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The Thought Leader Revolution with Nicky Billou

As you guys know we have our own podcast where we interview awesome guests from all over the world. Sometimes it’s fun and refreshing to have the interview shoe on the other foot. Our interview with Nicky Billou of The Thought Leader Revolution focuses on our story, trials and tribulations, success and failures and our ingredients for hanging in there! 

We share our our journey over the past 17 years! Where has the time gone?

Hope you enjoy it!

The Thought Leader Revolution with Nicky Billou

https://www.thethoughtleaderrevolution.com/episodes/147

MAKE THE DIFFERENCE YOU WERE BORN TO MAKE

The Thought Leader Revolution podcast is about building your thought leadership around your expertise, your brand and your name. To become well known and highly regarded in the market place for the results you are able to produce for your clients.

Our guests are top thought leaders who have done it. They’ve become widely known for their expertise and results they’re able to deliver for their clients. They all love what they do and get paid very well for doing it.

You’ll meet entrepreneurs that have leveraged thought leadership in driving business revenue, coaches that were unknown and barely making ends who later became celebrities and took their income into the 7 figures, consultants that transformed into best-selling authors and built multi-million dollar firms and senior executives who followed their passion, left their day jobs and are changing the world.

We’ve had interviews with notables such as success and investment coaching icon, Raymond Aaron, a personal coach to billionaires, Alex Charfen & Tony Robbins’ Director of Coaching, Marc Von Musser.

Steve Jobs once said…

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

— Steve Jobs

https://www.thethoughtleaderrevolution.com/episodes/147

Cannabis, The Next Disrupter! Growing And Going Green Has Arrived. Exploring Cannabis Wine, Cocktails, Edibles and More!

Coming up next on The Wine Ladies audio podcast! Launching Wednesday April 3rd, 2019

Follow us here so you don’t miss it!

We are delving into uncharted territory today with a focus on what is trending big time these days in Canada and the US. It is being touted by many as the biggest disrupter since the end of prohibition! That can only be the legalization of cannabis.

On our up coming podcast ( April 3rd, 2019) we will get the goods on the beverage buzz… de-alcoholised beverages infused with THC! How is this all going to work? What is and will be their availability? What does it mean to the wine and beverage industry with respect to wine and weed and wine and cocktails? Are they complimentary or competitors? (cannabis wine and drinks)

Also on the show today a med-tech company which has developed a unique and enhanced platform on which consumers can enjoy cannabis.

STARRING OUR ESTEEMED GUESTS

Chip Forsythe, CEO and winemaker Rebel Coast Winery, Sonoma, California.

Chip Forythe, Rebel Coast Winery: CEO and Winemaker Rebel Coast Winery, Sonoma California. Its all about Weed Wine. How is it made, tastes and what's the high
There is nothing non disruptive about this company and CEO winemaker! The name says it all! Rebel Coast Winery. Its all about Weed Wine. How is it made, tastes and what’s the high?

Listen to Chip at 3:53 minutes in the audio podcast.

Rebel Coast Winery started off making a traditional wine, Reckless Love (with alcohol) back in 2012. When cannabis became legal in California we knew if anyone was going to make weed wine it would be us. But the problem was cannabis and alcohol cannot be sold under the same roof, or even in the same bottle. So, we came up with a simple solution.  We make our wines in Sonoma, remove just the alcohol and replace it with fast-acting THC. Each glass has 10mg of THC, meaning you can enjoy it at a dinner party and still be able to talk to everyone. Removing just the alcohol had a great consequence too. Traditional wines have ~150 calories per glass, and our wine (without the alcohol) has only 49.
Rebel Coast Winery started off making a traditional wine, Reckless Love (with alcohol) back in 2012.
Rebel Coast Cannabis 2016 Sauvignon Blanc.
Rebel Coast Cannabis 2016 Sauvignon Blanc.

When cannabis became legal in California they knew if anyone was going to make weed wine it would be them. But the problem was cannabis and alcohol cannot be sold under the same roof, or even in the same bottle. So, we came up with a simple solution. We make our wines in Sonoma, remove just the alcohol and replace it with fast-acting THC. Each glass has 10mg of THC, meaning you can enjoy it at a dinner party and still be able to talk to everyone. Removing just the alcohol had a great consequence too. Traditional wines have ~150 calories per glass, and our cannabis wine (without the alcohol) has only 49.

