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Enjoy celebrated authors paired with exceptional wines. Each month will feature an author, live at a local winery. Tickets are $30. Each author's latest novel will be paired with a local VQA wine from the host winery. Ticket includes a glass of wine and food pairing. The authors will discuss their latest work, give the audience an opportunity to ask questions and purchase a signed book. 

Coming this fall: Enjoy an intimate evening at a local winery with an acclaimed author, a glass of wine and food pairing.Events run monthly from October to March.

Season tickets are available here

This Year's Authors

Debi Goodwin

October 9th 2019
at
Southbrook Vineyards
Debi Goodwin

Debi Goodwin is the author of Citizens of Nowhere and a former CBC television producer. She is also a travel writer, blogger, and avid photographer.

She will be talking about her book, A Victory Garden for Trying Times

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Terry Fallis

November 13th 2019
at
Palatine Hills Estate Winery
Terry Fallis

“Terry Fallis writes just about the tidiest romantic comedic novels you can find on earth, let alone in Canada.”  - The Globe and Mail

Terry will be talking about his book, Albatross

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Jennifer Robson

December 11th 2019
at
Konzelmann Estate Winery
Jennifer Robson

"An academic by background, a former editor by profession, and a lifelong history nerd, I am lucky enough to now call myself a full-time writer. I’m the author of five novels, among them Somewhere in France, Goodnight from London, and most recently The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding…" - Jennifer Robson

Jennifer will be talking about her book, The Gown

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Samra Zafar

February 12th 2020
at
The Hare Wine Co.
Samra Zafar

Samra Zafar is a speaker and writer, whose story of being a teen bride and survivor of domestic abuse became a bestselling memoir, "A Good Wife: Escaping the Life I Never Chose" in Canada.

She will be talking about her book, The Good Wife

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Katherine Ashenburg

March 18th 2020
at
TBA
Katherine Ashenburg

Ashenburg began her career as a CBC Radio producer, eventually becoming an editor at The Globe & Mail.

Ashenberg released her debut novel Sofie & Cecilia a few months shy of her 73rd birthday. The novel was inspired by a trip to Sweden she undertook to visit her daughter where she became fascinated by the life of artist Carl Larsson and his wife Karin Bergöö Larsson. Ashenburg originally told Bergöö Larsson's story to her friend author Jane Urquhart hoping that she would turn it into a novel, but Urquhart instead suggested Ashenberg write the story herself.

She will be talking about her book, Sofia and Cecilia

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Guy Gavriel Kay

April 15th 2020
at
Caroline Cellars
Guy Gavriel Kay

Guy Gavriel Kay is the international bestselling author of many novels and a book of poetry. He has been awarded the International Goliardos Prize for his work in literature of the fantastic and won the World Fantasy Award for Ysabel in 2008. In 2014, Kay was named to the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honor. His work has been translated into more than 25 languages.

He will be talking about his book, A Brightness Long Ago

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