The international wine world is one big, highly competitive stage. We find that, increasingly, the spotlight shines on wines grown and made right here in British Columbia. Here, a toast to those producers on B.C. Day.
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.
With a close proximity to a world-class wine region, a number of Vancouver restaurants are partnering with Okanagan and Similkameen wineries to develop branded house wines. It’s a marriage of terrior, cusine, and culture, all from the West Coast.