Jeff Maser, CEO The Tinley Beverage Company, Toronto, Canada

Jeff Maser, The Tinley Beverage Company: CEO of this Toronto based company producing cannabis infused classic cocktails like the Lime Margarita and Flying Mule.
Up next, we deviate from the vine and turn our attention to The Tinley Beverage Company, based here in Toronto producing a number of cannabis based beverages including they THC infused classic cocktails. Tinley’s mission is , “to help consumers enjoy cannabis in familiar, classic beverages dosed to perfection!

The Tinley Beverage Company Inc. is publicly traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange (TNY:CSE) and on the OTC Exchange (TNYBF:OTC)

Listen to Jeff at 16:23 minutes in the audio podcast.

The company is producing cannabis infused classic cocktails like the Lime Margarita and Flying Mule.
LIME MARGARITA
A single-serving, alcohol-free, ready-to-drink twist on the popular classic. Tinley™ Margarita is infused with real tequila and lime extracts, and Pineapple Jack Sativa. Less than half the calories of ready-to-drink alcohol margaritas (only 60 calories/serving). Drink cold and enjoy.  
FLYING MULE
Our classic Moscow Mule-inspired cocktail, alcohol-free, crafted with ginger beer, lime essences and pineapple jack sativa.
Single-serve, ready to drink, with less than half the calories of ready-to-drink and bar-mixed alcohol Moscow Mules.
Pineapple Jack is a sativa-dominant cannabis strain bred with Pineapple family and Jack Herer genetics, designed to provide a euphoric, blissful effect.

Kristina Shea, Marketing & Communications Director Rapid-Dose Therapeutics, makers of QuickStrip.

Kristina Shea: Marketing & Communications Director Rapid-Dose Therapeutics. Makers of Quickstrip a unique technology to deliver nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and therapeutic health products, anytime, anywhere. And now cannabis Quickstrip too!
Quickstrip is a unique technology to deliver nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and therapeutic health products, anytime, anywhere. And now cannabis QuickStrip too!
Rapid-Dose Therapeutic. is publicly traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange (DOSE:CSE)

Listen to Kristina at 34:04 minutes in the audio podcast.

Weed can now be enjoyed in a more subtle, socially acceptable and highly efficient way. No smoke, smell , no stigma, portable and so much more! Cannabis QuickStrip will be available in Canada May 2019.

RDT is providing a quick, convenient, precise and discreet delivery option for low-dose therapeutics with QuickStrip™ technology. Link currently in our bio!  #QuickStripEffect #QuickStrip #RDT #innovation #health #wellness
RDT is providing a quick, convenient, precise and discreet delivery option for low-dose therapeutics with QuickStrip™ technology.
Cannabis Audio Podcast April 2019

Weed Wine has arrived! Rebel Coast Winery and Cannabis Infused Sauvignon Blanc.

Ready to drink cannabis margaritas! Tinley Beverage Company makes them and much more!

#WeedWine #Cannabiswine #Marijuana #Sativa #Edible #THC #THCwine #InfusedWine #NonAlcoholic #Cannabis #LiquidEdible #MarijuanaInfused #wine#CannabisInfused #RebelCoast #CAdispensaries #Dispensary #CannabisCommunity #Weed #DailyCannabis #CACannabis #CaliforniaCannabis #CaliforniaWine #WhiteWine #CoolWine #FunWine #GoodWine #WinePorn #winelover #potwine#QuickStripEffect #QuickStrip #RDT#innovation #health #wellness #Tinley #Margarita #THC #420#NoAlcohol. #maryjane #marijuana #microdose#420 #cannabiscommunity #cannabis#culture #cannabiscup #dispensaries#dope #weed #weedporn #edibles#thc #pot #stoned #sativa #stoner#high #hightimes #legalweed

Brilliant cover by Freedom Train - You Shook Me All Night Long -AC/DC Gala event Stardust Rocks 2019 for Children's Aid of Halton Raised over 200K Congrats to all for a job well done! Rock on!!!!

Stardust Rocks Le Dome April 13th, 2019. Feel the Power of Love. We invite you to join us! 

Children's Stardust Gala April 13, 2019
Children’s Stardust Gala April 13, 2019
Children's Aid Foundation of Halton
Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton

Party like a ROCK STAR and celebrate changing the world for children, youth and families being helped by the
Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton

Saturday April 13, 2019
Le Dome Banquet Halls
Doors open at 6pm
Includes: Top Class Entertainment, Silent/Live Auctions, All Inclusive Host Bar, Swag Bag, Wine Wall and many more surprises!

