Taste & Buy Events

  • Susan & Glenn

    We enjoyed the All Canadian Wine Event and were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the Canadian wines that we had the opportunity to sample.  We will be ordering some in the near future. Thanks again for arranging such a fun event and we look forward

     - Susan & Glenn
  • Chetan, Managers Without Borders

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

     - Chetan, Managers Without Borders
  • Jasmine

    FANTASTIC day! Well organized by Debbie & Eva who made sure everyone was having fun & learning. Perfect all around! I cannot wait for the next bus trip!

     - Jasmine
  • Laura

    Just a quick note to say how incredibly amazing the wine Prince Edward County tour with Debbie was! We had such a wonderful time. She did an amazing job at including our kids and the timing and organization was just perfect!

     - Laura
  • Robin

    I appreciate you putting some fresh brews in to my Savvy Hip Hops case. They were excellent, and I received my crate of Railway City beers today. What a box! I appreciate you hard work, and thoughtfulness.

     - Robin

Corporate Events

  • Ray

    I wanted to quickly thank you for Saturday’s Dining with Winemakers at Noon. We had a fantastic meal coupled with great wine. Meeting and listening to the winemakers added a level of class and enjoyment.

     - Ray
  • Anita

    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.

     - Anita
  • Larry & Lori

    You ran an amazing event. My wife and I had a wonderful evening at the All-Canadian Wine Taste & Buy.

     - Larry & Lori
  • Melayna

    I attended County in the Capital with my father and we both enjoyed it immensely! Looking forward to our shipment arriving so we can enjoy the county wines all summer long!

     - Melayna
  • E Tiravanti, Embassy of Argentina in Canada

    Working with Savvy Company was a delightful experience.  The valuable expertise of Savvy’s team of sommeliers and their ability to manage wine-tasting events were very helpful for the success of the Viva Argentina! event. 

     - E Tiravanti, Embassy of Argentina in Canada

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Savvy Team

  • Glenn Symons, owner, winemaker & cheesemaker, Lighthall Vineyards & Dairy

    As soon as I heard about Savvy Cool Curds, I wanted to be featured. In fact, a cheese-of-the-month club is so cool, that I am going to subscribe!

     - Glenn Symons, owner, winemaker & cheesemaker, Lighthall Vineyards & Dairy
  • Greg

    All delivered! Awesome customer service Debbie, you go above and beyond.

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

    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

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

    Everyone I’ve spoken to really enjoyed the event.  Paul, our resident wine expert, was particularly impressed with the reds you selected.  I will definitely keep you in mind when planning future outings for our teams.

     - Diane, EDC
  • Scott, Hallsall and Associates

    Debbie, we continue to get no end of compliments about the wines served at our grand opening party – your team did an amazing job. 

     - Scott, Hallsall and Associates

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Wine Tastings

  • Ron

    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.

     - Ron
  • Lucie

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

     - Lucie
  • Susan & Glenn

    We enjoyed the All Canadian Wine Event and were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the Canadian wines that we had the opportunity to sample.  We will be ordering some in the near future. Thanks again for arranging such a fun event and we look forward

     - Susan & Glenn
  • Alex Sproll, Trail Estates Winery

    Great event yesterday! Just wanted to pass along our thanks to all of the Savvy crew – you all are great!

     - Alex Sproll, Trail Estates Winery
  • Cindy

    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.

     - Cindy

Savvy Selections

  • Barb

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

     - Barb
  • Heather

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

     - Heather
  • B Milliken, Temple Scott Associates

    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.

     - B Milliken, Temple Scott Associates
  • Elizabeth Kilvert, Owner The Unrefined Olive

    Thank you for the suburb evening Savvy Company hosted for us! Love your business and professionalism!

     - Elizabeth Kilvert, Owner The Unrefined Olive
  • Anne

    We LOVE our Savvy Hip Hops!

     - Anne

Savvy Hip Hops

  • Alan

    Having a Sommelier taste, select and provide their knowledge of the wine along with how to match the menu is invaluable to me. Savvy Selections wines and the accompanying Savvy e-Zine, adds a whole new dimension to entertaining.

     - Alan
  • Rosann 

    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.

     - Rosann 
  • S Clark, Halsall and Associates

    Just wanted to thank you for all of your help in making our grand opening a success. I’ve only heard wonderful things about the event, which would not have been as successful without the help of you and your team. I look forward to working with you again in the future. Thanks again for everything!

