Registration is open for the 10th Anniversary Women in Wine Leadership Symposium [January 24, 2022]

The Winebow Imports’ Women in Wine Leadership Symposium (WWLS) is a forum for women to discuss their experiences, opportunities and challenges they face, and how they can build a more diverse, inclusive and successful industry.

This year’s symposium is the 10th-anniversary event and consists of two dynamic sessions:

1:00-2:15pm EST — Keynote Conversation:
Annette Alvarez-Peters – Founder of Annette a.p. Wine and Spirits Inc.
Jirka Jireh – Wine Consultant, Educator and Advocate
Mandy Oser – Owner & Wine Director, Ardesia Wine Bar
Moderated by Wanda Mann – East Coast Editor, The SOMM Journal & Founder, Wine With Wanda

2:15-2:30pm EST — Break

2:30-3:30pm EST — Working Together, Navigating Partnership Dynamics:
Adrianna Catena – Co-owner, El Enemigo and 4th Generation Vintner, Catena Wines
Alejandro Vigil – Co-owner, El Enemigo and Head Winemaker, Catena Wines
Sandra Tavares da Silva and Jorge Serôdio Borges, Co-Owners and Winemakers, Wine & Soul
Moderated by Cathy Huyghe – Co-Founder of Enolytics, Columnist at Forbes and Co-Creator of content for A Balanced Glass

Registration: https://bit.ly/3t1TZIu

Jan 24, 2022 — 1:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Press Release: TORONTO, November 30, 2021 /CNW/ – Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario and Crafting For A Cure partner once again to bring Ontario Residents “Uncorked – Holiday Auction”

“Uncorked Holiday Auction” invites Ontario residents, 19 years of age and older to bid on a wide variety of amazing items, including Air Canada tickets, wines, spirits, product packages, vacation stays, experiences and so much more! Wine enthusiasts, craft-lovers or those who embrace the opportunity to give back to the community will find items to bid on. Uncorked – Holiday Auction is completely online, allowing participants to bid for items from the comfort of their own homes. Values range from $100 up to $5,000.

Auction Dates: November 25th to December 5th, 2021

Registration: https://www.32auctions.com/CC-LD

“We are thrilled to partner with Crafting For a Cure once again and to contribute to the success of “Uncorked: Holiday Auction”” said Liz Palmer, President, Les Dames d’Escoffier, (Ontario).

All proceeds raised will help support two critically important causes – “Crafting for a Cure” in delivering Craft Kits to over 100 hospitals in 7 countries and contributing to “Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Ontario” Scholarship and Bursary Program for 2022.

Our sponsors include:

A special thank you to the Air Canada Foundation for your tremendous support helping to make this event possible!

Air Canada@aircanada
Air Canada Foundation@aircanada_foundation
Les Dames d’Escoffier@lesdamesontario
Heather Zordel

Virginia Hutton

 

@virginiaannhutton

Liz Palmer@Lizpalmer_
Doris Bradley@lacontessa89
Wine Plush@wineplush
Académie du Vin Library@academieduvinlibrary
Meukow Cognac@meukowcognac
Bottega@bottegagold

@bottegasparkling

Andrea Kaiser@andreakaiser
Drea’s Wine Co.@dreawine
Grand Marnier@grandmarnierofficiel
Villa Maria Estate (New Zealand)@villamariawines
Frankie Solarik@frankiesolarik
BarChef@barchef
Arterra Canada@arterrawinescanada
Le Dolci@ledolci
Giffard@giffardcanada

@giffard_liqueurs_syrups

Nike MPG Sports Camp / Sports Camps Canada@nikesportscampcanada
Kanvas Chefs@kanvaschefs
Janet Dorozynski, DipWSET, PhD Trade Commissioner for Canadian wine, beer, and spirits at Global Affairs Canada@winetrackmind
Mel Umali
Sergii Daragan
@miss.lissa.u
@serjinio_daragan
Inniskillin@inniskilllinwines
Dymon Wine Cellar + Club Membership@dymonwinecellar

“We have an opportunity to make things better for children in unimaginable circumstances,” said Pamela Bielak, President, Crafting For a Cure. “Uncorked will support our mission to ensure that every child has a positive experience when a hospital visit is necessary.”

Pamela continues, “We are excited to collaborate with Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario (LDE), and renowned wine expert, the wonderful Liz Palmer on this incredible fundraiser. Uncorked will contribute to both helping make hospital stays more manageable for children and supporting LDE Ontario’s Scholarship and Bursary program.”

About Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario

As an incorporated, not-for-profit organization, LDE is a collective of forward-thinking women who aim to advance and support aspiring professional women in food, beverage, and hospitality as well as to champion critical industry issues. With a focus on philanthropy and education, their Scholarship and Bursary Program is one of their proudest achievements, providing aspiring students in the world of food, beverage, and hospitality with financial assistance and other industry opportunities.

Contact Information: Virginia Hutton, Communications, virginiahutton@gmail.com, Tel: 416-579-3788, www.lesdamesontario.org, @lesdamesontario – Instagram, Lesdamesontario – Facebook, lesdamesdescoffier-ontario

About Crafting For a Cure

Crafting For a Cure is a registered charity that collaborates with over 100 hospitals worldwide that looks to ensure all children have a positive experience whenever a hospital visit is necessary. Our “Committed to Crafting” program, provides craft kits and other distractions to children in hospitals, and our “Creating Breathing Space” program enables us to support teens in mental health wards with distraction and self-esteem items.

Contact Information: Pamela Bielak, President, pamela.bielak@craftingforacure.net, Tel: 416-995-0635, www.craftingforacure.ca

Languedoc Appoints its first General Director, Stéphanie Daumas

On October 1, Stéphanie Daumas became the first person to hold the role of General Director for the regional body of AOP Languedoc since the post was created in 2007.

The 41-year-old oenologist and lawyer previously managed the Vaucluse IGP, the Vieille Julienne estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the Victor Contis cooperative in the Southern Rhône. Between 2014-2018, Stéphanie also had a leading position for the Dolia negociant business subsidiary of Raphaël Michel France’s largest bulk wine supplier.

 

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario “Uncorked” Wine and Gift Basket Auction

Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario sends a sincere and heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone that participated in our recent “Uncorked” online auction.  The response exceeded our expectations, and we could not be more pleased and humbled by your thoughtfulness.

The event was a success in part due to our wonderful partner Crafting for a Cure, our generous sponsors, thoughtful donors and the bidding wars that took place at our online auction!

Stay tuned for our press release which will have a complete list of our sponsors, volunteers, and top bids.

Liz Palmer
President, Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario

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Les Dames d’Escoffier and Crafting for a Cure Foster a Unique Fundraising Wine and Gift Basket Auction

Crafting For a Cure is pleased to introduce, “Uncorked a wine and gift basket silent auction taking place from June 15th to June 24th, 2021 in support of 2 critically important causes.

“We are delighted to partner with Crafting For a Cure and to contribute to the success of Uncorked,” said Liz Palmer, President, Les Dames d’Escoffier (Ontario) 

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/ontario-non-profit-partnership-fosters-a-unique-fundraising-wine-and-gift-basket-auction-890461509.html

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