#stardustrocks

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Featuring the music of Freedom Train
Dance the night away to the music of Freedom Train
The Wine Ladies will be there! Bid on amazing wines at the WINE WALL.....  Donations including...Fielding Estate, Tawse, Angels Gate, Kacaba, Rosewood, Hernder, Vineland and Chateau de Charmes
The Wine Ladies will be there! Bid on amazing wines at the WINE WALL…..  Donations including…Fielding Estate, Tawse, Angels Gate, Kacaba, Rosewood, Hernder, Vineland and Chateau de Charmes.

We are thinking of dressing like the gals from the B’52’s Love Shack!

Providing Resources to Help Children, Youth and Families Thrive

“The Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton gave me the greatest gift of all, the gift of an education. I couldn’t have gone to school without their support and funding.
Since 1990, with the support of generous, caring donors and sponsors, we have distributed over $5 million in support of the Halton Children’s Aid Society. We are proud that 100% of funds raised from donations are directed towards programs for our children and youth to make a significant, positive impact in their lives.

A volunteer Board of Directors oversees the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton’s fundraising activities and fund disbursements. The crucial programs supported by the CAFH are delivered to all children and youth in need within the Region of Halton.

Singing with the fabulous band Freedom Train. Brilliant cover by Freedom Train – You Shook Me All Night Long -AC/DC

Honouring International Women’s Day with Wine, and Women of the vine!

Zonta Celebrates International Women's Say 2019
The ladies of Zonta Club of Oakville.

International Women’s Day, or IWD is an annual celebration of women’s achievements,

On March 5th we were honoured to be the emcees for an IWD event, Zonta Celebrates in support of the Oakville Hospital Foundation with funds specifically directed to the issues of women’s health.

A global celebration that is marked around the world with festivals, conferences, fundraisers and fun runs. This March 8thmarked the 108th anniversary of IWD. With the first gathering happening in 1911 in the city of New York supported by over a million people from Switzerland, Denmark, Austria and Germany. 

The mandate of IWD is to rally for gender equality and to honour and celebrate the achievements of women across the globe.  Gender equality in the wine business we thought. Hmm… how are we doing ladies, in this traditionally dominated male industry? We recently had the opportunity to explore that very question. 

Zonta Celebrates International Women's Say 2019
100 years

Zonta International is a global organization of more than 29,000 members in close to 1,200 Zonta clubs in 63 countries. Since 1919 these ladies, advocates for women’s rights, have been working together to improve the lives of girls and women, for 100 years!

Zonta Celebrates International Women's Say 2019

The Zonta Club of Oakville, one of these esteemed clubs hosted this spectacular celebration and fundraiser. It was an extraordinary evening, of passion and compassion with close to 600 guests in attendance. 

Catriona Le May Doan

The highlight of the evening was when keynote speaker two-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner, the fastest women on ice Catriona Le May Doan approached the podium.

She spoke of her victories and her challenges both on the ice and off, in her past and in the present. As a woman in sport, was it a level playing field? Here’s what Catriona had to say “It was for me in my sport but in the last seventeen years, the inclusion of women in other sports and teams has made an improvement but still has a way to go”.  And for us in the world of wine, is there equal opportunity? We personally have seen a greater presence of women in our field. Back in 2002 when we started there were far fewer ladies. Fast forward many more female wine makers, viticulturists, sommeliers, marketing executives and writers are populating the business.  Plus…. do women have better palates? Ah, the $64,000 question!  We learn from Catriona that she too has a great love and appreciation for a fine glass of red wine! Besties forever!

The Wine Wall

Speaking of wine, over to the Wine Wall, what a fabulous collection of wines, wine baskets, and wine related accessories all auctioned off to the highest bid in our silent auction. A big thanks to the many sponsors and private individuals for their generous donations!

Marilisa Allegrini at La Poya vineyard, Allegrini, Valpolicella, Italy
Marilisa Allegrini at La Poya vineyard, Allegrini, Valpolicella, Italy

         For this International Women’s Day, we thought we would introduce you to one remarkable woman in our field.  

