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The 2022 Best Ontario Sommelier Competition

November 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What:  The 2022 Best Ontario Sommelier Competition

Ontario’s top five sommelier semi-finalists compete for the ultimate title of Best Ontario Sommelier to then compete for Canadian title and move on to international competition.


When:  November 14, 2022, 12 noon – 9 PM


Arrival 12:00 noon

Walk-around winetasting opens at 12:30 – 2:00 PM

Live Competition 2:15 PM – 6:45 PM (five competitors, 30 minutes each)

Gala Dinner and walk-around tasting 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Winning Announcement & prizing 9:00 PM


Where: The Governor’s Room, The Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, Exhibition Place, 25 British Columbia Rd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3



The gala fundraiser #BOSC2022 will feature an international and local wine tasting, a silent auction, the live competition for the title of Best Ontario Sommelier, and gala awards dinner with the winner’s announcement and prizing. The celebrated judges include Jennifer Huether, MS, José Luis Fernández, winner of BOSC 2019, and Pier-Alexis Soulière, MS, Best Sommelier Canada, 2021. Title sponsors include Liberty Entertainment Group, California Wines and Napa Valley Vintners, among others.


Tickets and information: Tickets and tables are on sale and available at https://on.sommelierscanada.ca. All participants must be over 19 years of age. Please enjoy responsibly.


About CAPS (Ontario)

The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS) is a pan-Canadian association, which brings together individuals within the sommelier profession, restaurant services, and other sectors of the wine industry. Passionately dedicated to service, CAPS is committed to building a strong community of sommeliers and fostering the growth of the culture of hospitality in Canada. For more information visit www.sommelierscanada.com, https://on.sommelierscanada.ca/ and follow @caps.ontario #CAPS #capsontario #BOSC2022 #BOSC22.


Media: To RSVP, for additional information on CAPS, visuals or to arrange an interview or an in-studio segment, please contact Susan Willemsen, CAPS ON Chair of communications at The Siren Group Inc. Tel: (416) 461-1567 or 416-402-4880. E-mail:   [email protected]. Visit www.thesirengroup.com and connect @thesirengroup.


November 14, 2022
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers
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The Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex
25 British Columbia Rd
Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C3
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