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Fri, May 05


Adega Wine Bar

winemaker series featuring Monte Rio Cellars

Join us on Friday, May 5 for our first event of the winemaker series, featuring Patrick Cappiello from Monte Rio Cellars.

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winemaker series featuring Monte Rio Cellars
winemaker series featuring Monte Rio Cellars

Time & Location

May 05, 2023, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Adega Wine Bar, 9C Division Blvd, Consecon, ON K0K 1T0, Canada


About the Event

Join us for our first winemaker series event. 

We are excited to host Patrick Cappiello from Monte Rio Cellars on Friday, May 5.

Patrick will take us through some of his wines, and we will have the opportunity to discuss and understand his winemaking style.

We will be serving some light snacks with the wines.

Piquette Project



Skull Wines

Skull White

Skull Red

Monte Rio Cellars

Sauvignon Blanc

Co-Ferment Rose

Petite Sirah


$30 per person + tax + grat.

Limited seating available

About Monte Rio Cellars

Mr. Cappiello got his start in restaurants, his wine career began in 2002 as a Sommelier at Tribeca Grill. As time progressed his roles changed to Wine Director and restaurant owner over the next 15 years. Through connections with countless winemakers and after meeting his current business partner Pax Mahle, the transition to Winemaker was a natural progression for Cappiello. He still serves as Wine Director of Walnut Street Café in Philadelphia. He is a Food & Wine host for Playboy and a founding member of Winemakers & Sommeliers for California Wildfire Relief.

His 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, and Sommelier career has given him access to four of the world's greatest wine cellars. All have been recipients of Wine Spectators' "Grand Award"; TriBeCa Grill, Veritas, GILT, and Pearl & Ash. Mr. Cappiello was named "Sommelier of the Year 2014" by Food & Wine Magazine, "Wine Person of the Year 2014" by Imbibe Magazine, and "Sommelier of the Year 2015" by Eater National.

His winemaking career started in 2018, under the watchful eye of Pax Mahle. Monte Rio focuses on heritage and classic California varieties. Wines are made naturally with no additives and farmed with organic practices.

Mr. Cappiello and Mr. Mahle collaborate on two wineries; Skull Wines and the Piquette Project.

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