She is Marilisa Allegrini, CEO of Allegrini, one of the most respected and highly acclaimed wineries of Italy located in the storied wine growing region of Valpolicella. Allegrini is world-renowned in particular for their exceptional production of the iconic wine Amarone. She is known as the “Voice of Amarone” and has been often described as a “Wine Star”. 

 Marilisa is the first Italian woman wine producer to grace the cover of one of the most respected and famous wine magazines in the world, The Wine Spectator. Since the early 1980’s Marilisa has been traveling the world sharing her passion for both the wines of Allegrini and the region of Valpolicella. 

We had the opportunity to meet with Marilisa and asked if she would tell us a little more about the company and her role.

We learn that the Allegrini family has been involved with grape growing and winemaking since the 1500’s handing down grape growing and winemaking traditions over six generations. 

Its roots lie in a small village Fumane de Valpolicella located just north of Verona in north-eastern Italy. The family played a prominent role in the local community as one of the most important landowners, involved in agricultural work and upholding local traditions.  

The company took a proverbial giant step in growth with the 5thgeneration Allegrini at the helm Marilisa’s father Giovanni.

 ‘It was” Marilisa goes on to explain with great admiration “the intelligence and hard work of her father. An instinctive man with respect to the land and innovative winemaking practices. That was integral in leading the way to modern winemaking and earning the reputation Allegrini enjoys today. Allegrini and Amarone della Valpolicella! 

Just one example of many, he was one of the first producers to change the style and the methodology of making Amarone. Once little known, with a profile reminiscent of a port, to the prestigious and delicious wine it is today produced with dried grapes. 

            Today we discover that Allegrini’s Amarone, with son Franco as the winemaker since 1983 is considered the benchmark and the style new winemakers look to emulate. 

 Allegrini was also one of the first to develop several cru vineyards including La Poja, reviewed here below.  

As we continue to chat Marilisa emphasizes how it is all about the land. How connected she and her family are to both the history and present of Valpolicella. The company’s holdings are impressive. They include several of the villages in the original (classico) region of Valpolicella.  The company’s philosophy  is to produce single vineyard wines made with local grape varieties. 

            The tireless Marilisa, a world-traveling ambassador for Allegrini and Valpolicella. She has been credited with taking an already famous company to new heights. And as a bold and brave CEO, along with brother and winemaker Franco, they’ve taken on new challenges and exciting acquisitions! To Tuscany, first in Bolgheri and then Montalcino.  

We had the opportunity to enjoy two Allegrini wines at a recent get together.

The first one of particular pride and joy to Marilisa, with a special connection to her late father, the wine La Poja. 

La Poja is a single vineyard spectacular wine, which comes from a specific parcel of land, the prestigious La Grola vineyard in the Valpolicella Classico area. Marilisa tells us that not long before her fathers passing Giovanni acquired this parcel. A piece at the top of the famous hill of the La Grola vineyard, 2.65 hectares  “at great financial effort”. He believed so strongly in this location and the characteristics of the soil. 78% chalk and with great mineral content in its ability to produce exceptional wines with great structure and aging potential. Today La Poja is the crown jewel of “Grand Cru expression” of Allegrini. It rounds out their stupendous line up of wines including their Valpolicella, Palazzo della Torre and their iconic Amarone to name a few.

LA POJA  $110.00  VINTAGES 

La Poja, single vineyard, single varietal made with 100% Corvina. 

Elegant, rich and full bodied, seductive on the nose with intense aromas of black currant, juicy cherries, hints of spice, velvety on the palate with blackberry, cherry and hint of liquorice flavours ending with a luscious lingering finish.

PALAZZO DELLA TORRE $24.95

We so enjoyed this full bodied, delectable wine! With a seductive nose of blackberries, spice, hints of vanilla and milk chocolate, a rich intense mouth filling red wine, lots of black fruit, with hints of smoke and a chocolate-mocha flavour on the palate. We loved it!

We hope you all have the opportunity someday to enjoy the wines of Allegrini and the fruits of this amazing historic winemaking family! Hats off to Marilisa, and to all the ladies out there forging their way in this 108thanniversary year of International Women’s Day!

For more information on Allegrini wines and their availability please visit www.woodmanwinesandspirits.com

A glittering, golden evening celebrating International Women’s Day with Zonta Celebrates and Olympic Gold Medalist, Catriona Le May Doan.

International Women's Day
International Women’s Day
International Women's day 2019 Zonta Celebrates March 5, 2019.

