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Introduction to Wine Tasting

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Saturday, July 14, 2012, In : Events 
Introduction To Wine Tasting

The "Introduction To Wine Tasting" workshop caters to those who have discovered a passion for wine, but find themselves lacking in knowledge on the subject and want to learn the basic fundamentals of wine tasting and grape varieties.

Those who have some knowledge in wine will also find it interesting, as details on 8 noble wine varieties are discussed in detail! The introduction of the "Systematic Approach To Tasting", a wine analysis system used by wine pro...

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Ontario Wine Society: 21st Anniversary

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Events 
The Ontario Wine Society, a non-profit society that was formed in 1991, is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year!

The Society continues to expand and now has four chapters: Toronto, Niagara Peninsula, Halton and Windsor/Essex, and would love to set up clubs in other areas around the province.

For more information about the society, and events around Ontario, visit the Ontario Wine Society website

To contact them, email them atcontact@ontariowinesociety.com

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Southwestern Ontario Vintners Association

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Sunday, February 19, 2012, In : Events 


The Southwestern Ontario Vintners Association (SWOVA) has listed their 2012 events calendar - be sure to check it out, and get a peak at what is in store for Feb. 20120




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An Evening With Natalie MacLean

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Saturday, October 15, 2011, In : Events 

Hello My Fellow Wine Lovers,

I wanted to let you know about an event that I think will be of interest to you: the launch of Natalie MacLean's most recent book "Unquenchable : A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines".

Best-selling wine author and Ottawa resident Natalie MacLean will be signing books at Play Food & Wine, 1 York St. Ottawa, on Tuesday October 25.

Tickets are selling quickly, and for $50 you shouldn't be disappointed, so get yours online today before it’s sold out:...


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September Line up

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Friday, September 2, 2011, In : Just for Fun 


September 1st ! Can you imagine, already here. The kids will be back to school, most people will be finished with their holidays and the wines just keep on a pouring.

I've been so busy these last couple of months that I haven't been able to keep up with my blog, sorry folks!  That being said, I am very surprised that no one took up the offer for a FREE LCBO giftcard - just curious why there were no takers, send some feedback if you can - much appreciated.

If you have been looking for some fresh...
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Graze the Bench : Event

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Saturday, June 4, 2011, In : Events 
Good morning everyone, I hope my blog is keeping followers like you, entertained and that you find the Blog of Ice worth visiting!

Here's another great update on events taking place this weekend, the 'Graze the Bench' event is taking place in the Beamsville Bench, located in Beamsville, Ontario

I won't be in the area, but if you are lucky enough to be in the area, then you might want to take a peak at what's going on considering it includes three of life's pleasures, wine, food and music.

This e...
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Niagara New Vintage Festival: June 2011

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Monday, May 30, 2011, In : Events 
Hi everyone, hope you all enjoyed the weekend; the weather is really starting to shape up here in Ottawa.

Before I head off to eat some dinner, I wanted to throw this quick reminder about the upcoming Niagara New Vintage Festival.  This two weekend extravaganza, running over two weekends during June 18th, 19th and 25th and 26th, will be a festival of fresh foods, local wines, and great culinary experiences.

From quaint cottage wineries among the vines to glittering state-of-the-art facilities,...
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LocalWineEvents.com : Website Review

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Website Reviews 
Hello readers: Just a short note to let you know that I have made some revisions to this article; I updated some of the information to make it more accurate - Thanks Jim!

If you're a wine lover, and have been looking for a site that has it all, you may not have to look any further than localwineevents.com

I wouldn't normally include an American-based site for a Canadian icewine blog, however, localwineevents.com has listings for food, wine, beer and spirits events from all over the world,...
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LocalWineEvents.com

Posted by Chris Montgomery on Saturday, May 7, 2011, In : Events 
Hello readers: Just a short note to let you know that I have made some revisions to this article; I updated some of the information to make it more accurate - Thanks Jim!

If you're a wine lover, and have been looking for a site that has it all, you may not have to look any further than localwineevents.com

I wouldn't normally include an American-based site for a Canadian icewine blog, however, localwineevents.com has listings for food, wine, beer and spirits events from all over the world, in...
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