Bloom BC VQA Release Tasting
I certainly had a good time at this event, tasting and chatting with winemakers and winery owners.
There are some very nice hard people in the BC wineries. Here are some quick notes
Rosé the best of show here goes to Hillside
Port Style wins once again best of show goes to Black Sage Pipe 2008
Chardonnay Culmina Family Estate Dilemma 2011
Pinot Gris goes to Laughing Stock nice fruit flavours
Viognier Moraine was quite good as was Lariana Cellars
Best Cellars of Fine Wines
Church and State
Painted Rock Oh That Red Icon 2011
The View Try the Gewürztraminer
Now let me remind you that at these events its is impossible to taste all the wines of visit all the wineries . I go on and on about all the great wines been produced here in British Columbia.
Let me just mention a few wineries you should visit that maybe under your radar. There are wineries with very nice owners and very good wines.
Maverick Estate Winery
Castoro De Oro Estate
visit the website more info www.winesofcanada.com