Tag Archives: 2008-2009

Cellar Selection Event – Sep 16, 2008

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2008, 7:00 pm Where: Willow Park Wines and Spirits, 10801 Bonaventure Drive SE Price: $55 As suggested at the AGM last spring, we are holding an event to taste wines that could become part of the Grand Cru wine cellar. If added to the cellar, the wines would be used in a [...]

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Chef’s Table Dinner – Oct 5, 2008

Grand Cru Harvest Dinner Event When: Sunday, October 5th, 6:30pm Where: Kensington Riverside Inn            1126 Memorial Drive NW Come join us in our annual harvest dinner at the new Chef’s Table restaurant at Kensington Riverside Inn. Chef Theo Yearman has been earning rave reviews, including from food critic John Gilchrist a [...]

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Champagne Brunch – Dec 7, 2008

  A STUDY IN BLACK AND WHITE  Grower Champagne Brunch at River Café   11.00 am Sunday, December 7, 2008 members: $135.00   non-members: $150.00  non-drinker: $65.00 reservation requests: events@grandcrucalgary.ca mail cheques to: Llyn Strelau 1643 Altadore Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2T 2P8 Please join us at the River Café to kick off the holiday [...]

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Bordeaux Tasting – Jan 20, 2009

When: Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 7:00 pm Where: Hartford Room, The Ranchmen’s Club 710 – 13 Avenue SW Calgary,Alberta T2R 0K9 Please note: The Ranchmen’s Club dress code stipulates that gentlemen must wear a jacket and tie. Bordeaux wines are arguably the most famous and highest priced wines in the world. They are certainly a [...]

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Wine and Cheese Pairing – Feb 24, 2009

An Unconventional Wine & Cheese Pairing Event Another fine opportunity to find out what goes with what? When: Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 7:00 pm Where: The New ZYN.ca Wine Market             1543 17 Ave. SE. (old brewery in Inglewood)             Drive in thru the gates. Lots of free [...]

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White Burgundy Tasting – Mar 24, 2009

We have assembled and cellared a selection of fine white burgundies from 2002, an exceptional vintage, as Burgundy was spared the rain which plagued most other areas of France.  We are presenting a range of wines at various price points, a simple Bourgogne Blanc (albeit from a very good producer), two wines from Macon, three [...]

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AGM – Apr 14, 2009

Our annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 14th at the Collins Barrow board room, Suite 1400,  777 – 8th Ave SW at 5:30pm.   Proceed to the 14th floor and then dial the Collins Barrow board room buzzer to get admittance to the Grand Cru Society meeting. NOTE – ADMITTANCE AFTER 6PM WILL NOT [...]

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BBQ – Jun 7, 2009

Sunday, June 7th 2009 is the date set for the next BBQ. This is an annual event at which we informally taste many different wines. Last year we rented the Shaganappi Community Hall and hired the award winning caterer King Brisket Boy to provide the food. The venue, food and price were all just right [...]

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Rosé at Rundle Wood – Aug 1, 2009

Grand Cru Rose Wine Cards 2009 Saturday, August 1, 2009, 3:00 pm Rundle Wood Gardens 1643 Altadore Avenue SW (Corner of 16th Street and 46th Avenue SW) $65.00 for Grand Cru Members/spouse $75.00 for non-members $35.00 for non-drinkers To reserve your spot (event is limited to 24 people) email: events@grandcrucalgary.ca or telephone: 403-243-9982 Ahh!  Summer [...]

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