Brad Royale

Brad Royale is the Wine Director for Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts (CRMR) where he oversees 6 beautiful properties throughout Alberta and British Columbia. He is in charge of purchasing, menu design and staff training for CRMR’s boutique restaurants and lodges. Brad has been involved in retail and restaurant management for eighteen years and holds credentials from both the ISG sommelier program as well as the WSET Diploma program. Known for his discerning tasting skills, Brad has been involved in professional wine judging for the past 10 years, being retained by Wine Access, Culinaire Magazine and WineAlign.com.

Brad travels frequently to meet new producers and explore new wines. His travels take him all over the world including regions in Italy, France, Spain, Morocco, Austria, Germany, United States, Chile, Australia, Portugal, Argentina, Australia and Japan. In his role at CRMR, Brad has won multiple awards for his extensive wine programs from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, World of Fine Wine (Three Stars) and The Vancouver Wine Festival. In 2012, he launched his own wine label, Kitten Swish, a micro-negotiant that sources carefully curated wines from France, Germany, Spain, United States, Hungary and Canada.