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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.

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.

Dine Around kicks off the festival on Feb. 1 and lasts the entire month with more 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 culinary excitement explodes on Feb. 28 at Savour Food & Wine Show where 60 vendors will come together to showcase the finest restaurants, wines and gourmet products.

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 www.destinationhalifax.com to plan your next Halifax vacation.

Source: Halifax

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