     - S Clark, Halsall and Associates
  • Laura

    Just a quick note to say how incredibly amazing the wine Prince Edward County tour with Debbie was! We had such a wonderful time. She did an amazing job at including our kids and the timing and organization was just perfect!

     - Laura
  • Mike, Traynor Family Vineyards

    I wanted to reach out to let you know that a bunch of us winemakers were talking about the County in the Capital Taste & Buy and we really like what Savvy Company is about. We look forward to working with you.

     - Mike, Traynor Family Vineyards

Savvy Cool Curds

  • Kate, Devour Food & Film Festival (Nova Scotia)

    Thanks so much for taking care of marketing Devour for us in Ontario. I know it’s meant a whole lot to Lia and Michael, but it’s also nice for Robyn and I to know they’re in extremely capable marketing hands since we can’t be there.

     - Kate, Devour Food & Film Festival (Nova Scotia)
  • Susan

    Debbie, I just wanted to thank you again for the wonderful event at our place.  I can’t tell you how much everyone enjoyed it.  Your knowledge, style and just all round approach made it so much fun…it is just a great way to spend an evening.

     - Susan
  • Katherine

    After having experienced your Sommelier led dinner, I now have a greater appreciation of how pairing wines with foods can enhance a meal.

     - Katherine
  • Tara

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

     - Tara
  • Monique 

    I just wanted to thank the Savvy Team for including me on the guest list for the Outstanding in Their Fields such evening last night.  So many great wines and fun music.  Savvy put on another fab night!

     - Monique 

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Personalized Events

  • Andrew Marsh, Executive Chef

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

     - Andrew Marsh, Executive Chef
  • Tara

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

     - Tara
  • Cathy

    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!

     - Cathy
  • Tara Simpson, Edible Ottawa Magazine

    Thank you for including us in County in the Capital!  We had a great time, we ordered some cheese and wine bottles!

     - Tara Simpson, Edible Ottawa Magazine
  • Julie

    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.

     - Julie

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Sommelier-led dinners

  • Marie 

    Wow!  We had a wonderful time at the Taste & Buy! We ordered a mixed case of wines, beers and even ciders. Please keep us on your invite list for future events with your Savvy Sommeliers

     - Marie 
  • Alain – the Happy Hip Hopster!

    Great stuff. Thank you. My daughter who gave me a subscription to your Savvy Hip Hops, insisted that my son and I sit down and share a couple of the beers you sent us. They were awesome.

     - Alain – the Happy Hip Hopster!
  • Julie

    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.

     - Julie
  • Randy

    What a great way to spend a night out!

     - Randy
  • Ron

    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.

     - Ron

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Winemaker’s Dinners

  • Jennifer Campbell, Ottawa Citizen

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

     - Jennifer Campbell, Ottawa Citizen
  • Susan, Perley Robertson

    The cocktail reception went incredibly well. The wine was a perfect selection and the food was awesome.

     - Susan, Perley Robertson
  • Penny

    My guest speaker got her gift of wine today that you arranged. She’s thrilled.  Thanks so much to the Savvy Team for making this gift happen.

     - Penny
  • Angela

    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!

     - Angela
  • Pierrette, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers

    On behalf of the CAPS Ottawa executive board and those that were in attendance at the wine tasting social event, I wanted to express our sincere thanks for giving us an opportunity to socialize and learn new things – tantalizing as they were!

     - Pierrette, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers

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Wine & Food Shows

  • L Poirer, CHEO Dental

    We had a wonderful time with Gina as our Sommelier for our Christmas party.  She did a fantastic job of organizing everything.  The wine and food pairings during the meal were excellent – I have had nothing but positive feedback with regards to the evening.  This is usually a hard group to please so this is a real accomplishment.  Thank you!!

     - L Poirer, CHEO Dental
  • J Doucet, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.

    Just a quick note to let you know that last night was a success despite the bad weather. Wayne did a wonderful job, was very informative indeed. My guests all commented positively about him, and the whole experience. Food was great, wines were delightful.

     - J Doucet, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.
  • Lucie

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

     - Lucie
  • Mike, Traynor Family Vineyards

    I wanted to reach out to let you know that a bunch of us winemakers were talking about the County in the Capital Taste & Buy and we really like what Savvy Company is about. We look forward to working with you.

     - Mike, Traynor Family Vineyards
  • Anita

    Susan – Everyone had a great time Saturday night at the Italian wine tasting for Yves’s birthday party.  You were outstanding – and shared fascinating stories about your travels to Italy and we all learned from your extensive Sommelier knowledge. The wine selection was great and everyone seemed to have a different favourite.

     - Anita