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Ontario Wine Society, Event Archive & Flyers

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Here you will find OWS event information from our four Chapters, dating back to February 2002.

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Event
Date
Exploring Sauvignon Blanc May 12, 2014
May “VC” Wine Pop-Up May 12, 2014
Second Annual 5 STARS ***** April 16, 2014
“The Grapes of Wrath” with Jim Warren March 24, 2014
March “VC” Wine Pop-Up March 17, 2014
Niagara Annual Social/AGM at Reif Est. Winery March 16, 2014
Hot Stove tasting + Raptors game with Anne Martin March 10, 2014
Wine & Dine Series: Burning Kiln at Pangaea February 24, 2014
An Intimate Sip – Calamus & Greenlane
February 17, 2014
Perfect Pairings February 8, 2014
Bachelder February 10, 2014
New Year, New Wineries February 11, 2014
Chocolate & Wine with Bruce Barber January 29, 2014
100-Mile Pinot January 13, 2014
Halton Try and Buy Holiday Party November 26, 2013
Niagara Annual Dinner: Rockway Vineyards November 23, 2013
Taste & Buy. #5 featuring Flat Rock and North 42 Degrees November 11, 2013
Speck Family 25th Anniversary Celebration October 23, 2013
Selling wine in Ontario, Venue: The Good Earth Wine & Food Co. October 23, 2013
Taste & Buy. #4 featuring Ride Road & Keint-He October 7, 2013
Back to School: Wine 102 September 17, 2013
Taste. Buy. #3 featuring Cooper’s Hawk & Karlo Estates September 16, 2013
A Vineyard Walk at Strewn August 28, 2013
Toronto Bin End, Woodbine Ractetrack August 21, 2013
Taste. Buy. #2 featuring The Grange of PEC and Rosewood Estates August 12, 2013
All Chapters’ Social for i4C – Coyote’s Run July 20, 2013
Vintage Conservatory: Vineland & Colchester Ridge July 15, 2013
Summer Sippers at The Grange July 13, 2013
Summer BBQ at Kacaba July 9, 2013
BBQ Social & Toronto AGM at Allens on the Danforth June 25, 2013
Backyard BBQ at Scotch Block June 15, 2013
Bus Trip: Toronto to St. David’s Bench June 10, 2013
Trend to Blend June 4, 2013
Toronto Dinner Series: Fielding at Paese May 28, 2013
World Winemakers with Bachelder, Gamble & Sperling, and Ziraldo May 6, 2013
So You Want to Be a Winemaker? Assemblage with Calamus May 6, 2013
County Character, inaugural PEC Chapter event* April 27, 2013
Well Preserved with Malivoire April 17, 2013
5 STARS at Casa Loma April 10, 2013
April Fools Tasting at Mastronardi April 1, 2013
The Grange at Biagio – Toronto Annual Dinner March 4, 2013
Beyond the Glass, Oxley Estate Winery March 4, 2013
Finishing Touches, Niagara College February 25, 2013
Fortified Wines February 4, 2013
Icewine Weekend, Niagara College February 1 & 2, 2013
The History of Niagara College Teaching Winery January 30, 2013
Niagara’s Best Vintages January 22, 2013
WOW Factor Pairings January 22, 2013
Sparkling for the Holidays December 11, 2012
Taste & Buy, Grano December 1, 2012
Pass the Appassimento! November 27, 2012
BC Meets ON with Tawse & Mission Hill November 21, 2012
Annual Dinner at Inniskillin, Niagara November 17, 2012
California Dreamin’ October 24, 2012
Ontario in Depth: Cab Franc & Riesling October 11, 2012
Beer vs Wine; a Cheese Tasting September 19, 2012
People’s Choice Pinot Noir (Winner: Niagara College Dean’s List 07) September 18, 2012
Tasting Tailgate Wines August 27, 2012
Bin End at Woodbine August 22, 2012
Does Size Matter? August 21, 2012
Tasting 2007 Reds July 31, 2012
Bin End & AGM, Halton July 11, 2012
Wine Blending at Calamus June 26, 2012
AGM, Dinner & Social at Campbell House June 21, 2012
Blind Tasting Chardonnay June 11, 2012
Toronto Annual Bus Trip #2, Prince Edward County June 9, 2012
Best of Ontario with Michael Pinkus June 6, 2012
Toronto Annual Bus Trip #1, Prince Edward County June 2, 2012
Sauvignon Blanc: Same Grape, Different Wines May 24, 2012
Merlot & Savagnin May 14, 2012
Tasting Appassimento-style Wines & iYellow Blog Event Recap May 14, 2012
Celebrate Cuvee Winners April 25, 2012
Earth Day in the Vineyard April 21, 2012
