On the Road with the Grape Guy

On the Road with the Grape Guy is a on-going feature that follows me from event to event ... I post my thoughts, feelings and reviews of what happened and what I tasted ... basically it is here that I review the events I attend and the things that thrilled me.

Report from - Angels Gate Meet the Winemaker Evening - July 5, 2007

10 Jul 2007

Angles Gate Winery threw themselves a bash on Thursday night (July 5, 2007) to introduce the angelic-faithful to new winemaker Philip Dowell.  The party was held outside in the courtyard at Hart House on the campus of the University of Toronto – the reason for the move from the winery setting to this downtown Toronto locale, according to Bonnie Sneath (retail sales manager) was to bring the party to our customers, many of whom come from the Toronto area and to make it easier for them to attend ... (Read More)

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Report from - Sip Ontario - June 12, 2007

19 Jun 2007

29 wineries and, what seemed like, an equal amount of chefs, joined in for Sip Ontario, held at the Fermenting Celler in the distillery district of Toronto.  Sip Ontario is the end result of the Ontario Wine Awards, which were handed out earlier this year in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  These awards celebrate the best of the Ontario wine industry and on this night the best were out in full force to showcase their winning wines to the public.  There were of course some notable absentees ... (Read More)


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