2016 Seminar Schedule Below

2017 Seminar information coming soon.



2016 Presenters and Seminar Descriptions



Wines of Prince Edward County

Presented by: Michelle Paris, Adventure in Wine

Cost: 6 Tokens 

Let Sommelier and Wine Educator Michelle Paris take you on a journey of Prince Edward County wine country. Taste its wines, hear some great stories and learn what makes this region truly unique. Join us as we swirl, sip, and savour. Adventure is guaranteed!



Bringing The Fun Back To Mixed Drinks

Presented by: Glen Smyth, Appleflats

Cost: 8 Tokens

Mixed drinks have a bad reputation; that they are complicated and expensive. Make drinks right using by using the right ingredients. Make a few simple drinks that you can be proud to serve to guests. Entertaining shouldn’t be work for the host. So stop chipping ice and start enjoying yourself!



Cranberry Bog to Bottle

Presented by: Kristen George, Muskoka Lakes Winery

Cost: 6 Tokens

Muskoka Lakes Winery was founded on the principle of terroir – crafting wines to reflect the land that produced them. As cranberry farmers in Muskoka for over 50 years, we use traditional methods to showcase – that wonderful wines can be crafted from the fruit that grows around us.


Debunking The Myths of Olive Oil – You Get What You Pay For

Presented by: Lee Baker, Savour Olive Oil

Cost: Free to attend

This session will highlight some of the myths surrounding olive oil and why price really does matter when it comes to selecting a quality olive oil. Paticipants will be introduced to a tasting selection of olive oil samples and learn how to taste and select a quality EVOO.



What Is In A Name?…Hobart’s Certified Angus Beef Brand Steaks

PRESENTED BY: Frank, Hobart’s Steakhouse

Cost: Free while supplies last

Hobart’s Steakhouse features Certified Angus Beef brand steaks. I’ll share what ensures superior quality and consistency in every steak. Learn why the Certified Angus Beef Brand is recognized to be the highest quality beef brand available. 1 in 4 Angus cattle meet the exacting standards of the brand.


The Art Of The French Macaron

PRESENTED BY: Hannah Howey, Sweet Spirits

Cost: 5 Tokens

What is a French Macaron? What are they made of, how are they made, and most importantly what do they taste like? Join food blogger and Sweet Spirits Owner, Hannah Howey, as she discusses the various techniques and tastes of French Macarons. Featuring Hannah’s alcohol inspired Macaron samples.