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

BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors.

  Following another successful Annual General Meeting (July 11, 2017 at Spirit Ridge Resort, Osoyoos), 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 Directors are: –       Greg Berti from Andrew Peller … Read moreBC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors.

Wines of British Columbia Launch New Seasonal Campaign Explore BC VQA Wine

  The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) is launching its new Explore BC VQA Wine campaign to encourage wine consumers to experience BC’s premium wine touring regions, support local Wines of British Columbia year-round, and enter for an opportunity to win one of three seasonal BC VQA Wine tour experiences. “We are very excited to be … Read moreWines of British Columbia Launch New Seasonal Campaign Explore BC VQA Wine

2016 BC Grape Harvest Promising All over BC, early harvest offers strong potential

  Blue Grouse Estate Winery in the Cowichan Valley began their harvest on September 10, 2016. The BC wine grape harvest is in full swing. According to a report from the BC Wine Institute (BCWI), across most of the province, including the Cowichan Valley, Fraser Valley and Okanagan Valley winegrowing regions, hot and dry conditions … Read more2016 BC Grape Harvest Promising All over BC, early harvest offers strong potential

The Wines of British Columbia kick off the Big Taste

The Wines of British Columbia is thrilled to present America’s best-known wine critic and special guest Matt Kramer to kick off The Big Taste in Calgary one day early with a sneak preview of extraordinary BC VQA Wine paired perfectly with avant-garde cuisine at Calgary’s iconic River Café. The BC Wine Institute is proud to … Read moreThe Wines of British Columbia kick off the Big Taste

Fall into Autumn with BC VQA Wine Events in BC Liquor Stores this October

D’oro Jam 32 Events and Delicious Giveaways in BC Liquor Stores this October Fall flavours abound in BC Liquor Stores throughout the month of October with an extensive tasting program – 32 FREE events, hosted by the BC Wine Institute and its myriad BC VQA member wineries as part of their BC VQA – Or You could call it BC … Read moreFall into Autumn with BC VQA Wine Events in BC Liquor Stores this October

BC Wineries Experience the Earliest Start to the BC Grape Harvest on Record

The outstanding summer weather has led to a record breaking start to the grape harvest in British Columbia. For most wineries, harvest typically starts in September or even October, but this year saw most wineries starting two to three weeks ahead of schedule. The first Sauvignon Blanc grapes for table wine were picked by Jackson-Triggs … Read moreBC Wineries Experience the Earliest Start to the BC Grape Harvest on Record

BC Pinot Noir Celebration 2015 @Sam_WineTeacher

If you are a fan of BC wines, this wine fest is one of the highlights of the year. If you are a pinot noir freak, then this is THE best wine celebration of the year, hands down. The third annual BC Pinot Noir Celebration was held in August in Kaleden, BC. Kaleden is a small … Read moreBC Pinot Noir Celebration 2015 @Sam_WineTeacher

BC VQA Wines Now Available at Second Wine-In-Grocery Location

Despite challenges with several municipalities contesting the Province of British Columbia’s new liquor policies, the second wine-in-grocery store is officially open for business at Fleetwood PriceSmart foods International in Surrey. The Fleetwood grocery store joins Save-On-Foods South Point, becoming the second one in BC to stock and sell BC VQA Wines under the Province of … Read moreBC VQA Wines Now Available at Second Wine-In-Grocery Location

LES DAMES SUMMERDINE A SUCCESS ON EVERY LEVEL

What do you get when more than 170 people gather at more than 30 restaurants across the province all on one night? You get a fabulously successful fundraiser that was a lot of fun and Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party. This past Wednesday (August 12th), Les Dames’ d’Escoffier BC Chapter held its annual Summerdine to raise funds for its scholarship and outreach … Read moreLES DAMES SUMMERDINE A SUCCESS ON EVERY LEVEL