We're excited to see you
on Thursday for the
Great Italian Wine Encounter!

We're excited to see
you on Thursday for
the Great Italian
Wine Encounter!

Live Auction items

(Live auction will take place at 8:30 p.m.)

Six VIP Infield tickets to at The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede Rodeo

Experience the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth from the coveted green seats. These tickets are almost impossible to get – except tonight when they can be yours!

Magnum Maximus: Chef’s table-side dinner for eight at Caesar’s Steakhouse

“Table side service” at the Senators table, which includes their VIP steak tartar preparation (not on the menu). AAA Sterling Silver Beef is grilled to perfection. Your meal will be accompanied by a special selection of magnums from the Vendemmia portfolio. A special night that would make any Emperor proud!

Experience more:  www.caesarssteakhouse.com

Iron Chef, Top Chef & Flay Slayer: Curated dinner for 16 with Nicole Gomes at Calgary Petroleum Club

Share a night with friends and family, or make it a corporate night out you are sure to not soon forget.

Chef Nicole Gomes boasts more than a few culinary titles: from Top Chef Canada All Stars Champion, Finalist in Iron Chef Gauntlet, to the prized title of “Flay Slayer” on Beat Bobby Flay. In her early years, she has cooked at the best restaurants in Vancouver and has worked with some of the world’s best chefs. She was an integral part of the opening of Catch Restaurant as well as Mercato. She credits her mom for her love of food and travel. Combining both loves, she’s trained her palate throughout Asia, Europe and South America. With her Chinese and Portuguese heritage, it comes as no surprise that she chose a career in the culinary world. For it is in those cultures that food is not only about sustenance, it is a connectedness; it is the focus of family.

“The Fox is in the Building” a Les Thomas original

For lovers of art, nature and culture.

Les Thomas has long recognized painting as a language in its own right, and its diversity in terms of poetic and conceptual messages, exhibited by each individual picture. Les Thomas’ animal paintings tend to play with the relationship between culture and nature and are collected around the world in the homes of the most astute individuals and seen in the most successful boardrooms.

See more: canadahouse.com/collections/les-thomas

A Couples Dinner Retreat! Dinner for eight at Mercato Mission & Sorella Trattoria

It’s a couple’s night out, with fine Italian cuisine and a selection of stellar Vendemmia wines. Dinner for eight at Mercato and dinner for eight at Sorella Trattoria, all directed by Chef Spencer Wheaton will ensure you and your guests don’t leave hungry, while the Squadra at Vendemmia International Wines will make sure the vino is both well-paired and plentiful. This is the kind of evening you’ll be talking about for years!

Experience more: www.mercatogourmet.comwww.sorellatrattoria.ca

Brunello & Bistecca: A private room dinning experience for 16 adults at Mercato West

It’s a Brunello showdown at Mercato West…Italy’s most prestigious Sangiovese based Brunello …a full out wine battle between diverse Brunello vineyards. The finesse of Mercato West’s culinary talents accompanied by some of the finest wines coming out of Italy, this is a one of kind of evening that cannot be replicated.

Whether friends, family or clients – this is a showdown they’ll not want to miss!

Experience more: www.mercatogourmet.com

Six night Verona & Venetian Escape for two

Curated to fall in love again: Four incredible nights in Verona and two evenings at the Hotel Ca’Sagredo.

A truly exciting package! This unbelievable escape is based for 4 nights in Verona. It takes you to Soave to visit the vineyards of Pieropan and will enjoy vineyard and cellar tour while breaking for a Pieropan lunch in between your day travel. As evening approaches you will make your way back down to sensational Verona where you will enjoy a magical evening of shopping, touring and fill your senses with romance. The next day you will be greeted at the famous vineyard of Marinella Camerani. For one glorious day you will enjoy the area around Corte Sant’Alda, her vineyards, her cellar and enjoying a full flight tasting of her stellar Amarone and lunch with Marinella and Federica. In addition, you will also be hosted by the influential Maculan Family, a full-on excursion, of their lands, their cellars with a beautiful lunch with Angela. One of your Verona evenings dinners will take place at Bottega del Vino, a rare and exciting evening. This excursion is capped with the sights and sounds of Venice. Two wonderful evenings will await you at the Hotel Ca’ Sagredo, one of Venice’s luxurious landmark hotels. San Marco’s Piazza awaits you and your lover.

Experience more: www.cortesantalda.itwww.pieropan.itwww.maculan.itwww.hotelaccademiaverona.itwww.casagredohotel.com

Vivi la vita: Toscana for 14 nights for four

Experience the taste and terrain of Tuscany hosted by those who know it best.

Can you imagine anything better than 14 days in the heart of Tuscany? Giovanni Manetti from Fontodi and Luca Sanjust from Petrolo have graciously donated one of their homes for your use. During week one, you’ll stay in Panzano, a small town in the Chianti region, where you’ll be treated to cellar and vineyard tours and exclusive wine tasting. Panzano is located 20 minutes south of Florence on the Chianti 222 highway. There you will dine with Giovanni at a restaurant of his choice. From here, you’ll be treated to the warm welcome of Fattoria dei Barbi in Montalcino where you’ll enjoy lunch right at the Barbi winery, along with full vineyard & cellar tour and tasting of the world renowned Barbi Brunello including the salumi and artisan cheeses from the area. You’ll set out on discovering the Tuscan visit to Tenimenti D’Alessandro in Cortona at the Resort Borgo Syrah. Filippo Calabrese and his family will host you for a memorable stay overnight and dinner at their luxurious resort. The second leg of your trip is discovering 6 nights at Petrolo Estate and the ‘off the beaten track’ area near Arezzo and Cortona. Luca and his team will tour you around the serene Petrolo estate and its cellars, along with dinner with Luca at a restaurant of his choice. Touring Florence, Sienna, Radda, Castellina, Montalcino and Sienna are all steps away…You will leave Toscana wanting more from life!

Experience more: www.petrolo.itwww.fontodi.itwww.vendemmia.cawww.fattoriadeibarbi.itwww.florence-museum.com  –www.tenimentidalessandro.it/en/