Giveaway! Win a pair of tickets to Gourmet Food & Wine Expo 2017

Love food and drink? Then you don’t want to miss attending the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo 2017. We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to lucky readers of A Taste for Travel in a special giveaway.

Recognized as one of the Top 100 Events in Canada, it’s the country’s biggest food and drink event and will be taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, November 16-19, 2017. Guests can enjoy international gourmet cuisine, unique delicacies, special wines, innovative cocktails, the latest craft beers and more.


The Gourmet Food & Wine Expo takes place November 16-19 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building. For more information on the schedule of events, please visit

Top Things to Do at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo:

Enter this giveaway for a pair of tickets to the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo and you can enjoy these top things to do:

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Sample craft beer at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

1. Visit the Chef Stage where you can watch complimentary cooking demonstrations and get first-hand culinary training hosted by notable celebrities and accredited chefs. Among these are Chef Emily Richards who will showcase a Taste of Ontario presented by the Grain Farmers of Ontario.

2. Taste and learn about incredible international and regional wines and spirits. In partnership with The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the Expo will also feature its popular Tutored Tastings— a series of 15 interactive and engaging seminars— hosted by some of Canada’s wine and spirits leading experts. This year’s impressive line-up includes Master Sommeliers John Szabo and Jennifer Huether, Master of Wine Eugene Mynczyk, The Thirsty Traveler Kevin Brauch, and VINES Magazine co-founder Christopher Waters.

3. A definite must-see at the Expo is Mott’s Best Caesar in Town National Competition Show. Taking place on the Sunday, guests can watch as top mixologists from across Canada who will be on site creating their own versions of the delicious Caesar cocktail in this live finale. Guests in the mood for some additional cocktail education can also check out the Spiritology Pavilion for hands-on lessons from Toronto’s top mixologists.

DATES & TIMES for Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

Thursday, November 16, 6pm-10pm (VIP Preview Evening & PRIDE Night Social)
Friday, November 17, 2pm-10pm
Saturday, November 18, 12pm-10pm
Sunday, November 19, 12pm-6pm (Mott’s Best Caesar in Town National Finals)

Admission is restricted to guests who are 19+, with valid photo I.D. No infants or children permitted.

Subscribe to the A Taste for Travel newsletter and you can enter this Exclusive Giveaway for a pair of tickets to the Gourmet Food & Wine Festival 2017. Each pair of tickets is worth $100 and the pair of tickets will be good for any one day of the Expo. Enter here:

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Michele Peterson
Michele Peterson
Dividing her time between Toronto, Mexico and Guatemala (or the nearest tropical beach), Michele Peterson is an award-winning writer, blogger, editor and publisher who specializes in travel, cuisine and luxury lifestyles.
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  • Kristy

    I’m thinking your Raflcopter question is old, but I’d love to try the Burrata Pugliese at Nota Bene.

    • Andrew

      craft beers sound exciting

    • Lisa Worden

      Looking forward to anual night out with the girls to find a new favourite wine

  • Julia

    I’m looking forward to the craft beers!

  • Mike D

    I always enjoy trying the cocktails. Hoping for some creative ones again this year.

  • Nicole Jubleew

    I love trying new to me wines! So many amazing wineries!

  • Reena C

    Looking forward to the Chef’s Stage and wine tastings!

  • nicoleroannef

    I love tasting samples of new foods.

  • KellyPC

    I’ve never been, I keep missing it but I’m making sure to go this year!

  • Catherine

    I like discovering new products and watching the food/drink shows!

  • Direen Pendgracs

    This definitely looks like my kind of event! Gourmet food and wine gets my attention every time. Wish I could be there.

  • Irene

    Looks like a perfect destination for foodies!

  • CL Chin

    Couldn’t find their Summerlicious menu but I would try their pancakes.

  • Cindy Ladage

    I attended the BC Seafood Expo on Vancouver Island and learned so much to report on my blog Traveling Adventures of a Farm Girl. I would love to win these tickets to attend and cover the event!

  • Sanja

    It’s all about wines!

  • Kevin

    I hope this year will be my first time attending the Expo. Last year I was waiting on VIP Reception tickets, however they were lost in the mail 🙁

  • James

    Can’t wait to attend this year!

  • Michael

    It’s gonna be another GREAT one this year. Looking forward to it.

  • Liv

    The wine tastings and delicious food!

  • Cindy

    One of my fave shows every year! I look forward to all the food and drink samples! And of course getting to do some shopping ! 😉

  • Ray

    Great fun and great food & drinks ! defintely great to go @GFWE

  • Ronald

    Love this show and looking forward to going again

  • Vanessa Stott

    Thanks for the chance to win tickets

  • Leigh-Ann

    I can’t wait to try the cocktails this year! Last year they were like a little piece of heaven!!!

  • Eita

    Cheese vendors!

  • justin

    Can’t wait! One of the best events in Toronto

  • Colleen

    I love the Ceasar classes at the show. And the Dairy/Cheese classes. Always a lot of fun & food!

  • Freddy

    I love trying all the different foods!

  • Debbie

    I have never been before but I’m excited about what I’ve heard about it.

  • Jean

    I love watching the shows & demos!

  • Cindy

    I love the Gourmet Food and Wine Expo! I try to make it out every year. Love sampling all the beverages and the delicious foods!

  • Carol Perehudoff

    I’m looking forward to all that delicious wine.

  • Lori

    I have never bern to the event, but I’m in town this year and would love to attend. Looking forward to everything!

  • Kelly D

    I always look forward to trying new local beers and speaking to the makers themselves!

  • Marlene Cashin

    The Chef’s Stage (and everything else)!!

  • sanja kontrec

    Love it! When you combine friends,wine and food you create memories for life time. We still talk about last year show!!

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