We love what we do
Connexion Oenophilia – inspired by the Greek words “oeno” (wine) and “philia” (love of) – was established in 2004 by Martha Harrison. We represent a diverse group of independent producers of wines, whiskies and spirits, for epicurean palates.
Our portfolio is distributed in SAQ, LCBO and NB Liquor outlets, and in Bishop’s Cellar in Halifax. Our wines and whiskies are also available in a selection of restaurants and bars in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia.
In June 2016, Connexion Oenophilia was the proud recipient of the coveted Agent/Supplier of the Year (Magnum) Award in the 2016 Elsie Awards.
The Elsie Awards – a play on “LCBO” – is the LCBO’s opportunity to honour its trade partners for their innovation, focus on customer service and support and to recognize those who have set themselves apart by going above and beyond to deliver excellence.
Commenting on the award, Martha Harrison, Founder and President of Connexion Oenophilia said: “We are honoured to receive this recognition from the LCBO. It’s a team effort, and I thank all the exceptional distilleries and wineries we proudly represent. Since its foundation in 2004, Connexion Oenophilia has embraced values of integrity, cooperation and partnership. Working in close collaboration with the LCBO at all levels, we look forward to expanding the presence in Ontario of our outstanding premium wines, whiskies and spirits. This is a really exciting time as the industry continues to evolve. Looking ahead, we will continue to innovate and explore new ways to promote and to improve the LCBO customer experience.”
“We are pleased to present Connexion Oenophilia with the Agent/Supplier of the Year (Magnum) Award,” said LCBO President & CEO George Soleas. “Featuring a wide assortment of products from smaller independent producers, Connexion Oenophilia enables the LCBO to provide unique and special products to our customers.”
Martha Harrison, B.A. (Trinity College Dublin), M.B.A. (McGill University), has expertise in marketing and sales related to wines, whiskies and spirits.
Through her experiences at United Distillers, Pernod Ricard and Connexion Oenophilia Martha has established an impressive track record of success in developing and implementing marketing and communications strategies, launching new products and building brand awareness.
Martha nourishes her passion for fine wines and whiskies and fosters her relationships with producers in many countries through her travels and tastings.
Fluently trilingual (English, French and Italian), Martha has forged extensive contacts with opinion leaders, wine writers, sommeliers, restaurateurs and wine clubs.
She is supported by a team that shares her passion and commitment.