About ENSO

We are a new startup beverage company specializing in canned wine. Why canned wine? Why not? The beverage you enjoy without the baggage (bottle). Enjoy wine on your terms.

No rules. No stuffiness. #freethewine

The ensō symbolizes absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the universe, and mu (the void).


MEET the ENSO team


I’ve always been passionate about entrepreneurship, wine, beer and spirits. I’m a chemical technologist by trade and have a solid understanding of the chemical properties and process of making and packaging wine. I’ve always thought making wine is where Science meets Art. I spent 15 years with JD Irving in various technical, operations, continuous improvement and distribution/logistics positions.  The sites I worked include Irving Tissue, Lake Utopia Paper and Brunswick News Inc. 

Cheers, Henry

Founder & CEO – Henry Yates

30+ years in strategic planning, advertising, digital communications and marketing-sales enablement with numerous organizations; Leo Burnett, Millers Myers Bruce, Ambrose Carr Linton Kelly, Interactive Media Group, Trajectory Business Performance and the Sales Force Group.
Charlie is known for his pragmatic, innovative solutions and business acumen having started, built and sold a number of successful ventures.

 Chief Marketing Officer – Charlie Bartlett

15+ years in online advertising, social media, content management and digital marketing. She has held positions at ICE, Lavalife, 58Ninety and One Advertising. Her ability to assess challenges and opportunities, and rapidly devise strategic solutions to capitalize on those opportunities, is a key strength.

Nicole is also currently teaching business and digital strategy at Seneca College’s Graduate Corporate Communications program.

 Marketing – Nicole Kemp

Contact Us

Are you interested in our canned wine or want to provide feedback to us. We welcome it (good, bad or ugly) and want to hear from you.

Visit Us

1 Germain St #300

Saint John, NB

E2L 4V1

Contact us

(506) 977-0360


Open Hours

M-F: 8am - 5pm


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