Covert Farms Family Estate Earns Seven Medals at the International Organic Wine Award

Covert Farms has entered the competition for three consecutive years, and holds distinction as the only winery in Canada to participate in 2019.

Canadian Winery Wins Gold

“Aiming at crafting high-end, old world style reds, the prestigious gold medal award from the CIDC wine competition in France, is a significant recognition to our achievements. Our endless strive to grow the best grapes and make wine that reflects the terroir, without manipulation, is and has been our simple philosophy for the last 15 years.”

TIME Winery Riesling Awarded Best in Show

“I have been to this festival since its inception,” notes the 51-year industry veteran and CEO of TIME Winery Harry McWatters. “To receive the first Best in Show award is such an honour. I am so proud of our winemaking team of Graham Pierce, Nadine Allander, and Darrien McWatters.”

Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2018 announced

Each year UBCP/ACTRA presents two Sam Payne Awards to BC based performers. The Sam Payne Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a person with an outstanding body of work in the performing arts industry. The Sam Payne Award recognizes a performer whose personal characteristics mirror those of Sam Payne.

Celebrated West Coast Micro Distillery Shines at the Canadian Artisan Spirits Competition with Six Awards and Best in Class

Artisan Distillers Canada announced this week that Long Table Distillery, now celebrating its sixth year of distilling on BC’s West Coast, received seven awards including a Best in Category, five Golds and one Silver at this year’s prestigious 2nd Annual Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition (CASC).