OCTOBER 16TH TO OCTOBER 22ND
Join us in celebrating homecoming by featuring a winemaker who is a Western Alumnus. We will be featuring his California R8 Cabernet and Chardonnay throughout the week.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 27TH
Our in house Sommelier will be hosting a “New World vs Old World” Wine Tasting at the bar. There will be a selection of 7 wines with food pairings for $60.00 per person (excluding tax). Seats can be booked between 5pm and 10 pm. The tasting is done individually so whatever time works for you. E-mail email@example.com to book your seats
ABOUT R8 WINERY
Michael Lancester a Western graduated from Etobicoke, Ontario moved to California in 1993. He then attended the University of California at Davis studying viticulture and enology. Once developing his winemaking skills, in 2000 he co-founded Tin Barn Vineyards where he further developed his winemaking techniques.
In 2009 Michael become a founding member of R8 Wine Co.. The wineries focus is to raise the bar on affordable table wines. These grapes are harvested from established, high reputable Vineyards focusing on small lots of wines. The wines are made with the upmost dedication to fine details.
We at Bertoldi’s will be featuring the R8 Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.
R8 CABERNET SAUVIGNON
The R8 Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied California cabernet that is smooth and silky with balanced tannins, ripe red fruits. The wine is complex and well structure with a lasting finish.
The R8 Chardonnay is fermented in stainless steel tanks with a touch of oak added. It is a nice golden colour with aromas of pear, pineapple and vanilla. On the palate there are flavours of tropical fruit, coconut and a rich lasting finish.