SOURCE: Fermentations!


July 19, 2016 11:00 ET

Local Winemaker Strikes Gold & You Are Invited to Taste Why

Certified Grand Master Winemaker Brings His Award Winning Wine Home for Exclusive Local Tasting, Hosts President of the Amateur Winemakers of Ontario & a Niagara Grape King Award-Winner

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 19, 2016) - Fermentations! and Charles Fajgenbaum, a certified Grand Master and awarding Winemaker, invites you to an exclusive winetasting showcase that features the top vintages in Canada! On Saturday, July 23rd, you will have the opportunity to sample some of Canada's best wines including those made with Mr. Fajgenbaum's award-winning Grapemasters' grapes, which won 3 silver medals and 3 bronze medals at a recent Wine Judges of Canada event, and 3 bronze medals at the Winemaker Magazine competition. Other distinguished experts attending are Clive Woolner, President of the Amateur Winemakers of Ontario, and Kevin Watson, owner of Watsons Vineyards and winner of the 2008 Niagara's Grape King award. This can't-miss event opens at 1:00 PM, July 23rd with a stunning array of Mr. Fajgenbaum's acclaimed wines to sample.

From 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in a media only session, Clive Woolner and Kevin Watson will unveil a series of award-winning wines from recent provincial competitions as well as award-winning wines from around the world. Along with Mr. Fajgenbaum, Mr. Woolner and Mr. Watson will also answer questions from the press and the guests. At 2 pm, the doors will also open to invited amateur winemakers.

Wines at the provincial competition go through an extremely rigorous qualification process to merit consideration for the provincial taste off. Mr. Woolner, President of the Amateur Winemakers of Ontario had the following to say about the provincial competition: "The competition is fierce, and the judging standards are very high. Many gold, silver, and bronze medals were awarded, with grapes being sourced locally, as well as from various parts of Washington State and California including the famed Napa Valley, as well as internationally in Spain and Chile. Amateur winemaking has progressed to a point where their wines are indistinguishable from commercial wines." Of special note, over 40 wines at this competition were made with Grapemasters grapes.

Don't miss this exciting chance to sample the finest wines of the year and meet some of the foremost experts in the amateur winemaking industry! To attend the media-only event being held at the Victoria Lofts, 152 Annette Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, please contact Charles Fajgenbaum at (416)-516-9856 or by email at

More about Charles Fajgenbaum

Charles Fajgenbaum is a certified Grand Master Winemaker by the Wine Judges of Canada. He has won multiple awards for his premium vintages through Canada and the United States. He has been the subject of featured media in the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, CityTV, TVOntario, and the Frugal Oenophile. His passion and extensive experience in producing premium vintages has made him one of the most respected vinters in the winemaking community.

Mr. Fajgenbaum currently owns Fermentations! and serves as the head consulting winemaker at the Grapemasters. He personally oversees the selection of partner vineyards and grapes to ensure that each batch of wine he makes lives up to his exacting expectations. Consequently, he has partnerships with vineyards in Spain, , Chile, and Ontario. His dedication has paid off as he has won more than 9 awards in 2016 alone for his vintages!

More about Grapemasters

Grapemasters is a premier grape supplier. Premium quality wine requires premium quality grapes and Grapemasters specializes in finding the best vineyards around the world. From both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, Grapemasters partners with the best vineyards to produce the best vintages. The proof is in tasting the wines that their grapes have been used in.

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    Charles Fajgenbaum
    Owner - Grapemasters, Fermentations!
    Phone: (416) 526 9856