John Bayley

Blasted Church Vineyards

John Bayley is a lover of all things wine and vine. He started his career with one of Vancouver’s specialty wine retailers where he developed his palate and passion for wine while also obtaining his Sommelier Diploma. He brings the BCGA his enthusiasm and ideas from experiences working with various wineries and vineyards in places such as Oregon, Burgundy, and New Zealand – where he studied Oenology and Viticulture at Lincoln University.   He is now committed to working with the soils of the Okanagan and to helping grow grapes that are a true expression of the land. John Is currently the President of the BCGA.