Teach & Taste Sessions

choose your tasting session

Pre-purchase tickets to a moderated winemaker panel presentation and tasting session. Winemakers will share the time to share their stories, methodology and give samples of their wine in the themed category.  
Tasting sessions will be held in the Bluebird room and last approximately 45 minutes. The cost to attend the session is $10 and includes wine samples and light snacks.  The sessions are moderated by a wine professional and will consist of 2-3 Prince Edward County Winemakers. The panel discussion will open up to questions from the audience towards the end of each session. Space is limited.  Reserve your tickets online.

MUST PURCHASE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET TO ENTER EVENT.

Lynn Abernethy

Meet Moderator Lynn Abernethy
Meet Moderator Lynn Abernethy

Lynn Abernethy is a Certified Sommelier with the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) and the Court of Master Sommeliers (CMS). She was recently voted to the CAPS Ontario Board of Directors and is now the Membership Director. She has earned her WSET Level 3 and a Wine Specialist certificate from George Brown College. For the past two years, she’s an official judge with the All Canadian Wine Championships (ACWC) and is a wine education assistant with Fine Vintage Ltd, George Brown College and Durham College. She’s poured, written and talked about wine for a long time and is a strong advocate for local products. Lynn and her husband divide their time between homes in Picton and Toronto.

Meet Session Moderator Christopher Wilton

Meet Moderator Christopher Wilton
Meet Moderator Christopher Wilton

Christopher Wilton is a Peterborough-based sommelier, wine educator, writer, and sales rep. With 25+ years in the restaurant industry, Chris teaches wine and food pairing at Durham College and operates his own sommelier-for-hire business through Wilton Wine Consulting. Christopher is a Director of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers. As well, he represents the wines of the Small Winemakers Collection. Christopher also writes on food and wine. You can find his musings on terroir in the virtual pages of Good Food Revolution http://www.goodfoodrevolution.com/ and on food culture in Peterborough in http://www.electriccitymagazine.ca/