Media Alert: Tasting to salute Robbie Burns birthday at LCBO Summerhill
store, Saturday, January 23

TORONTO, Jan. 20 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     Consumers can sample single malt Scotch whisky and
              haggis while enjoying spirited Highland dancing to celebrate
              the 251st birthday of the great Scottish poet Robbie Burns at
              the LCBO Summerhill store, starting at 11:30 a.m. on
              Saturday, January 23.

              Piper Jack Jackson, attired as Robbie Burns, will parade the
              haggis into the Summerhill store's event kitchen and recite the
              poet's immortal, 'Address to the Haggis.'  Immediately
              following, champion Highland dancers Adele Campbell and
              Jody Whitfield from the Scottish Dance Company will perform
              traditional Scottish flings, jigs and reels.

              Bowmore Islay 12-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky and
              Auchentoshan 12-Year-Old Triple Distilled Lowland Single Malt
              Scotch Whisky will be featured at the tasting along with
              samples of haggis, the traditional Scottish dish served at
              Robbie Burns' celebrations.

              LCBO offers some 200 single malts and 60 blended Scotches
              throughout its Spirits Category and VINTAGES fine wine and
              premium spirits business unit.

              In 2009, the LCBO sold almost $38 million worth of single malt
              Scotch whisky and $89 million worth of blended Scotch through
              its 610-store network.

    WHERE:    LCBO Summerhill Store
              Event Kitchen
              10 Scrivener Square (Yonge Street south of Summerhill Ave.)
              Toronto, Ontario

    WHEN:     Saturday, January 23, 2010, 11:30 a.m.

                   Photo, video and interview opportunities


For further information: For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Chris Layton, LCBO Media Relations Co-ordinator, Tel. (416) 864-6772; Cell. (416) 589-3729; E-mail:

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