MIDFIELD WINE BAR

A COZY WINE BAR & TAVERN IN THE HEART OF TORONTO'S LITTLE PORTUGAL, WITH A ROTATING 50+ BY-THE-GLASS SELECTION, 350+ BOTTLE LIST, AND A SMALL PLATES MENU. ESTABLISHED 2012


Valentine's Day 2019
Feb
14
to Feb 15

Valentine's Day 2019

We’ve got a couple of options for all the friends & lovers out there. Maybe you’ll only take advantage of one, maybe you’ll choose both. Either way, you’re in for a treat. If you’re looking to dine out, Chef Mark is whipping up a beautiful 5 course menu. If you decide to dine elsewhere or even if you stay home for dinner, drop by and hang out with us from 11pm onward because all of our by-the-glass wines will be going for $10 a glass! (click on the pic for more details)

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Happy 7th Birthday to us!
Feb
4
to Feb 5

Happy 7th Birthday to us!

We are turning 7 years old and we want you to come and raid the cellar (so to speak). It truly has been our pleasure to have the support of so many amazing wine-loving people such as yourselves and we want to show you some extra love in return. Come party with us!! (click the pic for more deets)

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Meet Your Maker - Gérard Bertrand
Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

Meet Your Maker - Gérard Bertrand

About Nicolas Galy

With wine in his blood (he was raised in his family’s vineyard in Languedoc, and has worked for producers around the world) , a remarkable background in education and business, a long history of playing professional rugby (like his current employer Gérard) and a love for cooking, it’s no surprise that Nicolas is one enthusiastic guy about what he does. Which is why we are super stoked to have him as our next Meet Your Maker guest, representing the prestigious wines of Gérard Bertrand.

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East Meets West
Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

East Meets West

A Collaborative Dinner between Midfield Wine Bar & Godspeed Brewery

We are excited to be collaborating with one of Toronto’s newest and hottest breweries, Godspeed. Situated in the Eastside of Toronto, Godspeed opened in 2017 under the skillful hands and brains of Luc “Bim” Lafontaine. Luc used to be the head brewer at another well known Canadian brewery, Dieu du Ciel!, after which he moved to Japan and established a brewery just outside of Tokyo, then moved back to Toronto to open Godspeed. Luc still travels back to Japan to source ingredients for his brews.

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Meet Your Maker - Réva Winery
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Meet Your Maker - Réva Winery

About Daniele Gaia

Daniele left the well known Barolo producer Elvio Cogno to become the Assistant Winemaker at Réva in 2016. Now, we could stop there but the rest is way too interesting…he is a massive fan of heavy metal and sports, is a car rallying fan to the extent that he actually races the cars, his fiancé Elisa is also an oenologist and he loves his cat “Semola”.

We, along with our co-hosts Nicholas Pearce Wines, are excited to welcome Daniele to Midfield for our next Meet Your Maker event…we’re pretty sure this guy is going to have some colourful stories to tell.

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Meet Your Maker - Can Rafols
Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Meet Your Maker - Can Rafols

Alexandra Manoval of Can Ràfols dels Caus

Alexandra was in winemaking school when she was wooed away by Carlos Esteva to become the Export Manager at Can Ràfols Dels Caus & Mas Oller. She has grown up in the wine industry and is on her way to great things in the company. She’s half French, half Catalan, and 100% lovely and passionate about what she does. Come hang out with her and our co-hosts Cosecha Imports on Nov. 6 and see how she has become an integral part of the pioneering winery. Cheers!

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Meet Your Maker - Domaine Brand & Fils
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Meet Your Maker - Domaine Brand & Fils

Philippe Brand of Domaine Brand & Fils

The young man from Alsace, France, behind the top selling wine so far this year (Fleurs Maceration) will be joining us at Midfield for another Meet Your Maker event. He’ll be serving up a great range of their beautiful wines including the popular skin contact whites. New vintages are being released and will be poured this evening so don’t miss out! We and our co-hosts Bogie’s Best Imports are looking forward to seeing you!

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Meet Your Maker - Celler Comunica
Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

Meet Your Maker - Celler Comunica

Pep Aguilar of Celler Comunica

We’re excited to welcome Pep Aguilar of Celler Comunica to Midfield! Pep is not only one of the brains behind Comunica’s delicious and vibrant wines, but he also makes the best olive oil, cooks amazing meals, looks like a rock star, and is generally an all-around nice, laid back dude. We hope you can join us along with our co-hosts, Cosecha Imports for a fun evening of getting to know the Celler Comunica line-up as well as Pep.

