Drinks

A Very Canadian Whisky Tasting

A Very Canadian Whisky Tasting

Toronto Common is partnering with Spirit House to offer a Whisky Tasting with a uniquely Canadian perspective. 

Our tasting guide, Spencer Gooderham’s family legacy in whisky dates back seven generations to William Gooderham, founder of what was once Canada’s largest distillery, based here in Toronto. Their family name can still be seen in Toronto’s historic distillery district today.

Read More

Classic Cocktail Tasting

Classic Cocktail Tasting

Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a classic cocktail tasting series!

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our Seasonal Cocktail Tasting it’s that there’s a lot of curiosity and debate about classic cocktails. 

As always we encourage tasting for yourself so we’re adding a Classic Cocktail tasting in the new year at Do Not Disturb, the Beverley Hotel’s new restaurant and bar.

Read More

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a seasonal cocktail tasting series!

The Beverley Hotel just opened its new restaurant and cocktail bar, Do Not Disturb, with Executive Chef & Partner, Vittorio Colacitti and Beverage Director, Moses McIntee. We have been invited to try their seasonal cocktails with a cocktail tasting series.

Read More

Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario

Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario

Toronto Common is going sailing with Gone Sailing Adventures all September long!

For our first sailing adventure we’re keeping it tasting themed with a Taste of Ontario on Lake Ontario. Gone Sailing Adventures already offers a Wine and Cheese sail with on board Sommelier, and we're adding an Ontario theme to feature local wines and cheeses.

Read More

Cocktail Masterclass in London, England 🇬🇧

Cocktail Masterclass in London, England 🇬🇧

Toronto Common will be hosting a summer popup Cocktail Making (and Tasting) class in London (England 🇬🇧) in collaboration with Stongman's Tipple and TT Liquor

Award winning bartender, industry trainer, innovator, spirit maker, and the original Strongman, Tomas Lenko will lead us through a cocktail making and ice shaping lesson with a 3 cocktail class including one with Tomas' own spirit, BOLD, as well as enjoying a cocktail while we learn, in London's new Cellar Bar and Liquor Store, TT Liqour. 

Read More

Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting

Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting

Toronto Common is excited to announce our second Rare Bottle Series; a guided Napa Cabernet Tasting at Montecito restaurant with General Manager, and certified sommelier, Heather McDougall. 

Heather has worked for boutique wine retailers, teaches, mentors, hosts guided and casual tastings, is a buyer for private and corporate clients, and has been Wine Director and General Manager at some of Toronto's top restaurants including Splendido, The Chase, and Luckee.

Read More

Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken

Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken

Toronto Common is bringing back our Bourbon, BBQ & Fried Chicken event at Boxcar Social Harbourfront on their newly renovated patio this summer as part of our Summer BBQ series!

Our Anniversary events may only be once a year but we couldn't wait that long for another Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken event so we're hosting a new series on their patio this summer with a 4 bourbon tasting, their delicious boneless fried chicken, BBQ selection, lots of sides, and a NEW Bourbon BBQ sauce tasting, one with each Bourbon in the tasting!

Read More

Greek Taverna Dinner

Greek Taverna Dinner

Toronto Common is partnering with FAT Lamb Kouzina for a special Greek Taverna Dinner as part of our Summer BBQ Series!

This is a rare opportunity to try many of FAT Lamb Kouzina's catering favourites, not normally available at their lunch location.

They'll be opening the doors just for us for this special series: offering a taste and feel of a Greek Taverna. You can expect a selection of perfectly grilled meats, and traditional dishes, inspired from their many travels throughout Greece - including recipes handed down from generations, and ingredients they've sourced during their time there.

Read More

Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting

Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting

Boxcar Social's newest location on Temperance is home to some premium whiskies and they're inviting Toronto Common for a taste!

Their Rare Bottles Tasting series will be a guided tasting with Whisky Director Ray Zwicker and a selection of 6 rare bottle expressions.

All bottles will retail at a minimum of $200 per bottle and ranging to over $500 a bottle. All will be one-time only expressions, and many will never exist again.

Read More