Michael Godel

Michael Godel is a wine writer, educator, ambassador and WineAlign critic. He processes his thoughts about wine, travel, music and pop culture at godello.ca. “Godello,” as he is known, hung up his 25 year-old chef’s apron in 2013 after joining the team at Toronto’s Barque Smoke-house as Consultant-at-Large in March of 2011 and is currently Wine Director of the three Toronto area restaurants. Godel is a judge for the annual WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada, the Ontario Wine Awards and Gold Medal Plates. He lives in Toronto with his wife of 22 years and three children.