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The Gill family, proprietors of Gold Hill Winery, owns 65 acres of vineyards in the Okanagan Valley with 24 acres on the Golden Mile and 32 acres in the heart of Osoyoos.
Ivory & Burt Old Vine Zinfandel 2019 (Lodi, $19.95, Vintages #4793031, to be released Jan. 7th) Deep ruby in colour; earthy, leathery, blackberry nose; full-bodied, dry, richly extracted, meaty but well-balanced and well-integrated oak, with a minty note on the … Continue reading
December 1st: I was invited to a tasting put on by the Port Dalhousie Underground – sixteen wines, mainly sweet. Here is the list, which doesn’t include the half-bottle I found in my cellar.
Saturday, November 19th: The day of the first big winter snow storm. Mary Delaney, Thomas Bachelder’s partner, graciously picked me up to drive me to the “Bat Cave” – Thomas’s wine cellar on Lundy’s Lane – to taste his Toussaint … Continue reading