Must-see: The George Brown College Wine Symposium

Have a thing for Symposiums?

Are you a wine lover?

Wine is a tough, competitive and expensive business that is quickly adapting to changing markets, technologies and consumers. George Brown College’s Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts will hold its inaugural Wine Symposium on June 25, 2018. Its theme will focus on The Business of Wine in the new Global Economy: An exploration of trends in the World of Wine.


The symposium will bring together a renowned group of wine industry leaders for an interactive day filled with discussions, tasting workshops and presentations. The day begins with a robust line-up of speakers addressing the impact of digital and the global economy on the industry.

Morning presentations will feature:

·         George Soleas, President of the LCBO

·         Philadelphia based Wine Educator/Author Marnie Old

·         Darryl Brooker, General Manager of Mission Hill Family Estates in British Columbia.

Interactive Master Classes and Panel Discussions in the afternoon will feature celebrated wine personalities such as Quebec’s Veronique Rivest, Paul Grieco from New York, Winemaker Ann Sperling and Master Sommelier Jenifer Huether to name a few.


In conjunction with the Wine Symposium, you can also join a one-of-a-kind tour where you will get a behind the scenes look at some of the finest wine destinations in Ontario – Prince Edward County and Niagara.

The Symposium weekend will also feature two outstanding dinners highlighting wines and cuisine from New Zealand and Spain.

Don’t miss an incredible wine and food-filled weekend that will change the way you think about and execute your wine business.

Tickets are still on sale! For more details and the agenda, click here.