Top talent from B.C. (British Columbia) wineries includes a few newcomers

on 25/10/10 at 12:36 pm

Wine

B.C. has about 134 wineries

The range of reds is “exceptional,” say organizers of the VQA showcase.

BC Liquor Stores unveiled its annual Best of BC wines Friday, showcasing top talent from the province’s veteran wineries, along with a few notable newcomers.

This fall’s selection features 21 premium Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines from 13 wineries, including a range of reds that organizers of the annual event are calling “exceptional.”

“This really is the best of the best,” said Stephen Schiedel, who, as BC Liquor Stores portfolio manager for wines of the Americas, was responsible for completing this year’s shortlist.

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