Level 2 - Major Grapes and Classic Appellations

Level 2 - Major Grapes and Classic Appellations


This deductive blind tasting program is the next step in evolving your wine understanding. 


The program features an in depth comparison of classic appellations.


Session #1

Examining great Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the regions that are defining the grapes

Session #2

Merlot, Tempranillo and Aromatic Whites.  Perfume and crowd-pleasers.

Session #3

Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc.  Classic wines with varied expressions.

Session #4

Sangiovese and Chenin Blanc.  Surprising variations.

Session #5

Grenache and Pinot Gris.  Unexpected delights.​

Session #6

Syrah and Riesling. The base for some of the world's most exciting wines.

  • About Sommelier Factory:

    Starting as a forum for sommeliers to learn and develop their skills by Bruce Wallner, one of Canada's Master Sommeliers, we've had the honour of developing the top sommeliers in Toronto.

    Over the past 8 years, we've rapidly evolved into a tasting and training facility for all wine enthusiasts. We offer a comprehensive range of different courses and one off classes.

    Do you need to work in hospitalty to learn with us? Nope! 

    Do we pour amazing wines not found in the LCBO? Yes!

    Is learning with us a great way to broaden your wine knowledge? Also yes! 

    Do we offer classes virtually? Absolutely. The wines are all individually portioned for either pickup or delivery.