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Wine Education & Hospitality Training

Our wine workshops are designed for professionals who are big on wine, but short on time.  

With full day, half day and two hour classes available, we cut to the chase and give wine loving executives exactly what they need to know to navigate any social event with grace. 

Perfect for team builds and staff retreats, these labs are tailored to the professional who is tasked with entertaining clients and colleagues, and needs to feel confident in ordering, tasting and pairing wine.

We can come to your office, or provide an off site venue perfect for your needs.  

Private and corporate sessions, as well as customized classes/themes, are available for groups of 10+ participants. 

Wine School

Tuesday evenings, March 6 - April 3, 6p -8p

Vantage Venues, 150 King W. 

Presented in partnership with Toronto Life magazine and our sister company Drink Toronto, we bring you this five-part wine series.  

Get the wine basics you need to feel confident ordering wine at a restaurant, buying wine at a store, and pairing wine with food. These fun and informative sessions give wine lovers the tools to navigate any social event with grace and style.

Classes are presented by Erin Henderson, founding sommelier of The Wine Sisters and Drink Toronto.

Tuesday, March 6 – Wine Fundamentals

Tuesday, March 13  – Leading Wines: Old and New World

Tuesday, March 20  – Iconic Red Wines

Tuesday, March 27  – An Exploration of Champagne and Other Bubbles

Tuesday, April 3  – The Principles of Food and Wine Pairing

$50 per class. $225 for the complete series. (HST extra.)

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Wine Basics - Full Day

Upcoming Dates: To Be Announced

A fun and immersive day to get the wine basics you need. 

Increase your confidence in selecting and ordering wine in a restaurant, buying wine at the LCBO and pairing wine with food. 

Topics covered include: sensory development, understanding wine styles, wine tasting fundamentals, leading wines from around the world and wine making basics. 

The day includes a coffee and pastry registration, wine paired lunch, two breaks served with wine, coffee and light snacks, and sparkling wine end of day reception.  

Wine Basics - Half Day 

Upcoming Dates: To Be Announced

A truncated version of the full day immersive, this half day workshop is designed to get to teach the basics in one fast and fun session. 

Topics include: wine tasting fundamentals, understanding wine styles and leading wines from around the world. 

This day includes one break served with wine, coffee and light snacks. 

Wine for Women 

Uncork your confidence!

This day-long workshop is inspired by the professional women who want and need to know more about wine basics. In this intensive (but totally entertaining) one day seminar we cover the fundamentals you need to know to command the wine list like a boss. Topics covered include: sensory development, understanding wine styles, exploring major wines of the world, plus ordering and approving (or rejecting!) wine in a restaurant. 

Wine and Food Pairing Foundations

Upcoming Dates: To Be Announced

Designed to show wine lovers the basics behind wine and food pairing, we learn how to select a great wine for Tuesday night's pizza or Friday night's steak with confidence and clarity. 

In this two-hour lab we explore how fat, acid, salt and sweet can work with or against wine, dispel common food pairing myths, and discover the fundamentals behind pairings that really work. 

Easy, Elegant Entertaining 

Upcoming Dates: To Be Announced

This 3-part series is designed to be taken as a complete series, but if you only have interest in taking one class, than that's fine too. This is not a wine dictatorship. 

Class 1 - Wine and Cheese Basics

Everyone loves a good wine and cheese party ... but designing an Instagram worthy cheese plate can be a daunting task, let alone creating perfect wine pairings to go with it. 

In this two-hour workshop, we learn the basics of what makes a great cheese board, excellent and always available options for wine pairings, as well as hints and tips to designing a cheese board so beautiful it will ignite envy and awe in your guests. 

Class 2 - Seasonal Sparkling and Bubblies for All Budgets

Splurge or save - it's up to you. No matter if your going big or going home, rest assured there is a bubbly perfect for your entertaining needs - and budget. 

In this two-hour class, learn the difference between real champagne, sparkling wine, cava and prosecco, and discover the style that's right for you - and your party. 

Class 3 - Under $20 Wines that Taste Like a Million Bucks

Let's face it: having the gang over every weekend is really fun - but it really adds up.

Solve the age old dilemma between good taste and budget friendly with this two-hour session where we taste three whites and three reds that are delicious and always available for $20 or less. 

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