Everyone deserves the opportunity to learn, discover and have fun. Our Savvy Events afford exactly those kinds of creative social experiences, drawing on the expertise and imagination of our team of Savvy Sommeliers.
Relaxed and welcoming, Savvy Events aren’t about theory or textbooks. They’re about getting to know the people who produce the food and drink we enjoy—to make connections and forge friendships. All you need is an open mind, an eager palate and a spirit of exploration.
We invite you to join us!
May 3rd: We’re going to The County – join us!
On Saturday May 3rd there will be 20+ wineries under one roof for Terroir – a County Wine Celebration. Hop on the special Savvy Bus bound for Picton for the day. Departing from downtown Ottawa with stops for pick-ups at a west end location in Ottawa as well as Kingston. This is a great way to discover The County with a Savvy Sommelier.
Wed May 7: Celebrate Red & White! An All-Canadian Night
O-O-O-Oh Canada! This special evening features 100% Canadian wines. Join us for this first-ever wine tasting where winemakers from British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec & Nova Scotia come together to celebrate our true colours – Red & White.
At this All Canadian Taste & Buy event, you can order your favorite wines from coast to coast to be shipped directly to your home or office. Yes…you read that right!
LOCATION: Canada Agriculture & Food Museum located on the Central Experimental Farm - Ottawa
SAVVY SPECIAL: $55 before April 30th (regular $65).
Bring a four friends: $200
Saturday June 7 - Importing Wine, Beer & Spirits for Pleasure & Profit Seminar
"As Canadians' thirst for more diversity in the alcoholic beverages that they consume, this presents a very real opportunity for new agents & importers", states seminar leader Steven Trenholme.
Join us for this day-long seminar to learn about the dynamics of importing wine, craft beers & spirits into Canada. And Steven knows the ins & outs! Based in Toronto, he has over 30 years experience in working in various capacities including managing a national sales agency, brand manager of Mosel wines in Germany, consulting to Wines of South Africa & SABMiller.
LOCATION: Old Mill Inn, Toronto
REGISTRATION FEE: $325 - includes course material, lunch, 30 day email support from seminar leader & HST