Are you ready for the 19th annual CRUSH Grand Tasting Event? Coming up on Saturday, November 7, 2015, CRUSH is the signature tasting event of Cornucopia, presented by BlueShore Financial. Here are five insider tips to get the most out of CRUSH:
1. Get there early
To experience everything there is to offer at CRUSH you need to be there early. Relax in the CRUSH Lounge or walk around and check out all of the 63 tasting tables to see what you want to try. Give yourself time to enjoy the atmosphere, catch up with friends, see people and be seen. This is a popular event so take advantage of the amazing vendors by arriving when the doors open at 8:30 p.m.
2. Plan your night
Do you prefer red, white or sparkling wine? There is something for everyone at the CRUSH Grand Tasting. To maximize your experience focus on your favourites or pick a theme. CRUSH is the perfect event to discover a new wine and meet wineries. Before you indulge in all that CRUSH has to offer, make sure you have a plan to get home safe. Take advantage of CRUSH ticket and Whistler lodging packages for an easy stroll back to your room or book a limo to take you home in style.
3. Check out the silent auction
Help support the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program by bidding on some of the $80,000 worth of items available. With %100 of proceeds going towards this amazing local charity you will feel good about donating and have a chance to take home some amazing items!
4. Take your favourites home with you
When you find your favourites head to the Cornucopia Liquor store, located downstairs in the Whistler Conference Center to take a piece of CRUSH home with you. An exclusive selection of beer, wine and liquor that you can experience during Cornucopia will be available for purchase at the store. Specialist Legacy Liquor Store staff will be on site to share their extensive product knowledge and hold your purchases until you are ready to leave CRUSH.
If you can’t make it downstairs during CRUSH, the Cornucopia Liquor store will be open Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.–8 p.m. and Friday-Sunday 10 a.m.–11 p.m. from November 5–15, 2015.
5. Experience more at another event
There is so much to experience during Cornucopia, find your focus during CRUSH and then follow up with another event. To learn more try one of 50 drink seminars or attend an exclusive Chef’s Table Luncheon. If you love CRUSH and want to sample beer, spirits and cider, try Poured.