In 2020, Heather founded Sips Toronto, a boutique wine business, specializing in events, and education including hospitality and cellar management consulting services.

Heather McDougall is a certified sommelier (International Sommelier Guild & WSET) who has spent over a  decade honing her skills in both retail and restaurant settings across Canada.

She is a firm believer that the world of wine should be fun and delicious. If that is not the case, you are likely with the wrong people. 

She is the Technical Director for the Canadian Association of Professional Sommelier in Ontario, is the Toronto Ambassador for Star Wine Lists, and is a past national judge for Canada's 100 Best Restaurants.

Heather McDougall