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The Luxury Chocolate Toronto Show with The Wine Ladies. Nov 6th, 2016

The Luxury Chocolate Toronto Show is the place to sample and buy your chocolate for the coming Holiday Season. Each of our participating chocolatiers,  pastry chefs and confectioners are on hand to introduce you to their amazing creations. From bean to bar, from cocao to creation, this is the place to get your ideas for entertaining “chocolate-style” this season.

The Wine Ladies Present the Chocolate + Wine Tasting Salon

Chocolate + Wine pairing tables will be located on the upper pods of Roy Thomson Hall. Having the right wine to complement the right chocolate can be a match made in heaven! Sample wine and chocolate together. Samplings are available by ticket purchase.

What chocolate goes with what wine? Here you can sample wines with the chocolate that tastes best as a pairing with sampling tickets. THE WINE LADIES will be hosting scheduled Wine + Chocolate Pairing sessions throughout the day. Register at the bottom of stairs to pods in the South Lobby.

Some incredible wines will be featured from France, Italy, Chile and Argentina. All paired with BRIX Chocolate, the chocolate designed to pair with wine. These wines will be featured on this page over the next few weeks so stay tuned!!

Must be 19 years of age to enter this section and sample products.

Price per seminar is $15.00 per session and includes, chocolate wine and door prizes! (Does not include entry fee into the show) Buy your ticket the day of the show. Seminar times: 12:00pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00pm and 4:30 pm.

An example of some of the world class, highly esteemed wineries featured in the show include:

With winemaker Felipe Stahlschmidt and Export Director Julian Orti of esteemed winery Pascual Toso of Argentina, recognized as one of this countries oldest and prestigious wineries. A stunning tasting of 12 varietals, including Malbecs, Cabernet Sauvignon, red blends and the newly released Barrancas were tasted at the National Club,in Toronto hosted by EuroVintage Wines & Spirits.
This special edition Cabernet Sauvignon and Mabec blend was made to celebrate the wineries 125th anniversary.  Only 125 bottles were produced. A selection of these stunning wines are available through LCBO and Vintages. They are exquisite. The high altitudes, warm temperatures and soils produce fruity, fresh and smooth wines.

 Listen to Julian Orti, Export Director Pascual Toso on The Wine Ladies radio show Episode WL 04-13-2016 at 21:50 minutes in the show.

 

One of Italy’s many claims to fame, is of course their very own sparkling wine, growing in popularity day by day. Not only is it a wine, but it is a place, and it is a grape and there is a bit of confusion out there about this delightful and delicious bubbly and that is Prosecco. There is much more to this bubbly, with an interesting history, than many might know. We are excited to share with everyone at the show a very special winery, located in the Friuli region in northeastern Italy, the wine Castel Pitars winery. Here is a wine producer that dates back to 1510, steeped in tradition, now run by four brothers producing an exciting array of wines, along with their Prosecco, wines of indigenous grapes, international varietals and unique blends. Pitars Wines imported and distributed exclusively by VDF Importers of Fine Wines.

Listen to Nicola Pitaro on The Wine Ladies radio show Episode WL at 05-11-2016

Founded in 1885 by François Rémy, Rémy Pannier is the Loire Valley’s single largest wine producer, accounting for about 15% of all Loire Valley wine production, and with markets in over 40 countries worldwide. This progressive winery offers three AOC wines including the best selling Rosé in Ontario – Rosé D’Anjou, Muscadet and more recently, Sauvignon Blanc. Remy Pannier wines imported by EuroVintage Wines & Spirits.

Listen to the Export Director,Julien Cothenet  of Remy Pannier, a company with its roots firmly planted in the Loire, with a fascinating history, scrumptious story and wines.

Listen to Julien Cothenet on The Wine Ladies radio show Episode WL 04-23-2016 at 8:17 minutes into the radio show.

 

South Africa Wine Tour

South Africa Beckons… Please join us Feb 2017 for a trip of a lifetime!

With Tselane Mokuena, Consul General of South Africa to Canada

With Tselane Mokuena, Consul General of South Africa to Canada

With beautiful vineyards, wines, amazing food, historic sites and a touch of the wild side.

We will soon be embarking on yet another journey, this time to stunning Cape Town and the Cape Winelands, with stops to historical cities and sites including Robben Island, Table Mountain and of course a game reserve!

To find out more and to book you tour with us.

or call 416-768-5375

  

We are thrilled to be heading out to South Africa this February 2017 and would love you to join us!

A spectacular tour that will include personalized visits to stunning wineries own the Cape Winelands. Amazing culinary adventures, an historic Robben Island personal tour, Table Mountain, exciting jeep game-drives, safari tours and much more! explore your sense of adventure with us, please, if you have ever thought of embracing what South Africa has to offer and you like to eat , to drink, and experience life big and bold, come with us!

Marilyn and Bill Redelmeier's love story with wine, the land, and all things “local.”

Nakedness of nature! Discover Southbrook Vineyards’s Biodynamic wines & delicious raw foods at the OmJuice Bar.

Bill Redelmeier founder of Southbrook Vineyard

Please note the interview with Bill starts at 34:13 into the show.

On the second half of the show we will be leaving South America and heading back up to Canada to one of our premiere wine growing regions,Niagara-on-the-Lake. Our focus this half hour, biodynamic farming, and wine making, where minimalist intervention is the name of the game… we’ll welcome Bill Redelmeier founder of Southbrook Vineyards, Canada’s first certified biodynamic winery. What does this mean? How does this affect the taste, the quality, the price of a wine, they are award winning… Bill will fill us in……

And to close off the show, staying close to the concept of minimalist intervention, keeping nature naked if you will, “raw food, and raw food desserts…. Sound kooky? Well its not and the desserts are to die for! Healthy? Oh yes, delish oh yes? Learn more about the concept of raw! Allison Orr of OmJuice located at Igita Hot Yoga Club, Spa & Boutique, will join us too!
Dessert pick of the week…our new Chocolate Covered Strawberry Delight!
Practicing yoga in the vineyard at Southbrook Vineyards with Igita Yoga instructor Tim Rivers. Stay tuned for our next yoga event this summer.

Practicing yoga in the vineyard at Southbrook Vineyards with Igita Yoga instructor Tim Rivers. Stay tuned for our next yoga event this summer.

BRAND NEW SHOWS every Monday at 10:00 am and Wednesday at 2:00 pm
or listen ON DEMAND on line anytime.

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Episode #12

The 10th anniversary of “The Berlin Tasting”

Nakedness of nature! Discover Southbrook Vineyards’s Biodynamic wines & delicious raw foods at the OmJuice Bar.

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The 10th anniversary of “The Berlin Tasting” The Wine Ladies interview with Eduardo Chadwick

 

The Wine Ladies Rev It Up With Mount Gay Rum in Barbados. PIE Magazine

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