My Wine Canada Wine Club Feature: Backyard Vineyards
It's officially summertime and we're celebrating sunny days and warm nights lounging in the backyard by featuring B.C.'s Backyard Vineyards. In operation since 2009, they have been producing award-winning single varietals, blends, and bubblies with top-quality grapes from the Fraser and South Okanagan valleys.
Sign up for the wine club today to receive a fantastic selection of Backyard wines delivered directly to your door. Seasoned winemaker Liam Berti is both meticulous and innovative in his methods and ensures that each handcrafted bottle comes out just as marvellous as the last. Keep reading to learn more about this B.C. winery and some of their featured wines this month.
Backyard Vineyards is all about showcasing the opportunities in Vancouver's southern region and showing customers what a high-quality winery can produce. With expert winemaker, Liam Berti, leading the team, they are on a hot streak of crafting award-winning and critic-loving wine. They are also devoted to ensuring every bottle, from barrel to glass, originates from B.C. resources.
As you wait for the arrival of your wine package, you can preview some of the featured wines in your July Wine Club box.
This alluring, medium-bodied dry white with notes of peach and lemon was rated 90 points by wine expert Tony Aspler. Enjoy this wine with fried mashed potato balls and sour cream or steamed mussels in creamy white wine sauce.
An outstanding, classic gewürztraminer with aromas of orange blossom and a hint of ginger followed by flavours of grapefruit and lychee. This white received 91 points from wine expert Tony Aspler and is a lovely pairing with sweet and spicy pork tenderloin served over steamed rice or crispy prosciutto di Parma.
Earning a rating of 91-93 points by Tony Aspler, this full-bodied red boasts exceptional flavours of black fruit and oak. Drink now alongside slow-roasted lamb with garlic and rosemary or bruschetta with kalamata olives, or hold for a few years for a truly rewarding experience.
This outstanding, full-bodied, and elegant red has aromas of blueberry, blackcurrant, and a hint of cedar with flavours of blueberry and black plum. With a rating of 91 points, this cab franc is an exceptional pairing with garlic herb butter-roasted chicken or slow-cooked duck with green olives and Herbes de Provence.
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