On Thursday, February 28, we partnered once again with Bothwell Cheese and The Winehouse, to present our third annual Wine + Skis event. A sold out event with 96 attendees, this evening in support of environmental education programs combined an outdoor ski (or snowshoe hike) with incredible wine and cheese pairings to enjoy.
The evenings' creative cheese dishes were artfully prepared by John Delaat from the Buffalo Stone Cafe/Diversity Foods. All dishes were paired perfectly with a selection of wine curated by Winehouse sommelier Brittany Monk. Brittany took the time to walk us through each course, offering further information and insight into each pairing.
Over all, this event was able to raise $2500 towards environmental education at FortWhyte Alive!
Thank you to our friends at Bothwell Cheese and the Winehouse for working closely together to offer us that amazing spread, and to Olympia Cycle and Ski for providing discounted rentals to attendees. Huge thanks are in order to our volunteers, Joy, Lou, Mary and Joanne, who guided this unforgettable experience for all in attendance.
And last, but not least, thank you to all attendees for supporting FortWhyte Alive through special events like Wine + Skis! Your attendance supports environmental education programs at FortWhyte Alive -- how cool is that?