Wine Tasting Events
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I love going to wine tastings events. Not only it's a great place to discover new wine regions and try new wines, but you also get to talk to representatives and get some inside scoops and insights.
These are the wine tasting events I've attended in 2019.
Ottawa, April 3, 2019
Great event to discover wineries from Ontario and learn more about VQA Wines of Ontario and Wine Country Ontario. Stunning location at old church. Held in the stunning allsaints Event Space in Ottawa's Sandy Hill historical neighbourhood.
Montreal April 23, 2019
California Wine Fair
The one-day California Wine Fair was held at the Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal, providing wine lovers a unique opportunity to sample a wide selection of more than 400 premium wines from 150 of California’s top producers.
Montreal April 29, 2019
Vins du Roussillon
I attended the wine tasting event at the Science Centre in Montreal April 29, featuring wines from the French Rousillon wine region, an interesting area located on the south of France next to the border with Spain, benefitting from the Mediterranean breeze.
Montreal May 7, 2019
Sélections Õenõ's Rosés & Other "Summery" Products
I attended a wine tasting event in the office of Sélections Õenõ in Montreal May 7 featuring rosé wines and many other wine options for the summer days, which many were previews that were only be available at the SAQ later in the summer.
Toronto & Ottawa May 8 & 9, 2019
Pure Discovery New Zealand wines
The Pure Discovery 2019 event featuringwinesfrom New Zealand was in Toronto May 8, 2019 at the George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts and moved to Ottawa the following day at the Canadian Museum of Nature.
Montreal May 29, 2019
Appellations from Emilia-Romagna
In a downtown hotel in Montreal, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada organized a special wine tasting event focused on the appellations from the Emilia-Romagna region, commonly known for its Sangiovese and Trebbiano.
Montreal May 29, 2019
Gambero Rosso, the Top Italian Wines road show stopped in Montreal on May 2019 at the beautiful Le Grand Quai in the Old Port. Great event to discover less known Italian wine regions. My biggest “WOWs” went to wines from Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Puglia and Sicily. I also discovered cepages at this wine tasting event.
Toronto & Montreal, June 5 & 6, 2019
"Highway to Wine" Tour
The “Highway to Wine” Tour stopped in Toronto June 5, 2019 where I discovered three great wines from Bordeaux. The Tour moved to Montreal June 6, 2019 where I discovered a winery in Spain with amazing wines and elegant bottle labels – Laus, located in the Somontano wine region in Aragon, northern Spain.
Montreal June 17, 2019
Les Rendez-vous Beaujolais
Les Rendez-vous Beaujolais event in Old Montreal June 17, 2019 highlighted this French wine region, mainly known for its Chardonnay and Gamay Noir.