Rhys Pender MW

Rhys Pender MW

Date an MW: 2010
Based in: Canada

Member profile

  • Website www.wineplus.ca
  • Email address

    rhys@wineplus.ca

  • Mobile phone

    250-317-8796

  • Current employer

    Wine Plus+

  • Job title

    Proprieter

  • Work Address

    101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Suite 152

  • Work City

    Kelowna

  • Work County

    BC

  • Work Postcode

    V1Y9T1

  • Work Country

    Canada

  • Work Telephone

    250-317-8796

  • Work Email address

    rhys@wineplus.ca

  • Address

    101-1865 Dilworth Drive, Suite 152

  • City

    Kelowna

  • County

    BC

  • Postcode/ZIP

    V1Y9T1

  • Country

    Canada

Biography

Rhys is a Master of Wine who combines his time writing, judging, teaching, consulting and dirtying his boots at his 4 acre vineyard and winery - Little Farm Winery (littlefarmwinery.ca) - in the Similkameen Valley of BC, Canada. His wine school, Wine Plus+, has been teaching Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) to budding wine pros since 2008. To make sure he eats well he has also completed a Professional Culinary Diploma and has been named by Western Living magazine as one of the 'Top 40 Foodies Under 40' in Western Canada. He is a Principal Critic and Writer for WineAlign.com and a regular contributor to Canadian publications such as Macleans, Montecristo and Taste. Rhys judges wine competitions internationally such as the Decanter World Wine Awards, TexSomm as well as for WineAlign and the Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards in Canada.