Month long Halifax Savour Food and Wine Festival Serves up 28 Days of Delicious

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February culinary events invite travellers to dig in to the Halifax food scene.

Halifax Food & Wine Festival

Enjoy local cuisine at the Halifax Food & Wine Festival

Signature culinary events are happening every season and local farmers’ markets, award-winning wineries, and outstanding dining at Halifax restaurants are available year round.

Visitors to Halifax this February can satisfy their craving for unforgettable culinary travel experiences during the Savour Food & Wine Festival. The five signature Savour events can easily be paired with culinary vacation packages hosted by a variety of Halifax hotels to create the perfect winter weekend getaway or Halifax holiday.

2013 marks the 10th anniversary of Savour Food & Wine and the launch of a new cocktail-inspired event. Every weekend in February features a different marquee culinary event that is sure to delight the taste buds, and satisfy those craving authentic maritime food.

Dine Around kicks off the festival on Feb. 1 and lasts the entire month with more Halifax restaurants than ever offering special prix fixe menus; Decadence presents an evening of wine, chocolate and cheese to tantalize the senses on Feb. 7; on Feb. 15 the Rare & Fine Wine event allows guests to taste a selection of over 30 highly rated wines otherwise not available in Nova Scotia; Imbibe: A Cocktail Story, the newest Savour event, invites guests to experience incredible drinks created by talented local mixologists on Feb. 21; and the Halifax culinary excitement explodes on Feb. 28 at Savour Food & Wine Show where 60 vendors will come together to showcase the finest Halifax restaurants, wines and gourmet products.

“The Savour Food & Wine Show is an evening of mouth-watering food, prepared by local chefs and restaurants, combined with a pairing of wines and beverages that simply cannot be matched. Bring your taste buds and appetite, it's bon appetite time,” said Gordon Stewart, Executive Director of the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia.

“The Savour Food & Wine Festival represents the exceptional culinary products and experiences that this region has become known for worldwide, and gives us an opportunity to celebrate the talent of our local food producers, chefs, and restaurants,” said Patricia Lyall, Destination Halifax President & CEO.

From food and wine tours, dinner theatre, and gourmet food trucks to patio-hopping and exploring the burger and chowder trails, unique Halifax food experiences are always on the menu. Signature culinary events are happening every season and local farmers’ markets, award-winning wineries, and outstanding dining at Halifax restaurants are available year round. Destination Halifax’s new Culinary Sample Itinerary and “Eat and Drink Like a Local” Pinterest board are great sources of inspiration for food-lovers looking to immerse themselves in all of the delectable flavours of the region.

Visit Halifax, Nova Scotia on Facebook to discover 28 days of delicious this February and visit to plan your next Halifax vacation.

About Destination Halifax
Destination Halifax is a partnership of the Province of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Regional Municipality, the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia, and participating industry members. Since its inception in 2002, Destination Halifax has operated with a goal of promoting the Halifax Regional Municipality as a year-round destination of choice for business and leisure travelers.

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