Category Archives: Wine Events

Events in and around Toronto, or news worthy

California wine fair is coming to town!

The California wine fair is coming back to town! With dates in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Calgary and Halifax. I go to the Toronto event every year and love it. Lots of great wines and good food. The price … Continue reading

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Ontario wine tasting events in Toronto

There are two great Ontario wine tasting events here in Toronto. Be sure and check them out! They are a great opportunity to checkout a lot of different Ontario wineries! Taste Ontario (an LCBO event) is on Sept 28th and … Continue reading

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California Wine Fair

Folks it’s that time of year again .. time for the California Wine fair! This is one of my favorite events of the year. There are a ton of wines, great foods and it’s held at the Royal York so … Continue reading

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iYellow Pinot event

I attended the iYellow wine school last night featuring a number of different Pinot varietals. All of these grape varietals the Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Meunier all come from the same family of grapes … Continue reading

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Corks

I first heard about Corks from the The Toronto Wine and Social Meetup Group. It is a restaraunt inside the Longo’s that serves a number of wines by the glass as well as micro brewery beers. A radical concept for … Continue reading

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Gourmet Food and wine Expo

We hit the Gourmet Food and Wine Expo last night at the convention center here in Toronto. As always it was a great event. The place has lots to offer. As usual I HIGHLY recommend public transit. It is impossible … Continue reading

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The Stop Food and Wine event and Thirteenth St Wines

We went to a food and wine charity event last night at The Stop. The event was coordinated by Danielle with funds being used to run their projects. Thirteenth St wines were served during the event with Peter from 13th … Continue reading

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SAW Pacific Mid west tasting event

I attended the Society for American wines Pacific Mid west tasting event last night. This was another unique event! I really enjoy these structured tastings with well aged wines from the cellars! We don’t get a lot of wine from … Continue reading

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Food and wine show Toronto and GEMTREE CITRINE CHARDONNAY 2008

I attended the Food and Wine show last night. This is one of the largest I’ve been to. The size is quite incredible. The event actually does feature both food and wine. There are even cooking demonstrations and wine chats … Continue reading

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Society for American Wine/Australian Wine Society Syrah/Shiraz event

The thing I enjoy about attending structured tastings like this one is that it serves to further refine my knowledge and appreciation of wine. Sometimes it even destroys misconceptions I have. Shiraz and Syrah are two different names for the … Continue reading

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Chilean wine event

I attended the Chilean wine event in the distillery district on Toronto. This is my first time to the press event. I have been to the public event and found it over crowded to the point of fighting to get … Continue reading

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Eight wine bar take two

We stopped on by Eight wine bar again. Here’s my review from the first time. They feature 20 wines by the glass every Friday for $3 for a 3 ounce tasting their recommended size. Last time around we were totally … Continue reading

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Eight wine bar (Downtown Toronto)

We stopped by Eight Wine Bar after it was written up in the star. Map Urban Spoon They feature 20 wines by the glass for $3 for a 3 ounce tasting their recommended size. We had a meal as well … Continue reading

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SAW Merlot tasting event …

I attended Society for American Wines Merlot event with great anticipation. There are a couple things I am appreciating at the SAW events. First is these are guided tastings. A well informed person (Chris Bee this time) guides us through … Continue reading

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Wines of Germany

Last night we attended the Wines of Germany event here in Toronto. The event was held at Roy Thompson hall in downtown. The event was very well done with a nice assortment of wine as well as plenty of very … Continue reading

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New Zealand wine event

Karen and I attended a structured wine tasting event at Global wine tour hosted by Steven Thurlow from Wineaccess magazine. The event was held at the Fine Wine Reserve which is a wine storage facility for individuals.   The event … Continue reading

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Gourmet Food and Wine show

It’s that time again, Gourmet Food and Wine show.

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Wine Events in Toronto for June

I guess since we are in June it would be a great idea to share some nice wine related events going on in Toronto this month: Monday June 11: Wines of Germany From 7-9pm @ Coupe Space (998 Queen Street … Continue reading

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