A glittering, golden evening celebrating International Women’s Day with Zonta Celebrates and Olympic Gold Medalist, Catriona Le May Doan.

International Women's day 2019 Zonta Celebrates March 5, 2019.
Zonta Celebrates International Women’s Day 2019. The Wine Ladies were honored to emcee the event. Here with Catherine Bobesich Co Chair Zonta and key note speaker Catriona Le May Doan, Canadian Gold Metal Olympic Champion.

Oh what a night! Everyone won gold March 5th as the inaugural Zonta Celebrates, International Women’s Day (Zonta Club of Oakville) event took place. It was an extraordinary evening of passion and compassion with close to 600 guests in attendance. 

March 8th, 2019 is the 108th anniversary of International Women’s Day with events celebrated around the globe.

Celebration cake honoring 100 year of Zonta International. Cake made by The Sweetest Thing, Kerr Street, Oakville.
Celebration cake honoring 100 years of Zonta International. Cake made by The Sweetest Thing, Kerr Street, Oakville.
Sold out capacity crowd of 600 people turned out for the inaugural Zonta Celebrates event held March 5th, 2019 at the Burlington Convention Center. View from the podium.
Sold out capacity crowd of 600 people turned out for the inaugural Zonta Celebrates event held March 5th, 2019 at the Burlington Convention Center. View from the podium.

We were honored to be the emcees for an IWD event, “Zonta Celebrates” in support of the Oakville Hospital Foundation.

 The funds specifically directed to the issues of women’s health. CEO Oakville Hospital Foundation Mary McPherson addressed the group and announced that $50,000 over the next 5 years will be raised by The Zonta Club of Oakville.
The funds specifically directed to the issues of women’s health. CEO Oakville Hospital Foundation Mary McPherson addressed the group and announced that $50,000 over the next 5 years will be raised by The Zonta Club of Oakville.

The Wine Ladies Georgia and Susanne were honored to emcee the Zonta Celebrates International Women's Day event,
The Wine Ladies Georgia and Susanne were honored to emcee the Zonta Celebrates International Women’s Day event,

Zonta International is a global organization of more than 29,000 members in close to 1,200 Zonta clubs in 63 countries. Since 1919 these ladies, advocates for women’s rights, have been working together to improve the lives of girls and women, for 100 years!

Zonta Oakville ladies on stage enjoying a selfie moment. Tag us #ZontaCelebratesIWD
Zonta Oakville ladies on stage enjoying a selfie moment. Tag us #ZontaCelebratesIWD

The highlight of the evening was when keynote speaker two-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner.

The fastest women on ice Catriona Le May Doan approached the podium. She spoke of her victories and her challenges both on the ice and off, in her past and in the present. As a woman in sport, was it a level playing field? Here’s what Catriona had to say “It was for me in my sport but in the last seventeen years, the inclusion of women in other sports and teams has made an improvement but still has a way to go”.   And for us in the world of wine, is there equal opportunity? We personally have seen a greater presence of women in our field. Back in 2002 when we started there were far fewer ladies, fast forward many more female wine makers, viticulturists, sommeliers, marketing executives and writers are populating the business.  Plus…. do women have better palates? Ah, the $64,000 question!  

Catriona Le May Doan, We learn from Catriona that she too has a great love and appreciation for a fine glass of red wine! Besties forever!

Speaking of wine, over to the Wine Wall, what a fabulous collection of wines, wine baskets, and wine related accessories all auctioned off to the highest bid in our silent auction. A big thanks to the many sponsors and private individuals for their generous donations!

Isabella Briatico (right) and winner the designer of the to the stage, with the beautiful diamond and gold earrings - Pink, White, and Yellow gold earrings with the appraisal at $5100.00
Isabella Briatico (designer on the right) and winner the door prize on the stage, with the beautiful diamond and gold earrings – Pink, White, and Yellow gold earrings with the appraisal at $5100.00
The Wine Wall! Simply amazing donations!!!!
Wine Wall

A big thanks to the many sponsors and private individuals for their generous donations!

For more pictures of the entire evening please visit Zonta Club of Oakville Facebook Page.