Shores of Erie April 16, 2012
Rieslings at Viewpointe / Event Results April 4, 2012
Jazz & Wine Matching March 22, 2012
Blends March 5, 2012
Leap Forward… New Wineries February 28, 2012
Annual Dinner at Globe Bistro Feburary 28, 2012
Matching Food & Wine, Pillitteri Estate Winery February 25, 2012
Annual Icewine Weekend to Henry of Pelham February 4, 5, 2012
Ontario’s Best Kept Secret “Gamay” January 18, 25, 2012
What’s Different in Wine Country Ontario January 16, 2012
A Fireside Bordeaux Chat January 10, 2012
Tasting Le Clos Jordanne At Jackson Triggs December 12, 2011
Sip & Try Before You Buy November 30, 2011
“Anniversaries” Dinner at Peller Estates Winery November 5, 2011
Hallowine – Wines for all your Spooktacular Occasions October 26, 2011
The Ontario Wine Society’s 20th Anniversary & The Ontario Wine Industry’s 200th Anniversary October 20, 2011
“Weinfest” with Konzelmann Estate Winery September 21, 2011
New Zealand / Ontario : Comparison of Terroir & Excellence September 19, 2011
What’s New in Niagara August 24, 2011
Summer Bin End Dinner August 17, 2011
BBQ Social and AGM June 23, 2011
Summer Sipping with Coyote’s Run June 22, 2011
Three-Region, Three-Wine Comparison June 21, 2011
Annual Bus Trip to Niagara Escarpment Wine Tour June 11, 2011
AGM and Winemaking in Ontario – Bicentennial Celebrations May 30, 2011
Classic Pinot Noir: Burgundy and Ontario May 19, 2011
Tawse; The Taste of Gold May 4, 2011
A Pilot “Pre-release”, “Release” and “On Sale!” Wine Event April 26, 2011
Matching Fruit Wine and Cheese April 18, 2011
Ontario Virtual Wineries April 11, 2011
Wine Cellaring With Tony Aspler March 30, 2011
Annual Social Event, Annual General Meeting, and Amazing Wine Race March 26, 2011
A Taste of Québec’s ‘Tasting Soirée March 22, 2011
The Art and Design of Contemporary Wine Labels February 23, 2011
Seriously Cool Chardonnay February 22, 2011
Bubbles and Ice February 16, 2011
Annual Icewine Weekend February 5/6, 2011
Brand New Year – Brand New Niagara Wineries January 26, 2011
Deconstructing Forty Creek – Kittling Ridge’s Whisky January 17, 2011
Icewines, Sparkling Wines & Chocolates December 7, 2010
Artevino Award Winners November 23, 2010
Holiday Wines November 17, 2010
The ‘F’-ing Annual Dinner November 13, 2010
Linda Bramble’s “Sipping with the Stars” October 24, 2010
You be the Judge October 21, 2010
Virtual Winery Reality September 28, 2010
Awaken Your Wine Senses September 22, 2010
A 25th Anniversary Celebration for Stoney Ridge Estate Winery September 20, 2010
Summer Bin End Dinner 2010 August 25, 2010
Eco Walk and Wine Tasting August 8, 2010
Wine Good Enough to Eat July 12, 2010
Cool vs. Warm Climate Wines at Ridgepoint Wines June 24, 2010
Our Annual Bus Trip June 12 & 13, 2010
A Sensory Experience at Ravine Vineyard May 18, 2010
Wine & Jazz May 11 & 12, 2010
Grillin’ and Chillin’ Dinner Event May 4, 2010
An Austrian/Ontario Wine Experience April 27, 2010
A Taste of Prince Edward County April 21, 2010
Cheers for Cheddar! March 31, 2010
Annual Social Event, General Meeting, and Iron Sommelier Competition March 27, 2010
Ontario Chardonnay – Seriously Cool March 24, 2010
VQA Designation and non-VQA wines at Rosewood Estate Winery and Meadery February 25, 2010
Annual Dinner, at the Chefs’ House February 24, 2010
Sumptuous Wine and Seductive Chocolate February 2, 2010
Icewine Weekend January 30, 31, 2010
Matching Wine & Aphrodisiacs January 27, 2010
What is Schott Zwiesel? January 18, 2010
Gadgets, Gizmos, and Games – Oh My! December 9, 2009
Taste and Order November 30, 2009
Niagara Chapter Annual Dinner – Dining with the Winemaker November 14, 2009
Afternoon Delight October 24, 2009
An Afternoon in the
Country
October 4, 2009
Sipping with the Stars September 29, 2009
Tasting with the Stars September 29, 2009
Summer Bin End Dinner August 26, 2009
The Passionate Art of Wine August 22, 2009
Honouring the Grape Kings at Jackson-Triggs Winery July 24, 2009
Red Paw – Black Paw June 23, 2009
