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Join master sommelier Jennifer Huether and some of the modern wine world’s top women for a tutored tasting, panel discussion and intimate brunch. Our five special guests will share their wines, insights and accomplishments, then chat with guests over an elegant gourmet meal. Up to 15 wines will be tasted.

Ann Sperling, director of winemaking and viticulture at Southbrook Vineyards in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is a local trailblazer in the production of organic and biodynamic wine.

Valentina Abbona is a sixth-generation proprietor and vintner at Marchesi di Barolo, the historic estate that attracted kingly attention and earned Barolo its royal reputation in the 19th century.

Jill DelaRiva Russell made wine in nearly every part of her home state of California, in addition to a stint in Australia, before taking up the torch as winemaker at Cambria Estate.

Laura Catena, in addition to being a working physician and author, is the fourth-generation vintner to steer Bodega Catena Zapata: one of the leading wine estates in Argentina.

Maria Larrea, technical director and chief winemaker at Companiá Vinícola del Norte de España (CVNE) in Spain, leads an award-winning team at an estate with over a century of history.

This celebration of women and wine in a cozy, elegant setting makes a perfect early Mother’s Day gift idea.

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Meet Brilliant Women of Wine
Tutored Tasting & Brunch

Sunday, May 5, 2019

George Restaurant
111C Queen St. E., Toronto

Tutored Tasting: 11:00 a.m.
Brunch: 12:00 p.m.

Ticket price: $185 per person



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Red Wine CVNE Imperial Gran Reserva 2008 ** DOCa Rioja, Spain IWSC Gold 750 XD 103366
Red Wine Cambria Barbara’s Signature Clone 667 Pinot Noir 2015 ** Santa Maria Valley, California JD 93 750 XD 111187
Red Wine Southbrook Witness Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 ** VQA Four Mile Creek, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario 750 XD 10089
Red Wine Catena Zapata Argentino Malbec 2015** Mendoza, Argentina RP 95 750 XD 646810
Red Wine Marchesi di Barolo La Tradizione Barolo 2014 * DOCG, Piedmont, Italy 750 XD 168179
White Wine Marchesi di Barolo Gavi di Gavi 2017 * DOCG, Piedmont, Italy WS 89 750 XD 155382
White Wine Southbrook Heather’s Home Vineyard Riesling 2017 * VQA Vinemount Ridge, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario WC 91 750 D 650135
White Wine Southbrook Triomphe Organic Chardonnay 2016 * VQA Niagara Peninsula, Ontario WC 91 750 XD 172338
White Wine Catena High Mountain Vines Chardonnay 2017 * Mendoza, Argentina JS 90 750 XD 918805
White Wine Cambria Clone 4 Chardonnay 2016 * Santa Maria Valley, California 750 XD 104851
Red Wine Cambria Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015 * Santa Maria Valley, California GW 90 750 D 980482
Red Wine CVNE Imperial Reserva 2014 * DOCa Rioja, Spain TAT 95 750 XD 424390
Red Wine CVNE CUNE Crianza 2015 * DOCa Rioja, Spain JS 92 750 XD 39925
Red Wine Catena Paraje Altamira Malbec 2016 * Paraje Altamira, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina RP 93 750 XD 492413
Specialty Wines Southbrook Framboise * Ontario WAL 90 375 S 341024
* Taste Only - Not available for ordering at the event. Available in LCBO retail locations; use our product search for details.
** Event Exclusive - Available to order.
GW gismondionwine.com
IWSC International Wine & Spirit Competition
JD jebdunnuck.com
JS jamessuckling.com
RP robertparker.com
TAT timatkin.com
WAL winealign.com
WC winecurrent.com
WS winespectator.com