Rhys Pender MW

Rhys Pender MW
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A passionate educator, wine lover, judge, writer, and grape grower/farmer, Rhys has worked in the wine industry since he was a teenager. Rhys pursued his food and wine passion by completing a Professional Culinary Diploma to ensure he eats well and all levels of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) programs to make sure there was always good wine at the table. In 2004 Rhys began taking on the grueling Master of Wine program. This culminated in Rhys becoming Canada's youngest Master of Wine in 2010, one of only approximately 300 in the world.

Rhys runs a WSET wine school and consultancy through his business Wine Plus+ and between travelling around the world can be found with his boots in the dirt at his small 4 acre vineyard and winery in the Similkameen Valley - Little Farm Winery. He is a regular contributor to Canadian publications such as Montecristo, Taste, Savour, Wine Trend and Good Life Connoisseur. In addition to judging for Wine Align, Rhys judges wine competitions internationally such as the Decanter World Wine Awards, Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards and the Dallas Morning News Wine Competition.

Latest Reviews (1219 in total)

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Redstone Chardonnay Select Vineyard 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula Bottle
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Redstone Chardonnay Select Vineyard 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula
Ontario, Canada
10633
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Tawse Chardonnay Lenko Vineyard 2013, VQA Beamsville Bench Bottle
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Tawse Chardonnay Lenko Vineyard 2013, VQA Beamsville Bench
Ontario, Canada
10497
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Trius Showcase Chardonnay Wild Ferment Oliveira Vineyard 2015, VQA Lincoln Lakeshore Bottle
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Trius Showcase Chardonnay Wild Ferment Oliveira Vineyard 2015, VQA Lincoln Lakeshore
Ontario, Canada
10215
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Henry Of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Blanc De Blanc 'carte Blanche' 2012, Short Hills Bench Bottle
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Henry Of Pelham Cuvée Catharine Blanc De Blanc 'carte Blanche' 2012, Short Hills Bench
Ontario, Canada
315200
Review added: July 17, 2017
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$44.95 High
(58)W
Bench 1775 Blanc De Blancs 2012, Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Bench 1775 Blanc De Blancs 2012, Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
9699
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Kraze Legz Skaha Vineyard Pinot Blanc 2016, VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Kraze Legz Skaha Vineyard Pinot Blanc 2016, VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
10276
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Peller Estates Signature Series Vidal Blanc Icewine 2015, Niagara On The Lake (375ml) Bottle
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Peller Estates Signature Series Vidal Blanc Icewine 2015, Niagara On The Lake (375ml)
Ontario, Canada
10210
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Clos Du Soleil Signature Red 2013, British Columbia Bottle
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Clos Du Soleil Signature Red 2013, British Columbia
British Columbia, Canada
7814
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Lake Breeze Pinot Blanc 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Lake Breeze Pinot Blanc 2015, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
8124
Review added: July 17, 2017
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Blasted Church Sauvignon Blanc 2016, BC VQA Okanagan Valley Bottle
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Blasted Church Sauvignon Blanc 2016, BC VQA Okanagan Valley
British Columbia, Canada
9317
Review added: July 17, 2017
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