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Helpful Wine Buying Tips

May 31, 2018

Wine buying tips can be quite varied and complex when you consider the number of wines that are commercially available. I am often asked how I select the wines I use at my wine tasting events and what I base my own wine drinking decisions on. If you want the simple…

A New Fun and Original Thing to do in Toronto

April 3, 2018

“What should we do tonight?” “How about trying out that new artisan ice cream place that just opened up?” “Nah, I just went to another one last week” “What about going for a pint at that brewery we love?” “There is always a lineup out the door for a table”…

Wine For Your Valentine

February 17, 2018

What do you do on the most romantic night of the year? You could spend your month’s rent on a ridiculously overpriced restaurant bill, or you could wine and dine your valentine by ordering pizza at home (since you’re a lousy cook). Here’s a much better idea – you come…

Birthday Wine Tasting

February 14, 2018

A birthday wine tasting experience with Vine and Vintage will change how you feel about making a big deal about your birthday once you  reach a certain age! If you don’t want to make a big deal about your birthday any more, could it be because: A) You don’t want…

Italian Food and Wines – A Major Part of Italian Lifestyle and Culture

January 29, 2018

Italian food and wines play a major part of Italian lifestyle and culture. When you think of Italy and its culture, you think of classic romance, exceptional cuisine and of course remarkable wine. Do you want to live an experience that has all that? You definitely can! Before you think…

Party Celebration Ideas Makes Ryan’s Birthday a Big Hit!

January 22, 2018

Party celebration ideas was what Danielle was looking for when she first connected with Vine & Vintage. She explained that her husband’s big 40th birthday was approaching and she wanted to make it extra special. Danielle wanted a unique experience, a different way of celebrating with friends, rather than the typical…

What is a Vine & Vintage Wine Tasting Experience?

January 15, 2018

A wine tasting experience with Vine & Vintage, what exactly is that? How is it different than any other wine tasting? Being a new company, I so often get asked these questions. These are my favourite questions, as they give me an opportunity to share the concept behind Vine &…

New Year, More Wine

January 3, 2018

Happy 2018! We are excited to start off the year, fresh and fabulous with new experiences, event themes and much more! We had a terrific 2017 launching the start of Vine & Vintage and are so appreciative to all our dedicated wine lovers. Thank you for your support, partnerships, collaborations,…

Wine Tasting Games Building Team Morale

December 18, 2017

Wine tasting games can be used successfully in building team morale, interaction and communication.  Last week  we had a blast creating a unique wine tasting experience for the team at Hearing Excellence in Oakville, Ontario. As a way to relate the event theme to the company’s mission of supporting those…

Cooking Classes Toronto

December 13, 2017

Cooking classes Toronto with Vine and Vintage brings together two of the greatest forces. What are those two forces you ask? Food and wine of course! That’s why Vine & Vintage has partnered up with Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Culinary Expert, Shauna Mann, to provide the ultimate experience; Cooking Classes…