Tag: John Woodward

Ripe Pinot Noir grapes at Privato Vineyard and Winery in Kamloops

MyWinePal Summer Road Trip Visit to Privato Vineyard and Winery

 mywinepal  September 11, 2019

Privato Vineyard & Winery is about as far north as you can get in BC for growing vitis vinifera.  In an earlier visit to Kamloops, I was told by owners John and Debbie Woodward that the hills to the north of them cannot successfully grow grapes.  Their vineyard is right at the limit of what is possible.  But what is…

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Privato Winery – Quietly Making a Name in Kamloops BC

 mywinepal  December 2, 2013

Privato Winery is one of the newest wineries in BC, and the second winery in Kamloops, along side Harper’s Trail winery.  Privato opened their doors in August this year with the release of their Pinot Noir and opening of their Tasting Room in Kamloops. In the latest WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada 2013, their Privato Chardonnay 2011 won a…