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Cornucopia, Whistler’s Celebration of Wine and Food returns with signature and new events






Whistler, B.C. – As summer sizzles in Whistler, it’s time to set your sights forward fall when the resort welcomesCornucopia – Whistler’s Celebration of Wine and Food from November 8 – 11.

Now in its 16th year, Cornucopia combines the return of festival favourites such as the flagship dual-night tasting event CRUSH, winemaker dinners, chef’s luncheons, the Viking Stage Series, Top 25 Celebratory Reception, House Party, trade tastings and fabulous after parties with new additions to the schedule including a night market and cocktail showdown.

Cornucopia is a celebration for the senses, honouring all things food and wine and is the place to be seen in Whistler, attracting more than 6,500 attendees annually.

Local, regional and international wines are featured alongside the culinary creations of extraordinary chefs from Whistler and beyond. From a celebration of local fare with the Chef’s Trip to the Farm to a journey through the vineyards of France, Australia and Argentina and almost all points in between, Cornucopia offers a full schedule of events for all tastes.

New this year is the Cornucopia Cocktail Competition presented by Alta Bistro. Professional bartenders will be tasked with creating a unique concoction in 15 minutes. Creativity, taste, presentation and attitude will factor into the results of this fast-paced competition.

Also new this year is the Cornucopia Night Market -- A Taste of Asia, focusing on pairing Asian cuisine with wines, beers and spirits. Guests are invited to sample beverages with pan-Asian cuisine featuring Whistler’sSushi Village and the Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s Isabel Chung alongside Chau VeggieExpressBob Likes Thai Food, and Hart House Restaurant and including Namasthe TeaDavid’s TeaPhillips BrewingGranville Island Brewing and Juan Santos Rum.

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Faces of Cornucopia

Cocktail Technician Scot Curry, Alta Bistro

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