My First Visit to Corcelettes Estate Winery – Love It Here in the Similkameen!

The Similkameen is ideally located as a force in the burgeoning grape growing and wine making industry that is BC Wine Country.

Corcelettes Santé Sparkling Wine Release and Heads Up On Wines Nearly Sold Out!

Some more inside information? I saw Charlie counting our Cabernet Franc barrels last week, and it looks as though we have enough to make a Micro Lot of 70 cases single varietal this fall! Club Corcelettes members will each be receiving 3 bottles of our inaugural 2017 Cabernet Franc with their fall package, so if you’ve thought about joining our Club, here’s just another awesome reason to do so.

Sensory Symposium sponsored by Okanagan College Sunday, April 28

Join us for the inaugural sensory symposium, sponsored by Okanagan College. At this unprecedented one day event, you’ll participate in blind tastings, seminars, interact with winemakers from all over BC and discuss trending topics in the wine industry.

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

Similkameen Wineries Association becomes Similkameen Independent Winegrowers as it evolves its brand identity.

“We were known as one of the top 5 wine regions you have never heard of” said Charlie Baessler, President of the now Similkameen Independent Winegrowers.  “But the secret is out and we are recognized as a premium wine region by industry experts and savvy wine enthusiasts”.

Terroir-focused Top Drop Vancouver event returns

  Unique two-day festival brings together international wineries, craft breweries, cideries, gastronomy & more   On September 7 and 8, the annual Top Drop Vancouver event will return, with its continued focus on sustainably-farmed, handcrafted wines offering a distinct sense of place, without heavy-handed winemaking trickery to get in the way. While honest wines are the centrepiece of the festival, the restaurant … Read moreTerroir-focused Top Drop Vancouver event returns