BC Wine Trails - May 2016

May 2016 – BC Wine Trails

A unique winemaking project is underway in the Okanagan, as Mireille Sauvé, a member of the BC chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, oversees the creation of the “dames wine”.  Dame Mireille has been visiting the Okanagan from her home base in Vancouver to shepherd this fundraising project, supporting scholarships for BC women pursuing their education in wine and food.   Les Dames d’Escoffier is an international organization and the only Canadian chapter is in British Columbia.The red and white dame wines which will be bottled this spring, and a limited number will be available. All of the profits will go back to Les Dames d’Escoffier. The wines are unique, and Mireille, who became Canada’s youngest sommelier with funds from a Les Dames scholarship, says they are already showing great flavours and sophistication. Read more...