` The Wine Writers' Circle of Canada

Sara d 'Amato - member

Website: saradamato.com   Twitter: @saradamato 


Sara is a Toronto-based wine consultant, sommelier and contributor to Vines magazine. She has worked in cellars both in Niagara and in France and formerly as Sommelier of Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. A graduate of the University of Toronto and Niagara College’s winery and viticulture technician program, she was the youngest and only woman to win the grand prize at Canadian Renaissance Wine Tasting Challenge in 2006 as featured in CBC’s Wine Confidential Documentary. Sara has been awarded The Ontario Hosteliery’s “Top 30 Under 30” Award and is a staunch promoter of local wine and gastroculture.

Sara is a member of the Wine Writer’s Circle of Canada and continues to participate in judging wine competitions across the country.

Current wine related activities

Currently, Sara sits on the board of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers. She works with restaurants creating new and improved wine programs and staff training throughout Toronto. Sara is an energetic speaker, a dedicated instructor and an avid blogger at Vines Magazine.

Services offered

Sommelier Services
Wine List Consulting Wine Recommendations and Cellar Evaluations
Guided Wine Tastings for Business or Private Groups, Wine Clubs, In-home or on-site
Wine Judging
Speaking Engagements and Seminars for Conferences, Fairs, Business Events
Wine Tours For Groups
Wine and Food Pairing Seminars