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Introducing Canada’s Very own Beer Knight In Shining Armor, Sir Guy McClelland Move over vino, there’s another big gig in town! Ultra-premium craft beers coming out of Europe are as unique and as flavourful as any Chardonnay or Cabernet, and they too embrace the role of partner when it comes to the pairing of food […]
Join us as we take a walk on the wild side, on a culinary adventure featuring wild game and the likes of elk, venison, quail and wild boar! For many of us these days, it may feel like ground hog day, so why not step out and experience something new, stir the pot, mix it […]
Say Yes to Pinot Grigio, aka Pinot Gris or Grauburgunder this slightly grayish-blue tinged grape varietal, hence the name is one of the most popular wines being enjoyed across America! Everyone enjoys a glass of Pinot Grigio! And at a very special luncheon we recently had the honour to attend, we were introduced to Pinot Grigio […]
In 1999 Bernard Walsh and his wife Rosemary founded The Hot Irishman Company an innovative Irish Coffee.
The company named changed in 2007 to Walsh Distillery and The Irishman Whiskey was introduced followed by Writers’ Tears in 2009. Working with a small team Bernard has brought his whiskies to 40 nations worldwide, including Canada.Today he has created one of Ireland’s largest independent distilleries. The distillery is unique for being manually operated and for distilling all three styles of Irish Whiskey – pot still, malt and grain- in the same house.
His recent visit to Toronto captivated us with his Irish charm and delightful range of Irish Whiskies available at the LCBO just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day.
If you are lucky you can get them while they are still all available.
Press Luncheon with Bernard Walsh, at the Royal Canadian Military Institute on University Avenue, Toronto.Walsh is the exclusive supplier showcased in an initiative at the LCBO known as the ‘Distillery Feature’ which launched at participating Whisky Shops on February 7, 2019. As support, Walsh has distilled 7 different expressions that were introduced together and available for a limited time
Our special guest this week, Irie Selkirk.
On this podcast you’ll learn about the healing powers and magic of the mushroom, both of grocery store species and those containing psilocybin! Fascinating info from our special guest Irie Selkirk, Co-Founder of Sansero Life Sciences and co-founder of Rise Wellness Retreat located in beautiful sunny Jamaica! Tips to better health, well being and balance with Irie include Vitamin D and Box Breathing!
Be sure to tune in!
Have you taken your daily mushroom boost today? We love adding our tinctures to a morning coffee, tea, cacao elixir, or straight under the tongue and down the hatch to elevate our day.
Rise Wellness Retreat combines natural healing and ancient wisdom with modern science to create a completely immersive wellness experience unlike any other, in a beautiful and relaxed setting with trained facilitators.
Our integrative wellness program supports your mind, body and spirit, combining microdoses of specially-formulated psilocybin, restorative classes and personalized guidance to pioneer a safe and new way to rebuild the foundations of life based on increased creativity, reduced stress, improved wellness and an overall better state of mind.
Sansero Life Sciences is a Canadian-based bioscience company developing novel medications for the evolving needs of patients and the future of mental health care.
Sansero’s highly skilled and experienced research team uses advanced machine learning, diagnostics and metabolic pathway profiling to create psilocybin-based formulations designed to replace anti-depressants and ADHD medications with new pharmaceuticals that treat the complete neurological pathway
We had the opportunity to host a virtual wine tasting for the Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club. This event replaced their annual Christmas Gala due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although not a “party” in the normal sense of the word, everyone had fun and we tasted some lovely wines. Peter Sharp, from Select Wine Merchants provided some wonderful wines for the members to taste and enjoy, including the Telmo Rodriguez/Blancos de Rueda, the 2019 Basa Rueda DO $ 18.99 from Spain and the Speri / Valpolicella Classico 2019 Valpolicella Classico Valpolicella Classico DOC $ 21.99 from Italy.
Lots of great prizes and games were part of the fun too.
If you are interested in a similar event for your club, restaurant or business, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.
This is an edited version of the 1.5 hour event that took place on Dec 4th, 2020 with over 100 participants.
The Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club (OWEC) has been operating as a not for profit wine appreciation club since 2005. We meet on the last Friday of every month, except for July and August. Over the years we have established a reputation with wine producers and brokers alike of providing a warm and inviting audience to present their wines. OWEC members support these presenters by purchasing wine – and purchase wine we do! Last year alone, members purchased in excess of $100,000. at our monthly tastings and special events.
In addition to our monthly tastings, our committee of volunteers organize periodic special events that could be dinner and wine pairings, wine country showcases and even road trips. As part of our wine tasting year, we also hold a formal Christmas Gala usually in late November or early December. This event attracts 300 plus members and guests and showcases 12 or more wine stations along with live music, seated dinner and lots of fun surprises.
As we continue to offer a venue for new and upcoming wineries and brokers, we also celebrate and support our “old friends” who have supported us along the way. You can always look forward to tasting and learning about wine varietals from regions both close to home and across the world. We hope you can join us as we discover new tastes and revisit old favourites.
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Whether practicing yoga in the vineyard, harvesting frozen grapes in the bold cold of January for icewine or stomping grapes in oak barrels, live life large with us!
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