Wine and Jazz Matching June 23, 2009
Annual Bus Trip to Niagara On The Lake June 13, 2009
If You Knew Riesling Like She Knows Riesling May 27, 2009
A Sparkling Spring Evening May 24, 2009
Lailey Vineyard Double Header May 12, 2009
Sneak Preview of 2007 Reds April 23, 2009
Annual Wine Fair April 13, 2009
Annual Social at Palatine Hills Winery March 28, 2009
Annual Dinner – Toronto Chapter March 24, 2009
Burgundy-Niagara Challenge Blind Tasting February 26, 2009
Wine One-Oh-Wonderful! February 21, 2009
Icewine Weekend February 7-8, 2009
Days of Wine and Chocolate! January 26, 2009
International Food meets Local Wine January 17, 2008
What’s Schot Zwiesel? December 9, 2008
Passionate Pinot November 25, 2008
Niagara Chapter Annual Dinner – From ‘C’ to ‘C’ November 14, 2008
Nature vs. Man October 28, 2008
Syrah/Shiraz Tasting September 23, 2008
The Summer Bin End Dinner at Woodbine Racetrack August 20, 2008
Garden Party by-the-lake At Legends Estate Winery August 17, 2008
The Ageability of Ontario Wines July 24, 2008
Shiraz or Syrah. What’s the difference? June 25, 2008
Jazz and Wine Matching Event June 18, 2008
Bus Trip to Prince Edward County June 7, 2008
The Changing Face of Sauvignon Blanc at Peninsula Ridge Winery May 20, 2008
New Kids on the Block May 12, 2008
“Niagara’s Other Wines” Tasting Our Unique Varietals at Ridgepoint Wines April 22, 2008
Fifth Annual Wonderful Wine Fair April 1, 2008
Niagara Chapter Annual Social Event at Joseph’s Winery March 29, 2008
Toronto Chapter Annual Dinner at Jamie Kennedy Wine Bar March 18, 2008
Niagara Sub-Appellations February 26, 2008
“You’ve come a long way baby” Tastes and Preferences Then and Now at Angels Gate Winery February 22, 2008
Ice Wine Weekend 2008 February 2 and 3, 2008
Southbrook / Lailey Chardonnay Vertical Tasting January 29, 2008
Cooking With Wine – Demonstration & Tasting at Inniskillin Winery January 23, 2008
Vertical Styled Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting at Chateau des Charmes Winery December 6, 2007
Wacko for Baco Night At the University of Toronto, Faculty Club November 27th, 2007
Reception & Dinner at the Niagara Culinary Institute November 09, 2007
A Tribute to Donald Ziraldo October 30, 2007
Reif 25th Anniversary Event September 25, 2007
Blended Rose Tasting and Roasted Pig Picnic August 24, 2007
Summer Bin End Dinner at Woodbine Racetrack August 22, 2007
Pinot Gris – Pinot Grigio Tasting July 23, 2007
The Outer Limits of Ontario Wine July 23, 2007
Canadian Oak Comparison June 26, 2007
Bus Trip to Niagara-On-The-Lake June 9, 2007
Show us your Hybrids Tasting May 16, 2007
Toronto Chapter’s 2007 Annual Dinner May 8, 2007
Regional Wine & Food Match April 23, 2007
The Fourth Annual Wonderful Wine Faire April 4, 2007
Niagara Chapter’s 3rd Annual General Meeting & Social in Wine Country March 31, 2007
New Kids on the Block February 22, 2007
The Great Clone Debate at Flat Rock Cellars February 22, 2007
Wine Tasting 101 February 20, 2007
Icewine Weekend February 3 and 4, 2007
Bordeaux vs. Ontario at Lakeview Cellars Winery January 27, 2007
2002 Cabernet Franc: “An Ontario Outstanding Vintage” January 23, 2007
Christmas at the Harbour December 2, 2006
Ontario vs. B.C. with Tony Aspler November 27, 2006
Annual Dinner at Hernder Estate Winery November 10, 2006
Ontario vs. German Riesling October 24, 2006
Reds! September 26, 2006
Summer Bin End Dinner, at Woodbine Racetrack August 23, 2006
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, & Sparkling Wine Tasting and Boat Cruise August 8, 2006
Niagara Sub-Appellation Tasting from the “Terroir Series” at Peninsula Ridge Winery July 18, 2006
Pillitteri Estates Winery – Women in Wine Tour and Tasting June 24, 2006
Niagara Bench Bus Trip June 10, 2006
Creekside Winery – Canadian Terrior Series May 16, 2006
Sauvignon Blanc Tasting May 16, 2006
A Victorian Banquet to the Spring April 25, 2006
The Merits of Cork and Screw Cap April 19, 2006
The Third Annual Wonderful Wine Fair April 3, 2006
