After graduating as a Sommelier from the International Sommelier Guild in 2007, Teresa MacDonald began travelling to Wine regions around the world in order to learn first hand about the local Wine and Food of the areas. She knows and loves our Canadian wines of course, but has also traveled to vineyards in California, Australia, New Zealand, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and South Africa.
An avid amateur cook, Teresa takes cooking classes everywhere she travels and is always looking at and trying different food and wine pairings as well as discovering wines that are great to cook with.
Teresa has worked in the industry as a Wine Tasting Coordinator, Consulting Buyer and Wine Merchant in order to stay connected with both wine customers and wine suppliers. She’s given In-home and Public Wine Appreciation Seminars as well as delivering Wine Education to industry professionals, always improving the bottom line.
Prior to entering the wonderful world of wine, Teresa spent many years with the Ministry of Education and then the Council of Ontario Universities working with Ontario school boards, colleges and universities. She delivered hundreds of training seminars throughout the years and has always had a passion for teaching. In addition, Teresa holds an MBA from the University of Toronto.