Welcome to WineVirgin.ca – a virtual and safe place for learning and enjoying everything fabulous about food and wine, with a little help from our Expert Gurus below.
In the process, You will become more of a wine and culinary connoisseur while impressing your friends and family!
Michael Pinkus, the Grape Guy/Ontario Wine Guru
Michael is an award-winning journalist, writing for Quench (formerly Tidings), GoodLife and Ottawa Life magazines, past president of the Wine Writers' Circle of Canada (2010-2015) and he is a national and international wine judge. He is head writer at Ontario WineReview.com where his reviews are regularly picked up by the LCBO’s Vintages magazine.
For more - MichaelPinkusWineReview.com
Bob Lipinski. International Wine Expert & Author
Bob, is a Sommelier, Author and Educator, having written ten books on alcoholic beverages and food. He has conducted seminars worldwide; made presentations to many businesses including Fortune 500 corporations. In addition, he taught the Executive Staff at The White House “How-To Pair Wine with Food. Bob is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers.
For more – BobLipinski.com
Kimberly Turner, Social Media Web Chef & Food Guru
Web-chef Kimberly has much experience in a variety of cooking styles and planning events. Her meal and menu planning creates Fun and Easy to follow recipes. Living abroad has gained her much experience in different foods and cultures. Her passion is cooking, wine and hosting events. She holds a degree in Pre-Medicine which has helped her create a healthful cooking style. For more -CookingwithKimberly.com (Web-chef Ideas for Real Life Cooks)
Sam Jonas, Founder & Managing Director
Having extensive expertise working in hospitality, wine and culinary events and financial budgeting has provided me a unique perspective working with many types of individuals, groups, and companies (small or large). My passion is to help organize a truly world-class and uniquely exciting program for all. This is possible within Niagara/Ontario Wine Country and www.WineVirgin.ca
I currently live in the world-famous Niagara Wine Country, Ontario.