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The Judgement of Kingston 2017

Blind tasting of Pinot Noirs

The Event

WhenSaturday, November 4, 2017, 3:00 - 6:30pm
WhereResidence Inn Kingston Water's Edge, 7 Earl Street, Kingston, Ontario
Tickets$85 each available online hereAlso available at the Kingston Visitor Information Centre

The second annual Judgement of Kingston offers our guests the opportunity to compare some of The County's finest Pinot Noirs with great Burgundies. Tickets still only $85 a person, available on-line or from the Visitor Information Centre. Proceeds from a 'silent auction' help support the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario.

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The Experts

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Carolyn Evans Hammond
Carolyn Evans Hammond is the wine columnist for The Toronto Star and Star Touch. Her work is syndicated through a number of other daily papers. As well as penning a weekly column, The Wine Find, she contributes seasonally to Taste Magazine in British Columbia.
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Jamie Goode
Jamie Goode, PhD, is a London-based wine writer, lecturer and author who started wineanorak.com, one of the world's most popular wine websites. A columnist for The Sunday Express, Jamie writes regularly for The World of Fine Wine, Meininger's Wine Business International, Noble Rot, Wine & Spirits and Drinks International. He has recently been a keynote speaker for the Cool Climate Wine Symposium and is prolific on Twitter (@jamiegoode) and Instagram (@drjamiegoode).
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Veronique Rivest
Distinguished as Canada's Best Sommelier in 2006 and again in 2012, and as Best Sommelier of the Americas in 2012, Veronique placed in the top twelve at The World's Best Sommelier Competition, in 2007 and 2010. In March 2013 she was the first woman to make the podium at the World's Best Sommelier Competition, in Tokyo, taking 2nd place, the highest ranking ever for a sommelier from North America. In 2014, Veronique opened the SOIF Wine Bar in Gatineau, Quebec. She is also a columnist for La Presse and a wine advisor for Air Canada.
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Christopher Waters
Christopher Waters is editor and co-founder of VINES Magazine and author of a weekly wine column, Waters & Wine, syndicated through the Postmedia Network. He has been head judge and organizer of the InterVin International Wine Awards since 2009 and is a WSET-certified instructor at the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, Brock University.
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Kim Meathrel
Dr. Kim Meathrel is a local surgeon, a graduate of the University of California Davis winemakers program, Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers, and owner of Decantress Wine and Spirits Education.
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Clark Day
Master of Ceremonies Chef Clark Day has run some of Kingston's best dining rooms including Clark's on King, Aqua Terra, and now the Bayview Farm Restaurant.
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Chris Whyman
Kingston Town Crier Chris Whyman has held his position since 1984 and is a three-time winner of the Town Crier World Championships.

Supporters and Donors

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Organized by The Royal Winers.