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top picks from B.C’s Okanagan Valley: y Pinot Gris alley producing wines in This Pinot Gris is a c BC expression of e. Slightly off-dry, xture, it has notes of zipan. With a touch alancing acidity, this ed pork loin. If you Reserve Pinot Gris Naramata fruit. 2012 Dirty Laundry Not So Knotty Chardonnay Summerland, Okanagan Valley $26.95 Chardonnay is one of world’s most widely planted grapes, and it thrives in the cooler climate of the Okanagan. Dirty Laundry has made a name for itself in the Okanagan for its quality wines and great hospitality. This chardonnay has just a kiss of oak having been fermented briefly in barrels before being transferred to stainless steel to finish. The resulting wine is fruit-forward, with a touch of spice and a vibrant palate. Pair this with a classic roast chicken. ard Family ey oldest wineries in the nagan wine industry. wna, the grapes for heir vineyards on he remnants of a llion years ago. ges, this wine is ar. It is made in a ndy meets Sonoma balanced by on in the fruit brought Quails’ Gate is a must visit the Okanagan. 2010 Burrowing Owl Athene Oliver, Okanagan Valley $44.95 Made from estate fruit from the heart of Oliver in the south Okanagan, this is one of Burrowing Owl’s flagship blends. The winery is located on one of the most sought after sights, and was established in the early 1990s. The winery is a proponent of sustainable viticulture and minimalist winemaking. This red has compelling structure and elegance, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, it is built to age but would be beautiful decanted alongside braised short ribs. WWW.EATINEATOUT.CA 71