Tastings, Demos, Music

Wine and cheese just got better!

Don’t miss the many tasting seminars, industry experts, food connoisseurs, celebrity chefs, performers and fantastic exhibitors. 

The 2017 London Wine & Food Show will feature even more entertainment than ever before, with five stages filled with food, music, tastings and demos plus five themed lounges to relax in. 

OLG Main Stage   |    RGS Tasting Room   |    Fanshawe Stages   |   Cooking Stage   |   Lounges   |    Exhibitors 

 


 

FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT

 

Eh440 A Capella Group

OLG MAIN STAGE, THURSDAY @ 8PM
With just a beatboxer, bass vocalist, and 3 very different lead singers, this means that they are technically an ‘a cappella’ group but most people think of them as something very different.

 

Firefighter Fashion Show

OLG MAIN STAGE, FRIDAY @ 8PM
London’s own Firefighter take the stage and strut their stuff as they show off the latest in formal wear fashions - don’t miss this London Wine & Food Show staple!

Presented by Collins Formal Wear & Sophie’s Gown Shoppe

 

Julia Haggarty

Julia Haggarty

COUNTRY SALOON, SATURDAY @ 4PM & 6PM & OLG MAIN STAGE @ 8PM
Can we get a yeehaw!? Step into the Country Saloon to enjoy live acoustic sets with Julia Haggarty and special guest!

Presented by Jack Daniel’s & Bull & Barrel with Country 104

 

Jeremy Parsons - Mixology

Mixology Seminars

OLG MAIN STAGE, FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Back by popular demand, our reigning king of mixology Jeremy Parsons returns!  Jeremy will demonstrate how add some flair to your party by creatively mixing the perfect cocktails to wow your guests.  From new twists on classic cocktails to combos you’ve never heard of, Jeremy will find you the perfect mix for your palette. “insert mic drop”
  

 

Labatt’s Streamliner Anniversary Truck

ON DISPLAY AT THE LONDON WINE & FOOD SHOW
  

It’s A String Thing

OLG MAIN STAGE, DAILY
Caitlin  Hallett Kassandra   Hallett, Stephanie  Varriano  and Rachel  Varriano  have played together as It’s A String Thing, providing elegant, live string quartet music for a variety of events since 2006. 
  

Friday is Ladies Night

GIFT BAG GIVEAWAY ON FRIDAY @ 3PM
Friday is for the girls, beginning at 3PM with gift bags for the first 200 ladies - brought to you by Smashbox & Shopper’s Drug Mart - through the door, the Fire Fighter’s Fashion Show and a delicious selection of exhibitors to sample from afternoon to late night. 

SmashboxShoppers Drug Mart 
  

 


 

OLG Slots at the Western Fair DistrictOLG Main Stage

The OLG Main Stage, located in the middle of the London Wine & Food Show will be home to everything from fashions shows to live music and mixology demonstrations. 

Thursday @ 6PM: It’s a String Thing
Thursday @ 8PM: Eh440 Acapella Group

Friday @ 6PM: It’s a String Thing
Friday @ 8PM: Firefighter Fashion Show
Friday @ 9:30PM: Mixology, The Cocktail Experience presented by Jeremy Parsons

Saturday @ 1PM: Justine Chadillon
Saturday @ 3PM & 6PM:It’s a String Thing
Saturday @ 4:30PM: Mixology, The Cocktail Experience presented by Jeremy Parsons
Saturday @ 8PM: Julia Haggarty 

 

 


 

RGSRGS TASTING ROOM

The Tasting Room presented by RGS Granite offers the opportunity to taste incredible wine, craft beer or cheeses alongside expert vintners, distillers and chefs – register early at the show as these tasting seminars fill up quickly.

Friday @ 5PM: New Zealand Wines featuring Villa Maria, hosted by Rod Hallam
Friday @ 7PM: Jack Daniel’s Tasting
Friday @ 9PM: Dixon’s Distilled Spirits, hosted by Miranda Drexler

Saturday @ 3PM: Muskoka Winery, hosted by Matt French
Saturday @ 5PM: Dark Horse Estate Winery, hosted by Ashley Horlor
Saturday @7PM: McAuslan Brewing, hosted by Barry Pletch

 


 

Fanshawe CollegeFANSHAWE STAGES

Due to the delicious success of last year’s Fanshawe Demo Stage, it has expanded to include a 2nd, musically focused stage! On the Demo Stage you’ll learn new recipes, take a tour of the Mediterranean, discover the fine art of sugar sculpting, partake in a beer tasting demonstration and so more. In between demonstrations you’ll be treated to the sounds of the Fanshawe Industry Arts Program on the Fanshawe Music Stage. 

Thursday Stage Schedule    Friday Stage Schedule    Saturday Stage Schedule

 


 

COOKING STAGE

This year the London Wine & Food Show will feature a separate cooking stage filled with tasty entertainment like an Executive Chef and Brew Master Pairing  with Cowbell Brewery or learn how to make delicious guac and pico with Qdoba and more!

Thursday @ 7PM: A Good Shuck – Chicken Fried Oysters, hosted by Angela Murphy, Restaurant Ninety One

Friday @ 5PM: Muskoka Winery, hosted by Matt French 
Friday @ 7PM: A Good Shuck - Chicken Fried Oysters, hosted by Angela Murphy, Restaurant Ninety One
Friday @ 9PM: Caesar Making, hosted by Jordan Engman, Mad Gringo Hot Sauce

Saturday @ 4PM: Executive Chef/Brew Master Pairing with Cowbell Brewery
Saturday @ 6PM: London German Club, hosted by Michael Marienwald
Saturday @ 7PM: How to make Guacamole and Pico with Qdoba
Saturday @ 8PM: Chicken Cacciatore & Banana Foster, hosted by Josh Sawyer, Which is Wich

 


 

FEATURED LOUNGES

Can we get a yeehaw!? Step into the Country Saloon presented by Jack Daniel’s & Bull & Barrel with Country 104 to enjoy country music with live acoustic sets with Julia Haggarty and a surprise guest on Saturday, get your photo taken at the Trackside photo booth, and sample some good ole’ Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, craft beer and more!

