Premium Foothills Agri-Tourism – Wild Edible Foods – Hotel Courtyard by Marriott – Calgary South

This package runs on Tuesday/Wednesday starting July 14th until the end of September. To book call 587-349-7599.

Offer Details

This package runs on Tuesday/Wednesday starting July 14th until the end of September. To book call 587-349-7599.

Cost is: $430.00 per person, (minimum two nights) based on double occupancy plus applicable taxes. Includes accommodation and breakfast for two in an Executive Suite as well as dinner for two at Chairman's Steakhouse. To book the standard experience, see here.

Tuesday

12:00PM – 1:30PM Winery tour and tasting at Spirit Hills Flower Winery.

Spirit Hills crafts one-of-a-kind, award-winning flower wines that share the purity of the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and give their customers exquisite culinary wine experiences, joy, romance and relaxation befit to a truly extraordinary life.
The Spirit Hills winery tours and tastings are fun and educational. You will meet one of the Spirit Hills family members who will give you a tour through the winery which covers the story of bees, Rocky Mountain wildflowers, honey harvesting, wine making and bottling. You will get to hold a honey frame, see the honey extraction equipment, the wine fermentation room and the bottling line. If you’re lucky you might have the chance to see the honey extraction line or bottling line at work. Then you will be onto a delicious sampling of their one of a kind flower wines giving you a taste of the magic, pureness and power of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Foothills.

1:30PM - 5:00PM Full Circle Adventures

Ever wondered what plants people ate before western and Asian vegetables were introduced to Canada? Explore the roots of nature's wild edible plants, with Full Circle Adventures. Ground yourself in nature by smelling, touching and tasting plants that hold the Flavours of the Foothills. Discover the healing, spiritual and edible plants of Alberta's Southwest (includes cooking a snack or tea from wild edible plants). Location Spirit Hills' old growth forest.

5:00PM - 6:00PM Travel to hotel

Wednesday

10:00 am - 12:00pm Tour at Granary Road

Granary Road is the only Farmers Market in Canada to aquaponically grow fresh produce on-site. Take a tour of this organic growing method at Granary Road. The facility was developed through an exclusive partnership between Granary Road and Lethbridge College's Centre for Aquatic Excellence. The tour encompasses a walkthrough of the aquaponic facility, viewing of the technology developed here in Alberta, a review of aquaponic growing techniques, feeding the fish and a fresh produce tasting.

12:00pm - 12:30pm Travel to Eau Claire Distillery

12:30pm - 2:15pm Eau Claire Distillery Speakeasy Experience

Travel back in time to the days of Prohibition when the Moral Reform League declared war against the scourge of alcohol. Our speakeasy experience opens the doors to the sights, sounds and tastes of the 1920s, where you will learn about Alberta’s place in Prohibition history, Turner Valley whisky trading and, how Eau Claire Distillery came to be. A guided tasting of our award-winning spirits and an unmistakably delicious craft cocktail are included in the experience.

Valid Until: Sep 30, 2020
Regular Price: $494.50
Sale Price: $430.00
Discount: 15%

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Offer Created By:

Spirit Hills Winery is a true family-run local success story. Beginning in December of 2012, it is owned and operated by Ilse and Hugo Bonjean and their family.

Full Circle Adventures (FCA), specializes in building your connection to nature. Learning more about nature's wild foods and medicines, develops a sense of connection with the stunning landscapes wher..

There's something for everyone at Granary Road. The Market is beautiful year round with an authentic ranch feeling in the summer and a warm cozy ambiance in the winter.

See first-hand how it’s all made at Alberta's original distillery and then stay around for tastings and a delicious locally-sourced menu!