BC wines assessed – an update


Here are my collected tasting notes from around 100 local wines I tasted when on a private trip to the Okanagan Valley last month. I believe most of them had been chosen by the likes of wine commentators Anthony Gismondi, David Scholefield and Australian ex-sommelier Mark Davidson as being better than average.

I found the overall quality a very distinct step up from my last big tasting of superior BC wines (How good are BC wines? in 2004), but do see my unexpurgated overview for lots more detail. The picture here is of Blue Mountain Vineyards, taken by...