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Pearl Morissette 2017 Irrévérence Launch
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Pearl Morissette 2017 Irrévérence Launch

2017 Irrévérence Launch

Geographically an hour and a bit away from Midfield Wine bar but always dwelling in our wine loving hearts is the infamous Pearl Morissette Winery nestled in the Niagara Region. We’ve had a long-standing love affair with this winery so obviously we are stoked to announce that on Wednesday, September 19th, Pearl Morissette will be launching a very special, small production cuvée at Midfield Wine Bar. From 6pm onward, Svetlana Atcheva will be hanging out with us pouring the next step in their evolution of skin contact white wines, 2017 Irrévérence . This is going to be a super informal and fun wine launch...one feature wine for sale being poured by one unique and passionate lady that some of you have already met.

We will be taking reservations for dinner. Space is limited so give us a shout asap to book a table. Having said that, please drop in for a glass or two…or a bottle…and have a chat with Svetlana…she likes to talk.

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Meet Your Maker - Desrochers D
Jul
26
6:00 PM18:00

Meet Your Maker - Desrochers D

DON’T CALL IT MEAD. IT’S HONEY WINE…

We are super stoked for our next Meet Your Maker guest from the leading honey wine producer who sell their delicious beverages all over the world and are finally breaking into the Ontario market. Géraud Bonnet of Desrochers D will be visiting us from Quebec where he and his family produce what has been acclaimed as “the best honey wine in the world.

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Bigger is Better! Magnums @ cost + $60
Jul
1
to Jul 2

Bigger is Better! Magnums @ cost + $60

Our spring cleaning event was so popular we decided to hold another long weekend event! On Sunday, July 1st we'll be serving up a buffet of Magnums and offering them to you at cost plus $60...literally a buffet table of bottles for you to peruse and choose from.

If you don’t understand what the big deal is then think of it like this: you could walk into a restaurant with your own small bottle of wine, pay a standard corkage fee (avg $30) and drink your wine…maybe alone…OR at this event, you’ll walk into Midfield, buy the equivalent of two bottles of wine at cost plus a nominal amount that’s the equivalent of a standard corkage fee, and you’ll get to choose from a wide variety of wine that you personally can’t get unless you pay for a case of them, AND you get to drink it with all your friends. Purrrrrty sweet deal!!

 

We'll be open from 3pm to midnight...maybe longer if you're all enthusiastic shoppers. Kitchen serving snacks from 3-5pm, full menu from 5-10pm.

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Meet Your Maker - Alvar de Dios
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Meet Your Maker - Alvar de Dios

MEET YOUR MAKER

On Tuesday, June 19th, Alvar de Dios will be hanging out at Midfield pouring a whole bunch of his wines. Flights for days! Join us for a super casual evening —- make a reservation for dinner or simply drop in for a drink and hang out with the man himself. This is a non-ticketed event…but we recommend reservations if you’re coming in for dinner. Kitchen closes at 11pm. Drinks flow until Alvar passes out from jet lag.

ABOUT ALVAR DE DIOS

Alvar was born and raised in the village of El Pego near the southern boundary of the D.O. of Toro. His family had tended vineyards in the village for generations but Alvar didn't stay in Toro to learn his trade, rather he fell in with a pair of vinous rebels working in the Sierra de Gredos - Fernando Garcia and Dani Landi. While working as the cellar master for Fernando at Bodegas Maranones, Alvar began acquiring vineyards of his own in and around his native D.O., splitting his time between the Gredos and Toro… (CLICK ON THE EVENT PICTURE FOR MORE INFO)

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Spring Cleaning! Bin Endz 50% off!
May
20
to May 21

Spring Cleaning! Bin Endz 50% off!

We’ve been doing some spring cleaning in the cellar and you are going to benefit from it!! Sunday, May 20th we’ll be putting out all of our bin endz and offering them to you at 50% off. No fancy wine menu…literally a buffet table of bottles for you to peruse and choose from. We’ll be open from 3pm to midnight…maybe longer if you’re all enthusiastic shoppers. Kitchen serving snacks from 3-5pm, full menu from 5-11pm.

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