Riesling, Riesling, Riesling: Alan Dickinson | Synchromesh Wines

By Pascale Schittecatte

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As I head out the door on a sunny afternoon in June, rushing to my meeting with Alan Dickinson of Synchromesh Wines, I hesitate and double back for my running shoes.  Even though most of my other winery visits thus far in BC hadn’t included a vineyard tour, I had a sneaking suspicion that meeting up with Alan was going to be anything but standard.

As we touch, smell, and feel our way through the first part of Alan’s property, his abiding love of the land shines through. It is evident that he is, first and foremost, a farmer.

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