Cuvée 2024 – Celebrating wine industry’s best at Cuvée’s big return

The Cuvée Grand Tasting held March 30th 2024 saw glasses raised to honour the shining stars of Ontario’s grape and wine industry.

Organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), the event saw nearly 500 wine enthusiasts and industry professionals come together to celebrate the best in Ontario food and wine.

Thank you to the 38 participating wineries and our incredible brigade of the 10 top chefs in the region.

We encourage you to take a look through the Program Flip Book, take note of the winemakers favourite wines and support our local wine industry.  Pay a visit to our local restaurant partners from 2024 – the experience will not disappoint.

Until next time – cheers!


About The Grand Tasting

Cuvée is the largest celebration of VQA wine of its kind, featuring more than 100 wine selections from Ontario’s top winemakers.

The curtain has closed on Cuvée 2024.  Thank you to the many attendees – your support is very much appreciated.

“Cuvée not only celebrates excellence in our industry, but it also supports the next generation of winemakers and grape growers by funding valuable research and providing scholarships to students through the Cuvée Legacy Fund,” said CCOVI Director Debbie Inglis.

Cuvée 2024 saw the return of the popular “Winemakers’ Favourite Wines” feature, along with gourmet food delicacies prepared by celebrated chefs at live cooking stations. At the Après Cuvée party guests danced the night away to Jonesy with selections of VQA sparkling wine, Icewine, and our local micro-breweries.

Why Your Support Matters?

Proceeds support undergraduate and graduate student scholarships as well as research programs that support the grape and wine industry. Go to our IMPACT page to learn more and meet some of our Legacy Fund student recipients.

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