Lifestyle & Parenting

Tasting Tour

January 29, 2009

On any given night youll encounter a throng of ladies toasting to
singlehood and success at the newly opened Vin

But with its soft lighting and sexy ambiance, the Mission wine bar is
quickly becoming the perfect first-date haunt.

Housed in a revamped historic Mission Cycle building, just like the
wines the décor is a mix of old and newthe main floor is daring and
modern with its bold accents and canary yellow punches of colour while
the second floor is old-world refined with its subdued tones and cozy

Sniffing, swishing and sampling is highly encouragedthe wine bar serves
the largest list of boutique wines by the two-ounce taster (from $2.50).

Exclusively stocking wines such as Spains José Pariente Verdejo,
Burgundys Olivier Leflaive Meursault and Summers Andrianas Cuvee Cab Sav
from the Napa Valley, a tasting tour from every major region is an
enticing voyage.

At the eve’s end you have to decide whether a second date is a go, but
at least youll never have to commit to one wine.

Vin Room, 2310 Fourth St. SW, Calgary, 403-826-8111,



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