THE GRAPE: OBA Wine Community  

Oct. 16, 2021

As a home for all lawyers, the OBA creates the space and opportunity for members with shared interests to get together for positive interaction and camaraderie. We help lawyers connect outside of the practice of law for fun, community, and education.

Join us for our fourth expedition around the globe – we promise you won’t be disappointed! We have already covered the French Regions, Spain and South Africa, now we are off to discover Italy.  Italy in this immersive and exciting tasting consists of three truly wonderful and unique wines.  As one of the most historic wine regions in the world, Italy is a mecca for wine grapes.

Our host, Angela Aiello of Super Wine Girl will teach you about glassware, she’ll share the 5 easy steps to tasting wine and she will talk about each individual producer of these exclusive and unique wines from the Gibson Family Group.

Your registration includes:

  • OBA member-exclusive pricing
  • Three bottles of wine delivered to your doorstep
  • An online virtual tasting event with fellow OBA members, which will take place Saturday, October 16th at 12:00 pm

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please register for this event no later than September 27, 2021, to secure your wine and ensure delivery on time for the virtual tasting and social on October 16th.

1. Roberta Fugatti Terra Dei Forti Pinot Grigio, 2020
2. Boschis Francesco Dogliani Superiore DOCG 2016
3. Renzo Marinai Chianti Classico 2017

About Our Hosts:

The Gibson Family Group is an exclusive importing agency founded by Lesle Gibson. As a renowned host, Lesle's attention to detail and dedication to her clients has made her something of a legend in the hospitality and wine industry. Her career spans over 20 years and she has successfully opened trendy hotspots in both Toronto and LA. A long-time Sommelier, Lesle has embarked on the highlight of her career with Gibson Family Group creating a home for her wine angels. With every producer embraced and every wine hand-selected, it is her goal to share her passion with those she meets, expanding her wine family along the way. GFG combines Lesle's many years of experience with her personal touch, love for service and interest in exceptional wine.

Angela Aiello is a multi-award winning journalist, educator and host. She has spent 20 years working in the global wine industry and has traveled all around the world to learn about and taste wine. During the blogger boom she established one of the largest wine clubs in Canada and operated her own wine school institute for close to a decade helping to bring wine confidence to thousands of people. She's hosted international wine tours, TV show wine segments, hundreds of wine events and loves to bring people together with unique dining and tasting experiences. She brings adventure, education and storytelling to every glass she shares.

Exclusive to CBA Members (Ontario only): $145 (includes shipping and taxes)

** Must be 19 years of age or older to participate.

If wine is not for you, keep an eye out for our next "Mock-Trial Mocktail" event which will be posted at


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