Winnipeg Regional Finals 2016

Winnipeg's best barchefs face off in an extravagant cocktail competition: Who will be the best? Come taste, vote and cheer!
6 PM – 11 PM
The Fort Garry Hotel
222 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0R3


MADE WITH LOVE is the annual event that allows you to discover what your city’s craft-cocktail scene has to offer. It is at the Fort Garry Hotel within the magnificent Crystal Ballroom that 14 of Winnipeg’s BEST BarChefs will present a unique and original cocktail & food-pairing creations in view of being crowned Winnipeg’s BEST BarChef for 2016 !!

One ticket for the event includes complete tasting of all showcased cocktails, their food-pairing, a welcome cocktail & a Red Bull can as well as a right to vote for your favorite cocktail creation / favourite BarChef.

Early bird pricing [before June 6th]: 45$
Pre-sale: 55$
At the door : 65$

Jordan Bergmann – The Roost Social House
Domer Rafael – Rossmere Golf & Country Club
Alicia Zayshley – Union Sound Hall
Alex Weiss – Blind Tiger
Erik K Thordarson – Sous Sol
Mike Law – V
Damian Giannuzzi – The Pint Winnipeg
David Overwater – Freelance Bartender
Jason Lavack – La Roca
Joel Baker – Manitoba Bartenders Guild
Paul Eccless – Freelance Bartender
Laura Cameron – Teo’s and Mano A Mano
Aaron Copiak – Prairie 360
Frank McCann – Close Company


Cocktails will be judged on their originality, creativity and taste. Judges will look for passion, expert knowledge, distinct ingredients and the way competitors incorporate these elements in their cocktail creation. The bartender who will be attributed the most points will go on to the National Finals in Vancouver 2016 and will have a chance to win one of 10 trips to one of MadeWithLove’s affiliated distileries.


Every guest will receive a «dogtag» necklace. After having tasted the competitors’ cocktails, the guests will have to give their «dogtag» to their favorite barchef. The bartender who will have collected the most necklaces will also be elligible to the National Finale in Vancouver in 2016 and will have a chance to win one of 8 trips to one of MadeWithLove affiliated distileries.


1800 TEQUILA | https://www.1800tequila.com/
APPLETON ESTATE | https://www.appletonestate.com/
CAMPARI | https://www.campari.com/
DISARONNO | https://www.disaronno.com/
SKYY VODKA | https://www.skyy.com/
UNGAVA GIN | https://www.ungava-gin.com
WILD TURKEY | https://wildturkeybourbon.com/

Tickets include a full tasting of all competing cocktails & delectable food-pairings, affiliated showcase cocktails & foods as well as having the opportunity to vote for the public’s choice winner. 18 years+ // Non-refundable

Made with Love

Made with Love

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