VINEart Gala & Auction 2015

For 2016 VINEart Information visit


Feb 27–March 14, 2015 at

YWCA Banff would like to invite you to join us at a brand new event called VINEart pairing fine wine, food and art experiences during a unique black-tie-optional gala & auction evening on Saturday March 14, 2015 to benefit the Bow Valley Women’s Emergency Shelter. The Bow Valley Shelter is the only local resource dedicated to supporting women and their children who are fleeing violent situations.

Event Location
Silvertip Resort, Canmore
The Pavilion Building
For directions, please click HERE

Event Program
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
6 pm Champagne Reception by Veuve Clicquot and Executive Chef Liz Gagnon, Park Distillery
7 pm Gourmet Dinner with Wine Pairings
Appetizer by Executive Chef Valerie Morrison, Emerald Lake Lodge
Entrée by Executive Chef Laura Hansford, Silvertip Resort
Dessert by Pastry Chefs Tricia Delchiaro and Megan Good, Fairmont Banff Springs

Event Emcee: Beckie Scott
Canada’s first cross-country Olympic medallist

Honourary Event Chair: Lorinda Stewart
Survivor of domestic abuse 

Performances by Calgary’s jazz vocalist Ellen Doty and spoken word artist Erin Dingle.

Auction Preview
The VINEart auction will feature 20+ one-of-a-kind packages pairing wine, food and art in amazing locations. Some of the marquee items up for bid are a sommelier apprentice weekend at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, a six-day, two-winery tour of Tuscany in Italy, and a heli-painting workshop with renowned artists in Whistler. You can view the packages at
The event will feature:

  • Exclusive live & silent auction of specialized art and wine experiences at the event – preview available online Feb 27–March 14, 2015
  • PUBLIC ON LINE AUCTION open to all bidders Feb 27–March 14, 2015 at