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Twenty Valley Ice Wine Festival – January 15 & 16, 2011

The Foreign Affair Winery will be a part of the annual “not just icewine” festival in Jordan Village. The festival runs from 11:00am – 5:00pm Saturday January 15 and Sunday January 16. Admission is free, and tokens are $2.50 each, with wine samples offered at 2 tokens, and food samples starting at 1 token.

Twenty Valley Ice Wine Festival – January 15 & 16, 2011

The Foreign Affair Winery will be a part of the annual “not just icewine” festival in Jordan Village. The festival runs from 11:00am – 5:00pm Saturday January 15 and Sunday January 16. Admission is free, and tokens are $2.50 each, with wine samples offered at 2 tokens, and food samples starting at 1 token.

Dinner at Borealis Grille

At this event Ilya shared some of the secrets to our wine making process. We matched our wines with Rising Star Farm’s elk meat. Borealis Grille owner Neil Vandendool was on hand to discuss the challenges of raising elk in a farm setting. It was a sold-out crowd and a huge success!

Partners Magazine – Dream, and the World Conspires

In this article Peter Boyd writes on how the combination of passion and life experiences of Len and Marisa Crispino combined to create The Foreign Affair winery.

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Dinner at Biagio Restaurant

The Foreign Affair Winery was honoured to team up with Biagio Ristorante in Toronto for an exclusive evening of classic Italian cuisine and our appassimento wines.

Biagio and his executive chef crafted a unique seasonal Italian meal and we accompanied each of the 5 courses with the best from Foreign Affair.

Tantalizing Mid Summer Evening at Foreign Affair Winery

At this event we introduced our newly minted winemaker Ilya Senchuk who presented some of our soon to be launched 2008 wines, in addition to a number of our much loved and sought after 2007s.

The informative and fun filled evening was paired with a 4-course splendor by Chef/Owner Stephen Treadwell of Treadwell Cuisine

Announcing a new member of the Foreign Affair Winery

We are pleased to announce that Ilya Senchuk, award winning winemaker will be joining The Foreign Affair Winery. Ilya comes to us with some 10 years of wine crafting experience in Ontario and New Zealand. He is a graduate from Brock University with a Bachelor of Science in Oenology and Viticulture. Many of his wines have won major acclaim from notable critics and wine writers. Ilya exhibits the important qualities which align with our winery’s broader branding philosophy. We look forward to Ilya’s oenological leadership at the Foreign Affair Winery as we continue to push the creative and innovative envelopes for appassimento styled wines.

Taste T.O. Article – Wine of the Week

Dubbing it “An Affair to Remember” Chris Saunders selects The Foreign Affair Riesling 2007 as Taste T.O.’s Wine of the Week.

Collections Magazine – The Entrepreneurial Spirit

This article by Jeremy Finkelstein describes Len Crispino’s dream of becoming a winemaker and how it became a reality.

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CBC Radio One – Ontario Today

On Friday, August 28 at 12:30 PM EST Konrad Ejbich and Rita Celli spent a few minutes tasting our 2007 The Temptress and talking about its taste, food matches, drinking window, and more.