Schedule - Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival


2022 Schedule


Tastings & Pairings – Saturday, September 10th, 2022 (separate tickets required)

11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
Hall ‘A”
Hall ‘A”
Junction 56 Distillery & Stonetown Artisan Cheese
Cheese & Distilled Spirits
Junction 56 Distillery & Stonetown Artisan Cheese
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Junction 56 Distillery & Stonetown Artisan Cheese will demonstrate that cheese not only melts on a fire, but it will also melt in your mouth together with fine batch distilled spirits. It is sure to be a mouth melting pairing – one slice and sip at a time!

Millbank Cheese & Munro Honey and Meadery
Cheese and Honey Mead Pairings
Millbank Cheese & Munro Honey and Meadery
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Millbank Cheese will pair with Munro Honey and Meadery. This session features the delicious cheeses produced by Millbank Cheese using traditional recipes and local dairy suppliers since 1908 with Munro Honey‘s internationally recognized meads produced using the high-quality honey from their own colonies.

Maelstrom Winery & Millbank Cheese
Wine and Cheese Pairing
Maelstrom Winery & Millbank Cheese
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Maelstrom Winery & Millbank Cheese will showcase the perfect balance between the cheese from Millbank Cheese and Butter and the wine from Maelstrom Winery. As you go through the different pairings, you will first experience soft and subtle notes between the two. You will then move on to the more intense and flavourful pairings, which will showcase the best of both companies.

Munro Honey and Meadery and Great Lakes Goat Dairy
Honey Meads paired with creamy, firm-textured Goat Cheeses
Munro Honey and Meadery and Great Lakes Goat Dairy
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

This session pairs Munro Honey and Meadery, known for producing award winning meads from the highest quality honey from their own hives with Great Lakes Goat Dairy‘s creamy, firm-textured goat cheeses.

Mansbridge Room
Mansbridge Room
Bob and Frances Latham
Pairing Wine & Food Basic Principles
Bob and Frances Latham
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Bob and Frances Latham For the first time at the Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival, Bob Latham, accredited Sommelier & Frances Latham, Stratford Chef’s School Graduate will combine their extensive knowledge and experience in these areas to provide attendees with the basic principles of pairing wine and food.

Junction 56 Distillery & The Flour Mill Food Shop
Handcrafted Liqueurs paired with Baked Delicacies
Junction 56 Distillery & The Flour Mill Food Shop
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Junction 56 Distillery & The Flour Mill Food Shop are pairing for the first time in 2022. Junction 56 is a well-known Stratford business which uses locally produced ingredients processed on site to produce handcrafted flavoured liqueurs that will pair wonderfully with the baked delicacies from The Flour Mill Food Shop, located in St. Marys, Ontario.

Bob and Frances Latham
Basic Principles of Pairing Wine and Food
Bob and Frances Latham
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Bob and Frances Latham For the first time at the Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival, Bob Latham, accredited Sommelier & Frances Latham, Stratford Chef’s School Graduate, will combine their extensive knowledge and experience in these areas to provide attendees with the basic principles of pairing wine and food.

Maelstrom Winery & Stonetown Artisan Cheese
Wine & Cheese selection Pairings
Maelstrom Winery & Stonetown Artisan Cheese
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Maelstrom Winery & Stonetown Artisan Cheese have come together to bring you their newest creations. They will be pairing the beset wine and cheese selections they have to offer. This is sure to be a sensational flavour experience! Life is great; wine and cheese make it better!

Kiwanis Presentation Theatre – Sunday, September 11, 2022


Rotary Complex 
Appearing throughout the weekend on the Kiwanis Sound Stage located at the north end of the building will be Guitarist Rick Francis playing his smooth jazz and soft rock.He’ll be located by the Kiwanis Café so sit and enjoy his lovely soothing music while you have a Garlic Sausage on a bun and a beverage. Enjoy!

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The Stratford Kiwanis Club cares about our community and has worked tirelessly to provide a timely, world-class event that showcases and supports local agriculture. This support has been integral in raising awareness and building markets for garlic growers across Ontario. As our premier event grows, the funds raised from this effort allow us to continue to support the children in our community and provide leadership and funding on many wonderful, community-enriching projects.

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