Wine by Wertzberger: Grape Whisperer of Sonoma County

The day I tasted Bill Wertzberger’s breakout wine, the velvety 2005 Monson Vineyard Merlot, I knew he was on his way to becoming one of Sonoma County’s next big garagistes.

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VQA’s 20th Anniversary of BC Wine

Cool rain did nothing to dampen warm, cozy sentiments at the BC VQA’s 20th Anniversary wine tasting last week at the Vancouver Convention Center. The event featured pioneers of BC wine who forged a new industry out of the orchards, and who brought old vintages from their wine cellars.

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