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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 886: Rootstock 2023

Sunday, June 25th: Up at 5:30 am to take the GO train into Toronto. Tony Garcia, Director, George Brown College Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts, invited some of the speakers at the college’s annual wine symposium, Rootstock, to visit … Continue reading

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2023 Ontario Wine Awards Winners

George Brown College (GBC) has announced the results for the Ontario Wine Awards (OWA) 2023, the province’s most prestigious wine competition and awards program. The OWA, founded by Tony Aspler in 1985, recognizes Ontario Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines for … Continue reading

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Ontario Wine Awards Goes Virtual During the Pandemic

Niagara, Friday, August 28th, 2020: 2020 would have been the 26th year for the Ontario Wine Awards. Unfortunately, COVID-19 put paid to the usual rigorous judging of entries by 24 highly qualified tasters. However, our OWA team was determined that … Continue reading

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