Annual Wine Festival Offers Worldly Tastes

Annual Wine Festival Offers Worldly Tastes

By Sarah Klein

Melanee Sloan and Kelsey Darragh of Decanter Wines show off their product at the 19th Annual International Wine Festival of Manitoba. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Worldly wines are being sipped this weekend at The Forks for the 19th Annual International Wine Festival of Manitoba.

Opening night on Friday drew large crowds to taste a wide selection of wines from over 250 wineries throughout the world.

The festival also includes local jazz artists providing the entertainment and wine experts to offer advice on the best wine to pair with a variety of foods.

Wine tasting tickets are 50 cents each, with all proceeds going to Winnipeg Harvest.

The last day of the festival is today from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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