British Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs

Wines of British Columbia hosted a Fall Release Tasting – COLOUR for trade, hospitality and media giving us an opportunity to taste BCVQA (Vintner’s Quality Alliance) wines. This designation tells the consumer/wine drinker they are enjoying a wine made solely from BC grapes. A seminar on the Geographical Indications (GI) of British Columbia was presented … Read moreBritish Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs

Farm Friends: BC Wineries respond to Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott with Love

  Wineries to host public “Farm Friends” event with BC wine and Alberta beef And call for supporters to make March 2018 BC Wine Month   Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced an immediate boycott on all imports of wines from British Columbia Tuesday, in what is becoming a growing inter-provincial spat over the Kinder Morgan … Read moreFarm Friends: BC Wineries respond to Alberta’s BC Wine Boycott with Love

Half Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

  Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s flagship event recognized in national awards   Oliver Osoyoos Wine Association’s Half Corked Marathon has been shortlisted for a Canadian Tourism Awards as a finalist for the Metro Toronto Convention Center Event of the Year. “We take great pride in the Half Corked Marathon, our flagship event of the year … Read moreHalf Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

  Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016   VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL: THE #800 SERIES     NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO   Taking orders now: TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

CULMINA FAMILY ESTATE WINERY WELCOMES JEAN-MARC ENIXON TO THE FOLD AS VINEYARD MANAGER & WINEMAKER

  Enixon Brings Blend of Classic French Technique, New Energy and Modern Approaches to Boutique Okanagan Valley Winery   Culmina Family Estate Winery bolsters an already impressive roster of viticultural and winemaking talent with the appointment of Jean-Marc Enixon to oversee day-to-day operations at the Okanagan Valley estate as new Vineyard Manager & Winemaker. Enixon … Read moreCULMINA FAMILY ESTATE WINERY WELCOMES JEAN-MARC ENIXON TO THE FOLD AS VINEYARD MANAGER & WINEMAKER

Okanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’

  The 8th annual FarmFolk CityFolk Okanagan Feast of Fields being held on Sunday, August 14th is now just a few weeks away.  Described as a wandering harvest festival, it showcases some of the very best of the region including chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, and distillers.  Okanagan Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field to … Read moreOkanagan Feast of Fields Goes ‘Off the Grid’

Vancouver Magazine Awards Reception 2016

The day began with a pre-awards reception, which featured a variety of beer, food and wine samples. I began with a cool refreshing new Double IPA from Stanley Park Brewing, which was the perfect way to wake up my taste buds for what was to come. My first stop was Culmina, a Triggs family winery … Read moreVancouver Magazine Awards Reception 2016

Oliver Osoyoos Wineries invite you to get away to Wine Country

After the wildfires, clear skies and an early harvest for the Oliver and Osoyoos wineries.  It’s time to plan a get-away to wine country.   The Oliver Osoyoos wineries had a close call on Friday  August 14th,  after two fires started by lightening were fueled by a huge wind storm.      Thanks to the … Read moreOliver Osoyoos Wineries invite you to get away to Wine Country