Toronto (& Surrounding Areas) Wine Events in August:

 

Think Pink, Drink Pink at Duke of Westminster

When: Thursday, August 01, 2019 @ 5 pm to 7 pm
Where: Duke of Westminster, 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Price: $8

$1 from every ticket sold goes to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada.

All the smart women of Toronto have a pink drink on their minds. Join the Duke of Westminster for a fun night for a great cause!

 

 

Spice Up Your Life! Wine & Food Pairing

When: Thursday, August 1, 2019, @ 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Toast Wine Bar, 10 John Street N, Hamilton
Price: $45

There is nothing like that hint of spice in a dish that gets your taste buds dancing! That feeling of complete satisfaction when the flavour combination of sweet and spicy hits your mouth! So why not extend that feeling of bliss and wash that food down with a perfect glass of wine? If you love spicy food, whether it’s Thai, Indian, or Mexican cuisine, pairing wine can be tricky. So let’s solve that spicy mystery! Join Toast Wine Bar and New Age Nonna for a wine tasting that introduces some great wine options to pair with spicy foods.

Tasting includes:

  • A guided tasting, that will give you some simple guidelines on how to match spicy food with wine
  • 4 samples of wine
  • Spicy snacks (but not too spicy)
  • Tasting notes for each wine

A fun-filled event with Toast and New Age Nonna

 

Sip Sip Rosé … with Oyster Bay

When: Sunday, August 4, 2019, @ 1 pm to 5 pm
Where: Level Two @ Toronto Hilton, 145 Richmond Street W, Toronto
Price: FREE

Rosé the day away … on Toronto’s newest outdoor patio!

Join us on August 4th as we Think and Drink Pink to celebrate Rosé … it’s time for pink wine in the summertime! Sip Oyster Bay Rosé while Heart Music Entertainment gets the party started!

Shareables and bites menu will be available for purchase.

Level Two @ Hilton Toronto’s 2nd-floor patio

 

Summer Bounty: Chefs Alumni Series by The Edible Story

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019, @ 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: The Edible Story, 320 Richmond Street E, Toronto
Price: $100

Celebrating simple and elegant summer dishes with Chefs Brian Cheng and Keelan Currie. They first met while working at Auberge du Pommier and have stayed in touch ever since. Keelan currently works in London, England and is coming back to Toronto to showcase a collaborative dinner at The Edible Story.

Canapes will be served from 7:00PM to 7:30PM followed by dinner.

Gluten-free options available, no vegan/vegetarian option. Communal table setting.

 

Wine Coach – Riesling

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019, @ 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Peter Pan Bistro 2nd Floor, 373 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $60

In this session, we will be joined by some amazing wine professionals to BLIND taste some amazing Riesling from around the world. We will then attempt to find the best Riesling. Its the World Cup of Riesling!

Questions? Contact nick@peterpanbistro.ca

 

Femmes du Vin Trade-Day

When: Sunday, August 18, 2019, @ 9:30 am to 5 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: $50

Empowering and Inspiring Women of Wine

Femmes du Vin is a movement with a goal: to create a community of women connected through the world of wines.

At our featured Toronto trade event, we seek to promote, educate, mentor and positively impact women working in the wine industry. At this day-long event, you will be exposed to a variety of seminars led by leading women in the wine industry, including some of the world’s top sommeliers, winery executives and others seeking to advance women in the profession. Included in your ticket is full-access to all seminars (5+), lunch, trade tasting and more.

 

Summer Entertaining Wine Pairings with Jacob’s Creek & Montecito

When: Sunday, August 18, 2019, @ 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Montecito Restaraunt, 299 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Price: $65

Jacob’s Creek and Montecito are excited to announce a Summer Entertaining Wine Pairing tasting for Toronto Common!

Learn how to pair wines with some summer entertaining favourites from salads to bbq with WSET trained wine educator Madeleine Legoe.

A selection of seasonal bites will be prepared by Montecito’s executive chef including salad, appetizer, grilled items, + dessert all in a guided tasting with a selection of wines from Jacob’s Creek.

 

Dinner with Debbie at Ricarda’s Toronto

When: Sunday, August 18, 2019, @ 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Where: Ricarda’s Toronto, 134 Peter Street, Toronto
Price: $175

Join Ricarda’s for an intimate, sit-down dinner hosted by TV Personality & Author of Design Your Next Chapter, Debbie Travis & prepared by Chef Julien Laffargue at Ricarda’s Toronto.

Enjoy a 4-course Italian Countryside inspired seated dinner.

LIVE MUSIC all night from the lovely Michelle Titian!

 

Wine Coach – Pinot Noir

When: Tuesday, August 20, 2019, @ 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Peter Pan Bistro 2nd Floor, 373 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $60

In this session, we will be joined by some amazing wine professionals to BLIND taste some amazing Pinot Noir from around the world. We will then attempt to find the best Pinot Noir. Its the World Cup of Pinot!

Questions? Contact nick@peterpanbistro.ca

 

It’s the !*$#@*’ Catalina Wine Mixer at Duke of Westminster

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2019, @ 5 pm to 7 pm
Where: Duke of Westminster, 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Price: $8

Wine | Canapés | Music

Party like an upper-middle-class middle-aged man with child-like excitability! We’ve got food, wine, awesome music, and a door prize that will sweep you off your feet! You could win a helicopter ride around Toronto Harbour!

