Road 13 Vineyards is Canada’s Top Winery Wine Align’s National Wine Awards Gives Top Billing to the Golden Mile Producer

Fifteen Medal Wins Include Platinum for the 2016 Roussanne  Road 13 Vineyards toasts to the coveted title of #1 Winery in Canada to ten years of consecutive titles as a Top Ten Winery in Canada at the National Wine Awards of Canada which has been managed by Wine Align since 2013. The family-owned winery is elated with…

YOU BETTER WORK, FISH! CELEBRATE PRIDE AT VANCOUVER AQUARIUM’S AFTER HOURS

Get freaky and fabulous at the next After Hours on Thursday, August 9 at Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative. High-energy drag performances and shocking aquatic animal sex talks will keep Pride Week vibes strong throughout the evening. Leave the kids with the sitter, dress in your finest drag, grab a drink, and let loose…

Wine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate vineyards is a not to be missed culinary destination on your next trip to BC Wine Country. Chef Patrick Gayler former Sous Chef at Waterfront Wines has been instrumental, along with an experienced and supportive staff, in transitioning this classic and stately outdoor dining room into a very approachable…

Enjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

While Whistler’s reputation may be built on skiing, it’s also a very special place during the summer months. And, no trip to Whistler would be complete without a visit to Hy’s – Whistler’s Best Steakhouse.   Hy’s Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate summer on the mountain and experience their newly opened patio. Enjoy the mountain…

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and…

Big Wins for Big Reds…KR Meritage available ONLY at the Noble Ridge winery store!

Summer is here and there has been a lot of excitement on the Ridge. Between our newly expanded wine shop completion, epic success at our 2018 national and international competitions, new releases and awesome summer events, we could not be more thrilled! Please read on for details… THE TIME HAS ARRIVED… Our newly expanded Wine…

FITZ WINE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AFTER WILDFIRE

Gordon Fitzpatrick, President of Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, is pleased to report that the winery is now open after being closed for three days due to the Mount Eneas wildfire. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the firefighters who safeguarded our property. Both the winery and vineyard are remarkably unscathed despite our close…

FITZ WINE RECEIVES FIVE GOLDS AT THE NATIONAL WINE AWARDS OF CANADA 2018

Gordon Fitzpatrick, President of Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, is pleased to announce that their winery was the recipient of five gold medals at the National Wine Awards of Canada 2018. All seven of the Fitz wines submitted won medals, with the signature sparkling wines capturing 4 golds. Listed below are the gold medal winners recognized by…

The Best of BC Wine Country Awards are back – vote for your ‘Best of’ with Wines of British Columbia!

The Best of BC Wine Country Awards are back – a crowd-sourced online survey curated by the BC Wine Institute launches today inviting the public to vote on their favourite BC wine experiences from specific “Best of” categories related to BC wine and food tourism. From Monday, July 23 through August 17, the Best of…

Quails’ Gate receives National Wine Awards of Canada GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE Awards

  GOLD Dry Riesling This vintage is another classic example of a Quails’ Gate Riesling. It is crisp, dry and refreshing with wonderfully balanced acidity. True Riesling lovers will appreciate this wines cellaring potential which will allow the acids to soften over time and integrate with the rich Riesling flavours. The wine is dry, vibrant…

A Wine-Tasting Room Like No Other: This summer at CheckMate Artisanal Winery

Okanagan winery pours the most coveted Chardonnay and Merlot from Canada amid stunning hilltop views in its architecturally inspired tasting room – the art of winemaking and architecture joined as one.   Since the release of its first bottles in 2015, CheckMate Artisanal Winery has established a reputation as the most acclaimed new winery in…

Liquidity Wines 2016 Equity and 2016 Dividend Now Available!

2016 Equity Pinot Noir It’s finally here – our 2016 Pinot Noir Equity ($56/bottle) is now available. This age-worthy Pinot has an elegant nose with aromas of ripe red berries, black cherry, violets, red plum and a hint of earthiness. Bright acidity and ripe velvety tannins open up to layered flavours of black cherry, raspberry,…

BC Wine Institute welcomes new Board of Directors and awards industry leaders at its 2018 Annual General Meeting

  Following another successful Annual General Meeting (July 10, 2018 at the Delta Hotel, Kelowna), that brought together winery owners from across BC, the BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors. Nine voting BCWI Directors represent all British Columbia wineries. Newly elected or re-elected members of the Board of…

Our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate Gewürztraminer

This delightful Summer Sipping recommendation is a full bodied, flavourful, aromatic favourite – Gewürztraminer. This off dry German style wine is often suggested for a pairing with Asian or spicy foods. My personal favourite pairing is with strong flavoured cheeses like French camembert (Saint Albray or similar St. Andre), tomato based antipasti or a black olive…

Nine Times a Winner: Vanessa Vineyard Collects Honours at Home and Abroad

Three competitions award BC winery with Double Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze   Acclaimed British Columbia winery Vanessa Vineyard has brought home a combined nine honours from three prestigious international competitions — an exceptional feat for a winery of such relative youth. The 2018 edition of the All Canadian Wine Championships (Canada’s oldest wine competition),…

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT QUAILS’ GATE THIS JULY

Hello Summer!   Summer has officially arrived and we’re excited to welcome you and your guests to the winery this season. Our culinary team, led by Winery Chef Roger Sleiman has been inspired by the bounty of local summer produce entering our kitchen. We’re excited to share all that is happening onsite this month.   Cheers to creating and pairing…