August 12
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Winemaker’s Dinner Series | Unsworth Vineyards

Committed to making wines that reflect the exceptional soil and growing conditions of the Cowichan Valley, winemaker Dan Wright and his team currently farm 12 acres of grape varieties at Unsworth Vineyards. The oldest block is Marechal Foch, which was planted in 2007—the grape behind their award-winning Ovation. Small production by design, the Unsworth team focuses on handcrafted wines of distinction using signature techniques that showcase the very best of the fruit they grow.

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August 19

Winemaker’s Dinner Series | Kettle Valley Winery

With abundant sunshine, cooling lake breezes and an optimal temperature range, the Naramata Bench is one of the premier grape growing regions in Canada. Working with the terroir of the area, Kettle Valley Winery has produced a wide range of wines including red blends such as “Old Main Red,” and single varietals including Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Whites have also done well in the Naramata terroir, as they offer Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.

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August 26

Winemaker’s Dinner Series | Martin’s Lane Winery

Martin’s Lane Winery is an architecturally stunning 100% “gravity-flow” winery carved within a steep hillside. World-class Pinot Noir and Riesling and produced at this winery that are drawing the attention of wine enthusiasts worldwide. Ancient volcanic and glacial soils settle amongst precipitous hillsides with many warm days, cool nights and the lowest rainfall and humidity of any wine-producing region.

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