The Wine Ladies Audio Podcast…Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 With Three Remarkable Women! Follow Us At https://www.mixcloud.com/WineLadies/

Two Hands Sexy Beast 2017

Two Hands Sexy Beast Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Georgia’s Wine Pick

Two Hands Sexy Beast 2017 Georgia's Wine Pick

Two Hands Sexy Beast Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Georgia’s Wine Pick

LISTEN TO MY REVIEW AT 3:20 MINUTES IN THE SHOW

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 Two Hands Sexy Beast Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

So my wine pick today comes from TWO HANDS WINES , founded in 1999 by two guys at a friends engagement party. That actually is when they decided it was time to make their own wine and market it to the world.

Fast forward, they are in the Barosaa Valley and have done extremely well. In November 2012, Two Hands was named in the Wine Spectator’s annual Top 100 for the 10th year in a row. An achievement apparently that no other winery can boast.

Kind of liked the name of this wine, Sexy Beast. I figured when I tasted this Cabernet Sauvignon from McLaren Vale, South Australia, maybe the name came from the way in which the  oak and tannins in this wine are being tamed. Or wrestled down by the intense deep purplish colour, abundant red  fruit, cassis and notes of chocolate…and minty spice. Mouth filling, a beast of a wine, coming in at 16% alcohol, wow… yummy! Sexy Beast is part of the Picture Series of Two Hands Wines.

Two Hands Sexy Beast Cab Sauv 2017 LCBO

Episode 77: When Life Gives You Lemons! Make Limoncello!

Episode 77: When Life Gives You Lemons! Make Limoncello!

Tom Jones appearance wowed the crowd!

Ladies and Gentlemen…Live and in Person…This is Tom Jones! The Wine Ladies Holiday Party!

Tom Jones arrived and entertained us all!

Tom Jones will be in the house!! Meet Dave LaFame, author, entertainer and tribute artist. Our incredible entertainment for the event! You are going to love this guy!!

Don’t forget, The Wine Ladies Holiday Party For The United Way, Halton & Hamilton will be here soon!
Why wait? it’s less than 2 weeks away!

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Event Details

Date: November 8th,2018

Time: 7:00 pm -10:00 pm: 7:00 pm-7:30 pm red carpet/photo opportunities
7:30 pm-10:00 pm: Event program (red carpet, wine sampling, cocktail style appetizers, live auction, raffle, speakers, entertainment, fashion show, cash bar and taping of The Wine Ladies TV show.
Place: Noble Hall, 2273 Royal Windsor Drive, Oakville, Ontario L6J 7X8

Cost: $60.00 per ticket (includes wine sampling, cocktail style appetizers, fashion show, entertainment/speakers plus 1 ticket for a door prize of a sleigh filled with wine valued at approx $1500.00). Over $10,000 in prizes to be won!
Dress: Dressy /Tres chic

Holiday Party Audio podcast

On this week’s Audio Podcast…

Coming up on today’s show, the holidays will be sneaking up on us before you know it, and our thoughts will start to turn to the many up coming festivities, lots of family and friends, great food, wine, perhaps a little gift giving and of course parties!!!

 It is an exciting time of the year where we get to let loose a little and have some serious fun!  There are however many folks, individuals and families that aren’t quite so fortunate. So we are throwing a BIG, massive, fun filled holiday party in support of the United Way Halton and Hamilton.

And you are all invited!

Red carpet, amazing food, wine, a His n Her fashion show. What’s hot, what’s not! And not only in what to wear but how to dress your holiday table too! We’ll have a sleigh filled to the brim with wine, valued at $1500.00 as our door prize and tons of other raffle prizes too!
Reserve the date November 8th! Happening at Noble Hall, formerly Otello’s in Oakville. Let’s raise some serious cash and help as many as we can!

EPISODE 75

We'd like to share with you a little taste of what you can expect to enjoy at the upcoming event, Nov 8th. We welcome one of our wine sponsors to the audio podcast, Tom Noitsis, founder of Eurovintages Wines & Spirits. A premier wine and spirits importer, bringing in fine products from around the world. We'll chat with Tom about the wines his company will be pouring on that evening and donating to our Grand Door Prize, the Wine Sleigh, valued at $1500.00.

We’d like to share with you a little taste of what you can expect to enjoy at the upcoming event, Nov 8th. We welcome one of our wine sponsors to the audio podcast, Tom Noitsis, founder of Eurovintage Wines & Spirits. A premier wine and spirits importer, bringing in fine products from around the world. We’ll chat with Tom about the wines his company will be pouring on that evening and donating to our Grand Door Prize, the Wine Sleigh, valued at $1500.00.

