Women in Wine

Aligra Event Details



Women in Wine

Women in Wine

Celebrating Wines Made by Women

Author: Alison Phillips/Wednesday, February 8, 2023/Categories: Events, New Products, Wine

Rate this article:
No rating

Event date: 3/15/2023 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Export event

  • Attending: 80
  • Seats: Unlimited
  • Remaining: Unlimited
Event registration is not possible anymore.

The wine industry has predominatley been dominated by men. Historically, it was largely due to the lack of women's rights to own property.  Some women did rise to run wineries after the passing of their fathers or husbands.

Known endearingly as The Widow Cliquot, her title remains Veuve Cliquot, the name that graces a well-known wine house. Barbe-Nicole Clicquot was the first woman to run a champagne house. She took over her family wine business when she was just 27 years old after her husband died.  She brought the family wine house to a new level and led it into one of the most renowned champagne houses in the world. Adding to her achievements, she made the first vintage wine from a landmark harvest of 1810. She also created the first modern pink champagne by adding red wine.

Madame Clicquot truly paved the way for women in wine.

Join us on March 15 to sip and savour some modern day female winemakers.   We will showcase various reds, whites, sparklings and Roses produced from around the world by women making a mark in the wine industry.  Hear the stories about them as told by our wine representatives who will be pouring that night. 

We will provide some light nibbles to enjoy with the wines, and stories. 

So, let's dress up and show up to celebrate Women in Wine!


Number of views (708)/Comments (0)



Join our Newsletter

Be the first to know!

Subscribe to the ‘Sips & Tips’ newsletter! Subscribe here to receive our newsletter with Updates, Events & Special Offers.

We want to hear

We Want to Hear From You!

Easy Parking

ParkingDedicated parking for Aligra customers, right by Entrance #58 (below Simon's)

Store Hours

WEM is open, safety protocols are in place and as we are just inside Entrance 58, you don’t have to navigate the whole mall to visit our store.

Monday - Saturday: 10am – 9pm

Sundays & Stat Holidays : 11am - 6pm 

Closed: Christmas Day

Home Delivery or Curbside Pick up available   780 483-1083


 1423 West Edmonton Mall
 Edmonton, AB T5T-4M2

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement | Copyright 2024 © Aligra Wine and Spirits
Login | | Website by WebmontonMedia