Taste & Buy Events

  • Carollynn Dejardins, Among the Vines B&B

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    The All Canadian Taste & Buy event Savvy Company hosted was great….in spite of the two rainshowers!  It didn’t dampen the spirits of the tasters.

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     - Carollynn Dejardins, Among the Vines B&B
  • Barry

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    Thanks again for organizing another great event! My guest and I thought it was a perfect evening and I can’t wait to get the wine I ordered!

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     - Barry
  • Paul DeCampo, Director of Marketing & Sales Southbrook Vineyards

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    A huge thank you to you and your team, Debbie! The Red & White – All Canadian event was so well-organized, and we made valuable contact with a number of Canadian wine lovers.

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     - Paul DeCampo, Director of Marketing & Sales Southbrook Vineyards
  • Danielle

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    County in the Capital was the first time we attended one of your events and we were very impressed by the diversity of wines, wineries and foods that you showcased. We especially loved the rare wines & icewines that were a great indulgence! Congratulations on hosting a great evening.

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     - Danielle
  • Lucie

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    Jeff and I had a wonderful time at County in the Capital Taste & Buy and discovered a couple of tasty wines that we ordered.

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     - Lucie

Corporate Events

  • B Milliken, Temple Scott Associates

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    When Temple Scott Associates needed a selection of outstanding Canadian wines to complement receptions and dinners for the Governor General’s Leadership Conference, we called on Savvy Company for expert advice…TSA has every confidence that we can count on sound expert advice from Savvy Company.

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     - B Milliken, Temple Scott Associates
  • John Lark, Managing Principal Coherent Advice

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    Thanks SO much Debbie for your help in making this wonderful event in support of Rotary Home come together so successfully. It was a great event with your Ontario wines and Sommelier service, everyone had a great time. It was a success and everyone who came will want to come again next year.

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     - John Lark, Managing Principal Coherent Advice
  • R Comeau, Natural Resources Canada

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    Thank you ever so much for yesterday’s Sommelier-led lunch. It was well received by everyone in our office – all have stated back they had a great time, and enjoyed the meal and your hosting.

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     - R Comeau, Natural Resources Canada
  • B Shepherd, Britannia Yacht Club

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    I just wanted to put in writing what I said in person. It was a fabulous evening. The wines were lovely and an excellent variety. And your commentary was very insightful. I look forward to working with you in future.

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     - B Shepherd, Britannia Yacht Club
  • Natalie Devereux – Department of Alumni Relations, Western University

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    Thank you Savvy Company for another wonderful Western Alumni event! I know our guests had a wonderful time. Our board members were especially impressed with the event.

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     - Natalie Devereux – Department of Alumni Relations, Western University

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Savvy Team

  • Alan

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    I thoroughly enjoyed the UWO wine tasting you hosted last night. The wine selection, the accompanying nibbles, the atmosphere…everything was fantastic. I want to especially praise the Savvy Team who were so welcoming & helpful during the evening. And a special hats off to your great Cheese Sommelier who was soooo enthusiastic about Canadian cheese!

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     - Alan
  • David Bhamjee, Director, Small Business Credit Insurance Export Development Canada

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    Savvy is a great company, doing great things. I always find myself impressed with the service and support you and your team give to your customers. You and your team’s passion for the wine experience shines through.

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     - David Bhamjee, Director, Small Business Credit Insurance Export Development Canada
  • Marci

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    Thank you so much for your generous donation and for supporting such an incredible event and cause.

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     - Marci
  • Andrew Marsh, Executive Chef

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    You rock! Debbie, you sure made me look good with the Canadian wines you sent for our event……… I owe you guys!

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     - Andrew Marsh, Executive Chef
  • Derick Fage, Host of Rogers TV Daytime Ottawa

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    Thank you very much for the beautiful bottle of bubbly Debbie! You rock with your kindness.

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     - Derick Fage, Host of Rogers TV Daytime Ottawa

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Wine Tastings

  • Randy

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    What a great way to spend a night out!

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     - Randy
  • Jane

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    What an excellent evening tasting wines from around the world! The Savvy team displayed incredible poise & knowledge about the wines.

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     - Jane
  • Joan

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    A great value for an evening out. Be sure to email me the invitation for you next one.

