The Canadian Vintners Association held a special wine tasting reception on the Hill. There were spitting buckets, but most MPs did not bother using them between “tastes.”
Diane Ablonczy, secretary of state for small business and tourism.
Ontario NDP MP Irene Mathyssen.
B.C. Conservative MP Ron Cannan.
Ontario Conservative MP Gord Brown.
Ontario Conservative MP Terence Young.
Some of the wine reps.
The food, catered by Tulips & Maple, was some of the best the Hill has seen in a long time.