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Christopher Waters

Area of Expertise

Wine and spirits

Christopher Waters has been writing about wine for two decades. He is education director of IWEG Drinks Academy in Toronto and a WSET (Wine Spirits Education Trust) certified instructor at the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, Brock University.

For 21 years, he was the editor/co-founder of Canada's largest circulation wine magazine, VINES, and author of a nationally syndicated column, Waters & Wine.

An internationally recognized wine judge, Christopher served as head judge and organizer of the InterVin International Wine Awards for 10 years (2009-2019) and continues to represent Canada for the Six Nations Wine Challenge. He was awarded the Business Citizen of the Year at the 2011 Niagara Grape and Wine Festival and was received the VQA Promoters Award for Education, also in 2011.

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