David Scholefield, Wine Personality, Consultant and speaker – Food Talks Vancouver Volume 10

Food Talks Vancouver Volume 10
Theme: Food Talks goes WINE Talks for this edition!
Our speakers will touch on all aspects of the wine industry including British Columbia and beyond.

This evening was organized by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster.

Topic: “Place not Grape: Defining Okanagan terroir”

Speaker shown in this video is:

David Scholefield

Here is his bio, courtesy of foodtalks.ca

Few in the wine industry need an introduction to David Scholefield. His personality, experience, and profound global insight to the wine industry, in addition to his sharp wit and expert palate, make him a valued member of the Okanagan Crush Pad team. David was the inspiration for the Okanagan Crush Pad business model, which he first envisioned over ten years ago.

David’s devotion to wine sustained him throughout his long career as senior wine buyer for the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB), where he earned a global reputation for his ability to shepherd allocations of the world’s finest wines onto the shelves of BC liquor stores. It was during his many buying trips to wine regions around the world that he was first introduced to the concept of a cooperative wine production facility. The light bulb turned on while on a visit to New Zealand in the early 1990s when he discovered several of the top producers were making their wine from the same facility. David is an ambassador for Okanagan Crush Pad, and the “S” in the winery’s Bartier Scholefield label.

When he does not have his nose in a glass of wine, David can be found stomping through fields tracking birds or lurking around music shops and book stores in Vancouver. You can follow here @TrialtoBC

Food Talks is an evening of expert speakers from the Vancouver Food community.

To hear more speakers from Food Talks please visit geoffmobile.com/blog/category/food-talks-vancouver
or foodtalks.ca

Food Talks Volume 10 was held in Vancouver BC Canada on December 3rd 2013.

Presented by Richard Wolak, twitter.com/VanFoodster

As featured on geoffmobile.com
Presented by Foodtalks.ca and vancouverfoodster.com

Videography by Geoff Peters of Birds in the House Productions birdsinthehouse.com

Filmed at the Vancouver Urban Winery, 55 Dunlevy Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Closing music by Laundryman laundrymanmusic.com used with permission.

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