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The History of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada

 

The History of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada The first meeting of the WWCC was in 1985. Margaret Swaine was the first President and key members were Tony Aspler, Jacques Marie, Gloria Varley and Charles Israel, Dave Lawrason, Konrad Ejbich, Andrew Sharp, Dick Singer, Alex Eberspaecher and Michael Vaughan, all of whom hosted meetings in the formative years.

The first executive was President: Margaret Swaine, Vice-President: Tony Aspler, Treasurer: Konrad Ejbich, Secretary: Geraldine Rubino and Wine Reporter: Jacques Marie. Succeeding Presidents have included Tony Aspler, Geraldine Rubino, Michael Vaughan, Frank Baldock, Konrad Ejbich, Sheila Swerling-Puritt, John Szabo, Michael Pinkus, and currently Tyler Philp.