thank You discount card to be used after the event.
Payment is due at time of registration. Willow Park Wines & Spirits reserves the right to cancel any class. We will notify participants as quickly as possible and full refunds or credits will be offered. All participants of events at Willow Park Wines & Spirits must be 19 years or older and may be asked to show valid identification. Refunds or credits will be issued if Willow Park Wines & Spirits is notified 48 hours prior to the event if you cannot attend. No refunds or credits will be issued for missed classes.
Please book early to avoid disappointment as our classes fill up quickly. No infants, strollers or children are allowed into any private or public tastings. Note: We ask that all participants please refrain from using personal fragrances during all tasting events.
Willow Park Wines & Spirits reminds you to drink responsibly. Please do not drink and drive.
DIRECTIONS1 Place the egg whites in a small mixing bowl and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, draw a 10 inch circle on a piece of wax paper and place (writing-side down) on a baking sheet. Variation: Draw 10 four inch circles on the wax paper for individual bases.
2 Add vanilla and cream of tartar to egg whites. Beat with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed until very stiff peaks form and sugar is almost dissolved (about 5 minutes). Using the back of a spoon, spread meringue onto the circle, building the sides up to form a bowl.
3 Bake in a 300F oven for 35 minutes. Turn off the oven and let shell dry in the oven, with the door closed for one hour. Remove the shell from baking sheet and pull off wax paper. Store in an airtight container.
4 Traditional filling is simply fresh fruit of your choice and whipped cream and topped with fruit sauce. Another good one is ice cream, nuts, fruit and sauce (banana split).
2 egg whites
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
2/3 cup sugar (or less, to taste)
Fresh fruit (your choice)
THE PERFECT AUSSIE BURGER
While the burgers are cooking, BBQ the bacon and pineapple. Top the burgers with bacon, then add cheese and put back on the barbecue to melt. Warm the buns over the barbecue, too, if you like.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a 10 nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add eggs; cook, covered, until yolks are just set, about 4 minutes. To bottom half of each bun, add lettuce, beets, tomato, pineapple, and burger patty.
Top each with an egg; add top half of bun.
Wine Festival on March 19!
ALL THINGS AUSSIE!
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1canPillsburyrefrigeratedclassicpizzacrust 1/4cupbasilpesto 1/2cupchoppedroastedredpeppers(fromajar) 2cupsdicedleftovercookedturkey 1cupshreddedmozzarellacheese 1/2teaspoonItalianseasoning
1. Heatovento400F.Spray9-or91/2-inchpieplatewithcookingspray.2. Unrollpizzadough.Spreadpestotoedgesofdough.Sprinklewith
Turkey Pesto Rollups - Great way to use turkey leftovers!
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January 2016Thursday, January 21Guess the Expensive Wine 7-8:30pm $15Love a challenge or have a competitive nature? Then grab your friends and join us for a truly entertaining evening where we showcase a tasting of wines from around the globe and ask you to decide which one is the most expensive. If youre a wine enthusiast youre going to love this eye opening evening.
Saturday, January 23Potato Chip & Friends Pairing | 7-8:30pm $15Our first Potato Chip Pairing class was a sold out success so weve brought it back again and added some snack food friends into the mix. Youre going to have a blast with our Trusted Expert team as they take some of their favourite snack foods and pair them up with tasty wines and beers to show you how to bring a wow-factor to snacking at home. Trust us when we say you wont believe how much fun you can have pairing with chips, Cheezies, Bits & Bites and more.
Book early to avoid disappointment.
Thursday, January 28Shake, Muddle & Stir: Cocktails 101 | 7-8:30pm $20Bring out your inner mixologist as you learn the art of creating the perfect cocktail during this fun and hands-on class. By the end of the class youll have a great understanding of why we shake, muddle and stir different cocktails, along with how to use bitters, tonics and other secret ingredients that will take your drinks from good to WOW. Dont miss out on your chance to learn the basics and insiders tips and tricks. Cocktail anyone?
Saturday, January 30$25 and Under Red Wines from Around the World7-8:30pm $15Join us as our Trusted Expert Team guides you through an incredible line up of red wines from around the world that are not only are tasty on your palate, but super friendly on your pocket book. Youre sure to find a few new favourites at this class and be surprised at the outstanding value the wines have to share.
GIFT BASKETS &CUSTOM GIFT WRAPPINGGift baskets can be as simple or as extravagant as you desire! Our team is looking forward to working with you to make something truly incredible for the holidays. With a wide selection of baskets and boxes to choose from, along with glassware and accessories from our gift room, your basket will be filled with the perfect collection of wines, beers, or spirits to make your gift as personal as it can be.
Gift baskets can be ordered on the spot or in advance. Please ask for more details in-store or when you book your basket.
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Crock-Pot CocktailsHOLIDAY FAVOURITES
With i t est imated that over 70% of al l households own a least one s l ow cooke r, i t s i n c r ed i b l e j u s t how l i t t le is know about i t s or igins and the man behind this cherished kitchen staple. On May 21st, 1936, I r v ing Naxon, a l i fe long inventor, from Chicago, I l l inois, appl ied for a patent on a cooking device that was inspired by his grandmothers recipe for a slow cooked cholent or Jewish Meat Stew.
His grandmother used to cook the stew in a pot over night in a bakery oven when it was turned off and so Irving was trying to create a device
tha t wou ld emula te the low and slow cooking style that made his grandmothers dish so del icious.
I r v i n g , b r o u g h t h i s N a x o n Beanery all purpose cooking device to market in the early 1950s, where i t quickly found favor with women r u n n i n g b u s y h o l d s a n d t a k i n g o n m o r e j o b s i n t h e w o r k f o r c e outside the home. In 1970, the Rival Manufacturing Company bought the company and in 1971, rebranded the Naxon Beanery, to the Crock Pot in 1972, as they launched the product with a removable stoneware insert that could be removed and served
from at the table.The Crock-pot has been a beloved
kitchen appl iance for over 60 years with only a small decl ine in sales in the early 1980s when the microwave oven was the newest must-have device. Today, the crock-pot is as popular as ever with famous chefs around the world touting i ts praises and versatil ity, so that we once again see a new generat ion of loyal and happy cookers who have a crock-pot sit t ing on their counter and with a bit of easy planning come home to a del icious home cooked meal at the end of long day.
Shake, Rattle & Stir - Cocktails 101 Jan. 28
INGREDIENTS 2 bottles dry red wine 1/2 cup corn syrup or