TORONTO — A pattern of alleged misconduct and sexual harassment by winemaker Norman Hardie has been revealed in a Globe and Mail investigation.
The Canadian food-industry figure, who operates his namesake, Prince Edward County, Ont.-based winery has been a fixture in the industry for almost three decades.
The investigation features the accounts of more than 20 people, who cite instances of sexual harassment by Hardie, including three women who described incidents of unwanted sexual contact. Many who provided accounts were former employees of Hardie.
In a letter, Hardie has denied many of the allegations.