Questions, Comments, Queries?

We always love hearing from our friends. If you have a question about the Ontario Wine Society, chapter events, a winery presentation or just about wine in general, please email us at

In order to answer your question as best as possible, please feel free to direct your question to a specific board member.  Here’s a look at what we each do (other than drink wine, of course)


Mark Costello – President: General inquiries, membership inquiries, corporate information, event information. Mark can pretty much answer any question you may have; he IS he president after all.

John Wates - Treasurer: Responsible for financial oversight, budgeting process and banking activity. John is a wine enthusiast.

Sheila Lauzon – Vice President: General inquiries, event information, wine questions, industry relations, website, event information. Sheila is our wine-guru and wine judge.

Bill Wittur - Vice-President, Industry Relations: Extensive knowledge with wine industry; WSET Certification; ISG Level II.

Bonnie McLean – Membership Director: General inquiries, media relations, advertising inquiries, media outreach. 

Joelle Lees - Director of Venues: owner of Michael's On The Thames, extensive knowledge of hospitality industry.

George Piccin – Past President