Video Wine Chat with Christine Sismondo of the Globe and Mail

You won’t want to miss our live video chat with Christine Sismondo, Globe & Mail Wine & Cocktail Columnist

Join us Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 6 pm EST right here:

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Listen to her stories and experiences as we taste wines together.

Plus anything you want to ask Christine Sismondo.

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Christine Sismondo is a writer, teacher and barfly.

When not teaching literature at York University, she is tracking down the city’s best drinks and the bars in which they’re served for her columns in ROB Magazine and The Grid. She also writes wine and cocktail articles for the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest national newspaper.

Sismondo hails from the restaurant industry, where she tended bar for a decade or so.

In an attempt to escape the industry, she wrote “Mondo Cocktail: A Shaken and Stirred History” which, ironically, only got her more deeply entrenched.

Her new book, “America Walks Into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops” (Oxford University Press) is now available.

A National Magazine Award-winning writer, Christine Sismondo has been covering spirits and cocktails for the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Quench and other publications for twenty years. She’s also the author of America Walks into a Bar: A History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops, Mondo Cocktail: A Shaken and Stirred History and Prohibition, a six-part podcast series Wondery’s American History Tellers. She lives in Toronto, Canada.
















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