Southbrook Vineyards

Southbrook Vineyards

November 17, 2008 11:25 ET

Media Advisory for November 19 at 6 pm: Southbrook Vineyards Bottled Poetry Event

Official Launch of Poetica Wine Series

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2008) -

Attention: News / Arts & Literary/ Wine/ Lifestyle/ Photo Editors

What: Southbrook Vineyards is organizing Bottled Poetry to launch its Poetica Wine Series that pays tribute to Canadian poets.

This will be the first-ever debut in Canada of wine labels depicting the "art of words' with lines of poetry by 11 of Canada's celebrated poets.

Poets include Lesley Choyce; Christopher Dewdney; Stephen Elliott-Buckley; Gwendolyn MacEwen; Wendy Morton; bpNichol; P.K. Page; Charles G.D. Roberts; Sarah Slean; Martin Tielli and Steve Venright.

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 6 pm

Where: The Richmond, 477 Richmond St. W., Suite 104, Toronto

Photo Opportunity:

6:45 pm: Announcement by winery owners, Bill and Marilyn Redelmeier;

Readings by Poets Wendy Morton (Vancouver) and Christopher Dewdney (Toronto)

Poetica wines and posters of poems will be on display. Guests include architect Jack Diamond who designed Southbrook Vineyards' LEED certified Winery Pavilion that opened in June in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Poetica wines, artisanal cheeses and hors'doeuvres will be served.

Tuesday, November 18: Advance print and broadcast interviews with Poet Wendy Morton and Marilyn Redelmeier of Southbrook Vineyards are available.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Burkhard Communications
    Johanna Burkhard
    (905) 642-2029 or Cell: (647) 283-4151
    Burkhard Communications
    Parmjit Parmar
    (416) 750-0966 or Cell: (416) 402-7156