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     - Joan
  • Julie

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    The information presented for each wine was very interesting.  After sampling the wine on our own, it was a great experience to smell and taste what you explained to us in advance.  This certainly put those of us who are new to wine tasting at ease.

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     - Julie
  • Heather

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    A lovely evening – the right balance of education & entertainment.  Savvy Company knows how to put on a stylish & fun event.

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     - Heather

Savvy Wicked Wines

  • Debi

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    I like the convenience of having wines shipped to my office. And because a Sommelier has tasted and selected the wines, I am reassured that they will be of good quality.

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     - Debi
  • Rosann 

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    Thank you for the great Savvy Bus tour around The County. It was a great way to meet the winemakers who I enjoy with my Savvy Selections wine-of-the-month club.

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     - Rosann 
  • Lindsay

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     The Savvy Selections subscription was one of our favourite wedding gifts! We loved the newsletter with suggested recipes to pair with the wines. Your Sommeliers do a wonderful job.

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     - Lindsay
  • Pam

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    The 2012 Chardonnay from Stanners is absolutely lovely!! Thanks for finding it & introducing it to me in my monthly Savvy Selections deliveries

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     - Pam
  • Barb

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    Savvy Selections wine of the month club is grand!! Thanks for all the excellent wine you deliver each month

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     - Barb

Savvy Hip Hops

  • Tyler

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    Thanks again for providing the Savvy Hip Hops delivery service, it’s been great.

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     - Tyler
  • Paul Tyler, Senior Associate GoldFenix Communications

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    Can’t wait for July’s shipment. I have really been a big fan of the Savvy Hip Hops program…always make sure I tweet each month to show off the most recent haul and to promote the program to my followers. Keep up the great work!

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     - Paul Tyler, Senior Associate GoldFenix Communications
  • Cathy

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    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Savvy Hip Hops idea!!! I’m ordering for my husband as soon as I finish this e-mail. Brilliant! Very Hip!

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     - Cathy
  • Melissa

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    I received my package of Savvy Hip Hops beer at work today and I am really excited to try everything! Thanks again so much for your amazing customer service. What a wonderful experience it’s been so far!

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     - Melissa
  • Abbie

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    Dave and I really enjoyed the beer.  We really loved all the selections in Savvy Hip Hops – you and your team are doing an amazing job!  We’ll definitely be signing up again! 

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     - Abbie

Savvy Cool Curds

  • Stephanie

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    Our first shipment of Savvy Cool Curds arrived yesterday and what a lovely surprise! The presentation was beautiful. I had to restrain myself from opening each and every cheese and devouring them right there and then. The tips on pairing I know I will use

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     - Stephanie
  • Maggie Paradis, owner & cheesemaker, Fromagerie Les Folies Bergères

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    The Savvy Team is great & having this opportunity to be featured in Savvy Cool Curds is exciting! Anyone who has met Vanessa Simmons quickly learns that she is passionate about Canadian cheese.

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     - Maggie Paradis, owner & cheesemaker, Fromagerie Les Folies Bergères
  • Ron

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    Hi Debbie – Just wanted to comment that I thoroughly enjoy being a Savvy Cool Curds subscriber & the Curd on the Street magazine. Well done. I have forwarded it to a couple of friends who also enjoy good wine and cheese.

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     - Ron
  • Jeff Fenwick, owner & cheesemaker, Back Forty Artisan Cheese

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    We have had the pleasure to work with Vanessa & the Savvy Team & I am very confident that their new Savvy Cool Curds cheese-of-the-month club will bring consumers a unique opportunity to educate themselves & be able to try some of the best cheeses Canada

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     - Jeff Fenwick, owner & cheesemaker, Back Forty Artisan Cheese
  • Armand Bernard, Cheesemaker, Cows Creamery

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    We are thrilled to be featured in the Savvy Cool Curds Cheese of-the-month-club! Working with Vanessa and the Savvy Team has been great & energizing. We appreciate everything they are doing to promote Canadian artisan cheeses in order to get our cheeses

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     - Armand Bernard, Cheesemaker, Cows Creamery

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Personalized Events

  • Anita

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    Susan, everyone had a great time Saturday night.  You made Yves birthday party special – thank you! The Italian wine selection you picked was great and interestingly, everyone had a different favourite.

