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Sip, Sample and Connect

Taste a distinguished selection of wines from around the globe, along with premium spirits, micro-brewed & import beer as well as gourmet food samples from local restaurants and food purveyors!

Industry & Trade Wine Tasting

Private Industry Sneak Peek


Private Industry Sneak Peek
Friday, October 13, 2017
Stampede Park BMO Centre


Private Industry Sneak Peek
Friday, November 10, 2017
Shaw Conference Centre

Check back for more exciting details on the 2017 Private Industry Sneak Peek!

Qualified hotel, restaurant and liquor store members were invited to attend the 2016 Private Industry Sneak Peek at the Calgary & Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festivals. Industry members received an exclusive preview of the Festival before the doors opened to the general public and secured valuable time with knowledgeable exhibitors. Admission was granted with photo identification and two business cards. Each trade member was also permitted to bring one guest.

Upon arrival, all trade received:

  • Complimentary entrance into the Grand Tasting Hall for the Friday session from 4pm - 5pm.
  • $20 in sampling coupons courtesy of Connect Logistics to enjoy delicious samples from some of Alberta's best restaurants and food purveyors.
  • Complimentary Liquor Connect Wine Sling courtesy of Connect Logistics.
  • Chance to win exciting trade-only door prizes.

The Great Big Taste Awards

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is happy to present the winners of the 2016 Great Big Taste Awards! Visit the Taste Awards page to checkout the top sips and samples of 2016. 

Stay tuned for more information on this year's Awards!

Giving Back

Thank you to all 2016 attendees who helped give back to the wonderful organizations we support! With consumer donations, the Festival was able to raise $4,183 and 1,200 pounds of non-perishable food items between the two cities! In addition, the Festival team collectively donated 24 volunteer hours at the Calgary Food Bank. 

The Private Industry Sneak Peek is proudly sponsored by:


Connect Logistics    ALSA_logo


Please help us ensure that the Private Industry Sneak Peek remains an exclusive event, hosting qualified personnel only. Minors (including infants) are not permitted to attend. Please enjoy your samples responsibly.


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