 

Niagara Wine Wandering

When: Saturday, August 24, 2019, @ 9:30 am to 7 pm
Where: Art Gallery of Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington
Price: FREE

Visit 4 Wineries:

  1. Frog Pond Farm & Winery – This is the first certified organic winery in Ontario. They create premium wines using sustainable practices.
  2. Creekside Estate Winery – They have one of the oldest & largest underground barrel cellars in the Niagara region. They have been in operation for more than 20 years, since 1997.
  3. London Born Wine Company – a family-run artisan winery that has been producing award-winning wines since 2010.
  4. 13th Street Winery – with a unique focus on Wine, Food and Art – we can enjoy the work of Canadian artists with a glass of wine in hand.Leave your car behind, relax and enjoy the ride!

 

Niagara (& Surrounding Areas) Wine Events in August:

 

BTL’s Cheese & Charcuterie Tasting

When: Friday, August 09, 2019, @ 11 am to August 12 at 5 pm
Where: Between The Lines Winery, 991 Four Mile Creek Road, Niagara-On-The-Lake
Price: $40

Not in the mood for a vineyard tour? Our BTL craft wine and gourmet offerings are guaranteed to be the highlight of your stay in Ontario’s wine country. Kick back on the back porch or grab a barrel and stools in our cellar. Your private host will guide you through our incredible wine menu of Red Barn, Reserve and Icewines. All perfectly paired with a generous cheese and charcuterie board. A customized experience at your own pace.

One ticket is good for two people if you are hungry. It’s also perfect for up to four people as appetizers

A single reservation includes:

  • A private host/server
  • 8-wine tastings to be split among your party. (2-4 ppl.)
  • Gourmet Cheese & Charcuterie board

 

 

Friday Night Flights: Taste the Past, Present and Future

When: Friday, August 09, 2019, @ 6 pm to August 10 at 9 pm
Where: Flat Rock Cellars, 2727 Seventh Avenue, Jordan
Price: $50

Excite your senses in this walk-around wine and culinary tasting experience while enjoying live music and the sunset over Flat Rock Cellar’s vineyards.

While tasting, indulge in bite-size culinary delights while taking in live music as the sun sets over the vineyards. This is an evening to mingle with our Flat Rock Cellars Team and enjoy the finer things in life.

Your ticket includes wine and food tastings and provides the opportunity to purchase exclusive wines.

 

The Hare Summer BBQ

When: Friday, August 9, 2019, @ 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: The Hare Wine Co., 769 Niagara Stone Road, Niagara-On-The-Lake
Price: $80

Join us at The Hare for a summer BBQ to remember! Indulge in a 3-course open-air, family-style BBQ dinner in our Courtyard, seated along our harvest tables. Try our brand new Crown Land Sparkling wine, enjoy live music and a beautiful summer night!

Your ticket includes:

  • Charcuterie & a 5oz glass of sparkling upon arrival
  • 3-course BBQ dinner
  • Complimentary glass of our Vidal Icewine with dessert
  • 2 drink tokens

 

SUP, Yoga, Wine & Shop

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019, @ 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Harbour Estates Winery, 4362 Jordan Road, Jordan Station
Price: $30

Join Tania and Emily for a paddle in the Harbour, some yoga, wine tasting at Harbour Estates and meet the creator of Free Flow Active.

$50 includes Gear rental, class, and a glass of wine, or bring your own board and pay $30 for the class & wine.

Note that the event will be rescheduled if there is bad weather.

 

Sparkling Super Series

When: Saturday, August 10, 2019, @ 11 am to August 11 at 5 pm
Where: Tawse Winery, 3955 Cherry Avenue, Vineland
Price: $35

Six wineries join together to bring you an epic weekend of Sparkling Wine discovery!

Fielding – NV Sparkling Rose paired with Spanish Style Serrano Ham and Manchego Croquetas, Black Truffle Aioli & Pea Tendrils

Malivoire – NV Bisous Brut paired with Citrus Infused Hummus & Creamy Goat Cheese Labneh topped with a Fresh Tomato Salad and Toasted Sesame, presented in a crispy cone

Redstone Winery– 2017 Sparkling Rose paired with Tigchelaar Strawberry Gazpacho with Black Pepper & Basil

Tawse Winery – 2017 Limestone Ridge Sparkling Riesling paired with Roasted Gulf Shrimp with Marie Rose Sauce

Featherstone – 2013 Cuvée Joy Blanc de Blanc paired with Basil Panna Cotta with Cardamom spiced Peach Compote and savoury biscuit crumble.

Flat Rock Cellars– 2018 Sparkling Twisted paired with House Smoked Salmon and Herb Tart

In addition to these amazing Sparkling Wine & Food Pairings, each participant will have the opportunity to win a gift basket and the chance to attend an exclusive Sparkling Wine Event!

We look forward to seeing you all at this celebration of Sparkling Wine!

 

Wine Ed #8 – Barrel Blending Wine Education Series 2019

When: Sunday, August 11, 2019, @ 1 pm to 3 pm
Where: Tawse Winery, 3955 Cherry Avenue, Vineland
Price: $75

In this seminar, our pupils will learn from our winemakers how they blend our award-winning Chardonnays. Learn about the differences in our barrels such as age, level of toast and cooperage and how these factors affect the taste of the wines.

 

2019 Party in the Vineyard: Wine Country Fare

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019, @ 6 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Peller Estates Winery & Restaurant, 290 John Street East, Niagara-On-The-Lake
Price: $65

6th Annual Event featuring The Washboard Union

Put on your Stetson and dust off your cowboy boots to Party in the Vineyard at this summer’s hottest country music festival! Get ready to party with Juno award-winning group, The Washboard Union! And what country hoedown would be complete without mechanical bull rides and line dancing?

Dig into mouthwatering country-inspired fare at the Barrel House Grill, including a good ol’ fashioned pig roast, plus a variety of food trucks joining us for this country celebration. Wet your whistle with our award-winning VQA Peller wines by the glass and a few surprises, too.

 

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