Anthony Gismondi on Wine


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The Hatch Winery - Okanagan Valley

There’s little doubt winemaker Jason Parkes marches to the beat of his own drum but then so does the off-beat, tattooed, back-of-the-house Hatch team who don’t look anything like your typical assistant winemakers.

Clos du Soleil - Similkameen Valley

This video is a mini-travelogue as well as a look at the terroir of the crumbling Similkameen Valley. Here you can see the soil, in which Clos du Soleil's Bordeaux varietals grow, being created from the steep, rocky mountains.

Bench 1775 - Naramata Bench

Take a look at the gorgeous view from this Naramata Bench winery, that is about a 10 minute drive north of Penticton, British Columbia. Then learn more about why there is such a diversity of grapes growing and thriving here and about the progression of the local wine industry through the eyes of its winemaker.

Future of the Okanagan Wine Industry

Anthony Gismondi interview on Business Spotlight with Tim Wohlberg and Jim Martin. Originally aired on September 11, 2017 on AM1150 (www.am1150.ca on iHeartRadio) in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Phantom Creek Estate - Next Okanagan

The team at Phantom Creek Estates has set the bar high for themselves and their wines but they seem willing to put in the time and hard work necessary to attain such lofty goals. Funded by the Bai family and lead by Okanagan veteran Ingo Grady we went looking for a glimpse of the Next Okanagan.

Natural Wine Debate - Introduction

What is natural wine? We asked winemakers and experts visiting the Vancouver International Wine Festival.

Natural Wine Debate - Ezra Cipes

Summerhill Pyramid Winery partner Ezra Cipes follows certified biodynamic agriculture standards. His family is leading a movement to make all Okanagan Valley agriculture organic, so he seems like someone who would make natural wine, but he doesn't.

Natural Wine Debate - Nikki Callaway

Natural wine is not an option for Quails’ Gate winemaker Nikki Callaway who feels its unpredictability isn't worth the risk given the high standards expected of her and her well-known wine.