In spite of its small presence in the wine world, gamay has a lot of people talking. A grape that has always been underappreciated, gamay noir à jus blanc, as it is properly known, is finally being taken seriously.
They say that curiosity killed the cat, but it’s the number one prerequisite for any wine drinker interested in expanding his or her palate. After nearly two decades of growing consumption in B.C. mostly dominated by chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, shiraz, and malbec sales, where do we go from here?