Wendy (owner/founder) was at the helm the day we visited vinAmité. Wendy immediately exudes a warm welcoming to all who arrive on her doorstep. All the staff are friendly and knowledgeable and it was a delight to join in the conversation about the success of the little gem in the Oliver wine region.
September is Cam’s month for the Tasting Ten session, however this year too many people were going to be away so he rescheduled it for a month later, one week after our regular October session. Upon arriving, we were greeted with a lovely sparkling wine, A Blanc de Noirs from Backyard Vineyards in Langley. Most … Read moreTasting Ten September: ‘Contrasting BC and Oregon Wines’
GOLD Dry Riesling This vintage is another classic example of a Quails’ Gate Riesling. It is crisp, dry and refreshing with wonderfully balanced acidity. True Riesling lovers will appreciate this wines cellaring potential which will allow the acids to soften over time and integrate with the rich Riesling flavours. The wine is dry, vibrant … Read moreQuails’ Gate receives National Wine Awards of Canada GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE Awards
In conversation with Adorada winemaker Margaret Leonardi on the subject of her newest wine venture – Adorada Rosé. Leonardi comes from a family that are fourth generation dairy farmers so finally settling on a career in viticulture seems a natural progression. Perhaps it was the internship in a chem lab that may have been the … Read moreIn Conversation with Adorada winemaker Margaret Leonardi