In Search of Big Reds
by Derrick Rozdeba
Last year, my wife and I embarked on our adventure to find “Big Reds” in Canada’s Southern Okanagan valley. That tour ignited our need to return, and so we did, in a big way. A European colleague recently asked me why any Canadian would spend the expense to travel to Italy’s wine region when we have our own Canadian version right here in southern Okanagan. But in true Canadian fashion we don’t recognize greatness until it becomes famous outside Canada.
Barring the price sticker shock that we experienced last time, we were prepared to dig deep into our pockets with the thought that we were supporting Canadian entrepreneurs striving to make the perfect Bordeaux-style big red wine.
The additional feature of this trip was also to experience the culinary skills of the chefs of this region. They too didn’t disappoint us.
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