What the Bachelders did next

Ontario Gamay close-up from Bachelder

Tim Jackson MW reports on the latest adventures of a Canadian wine power couple.

Back in 2014, Jancis went Around the world with Bachelder, reporting on the peripatetic winemaking adventures of husband-and-wife team Thomas and Mary Delaney-Bachelder. As Jancis explained, this burgundy-inspired duo were producing fine Pinot Noir and Chardonnay simultaneously in Burgundy, Oregon and in Niagara on the east coast of their native Canada.

Earlier this year, they were in the UK to participate in a major Canadian wine tasting at the embassy in central London. Richard reported positively on the Bachelder wines shown there in his Ontario’s burgundian...