Michael Godel, a.k.a. “Godello” hung up his chef’s apron after 27 years to join the team at Toronto’s Barque Smokehouse in March of 2011 as Wine Director and Consultant-At-Large. Godello is now a Wine Critic at http://winealign.com and he processes his thoughts about wine, music and pop culture here at http://godello.ca. He has also has written 266 lengthy wine-centric articles at http://o.canada.com/author/michaelgodel. Michael has been a judge at the WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada and at Gold Medal Plates. Godello lives in Toronto with his wife of 19 years and three children.