Tony Aspler has been writing about wine for 30 years. He was the wine columnist for The Toronto Star for 21 years.
Irvin Wolkoff, MD, Rogers Media weekly newspaper for Canada's physicians, since 1992. The column also appears on the Medical Post website and the official website of the Canadian Medical Association.
John Szabo, MS,John is Canada's first and currently only Master Sommelier, earning the title along with the Chivas Regal Trophy in 2004. He has been working in the hospitality business at home and abroad for over ten years, filling many positions including cook, sommelier, wine importer, restaurant & winery consultant, educator and writer.
Alex Eberspaecher, Alex has been writing a regular weekly wine column for the Metroland Newspapers for 30 years. In addition to the weekly column, his "Wine Cellar" column also appears in the "over 50" publication Forever Young. With a combined monthly circulation of well over 2 million, Alex is a recipient of the "Most Read Columnist" award at Metroland.
Jurgen Gothe is one of Canada’s most widely heard and read media personalities, as well as one of the country’s foremost commentators on food and drink. He explores wine and spirits, food and restaurants, music and leisure in all major media, nationally and internationally.
Sean wood has been, for many years, weekly wine columnist for the Halifax Chronicle Herald and Mail Star. He is a regular contributor to the national Canadian magazines, Tidings, and Wine Access, and has also written for London-based Wine & Spirit International
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Sheila Swerling-Puritt has maintained an ongoing love affair with wine dating back to the 1960's. Her national and international relationship with the wine and spirits industry has included extensive touring, panel/judging, and lectures. She writes articles for numerous local, national and international magazines. In addition, Sheila also co-edited the Zagat Restaurant Survey for Toronto. She has lectured at Seneca College and has served as an instructor for the Sommelier program at Humber College