TIME Winery Welcomes Chef AK Campbell

Chef AK shares preview of menu in advance of winery opening  TIME Winery is pleased to announce the appointment of chef, Alexander Keith Campbell (chef AK). As the newest creative force behind TIME Winery, chef AK oversees the small plate program at the highly-anticipated downtown Penticton location, along with the culinary program at Evolve Cellars. With … Read moreTIME Winery Welcomes Chef AK Campbell

Hart House Celebrates BC Wine Icon with 50-Year Dinner

    On Friday, March 16, 2018, Hart House will host a very special dinner honouring one of BC’s foremost wine visionaries, Dr. Harry McWatters. Guests at the event will enjoy wines from three McWatters labels paired with a sumptuous four-course dinner.   It is no exaggeration to say that McWatters is a legend in the … Read moreHart House Celebrates BC Wine Icon with 50-Year Dinner

Harry McWatters and the Sunday Roast

It’s one of our favorite times of the week; the Sunday roast. This past weekend we were fortunate enough to enjoy a delicious local free-range chicken with two superlative wines from the McWatters family of wines: the McWatters 2016 Chardonnay ($25) and the Evolve Cellars “Pink Effervescence” ($20). It’s a luxury in this busy life … Read moreHarry McWatters and the Sunday Roast

Grandfather of BC Wine Recognized for Contributions to Canada’s Wine Industry

VanWineFest’s Highest Honour presented to Harry McWatters The Vancouver International Wine Festival’s coveted Spirited Industry Professional (SIP) Award has been presented to Harry McWatters, CEO and president of ENCORE Vineyards Ltd. Hailed as the Okanagan Valley’s great wine pioneer, McWatters, a 50-vintage veteran of the wine industry, has been credited with building BC’s wine industry … Read moreGrandfather of BC Wine Recognized for Contributions to Canada’s Wine Industry

Dinner with Harry and Lawrence

It’s always great when you can mix business with pleasure, and that is exactly what I, and a small group of wine writers, got to do a while ago. The event was an opportunity to meet and have dinner with BC wine legend Harry McWatters and to meet his new winemaker Lawrence Buhler (more on … Read moreDinner with Harry and Lawrence