Our mission is to share the wonderful world of wine while traveling through the senses, exploring emerging and lesser-known wine regions, unique and boutique wineries from around the world…

Ellen Lainez

The Wine Consul

The Wine Consul is a Latin American wine educator on the make with the goal of promoting and advocating for small and lesser-known wine regions, amber/skin fermented, natural and organic wines from around the world.
Welcome to my wine world!

Uncorking, learning, teaching and loving wines and sharing them with the world.

  • Wines of Argentina Ambassador
  • Wines of Chile Ambassador
  • Wines of Croatia (Founder of the Croatian Wine Ambassador) First Ambassador
  • Wines of Greece Ambassador
  • Wines of Portugal Ambassador
  • Italian Wine Scholar
  • Spanish Wine Scholar
  • Certified Bartending with the Toronto Institute of Bartending.


Wine Tasting Experiences

Shown to generate new business leads, improve company culture, and increase brand loyalty with clients and colleagues
Experiences are offered both virtually and in person.

Great convenience for those still working from home or not yet to bring face to face with clients

Can be Hosted in Toronto + Surrounding GTA.
Best part ! We come to you or have us host at our downtown Toronto Wine Club

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Virtual Wine Tastings

Still working from home? In the new age of emails and Slack chats, it can be difficult to create meaningful connections and engage with clients or employees. We’re here to help.

How it works:

  • Each guest will receive a curated gift pack of wines delivered right to their front door.
  • Guests will join a 75-minute virtual guided tasting by one of our in-house experts. 
  • Rich discussions, thoughtful inquiries and collaborative activities to result in a connected and highly entertained groups.
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In Person Wine Tastings

Back in the office and looking for a way to celebrate and thank clients and colleagues? This is for you...

How it works:

  • You get your group together and decide where you want to host.
  • Wine is delivered prior to the event and our in-house expert will arrive to do the rest! Add-ons such as food and glass rental are available upon request.
  • A 75-minute live tasting is hosted by one of our in-house experts, where guests will experience the elegant tastes and captivating stories of four hand-selected wines.
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What They Say

As featured in HWN Hispanic Women Network, Kbuena Radio and Chaim ally Global


Thank you for this lovely idea to merge wine and yoga! So much fun!

Maggie D.



Wow, Orange wines! I’ve never thought it was from white grapes! Thank you The Wine Consul, the tasting was amazing!

Jessika M.



Thank you for sharing your knowledge and passion for wine!.

Esperanza P.



I recently worked with Ellen on an online client appreciation event that I hosted. And I was blown away by both her knowledge & bubbly personality! The wine also did not disappoint! Thank you, Ellen, for bringing my clients an experience they wouldn’t be able to have anywhere else!

Paula Wilimek.



Excellent service and experience in selecting appropriate wines that meet your taste. Wine Consul went above and beyond on recommending vegan wines and personally hand selected the wines based on my needs. Very detailed oriented and amazing customer service. Highly recommended


A fun time and wonderful to hang out with friends learning about wines!

Olivia B.


Wine Experinces Boxes

For those looking for a perfect gift!!!

Curated wines and amazing experience boxes with local products. Supporting small businesses never has been this fun!
Taste and support
Wine experience boxes start at $49.99 plus shipping.
*Products and price will vary, get in touch to customize your experience.