Julian Elliott

Another View on Sulphites in Wine

The question regarding the impact of sulfites in wine has been discussed for years.  This article gives a rather even-handed review of the topic.  I believe our winemakers are at or below that mentioned for commercial wines. See the article at Sulfite in Wines.

Cowichan Valley Wines

31 Saanich Sommeliers members and friends spent a lovely Sunday visiting 3 wineries in the Cowichan valley south of Duncan.  We had a great day with excellent tours and tastings – congratulations to all involved in the organization. The following gallery has a few photos to commemorate the day. Contributed by Robin McNeil

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. …

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