Garagistes 2017: Celebrating “The Small Guys”

  I’ve said it before, and this will not be the last time, but the BC wine industry is home to some of the nicest people in the province. This is especially true with a very special group of people known as, “The Garagistes”. Who are these people you may ask. They are the ‘small … Read moreGaragistes 2017: Celebrating “The Small Guys”

Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016

  GARAGISTE – (gar-ah-jeest) noun, Fr. : The garagiste originally refers to a group of winemakers in the Bordeaux region of France, producing “vins de garage” or “garage wine”. They were renegade small lot winemakers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow industry laws and protocol. synonyms: rebels, pioneers, renegades, individualists, mavericks, driven … Read moreGaragiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016