FOOD WINE ART Official Press Release

FOOD WINE ART Official Press Release

The Official Press Release for 'FOOD WINE ART' Paring Experiences, an event by John Mann Gallery.


St. Catharines, ON – March 12, 2024 – John Mann Gallery is thrilled to announce the upcoming 'WINE FOOD ART' event in collaboration with the esteemed 13th Street Winery. This unique occasion delves into the intertwining worlds of wine, food, and art, featuring four distinctive pairings inspired by great Canadian Contemporary Art.

Crafted by the culinary maestro Chef Josh Berry and the knowledgeable sommelier Corinne Witusik, each pairing captures the essence of its artistic inspiration. Indulge in wines crafted by the award-winning winemaker Jean-Pierre Colas of 13th Street Winery, all the while delving into the rich narratives behind the food preparation and wine crafting. Immerse yourself further by exploring the 'Cultivating Pigments' Exhibition curated by Margie Galita, with a glass in hand, as these carefully selected wine pairings are thoughtfully meant to complement and enhance the experience of the artwork. Together, this dynamic team brings their unique expertise to create a truly immersive sensory journey, intertwining culinary and visual delights.

"We are excited to bring this cultural event to offer a unique experience to our guests as we contribute to the growing art scene in the Niagara region. The art behind our wine and food deserves a place in the Gallery. " John Mann the Director of the John Mann Gallery and part owner of 13th Street Winery explains.

Taking place on Saturday, April 6th, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the John Mann Gallery, the 'WINE FOOD ART' event seamlessly integrates with the ongoing 'Cultivating Pigments' exhibition currently showcased at the gallery. Attendees will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in an evening that not only celebrates the sensory delights of our pairings but also complements the visual feast presented by the gallery's current exhibition.

Don't miss this exclusive event that promises to bring together art enthusiasts, culinary connoisseurs, and wine lovers alike. Join us for an unforgettable evening where taste, art, and culture converge seamlessly, curated by a team of experts dedicated to delivering an exceptional experience.

Wine, Food, Art Event: Saturday, April 6th, 2024, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cultivating Pigment Exhibition Dates: Saturday, March 16th, 2024 to April 13th, 2024

Location: 1176 Fourth Ave, St Catharines, ON L2R 6P9

About John Mann Gallery

The John Mann Gallery, formerly known as 13th Street Gallery, opened its doors on November 2nd, 2019, providing art enthusiasts with a curated selection of original Canadian historical and contemporary fine art. Specializing in works by some of Canada's most celebrated artists, including members of Les Automatistes, The Painters Eleven, and Issac’s stable of artists, the gallery is a vibrant hub for both emerging and established contemporary artists.

To learn more about John Mann Gallery and its commitment to supporting Canadian art, please visit

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For more information please contact:

Margie Galita,, 289-968-1840

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