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Welcome to the website of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers - CAPS - Atlantic.

We have re-activated our Calendar, check it out for new events upcoming in Atlantic Canada.

You can find the National web site, still under construction, HERE.


Upcoming Courses

Information on upcoming courses including the Sensory Development and Wine Styles Module (the new name for the first professional track course) and the courses for full Sommelier can be obtained by emailing Carman Mills by clicking: HERE

Note that space for this class is limited to 16 people per class. Any additional will be placed on a waiting list and notified should space open up.


2014 CAPS-AC Annual General Meeting

April 12th – Howard Soon of Sandhill wines will be the guest speaker for the Master Class and Dinner. This space, and a notice to registered emails will soon have more detail. Until then, hold that date!!
The Dinner will be at Bistro Le Coq, Halifax.
 

The 2014 Atlantic Canadian Wine Awards are coming soon. Tentative date for the judging is June 21. Entries will be due on June 7.


Atlantic Canada's Best Sommelier

When: June 21, 2014
Competition at Delta Halifax Hotel
Cost: TBA, when date and location are finalized.

For more information
bytheglass@eastlink.ca or by clicking HERE


CAPS Atlantic Monthly Tastings

CAPS-AC Monthly tastings are on every third Tuesday of the month.

Mark your calendars. Here are the proposed upcoming ones planned.

March 18th/2014 TOUR DE FRANCE, Agricola Street Brasserie
April 22nd/2014 CALIFORNIA BOUND, Bishops Cellar Tasting Room
May 20th/2014 THE BEST OF SOUTH AMERICA!!, Mezza Mediterranean Grill
June 17th/2014 AROUND THE WORLD WITH RIESLING, Agricola Street Brasserie
July 15th/2014 PICNIC/BBQ ON A ROOFTOP!!! Potluck.
August/2014 No CAPS-AC Tasting Event

If you want to be invited, make sure your email address is current. You won't believe how many people expect us to know when they've changed emails! Notify us HERE

Are you a member now? How to Pay Your Annual Dues

Check out the expanded Links section on the site - we are trying to link to every restaurant and business where our members work - this will provide you with an easy way to get to places with good wine lists. So if you are not there, please let us know!

The current Board Membership is listed here: HERE

Ongoing Results of our Restaurant Corkage Policy Survey can be found here. If your restaurant is not here and you want to be added, removed, or change the information, see the contact link below.

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You can CONTACT us by email if you have any questions or have info to post on the site.