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17 Nov

Whistler Cornucopia Masterclass Series: How to Open Champagne 3 Ways

The Cornucopia Masterclass Series features chefs, sommeliers and mixologists from Whistler’s signature bars and restaurants – stay tuned to the Insider or follow @GoWhistler for more in this series. 

In this episode, André Saint-Jacques from the Bearfoot Bistro shows us three different ways to open a bottle of Champagne! He just might surprise you.

Cornucopia Event Pairings

A sampling of events featuring all things bubbly, view the full event listing for more.

Champagne by Night

Time to pull out your dapper and flapper outfits for the 1920’s Black White Ball at Tommy Africa’s. You’ll be in for a night of dancing, music and  Champagne features including Dom Perignon, Moet Chandon and more.
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Drink Seminar: Just Add Bubbles: Carbonated Gin Cocktails

Learn how to supercharge your gin and cocktails with carbonation from Jacob Sweetapple and Craig James. You’ll find out how bubbles affect the taste of the ingredients and tips and tricks for boosting the bubbly deliciousness. Why should Champagne have all the fun?
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Poured Grand Tasting

The all-encompassing drink event at Cornucopia. Sample your way through the full spectrum of what the BC and the global beverage industry has to offer. It’s a lively evening of music and revelry.
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Intimate Wine Dinner The Cellar by Araxi The Wine Estates of Moet Hennessy

A culinary experience set to an array of bold reds, sophisticated Champagne and sultry spirits in the luxurious setting of The Cellar by Araxi.
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Don’t miss out on the last weekend of Cornucopia, this is when some of the festivals best events go down. Visit for accommodation and event inspiration.

Champagne sabering at the Bearfoot Bistro


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