These are some of the web sites that the Guild and its members have found useful. The Web is ever changing, and this page is ever changing as well. If you know of a useful wine site not listed here, or have found a broken link on this page, please bring it to the webmaster’s
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Note that the site policy is to not list the sites of individual wineries and vineyards. To do so for them all would be a Herculean task, which we have left to the regional wine sites listed below.

National Capital wine and food sites

Gay Cook – Mrs. Cook’s Kitchen

Natalie MacLean – Nat Decants

Rod Phillips – Worlds of Wine

Vic Harradine –

Antonio Mauriello – DiVino Wine Studio

Stacey Metulynsky & Sean Moher –

Deborah J. Watkins – Classic Catering In Your Home

Bethany Harpur – Second Ferment

Slow Food Ottawa

David Flewelling – Dave’s Domaine

Éva Nagy — sit. sip. savour.

Local wine retailers

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Magazines and reviews

Search Google for “Wine Magazine”

Search Google for “Wine Review”


Vines * Wine Access * Vintages Assessments


Decanter * Food & Wine * Professional Friends of Wine * QRW – Quarterly Review of Wines * Wine Spectator

New York Times – Dining & Wine (free registration required)

Wine information

About Wines * – Wine * Into Wine * Strat’s Place * TableWine * Tasting Wine * Wine Lovers Page * Winepros

Wine region specific sites


Argentine Wines

Search Google for “Argentina Wine”


Australian Wine Centre * Australian Wine Maps from WineBase * National Wine Centre of Australia * Western Australia Wine Site * Winetitles

Search Google for “Australian Wine”

Canada * Canadian Vintners Association * Canadian Wine * WineRoute (Ontario)Wines of Canada *

Search Google for “Canada Wine”

Chile * Wines of Chile

Search Google for “Chile Wine”


Beaujolais * Bordeaux Wines * Champagnes * French Wine Explorers * French Wines (on

Search Google for “France Wine”


Cellars International German Wine Page * German Wine Estates * German Wine Institute * German Wine Society * Peter Ruhrberg’s German Wine Page

Search Google for “Germany OR German Wine”

New Zealand

New Zealand Wine * Wine Online New Zealand * New Zealand Wine Festivals * Wine and Wineries of New Zealand

Search Google for “‘New Zealand’ Wine”


Napa Valley * Oregon Wines * Uncork New York * Washington Wine Commission * Wine Country (California) * Wine Institute (California)

Search Google for “USA Wine”

Wine writers

Tony Aspler – The Wine Guy

Oz Clarke’s Wine Guide

Jancis Robinson – Master of Wine

Wine accessories

Blasted Bottles * C.A. Paradis * Riedel Crystal * Screwpull (USA Retailer)

For the professional sommelier




Sommelier Certificate Program

Vendange Institute (WSET accredited program)
Vendange Institute (WSET accredited program)


Brock University
Cool Climate Oenology & Viticulture Institute


Universite of California Davis
Viticulture & Enology

Vendange Institute