A Symphony for the Senses – The Grange of Prince Edward Winery Joins Forces with Roy Thomson Hall and Allied Music Centre in Harmonizing Partnership

(Toronto, Ontario - February 5th, 2024 ) The Grange of Prince Edward Winery is excited to announce an exhilarating three-year partnership with Roy Thomson Hall and Allied Music Centre, home to the iconic Massey Hall and TD Music Hall. This transformative collaboration will redefine the concert experience, blending the symphony of music with the artistry of wine.

"We embark on this inspiring journey with Roy Thomson Hall and Massey Hall, merging the best of both worlds - the harmony of music and the craftsmanship of wine," said Michael Leskovec, CEO of The Grange of Prince Edward. "Together, we will create enchanting moments, captivating concertgoers and wine enthusiasts alike with unforgettable experiences."

The Grange's exceptional wines will take centre stage across the hospitality spaces of these legendary Toronto concert venues. At Roy Thomson Hall, Massey Hall, and TD Music Hall, patrons will indulge in a curated selection of Grange wines, meticulously chosen to complement the concert experience. The exclusive member lounges at Roy Thomson Hall and Allied Music Centre will pour Grange wines, ensuring a uniquely luxurious and tasteful experience for their esteemed guests.

A new wine bar, elegantly blending Grange branding and wines, will be unveiled in Roy Thomson Hall's east lobby. This dedicated space will charm concert attendees, allowing them to savour the winery's exquisite creations amid the hall's magical ambiance.

Throughout the year, The Grange will host intimate wine tasting events at the venues, providing guests with an immersive wine experience while enjoying performances. Sponsorship of select concerts and collaboration on new events with Roy Thomson Hall and Massey Hall will further enhance this modern partnership.

The integration of Grange wines into the venues is underway, while the first wines in the highly anticipated Estate Series will be released in April to celebrate the launch of the partnership. An exclusive media event, hosted by The Grange of Prince Edward, will mark the official unveiling of this momentous collaboration, promising an immersive experience that will spark the senses.

"We are thrilled to join forces with The Grange of Prince Edward on this remarkable partnership," said Jennifer Shah, Director Corporate Partnerships at Roy Thomson Hall and Allied Music Centre. "By marrying their exceptional wines with our iconic concert venues, we will redefine the concert experience and offer music fans an opportunity to experience incredible wines from an outstanding local winery."

Join us as The Grange of Prince Edward and Roy Thomson Hall compose an unforgettable symphony of flavors and melodies, captivating hearts one sip and one note at a time.

Since its establishment in 2002, The Grange of Prince Edward Winery has become a cherished part of Ontario's vibrant winemaking landscape. Spanning 135 acres in Hillier, Ontario, Canada, the winery and hospitality destination encompasses some of the most significant vineyard plantings in the region, with over 40 acres under vine planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Gamay and Cabernet Franc.

Apart from producing exceptional low-intervention wines that showcase the unique terroir of the area, The Grange is committed to offering a culinary experience centered around locally sourced farm-to-table ingredients. Visitors to the estate can enjoy wine tastings, explore the charming 200-year-old barn and grounds, and indulge in bespoke experiences such as private tours, dinners, weddings, and special events.

Since 2021, under the guidance of President and CEO Michael Leskovec and the unwavering support of co-founder Robert Cudney and Northfield Capital of Toronto, Ontario, the Grange team has embarked on an exciting journey of vineyard rejuvenation and a comprehensive revamp of the winemaking program. With the expertise of viticulturist Mike Peddlesden and winemaker Jonas Newman at the helm, the team has poured their passion and dedication into elevating the quality of both the vineyards and the wines. Their unwavering commitment and tireless efforts have been instrumental in shaping the remarkable transformation of The Grange. Marlise Ponzo, the Grange’s sommelier and sales manager, orchestrates the seamless execution of memorable events, while Chef Keirra Reid takes charge of the hospitality program, crafting an inviting atmosphere where guests can savor the finest flavors and indulge in the artistry of The Grange’s wines.

The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall is a not-for-profit charitable organization operating iconic Roy Thomson Hall and Allied Music Centre – home to the legendary Massey Hall and new 500-capacity venue, TD Music Hall. Showcasing the world’s greatest performers in all disciplines, the three halls are also prominent venues for diverse activities in the business and entertainment district of downtown Toronto. Managed by a professional management team with a volunteer Board of Governors, the Corporation’s mission is to provide a world-renowned environment to showcase international artists and entertainment; to provide public space for the cultural and corporate communities of the Greater Toronto Area; to support the development of Canadian talent; to increase and enhance its worldwide profile as a leader in the arts community through its professionalism and programming.

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For more information on The Grange of Prince Edward Winery, high-resolution images, sample requests or interviews with Michael Leskovec, Mike Peddlesden, Jonas Newman or Marlise Ponzo, please contact michelle@lucidcommunications.ca or call 323.348.6412.

For more information about The Corporation of Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall, images or interviews with Jennifer Shah, please contact mima.agozzino@mh-rth.com.