Julia Haggarty: Saturday @ 4PM & 6PM
Surprise Guest: Saturday @ 3PM, 5PM & 7PM
Justine Chadillon: Saturday @ 8PM

Jack Daniel's    Bull & Barrel    Country 104
  

The Man Cave presented by Free 98.1, is the place to be if you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the main floor and relax with the fellas!

Free 98.1

Plus three more lounging options, including the Jill’s Table Lounge, the Southwestern Ontario Tourism Lounge and the ShelfGenie Lounge - all offering a unique atmosphere and place to enjoy your favourite samples. 

Jill's Table     Ontario's Southwest     ShelfGenie

 


 

2017 Brands & Exhibitors to Visit

     
   

1st Cav Ortona Unit Ortona Unit 
The C.A.V. is a Veterans organization made up of Veteran and currently serving members of the Armed Forces, and civilian Supporters. Our motto is “Strength and Honour” - the Strength to tackle all tests, the Honour to do it in the best possible way.

You’ll Find: Bike, unit info, bike tickets

 

 

     
     
 

Cranberry Village - Vitality Assurance Vacations 
A lifestyle guarantee that provides exciting, luxurious, and unique opportunities to make sure you get more of what you want out of life.

You’ll Find: Mini vacations - golf/spa/dining/ski, etc

 

   

     
     
 

Diamondz Designated Drivers 
Diamondz DD offer businesses and individuals sensible alternatives to impaired driving and DUI’s. We provide car and driver retrieval services 7 a week! 

You Drink, We Drive! 1-519-457-9700

 

  

     
     
 

Eatdrink Magazine
Published six times a year, eatdrink is a regional culinary magazine for Southwesern Ontario.  

You’ll Find: Magazines

 

  

     
     
 

Elgin Travel & Cruises Travel Plus 
Celebrating 25 years at the Elgin Mall in St. Thomas! Specializing in Luxury Travel, River Cruises & Destination Weddings. 

You’ll Find: Luxury river cruising in Europe with focus on wine tasting & food pairings

 

 

     
     
   

Farm Dog Cycles 

Farm Dog Cycles is a family-run bicycle rental and tour company based out of @The Fruit Wagon in beautiful Harrow, Ontario. Wine Tours and Bicycle Rentals May-September.

You’ll Find: Wine tours by bike/bicycle rentals

 

 

     
     
 

Investors Group 
It’s never been more important to work with a financial advisor; someone who lives and breathes investments. Someone who can take all the loose ends and tie them together. 

Visit us at the London Beer & BBQ Show!

 

  

     
     
 

Long Point Eco Adventures 
Our Mission is to protect and conserve the abundance of nature and the human spirit. We provide a stunning venue and diverse programming for individuals and groups of all sizes, backgrounds, interests and abilities. Enjoy outdoor adventure on your own terms and take home experiences that will last a lifetime and be shared with friends and colleagues! 

You’ll Find: An adventure company offering glamour camping, ziplining, kayak and canoe tours, mountain biking and more!

 

   

     
     
   

Palasad Ltd. 
Our Mission is to protect and conserve the abundance of nature and the human spirit. We provide a stunning venue and diverse programming for individuals and groups of all sizes, backgrounds, interests and abilities. Enjoy outdoor adventure on your own terms and take home experiences that will last a lifetime and be shared with friends and colleagues! 

You’ll Find: Promotional flyers& giveaways for group event booking info, recreational activities, restaurant menus

 

  

     
     
   

RGS - Residential Granite Specialists 

RGS Granite is proud to be a London, Ontario (ON) quartz and granite countertop fabricator, offering Hanstone, Caesarstone and granite in a vast array of colours.

You’ll Find: Granite countertop

 

 

     
     
 

Southwest Ontario Tourism Corp. 
Ontario’s Southwest is a region shaped by nature and your destination for scenic waterfront, farm to table dining and 40+ wineries & breweries.  

You’ll Find: Tourism Info

 

    

     
     
   

The Grove Hotel 
The Grove Hotel is an intimate downtown boutique hotel in Kingsville ON, full of history and charm, has been brought back to life with 18 unique rooms, perfect for your getaway! 

You’ll Find: TBD

 

   

     
     
 

Titanium Exclusive Cookware 
Experience and Enjoy Great Natural Tasting Food Cooked with littleor No Oil or Water!Titanium Exclusive Cookware is the largest distributor of Titanium Cookware in North America, they carry Protected Non-Stick Titanium Cookware Hi-Tech European Design, Made & Quality .  

You’ll Find: Titanium coated cookware, silicone utensils, pyrex lids and antitarnish cleaners

 

     
     
 

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island 
Ontario’s Southwest is a region shaped by nature and your destination for scenic waterfront, farm to table dining and 40+ wineries & breweries.

You’ll Find: Collection of wineries, breweries and distilleries in Windsor Essex

 

    

     
     
 

White Oaks Mall 
Ontario’s Southwest is a region shaped by nature and your destination for scenic waterfront, farm to table dining and 40+ wineries & breweries.

 

  

     
     

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