Kristof Gillese

Kristof Gillese is a Journeyman Chef, a Certified Chef de Cuisine (finishing 2011), and a Level 1 International Sommelier (finishing Level 2 in 2011).  He writes a blog on his experiences at


Tasting Painted Rock Wines with estate founder John Skinner

Once a Vancouver stockbroker, John Skinner found a second career as an Okanagan winemaker. We review some of his top products.