Heather McDougall is a certified sommelier (ISG & WSET) who has spent almost two decades honing her craft in both retail and restaurant settings across Canada.
In 2020 Heather founded Sips Toronto specializing in edu-taining virtual events. It quickly grew to also offer hospitality consulting, private cellar management, bespoke gifting and catering services.
In 2021, The Studio by Sips was opened in the King West neighbourhood to offer in person tastings, classes, dinners and events.
Heather is the Technical Director for the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers, an educator for George Brown College and is a national judge for Canada's Best 100 Restaurants.