Listen to Tom Noitsis’s interview at 3:55  minutes in the audio podcast.

Remy Pannier Sauvignon Blanc Val De Loire

Remy Pannier Sauvignon Blanc Val De Loire

Chateau D'Aiguille Cote De Rhone Villages

Chateau D’Aigueville Cote De Rhone Villages

We did mention Holiday Décor? We’d like to welcome now Elizabeth Law to the audio podcast, our GOLD sponsor for the Holiday Party. Elizabeth is the founder of Elizabeth Interiors, located in Burlington,Ontario. With a design team of 10 and a fine furniture showroom for the discriminating buyer with an eye for value. The company focuses on enhancing your space and making your home a home!

We did mention Holiday Décor? We’d like to welcome now Elizabeth Law to the audio podcast, our GOLD sponsor for the Holiday Party. Elizabeth is the founder of Elizabeth Interiors, located in Burlington,Ontario. With a design team of 10 and a fine furniture showroom for the discriminating buyer with an eye for value. The company focuses on enhancing your space and making your home a home!
We look forward to showcasing some of Elizabeth’s beautiful work first hand on November 8th. At the holiday party Elizabeth and her team will have created 2 beautifully decorated table settings each with a unique style. We can’t wait to see them!

Listen to Elizabeth Law’s interview at 14:28 minutes in the audio podcast.

The Wine Ladies Holiday Party in support of the United Way. November 8th, 2018

The Wine Ladies Holiday Party in support of the United Way. November 8th, 2018

The Wine Ladies Holiday Party
in support of the United Way Halton & Hamilton.

United Way Halton & Hamilton

United Way Halton & Hamilton

Get yourself red carpet ready for the holiday season. Coming up, November 8th, The Wine Ladies Holiday Party in support of the United Way Halton & Hamilton.

The Wine Ladies TV show “One Sip At A Time” will be shot on location at Noble Hall, Oakville.

The Wine ladies Holiday Party United Way Nov 8th, 2018

Just in time for the up-coming festive season!

Join us for a fabulous evening of fine wine, food, entertainment, great prizes and stunning holiday fashions for him and her. Tips on entertaining for the holiday season, from wine, to trendy and easy appetizers to trimming your tree and decorating with the latest colours and styles.

Feel like a star as you walk the red carpet.

Savour the culinary masterpieces of Executive Chef Jonny O’Callaghan of Noble Bistro from downtown Oakville and Lorne Park. Sip on a selection of international and VQA wines.

As for entertainment, rumour has it that Tom Jones, Frankie Vali, Neil Diamond and even Bob Marley will rock the stage for your enjoyment.

A stunning fashion show featuring two downtown Oakville high end boutiques for him, JOEY FOR MEN and her SHE IS.

Owners and fashionistas, Joey of Joey for Men and Natasha of She IS.

Owners and fashionistas, Joey of Joey for Men and Natasha of She IS.

Decorate your holiday table with style and class with tips from our decor expert, Elizabeth Law of Elizabeth Interiors, Burlington.

Ticket price is $60.00 support the UNITED WAY.

DOOR PRIZE

Enjoy all of the above plus a chance to win one of Santa’s sleighs brimming over with a variety of stunning wines over $1500.00.

or call The Wine Ladies at 416-716-8510

Live auction prizes could include a dinner for eight prepared in your home by Executive Chef Jonny O’Callaghan of Noble Bistro, a wine tasting excursion via limo to Niagara wine country, a Fall Fashion wardrobe for him and her valued at $1000.00, a stunning piece of jewellery from a renowned local jeweller and your home personally designer decorated for the holidays including all the trimmings, and much,more!

All in support of the very worthy cause the United Way. Help our Oakville chapter help our community. Bring a little brightness to the less fortunate and shine a star just for a brief time for those in need.

Event Details

Date: November 8th,2018

Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00pm: 7:00pm-7:30pm red carpet/photo opportunities
7:30pm-10:00pm: Event program (red carpet, wine sampling, cocktail style appetizers, live auction, raffle, speakers, entertainment, fashion show, cash bar and taping of The Wine Ladies TV show.
Place: Noble Hall (formerly Otello’s), 2273 Royal Windsor Drive, Oakville, Ontario L6J 7X8

Cost: $60.00 per ticket (includes wine sampling, cocktail style appetizers, fashion show, entertainment/speakers plus 1 ticket for a door prize of a sleigh filled with wine valued at approx $1500.00).
Dress: Dressy /Tres chic

Many thanks to our generous sponsors for making this all possible.

