News & Events

Monday 24 October 2016

St. James Cathedral Centre, 2:30-5 pm

Somewhereness 2016 Trade & Media Tasting

“You can’t fake ‘Somewhereness’. You can’t manufacture it. Indeed, you can’t even figure out its source. But when you taste a wine that has it, you know.” – Matt Kramer, Making Sense of Wine


Please join us for Somewhereness 2016 one of the most eagerly anticipated trade events of the year.
Taste the wines that the world is now talking about.


Click HERE to register your attendance. 


13th Street Winery  - Bachelder Niagara - Cave Spring Cellars - Charles Baker - Domaine Queylus - Flat Rock Cellars - Hidden Bench Vineyards & Winery - Malivoire Wine Company - Norman Hardie Winery & Vineyard - Southbrook Vineyards - Stratus Vineyards - Tawse Winery

Somewhereness 2016 Trade & Media Tasting

Wednesday 19 October 2016

65 Restaurants in 16 Canadian Cities

Dine Out. Do Good. Restaurants for Change 2016

On October 19, 2016, more than 65 restaurants in 16 Canadian cities will join together to donate proceeds from dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada. Funds raised will support local Community Food Centres and other organizations in low-income communities that offer healthy food and empowering food skills programs that build health, hope, and belonging. The event will also drive awareness of the need for bigger food systems change in Canada.  

Participating in the event is easy: Diners visit to find a participating restaurant near them and make a dinner reservation for October 19.

More than a dozen chefs from participating restaurants across Canada flew to Toronto on September 26 and 27 to tour Toronto-based Community Food Centres and launch the Restaurants for Change initiative with Nick Saul, president and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada, sponsors, and participating restaurants.

About Community Food Centres Canada: Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) believes healthy food can be a transformative force in low-income communities. We support and create vibrant, food-focused organizations and programs that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all. For more information, please visit


The Vine salutes our restaurant clients who have committed to donating proceeds from an entire evening's service in support of our communities.

Pazzo, Stratford / Backhouse, NOTL / The Berlin, Kitchener / Atelier, Ottawa / Supply & Demand, Ottawa  / Drake Devonshire, Wellington
Ascari / Actinolite / alo / Beast / Edulis / Ruby WatchCo / Union / The Drake / Drake 150 – all in Toronto.

Dine Out. Do Good.  Restaurants for Change 2016

Wednesday 5 October 2016

The Distillery District - Fermenting Cellar 6:30-9 pm $80

Vintages - Rioja: The Reign in Spain

Spain’s original premium wine region is hotter than ever. Join us for a celebration of the modern wines of Rioja in Toronto’s historic Distillery District. Taste over 75 wines and savour a selection of tapas bites, against a backdrop of Spanish guitar music.

The Vine is proud to present 3 stunning wines from Fernando Remirez de Ganuza.  Export Director Luis Martinez will be on hand to answer your questions.

Click HERE to order your tickets.

Vintages - Rioja: The Reign in Spain

Friday 30 September 2016

The Carlu, 2-5 pm (Trade) / 6:30-10 pm (Public)

SWIRL - Presented by Drinks Ontario

Designed to heighten the senses, SwirlTO is an elevated beverage experience unlike any other. With no need for tickets or tokens, guests enjoy an all-inclusive night of wine tasting along with spirits and beer tasting for one ticket price. Premium wines, spirits and beers together with exciting entertainment and distinctive food pairings from Oliver & Bonacini make SwirlTO a must-attend event this fall.

In 2016, SwirlTO will take place on September 30th featuring the Canadian Whisky Tour presented by the LCBO, which is designed to bring guests back in time to indulge in a night of premium beverages and distinctive food pairings. Elegant décor and exuberant entertainment combined with unforgettable tastings will deliver an engaging and tantalizing experience for all the senses. Meet winery, distillery and brewery principals. Take Master Classes in wine and spirits. It’s an all-inclusive evening for the novice, enthusiast and expert.

For more info, click HERE    To order tickets, click HERE

SWIRL - Presented by Drinks Ontario

22 Sept 2016

The Royal Ontario Museum, 6:30-9 pm $150

Vintages - One Night In California

The 2012s, 2013s and 2014s are wines born of drought conditions that resulted in phenomenal concentration and quality. This is your chance to taste this ‘hat trick’ of incredible vintages and the great diversity of California through the wines of some 45 producers, including Groth, Justin, Schramsberg & Whitehall Lane.

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July 22-24

i4C 2016 - tickets on sale now!

The annual International Cool Climate Chardonnay festival is back!


This year the event has broadened its scope to include
Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Gamay.


The Vine will be there with


Cave Spring | Mosole | Landmark


Click the link below to get your tickets!

i4C 2016 - tickets on sale now!

12 June, 2016

Toronto Taste

Look ahead to one of Toronto's best summer food events! Toronto Taste, in support of Second Harvest.


Sunday, 12 June, 2016


Indulge in mouth-watering gourmet dishes and libations created by more than 50 of Toronto's top Chefs and beverage purveyors, including The Vine. 


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Toronto Taste