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Wine Club Update and schedule

January 23, 2010 marks the beginning of a new year of monthly wine tastings for the Zen Gourmand’s Wine Club. The season promises to be exciting with a lineup of themes to appeal to every palate, budget and interest. The coming season also brings a few changes to this informal wine club. Regular monthly tastings, […]

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Bordeaux under $30

That was the theme of the recent “Bordeaux Under One Roof” road show by the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) held in Toronto Oct. 28, 2009. This trade event intended to provide a taste of the diversity and affordability of Bordeaux wines under $30. I attended this tasting for that very reason, i.e. in order to […]

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser – Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009

The Auxiliary to RVAP Health Centre is having a wine tasting fundraiser Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Ajax Seniors Friendship Club. 46 Exeter Road, Ajax, Ontario. Join me as I lead this fun afternoon of tasting a selection of 6 delicious wines including a Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, […]

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser – Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009

The Auxiliary to RVAP Health Centre is having a wine tasting fundraiser Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Ajax Seniors Friendship Club. 46 Exeter Road, Ajax, Ontario. Join me as I lead this fun afternoon of tasting a selection of 6 delicious wines including a Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, […]

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Your Zen Invitation to the HighFields Country Inn & Spa

On June 20th, 21st and 22nd as well as June 27th, 28th and 29th Julie Moore of Julie Moore Spa and renowned Zen Massage Therapist will be at HighFields Country Inn and Spa, In Zephyr just outside of Uxbridge, Ontario. This beautiful 175 acre private country landscape is yours to enjoy and is ripe with […]

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The Zen Gourmand’s Wine Club in SNAP Whitby

The June issue of SNAP Whitby is now out and the premiere wine tasting event of The Zen Gourmand’s Wine Club is prominently featured on page 5! SNAP is a free publication covering local events, life and entertainment. You can pick it up at various locations around Whitby such as retailers, banks, newsstands, GO train, […]

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May 31st – Spanish Tasting Menu paired with the Wines of Spain

Enjoy an evening of Spanish food paired with the Wines of Spain and guided by Bruno Cantieni in the capacity of acting Sommelier and Zen Gourmand! This event takes place at the fabulous La Vie Restaurant located in the rolling hills just north of Uxbridge at the Highfields Country Inn and Spa. Chefs Christine and […]

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The Zen Gourmand’s Television Debut

On Thursday, May 22nd, the Zen Gourmand made his first televison appearance on “Daytime Durham”. This show is produced by Rogers TV and hosted by Kasia Bodurka and Jim Bamboulis. The invitation to make an appearance came as a result of contacting Rogers TV regarding the Zen Gourmand’s Wine Club and the club’s premiere wine […]

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The Wine Club’s first event – a smashing success!

On May 10th, the Zen Gourmand’s Wine Club held it’s premiere winetasting event. We had a terrific turnout and all the people who attended had a terrific evening of winetasting, learning and networking. All the wines tasted (see the club link for details) were fabulous although there was a clear favorite among the reds (Farnese, […]

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Wine Club News – Wine Tasting Event Update

The premiere Wine Tasting Event of the Zen Gourmand’s Wine Club is rapidly approaching and I’m releasing this update along with the additional details and wine selections today. The event will take place on Saturday, May 10th, 2008, starting at 7 PM and will be held at a private residence in Courtice (RSVP for details). […]

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