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     - Anita
  • Jennifer Campbell, Ottawa Citizen

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    Friendly Sommeliers from Savvy Company, guided sippers through their tastings…at Natalie MacLean’s book launch 

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     - Jennifer Campbell, Ottawa Citizen
  • Tara

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    My neighbour and I enjoyed the Cheese and Wine tasting that you hosted this week. Keep up the great work!

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     - Tara
  • Robert, Greenmelon

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    I don’t know how to thank you for such a wonderful event. This was truly an evening to remember for me and made extra special by you. Words cannot express the joy that I experienced last night. Everything was perfect! It cannot be said enough how much you did to orchestrate the company’s celebration. The comments from my guests were over the top and it is all your doing.

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     - Robert, Greenmelon
  • Chetan, Managers Without Borders

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    We definitely very much enjoyed the wine tasting evening last night and will keep you at the top of our list for future events!

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     - Chetan, Managers Without Borders

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Sommelier-led dinners

  • Tracey

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    The Sommelier led dinner featuring sparkling wines of the world along with the gourmet meal was a wonderful way to celebrate my birthday.  Thank you!

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     - Tracey
  • Suzanne

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    The Sommelier led dinner at the Mekong Restaurant was fantastic.  You made a Wednesday night feel like a Friday!

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     - Suzanne
  • Lisa

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    Thank you for a wonderful night. The Savvy Supper Series was so well planned and executed it was a pleasure and I know my clients enjoyed them selves as well.

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     - Lisa
  • Bryan

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    Thank you for our BIG NIGHT Sommelier led dinner and cooking class.  I was still full the next day!

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     - Bryan
  • Karl

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    That was the best event we can remember ever going to.  My wife spent some time at LCBO today and tells me we now have a taste of Tuscany in our collection with our new knowledge from last night’s sommelier led dinner.

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     - Karl

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Winemaker’s Dinners

  • Cindy

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    I totally loved Nova Scotia’s Sommelier Sean Buckland’s contribution to the Nova Scotia Kitchen Party event.  He is an eloquent, knowledgeable speaker who made me want to leave the party & drive straight to Nova Scotia.

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     - Cindy
  • Angela

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    Jeff & I had a great time at the Nova Scotia Kitchen Party – great wines, great company & great entertainment.  It was a fun night out for us.  Thank you!

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     - Angela
  • Vanessa

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    Discussing wines with Dan Sullivan from Rosehall Run in a casual setting was something I have never had the opportunity to do before.

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     - Vanessa
  • Stephen

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    Tonight’s winemaker’s dinner was educational as well as delicious.

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     - Stephen
  • Vic Haradine, Wine Current

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    Savvy Company, Novotel and Featherstone Winery make a dazzling Trio

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     - Vic Haradine, Wine Current

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Wine & Food Shows

  • Mary

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    I would like to personally thank you for inviting us to be part of the VIP day at Thirty Three Vines, we really had a lovely time.  From our perspective, the event you organized was a huge success and my congratulations to you on a job well done.

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     - Mary
  • Louise, Featherstone Estate Winery

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    Dave considered it a big success thanks very much in large part to you- and your Savvy Team. They were great. He was very positive about the whole experience and your team of Sommeliers who helped out.

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     - Louise, Featherstone Estate Winery
  • Patricia, Women’s Business Network

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    Positive comments were shared all around the Board table last night at the WBN Board meeting. The event was a class act all the way and kudos to you!  The evening went exactly the way I had envisioned. I appreciate your attention to every detail. Thank you for making the President’s Christmas Party a success

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     - Patricia, Women’s Business Network
  • Paul, Thirty Three Vines

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    Thank you again for the Thirty Three Vines Founder’s Circle VIP event at the winery, pre-concert wine tasting and the private concert with The Jim Cuddy Band. It was a roaring success. I know exactly why it worked so well—because of the Savvy team!

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     - Paul, Thirty Three Vines
  • Dana, Ottawa Spring Home Show

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    You are wonderful! Thank you for the time and detail you have put into creating engaging presentations on the main stage at the Spring Home Show. You are welcome back as a presenter anytime!

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     - Dana, Ottawa Spring Home Show