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GOLD SPONSORS

United Way Gold Sponsors Nov 8th, 2018

Elizabeth Interiors

MVL Leasing Limited

SILVER SPONSORS

Silver Sponsors United Way event

Beauty Institute

Noble Bistro

Noble Hall

Paramount Focus

WINE SPONSORS

wine sponsors

Eurovintage Wines & Spirits

Noble Wines & Spirits

Select Wines & Spirits

MEDIA SPONORS

United Way Media Sponsors

Film.ca

TheWineLadies.com

THN Media

IN KIND SPONSORS

In Kind Sponsors United Way Oct 18

Ace Coworking

BLO Blow-Dry-Bar

Canndora

Denny’s Auto Wash

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Grape Escape Wine Tours

iGita

Joey For Men

Lofttan

Lucy’s 

Maple Grove Dental 

Miss Bailey Brown Chocolate

Nisreen’s Art Studio

Organic Garage

Parsons Interiors

Pioneer Family Pools

Sesso

She IS

Spin Co Oakville

Supperworks 

Tarot Lori

The Sweetest Thing

Willson Oakville Film Festival

Yellow Door

Bloody Caesar

Hail to the Almighty Caesar! Join us July 7th for the Toronto Caesar Challenge. In support of HOW, Hygiene On Wheels.

Toronto Caesar Challenge

Toronto Ceasar Challenge

Caesars, Music, Food

We’re on the hunt for the craftiest and most delicious Caesar in Toronto. Known as Canada’s greatest BOOZY invention. Toronto’s bars, restaurants and venues have created their own versions of this National drink.

A panel of judges will be crowning Toronto’s Best Caesar.

Your ticket includes 2.5 hours of enjoying TEN of the most creative and delicious Caesars in Toronto. Created by the finest restaurants and bars around. Includes yummy food and drink tastes from local companies, live music and more!

Tickets are only $20.00!

Three sessions available.

 1:00pm – 3:30pm
4:00pm – 6:30pm (SOLD OUT)
7:00pm- 9:30pm

This event is 19+

Buy Tickets Now

Proceeds benefit www.hygieneonwheels.org

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Audio Podcast Toronto Caesar Challenge with Deborah Daniel of HOW.

Audio Podcast Toronto Caesar Challenge with Deborah Daniel of HOW.

COMING UP NEXT ON THE WINE LADIES AUDIO PODCAST

Toronto Caesar Challenge Audio Podcast

“TAKING LIFE ONE SIP AT A TIME”

EPISODE 72: Toronto Caesar Challenge in support of HOW, Hygiene on Wheels.

STARRING OUR ESTEEMED GUEST

Deborah Daniel of HOW, Hygiene On Wheels.

Deborah Daniel of HOW, Hygiene On Wheels.

For Deborah’s exclusive interview on the show.

Deborah Daniel, Founder of HOW and creator of the Toronto Caesar Challenge.

We ‘re shifting our gears, just temporartily away from the vine to an iconic cocktail. What is Canada’s very own cocktail originally created in 1969 at the Calgary Inn? This drink was officially named Canada’s national cocktail by Parliament in 2009.

It is the the spicy, scrumptious, red hot cocktail, the Bloody Ceaser!

Coming up on July 7th here in Toronto is the  inaugural Caesar Challenge. Major restaurants, bars and venues around the city will all gather to create their very own signature version of this National drink. Presented to an esteemed panel of judges! Including us!! We’ll be part of the judging committee too!

Canada Day Backyard BBQ Celebration. Testing some our own Caesars in preparation for the Toronto Caesar Challenge July 7, 2018.

Canada Day Backyard BBQ Celebration. Testing some our own Caesars in preparation for the Toronto Caesar Challenge July 7, 2018.

What a great time it is going to be. All those Caesar lovers out there showing off their creativity, drink, fabulous food and music. It is going to be awesome.

This event/competition  is a fundraiser with the proceeds going to the organization, HOW, Hygiene on Wheels.

Founded by CEO Deborah Daniel. This is  truly an inspired initiative to help the homeless have access to mobile showers, and laundry services using retired mobile Toronto transit buses.

Click here to donate to HOW.

Caesar

Passion turns to Purpose, Celebrity Endodontist turned winemaker!