VINES Sommelier Report
Compiled by Amanda Allison and Christopher Waters
As anticipated, our 2011 survey of top Canadian sommeliers provides useful tips for buying and enjoying wine. It also gives a snapshot of how the county’s wine scene has developed since last year. Once again we sent out a call across the nation. From West to East, some of the best professional wine buyers answered with suggested tricks of the trade, bottles they serve and what they enjoy outside of work. Here are the most informative answers to guide your next shopping venture.
Brad Royale, Carmine Carvaggio, David Burke, Jackie Cooke, James Treadwell, Jay Whiteley, Jennifer Huether, Jonathan Wilson, Justin McAuliffe, Lorie O’Sullivan, Owen Knowlton, Pieter Vanden Weghe, Samantha Rahn, Sara d’Amato, Shawn Brandson, William Predhomme, Zoltan Szabo