Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Libations / Victoria / Wine Events Apr 22, 2014 7th Uncork Your Palate to take place April 30, 2014 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestVictoria, BC —The 7th Uncork Your Palate fundraiser takes place April 30th at the Crystal Garden. “It’s one of Victoria’s most popular events; people from all over the island, the lower mainland and Washington look forward to it”, said Cynthia Funnell, Director of Marketing and Communications at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.The event brings together the love of live music, wine and food for a variety of enthusiasts. Event attendees will sample from an exclusive spring release portfolio of wines Naramata Bench wineries. Guests will also samples light bites from Victoria’s finest restaurants and help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Victoria Conservatory of Music.Presented at Victoria’s elegant Crystal Garden, Uncork Your Palate is an exciting wine, food and musical experience which raises funds for the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Net proceeds go to support VCM music education, music performance and community music outreach.“This year’s event promises to be extra special in celebration of our 50th year,” added Funnell.Date: Wednesday, 30th April, 2014Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pmLocation: Crystal Garden, 713 Douglas Street, VictoriaTickets: $95 [must be purchased in advance, 19yrs+ event]Tickets can be bought online at: http://vcm.bc.ca/events/uncork-your-palate/(A tax receipt will be issued for a portion of the ticket price following the event) The Wineries: The Naramata Bench Wineries Association is a group of twenty four award‐winning wineries nestled along a fourteen kilometer country road overlooking Okanagan Lake. Each winery on The Bench has their own specialties and philosophies of wine-making, but what they all share is a commitment to quality in their wine-making, and a belief that authentic wine experiences should be offered in a friendly, fun and relaxed manner. The participating Naramata Bench Wineries at Uncork Your Palate 2014 include:Bench 1775,Black Widow Winery,D’Angelo Estate WineryElephant Island Orchard Wines,Hillside Winery & BistroKettleValley WineryLa Frenz WineryLake Breeze VineyardsLang Vineyards,Laughing Stock VineyardsMisconduct Wine Co.Monster Vineyards,Moraine Estate WineryPerseus WineryPoplar Grove WineryRed Rooster WinerySerendipity WineryTerravista VineyardsTherapy VineyardsUpper Bench Estate Winery. These fine Victoria restaurants, caterers and specialty food shops will be providing light bites throughout the evening:AURABard & BankerBlue Crab Seafood HouseChoux Choux CharcuterieCharelli’s Cheese ShopDamn Fine Cake CompanyThe Empress RoomTruffles CateringDiscovery CoffeeFol Epi BakeryLittle JumboO BistroOrigins Gluten Free BakerySpinnakersThe Union ClubVeneto Tapa Lounge & Bar,Vista 18Vis à VisOlive the SensesRoger’s Chocolates FoodVictoriaWine SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Events / Food News / Places April 28, 2021 CITY EATS May|June 2021 At press time, restaurants, pubs, bars and food courts remain closed for indoor dining. One silver lining is that the weather is warming up and more ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Events / Food News / Places June 27, 2019 City EATS July|August 2019 Summertime means eating al fresco, whether on one of our city’s many lovely outdoor patios or packing a picnic and heading to a park or ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 City EATS May 2019 Summer is on the way! This seems like a good time to remind you about Victoria’s incredible small batch ice cream and frozen treat makers, just in ... Read More Events / Food News / Places May 3, 2019 The Buzz Tofino May 2019 16th Tofino Food & Wine Festival — 20 top chefs, 75 wineries and 21 breweries to indulge on June 7th – 9th. Friday kicks off The Cocktail ... Read More Comments are closed.