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Ontario Sommeliers Sharpen Skills for Epic Wine Challenge

Ontario Sommeliers Sharpen Skills for Epic Wine Challenge

Best Ontario Sommelier Competition Sunday March 5th 2017, George Brown College – Hospitality and Tourism Campus, 300 Adelaide St E, Toronto An epic wine challenge will culminate on March 5th, with a single sommelier being proclaimed the very best in Ontario. The call has already gone out […]

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Rules and Regulations – 2017 Best Ontario Sommelier Competition

Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (C.A.P.S.) 2017 BEST ONTARIO SOMMELIER COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS The Competitors   Art. 1         The competition is open to all Ontario residents aged 19 years or older, of Canadian citizenship or legally able to work in Ontario, who exercise the trade or […]

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CAPS Class of 2015-16 Graduation Ceremony

CAPS Class of 2015-16 Graduation Ceremony

Ontario welcomes 16 new CAPS Sommeliers by Kim Gertler This year’s CAPS graduation ceremony was held on November 17th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. In addition to the new graduate sommeliers, friends and family, CAPS board members and some prominent wine industry professionals were in attendance. […]

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Graduation Ceremony and Reception of the 2015/2016 Class

The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers invites all members to the Graduation Ceremony & Reception of the 2015/2016 Class followed by entrance to the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo VIP Preview Evening. Please help us welcome the new graduates to the sommelier community while re-connecting with your […]

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Why All Ontario Sommeliers should join CAPS

Why All Ontario Sommeliers should join CAPS

Jamie Drummond from the Good Food Revolution interviews CAPS Ontario President Sara d’Amato on “Why all Ontario Sommeliers should join CAPS”. Over a platter of delicious cheeses and cured meats (as well as a few glasses of Prosecco) Sara tells Jamie about how CAPS has evolved since […]

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Ontario Chapter – 2016 AGM

The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers Ontario Chapter Invites you to the 2016 Annual General Meeting Date: Tuesday April 19th, 2016 Time:  Registration from 3:30 PM to Meeting start time at 4:00 PM Following the AGM cheer on Team Canada at our live feed of the World’s Best […]

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Save the Date! Team Canada Fundraiser Feb 29th

Team Canada Fundraiser for World’s Best Sommelier Competition Mendoza, April 16-20, 2016 Join us as we celebrate Canadian wine talent in support of Team Canada en route to Mendoza for the World’s Best Sommelier Competition. LOCATION: Terroni 57 Adelaide St East DATE: Monday, February 29 TIME: 4-7 PM […]

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Portfolio Changes and New Board Appointments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Board of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) is pleased to announce portfolio changes and new appointments to the board. The succession plans and new appointments take effect today, November 6, 2015. New appointments are to be ratified […]

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2015 Graduation Ceremony and Reception with guest speaker Shari Mogk-Edwards, LCBO

The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers invites all members to the Graduation Ceremony & Reception of the 2014/2015 Class followed by entrance to the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo VIP Preview Evening. Please help us welcome the new graduates to the sommelier community while re-connecting with your […]

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French For Sommeliers’ Professional Development

CAPS Ontario has partnered with the Alliance Française to produce an introductory French class specific to sommeliers. Wine terminology, service scenarios and other industry-specific exercises will be used as the lens for language study that focuses on conversational skills and reading abilities. Classes are three hours weekly for […]

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