Annual Social Event: Tour and Social at Henry of Pelham Winery March 18, 2006
The Art of Pairing Wine & Cheese March 14, 2006
2005 Cuvée Winners – “You be the Judge” Tasting February 23, 2006
A Special Anniversary Tasting February 21, 2006
Icewine Weekend, 2006 February 4 & 5, 2006
New Kids on the Block Tasting at Stratus Vinyards January 17, 2006
Canada vs. Bordeaux January 16, 2006
‘The Art of the Blend’ Workshop and Tasting December 14, 2005
New Kids on the Block, at the Ontario Club November 22, 2005
Niagara Chapter’s Annual Dinner at La Cachette Restaurant, Strewn Winery November 11, 2005
Pinot Noir – A 2002 Horizontal Tasting, at the Ontario Club October 17, 2005
Colio Estate Wines: Celebrating 25 Years, at the Ontario Club September 12, 2005
How to Taste Wine Like a Pro – Annual BBQ Event, at Flat Rock Cellars August 18, 2005
Amateur Winemakers Tasting at Angels Gate Winery July 26, 2005
Matching Wine and Cheese Tasting at Caroline Cellars June 21, 2005
2005 Ontario Wine Awards June 16, 2005
The Estate Wineries of Vincor June 14, 2005
Lake Erie North Shore, Pelee Island and More Weekend June 11 & 12, 2005
Double Horizontal Sauvignon Blanc Tasting at Stonechurch Vinyards May 17, 2005
Toronto Chapter’s Annual Dinner May 3, 2005
BROCK UNIVERSITY – CCOVI – Cellaring Wine Tasting April 21, 2005
The Second Annual Wonderful Ontario Wine Fair April 4, 2005
Annual Social Night – The Weird & Wonderful Wine Event March 22, 2005
Double Vertical of Cave Spring Riesling March 8, 2005
Inter-Regional Terroir at Ridgepoint Wines March 1, 2005
Icewine Weekend February 5 & 6, 2005
Wine of Kings January 24, 2005
The Unusual Varietals of Ontario January 18, 2005
New Kids on the Block November 22, 2004
Niagara Chapter Annual Dinner at East Dell Estates Winery November 9, 2004
A Vertical Tasting of Southbrook Chardonnay October 26, 2004
Cabernet Sauvignons of the World September 28, 2004
Ontario Fruit Wines Tasting August 30, 2004
The Bin End Dinner at the Tasting Rooms Restaurant August 19, 2004
Matching Wine and Barbeque Tasting July 23, 2004
Terroir Series – Regional Terroirs – Chardonnay June 24, 2004
2004 Ontario Wine Awards Winners June 3, 2004
Terroir Series – Global Terroirs – Riesling May 17, 2004
Toronto Chapter’s Annual Dinner May 5, 2004
Pinot Noir – Double Horizontal Tasting April 27, 2004.
The First Annual “Wonderful Ontario Wine” Fair April 5, 2004
Hillebrand Double Vertical Tasting March 23, 2004
Cabernet Sauvignon – Horizontal Tasting March 15, 2004
Taking the Mystery out of Wine and Food Pairing February 24, 2004
For the Love of Wine and Chocolate February 19, 2004
2004 Icewine Weekend January 24 – 25, 2004
A Vertical Tasting of Baco Noir January 20, 2004
CCOVI Vertical Tasting of Ontario Bordeaux Style Blends November 24, 2003
Niagara Chapter Annual Dinner November 11, 2003
The 3rd Annual Canadian Wine Awards October 20, 2003
The Stoney Ridge Tasting September 22, 2003
The Bin End Dinner at La Maquette Restaurant August 21, 2003
“Roses on the Patio” at Angels Gate Winery August 11, 2003
“Meritage Tasting” at Thomas & Vaughan Winery July 18, 2003
The Wineries of Prince Edward County, plus… Willow Springs Winery! June 14, 2003
“Does the Glass make a Difference?” RIEDEL Glassware Tasting June 26, 2003
A One Man Winery – Tasting and Tour May 27, 2003
All Ontario Wine Awards May 28, 2003
2003 Annual Gormet Dinner April 29, 2003
2nd Annual Canadian Wine Awards March 18, 2003
Sauvignon Blancs: Ontario vs. The World February 18, 2003
Icewine Weekend January 25 – 26, 2003
A Taste of Vincor November 19, 2002
A PREMIER CCOVI LIBRARY TASTING October 28, 2002
Before, During and After September 17, 2002
The Summer Cellar Dinner August 27, 2002
Tasting Ontario GOLD June 19, 2002
A Day Excursion to Three Niagara Peninsula Wineries May 26, 2002
Canadian Wine Awards May 21, 2002
Magnotta Winery – The Premium Side April 29, 2002
Ontario Wine Society Annual Dinner March 25, 2002
Château des Charmes February 26, 2002