Saanich Sommeliers Summer Lamb Roast

On a sunny evening of August 24, 2016 the Saanich Sommeliers enjoyed a whole lamb roast and potluck dinner at Starling Lane Vineyards to celebrate summer. Over 40 members and guests attended.  Thanks to Jackie and John Wrinch for graciously hosting the event at their beautiful property.  Photos courtesy of Leanna Rathkelly. Click photos to […]

Grape Crush – Fall 2015

  On a rainy November 17, members of the Saanich Sommeliers and the Nanaimo Winemakers participated in the last joint grape crush for 2015.  During October-November, over 40,000 pounds of premium vineyard grapes were received, crushed & destemmed, and distributed to participating members. Grapes were sourced from selected vineyards located in the south Okanagan region of BC. […]

Sommeliers Food & Wine Pairing

Thirty-five Saanich Sommelier members gathered at the home of Marg and Don Best on May 12, 2015 to sample an extraordinary selection of wines paired with delicious dishes prepared by Marg.  Each wine was carefully chosen to complement and enhance the flavours of the dishes served, providing an exceptional evening of fun and learning. The pairings […]