International sommeliers tour CCOVI

Four international wine sommeliers visited Brock's Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute on Friday, Jan. 19 to learn more about CCOVI's research and the grape and wine industry in Niagara. The visitors travelled from the U.K. and Sweden for the tour, which included a look at Brock's sensory evaluation lab. Pictured are, from left, CCOVI Director Debbie Inglis; Andrea Martinsi, Head Sommelier at Hotel Terravina; Master Sommelier Mathias Camilleri, Head Sommelier at Five Fields Restaurant; Master Sommelier Kathrine Larsen, Premium Wine Ambassador Entoria & Co.; Magdalena Kaiser, Director of Public Relations — Marketing and Tourism for Wine Marketing Association of Ontario; Mercedes Bachelet, General Manager of Restaurant Group Adam/Albin; Janet Dorozynski, Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada.