Galician Wine Tasting with Master Sommelier Jennifer Heuther
LOCATION: 3rd Floor, 215 King St. E.
DEPARTMENT: Continuing Education, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts
EVENT CONTACT NAME: Continuing Education, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts
PHONE NUMBER: 416 415 5000 ext 2517
We invite you to join our exclusive Foods and Wines from Spain educational workshop with celebrated Master Sommelier Jennifer Heuther. Explore the wines of Galicia in this one-of-a-kind class, exploring how the unique terroir of this northwest region of Spain contributes to the area’s renowned and celebrated Spanish wines.
Participants will be led on an expert tasting of 12 wines from regions such as Monterrei, Rías Baixas, Ribeira Sacra, Ribeiro and Valdeorras. After the class, there will be a selection of tapas and cheeses from Spain available for tasting.
About Jennifer Heuther
Jennifer has worked for California-based Jackson Family Wines for the past four years, representing their brands throughout Canada. Her love affair and studies with wine started 20 years ago by taking an interest course at the local college in wine. From there, she immediately leapt into the Sommelier Certification, then Diploma of Wine, followed by the Advanced and finally the Master Sommelier Exams—becoming Canada’s first female Master Sommelier in 2011. Prior to working for Jackson Family Wines, Jennifer worked for Canadian owned Cliff Lede Vineyards based in Napa Valley, and for 7 years she ran one of Canada’s top wine programs at MLSE in Toronto, spanning over 6 restaurants and overseeing a multi-million dollar beverage program while mentoring the properties' 11 Sommeliers.