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WINE SYMPOSIUM

The Business of Wine in the new Global Economy: An exploration of trends in the World of Wine.

Keynote Speaker: Steven Spurrier, Chairman of the Decanter World Wine Awards

Monday, June 24, 2019

  • Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts, George Brown College
  • 300 Adelaide St E
  • Toronto, Canada

On Monday, June 24, George Brown College’s Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts hosts their annual wine symposium, a gathering dedicated to exploring the wine industry in today's economy that brings preeminent industry leaders, experts, connoisseurs, and wine-lovers together. Steven Spurrier, Chairman of the Decanter World Wine Awards, will set the tone with his keynote address. Master Sommeliers Élyse Lambert MS, Christopher Bates MS, John Szabo MS, Jennifer Huether MS, Bruce Wallner MS, and Pier-Alexis Soulière MS will lead guided tasting sessions and thought-provoking discussions.

This year's presenters, delivering insight into such topics as sustainability, digital innovation, and the evolving customer experience, will include George Soleas, President & CEO of the LCBO; Jake Lewis, Global Beverage Director of Momofuku Restaurants; Sandra Taylor, CEO of Sustainable Business International; and Simon Woolf, wine writer and author of the award-winning book Amber Revolution. Join winemakers, winery owners, restaurateurs, sommeliers, agents, enthusiasts and students for an interactive day filled with discussions, workshops and presentations!

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