Tag Archives: 2009-2010

Brunello 2004 Horizontal
      Sep 28, 2009

When: Monday, September 28, 2009, 7:00 pm Where: Willow Park Wines and Spirits, 10801 Bonaventure Dr SE Price: $50 This is event is jointly put on by The Grand Cru Society and Willow Park Wines and Spirits and is open to both Members and Non-Members. For reservations, phone Willow Park at 403.296.1640 The fine print: [...]

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Thai Dinner
      Oct 27, 2009

When: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 6:30 pm Where: Thai Sa-on Restaurant, 351 – 10th Avenue SW Price:  Members $100 per person    Non-Members $115 per person Registration for this event will be open in October. Set aside Tuesday, October 27th for a unique opportunity to enjoy fine wines with authentic Thai food.  Our host for [...]

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Australian Tasting
      Nov 17, 2009

When: Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 7:00 pm Where: Zyn.ca, 1543 – 17th Avenue SE (Old Calgary Brewery) Members Price: $60 Non-Members Price: $85 Once again we are capitalizing on the benefits of the Grand Cru Society cellaring age-worthy wines. This time we’re having a technical wine tasting featuring wines made by Ben Glaetzer, one of [...]

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Champagne Brunch
      Dec 6, 2009

  IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR! Vintage Champagne Brunch at River Café 11.00 am Sunday, December 6, 2009 members: $135.00   non-members: $150.00  non-drinker: $65.00 reservation requests: events@grandcrucalgary.ca Same pricing as last year for 5 Vintage Wines! Here’s the event notice Grand Cru Champagne Brunch 6 Dec 2009.pdf. Please join us at the River Café to [...]

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Spanish Tasting
      Jan 12, 2010

When: Tuesday, January 12, 2009, 7:00 pm Where: The Ranchmen’s Club 710 – 13 Avenue SW Calgary,Alberta T2R 0K9 Members Price: $67 Non-Members Price: $90 2001 may be one of the greatest Spanish vintages of all time The Society purchased a selection of 2001 Spanish wines on release in 2005 and it is time to [...]

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Elite Italian Tasting
      Mar 16, 2010

The Society has some fine Super Tuscan wines in the cellar from the string of excellent vintages in 1999, 2000 and 2001 in Italy. Wines like Solengo, Crognolo and Oreno evoke images of what Super Tuscan wines are all about. We have a stunning selection of wines available for this technical tasting! When: Tuesday, March [...]

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AGM
      Apr 6, 2010

Our annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 6th 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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Annual BBQ
      Jun 6, 2010

WHOLE HOG BUBBA Q BARBECUE This year for our annual barbecue, we will have Pit Master, Jim Bubba Barber roast a whole hog on his wood smoked barbecue. This is real Southern Barbecue, served with Bubba’s stampede beans, red skinned mash with garlic butter, creamy cole slaw and corn bread and then followed by apple [...]

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Obscure Whites @ Rundle Wood
      Jul 31, 2010

Recap: The weather gods were with us and we had a perfect afternoon. The event started at 2.00 pm and ended around 8.00 pm!! We enjoyed 10 ‘Obscure White Wines” with accompanying bites of food. Following is a link to a .pdf file of the wines we tasted, some tasting notes, source and approximate price [...]

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