Summerland’s Okanagan Crush Pad, which opened in 2011, has long been a facility which smaller producers utilized to get their wines made and bottled. In addition, they also made their own wines under the Haywire label. Over the years, they added the Narrative series and more recently the Free Form label. Why three different brands?
Dine Out Vancouver Festival – The Grand Tasting was an opportunity to taste bites from fourteen local restaurants that are participating in Dine Out Vancouver Festival which begins today and runs through February 4th. Alongside the culinary stations was a representation of BC wineries. This included 27 wineries, four breweries, cideries and distillers. So basically two stations of libations for every culinary station.
Just this past week I spent some time with a few millennial women in the PR biz and the subject of Rosé wine came up. It was such a refreshing conversation. It was like Rosé wine was a totally new concept and they were excited about drinking Rosé wines, almost as if they had invented … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Rosé wine all year round!
Okanagan Crush Pad winemaker helping to reshape the way Western Canadians eat and drink. Matt Dumayne has been named one of Western Living’s 2017 Top 10 Foodies of the year. The shortlist shines a spotlight on the up-and-coming Western-Canada-based food and drink enthusiasts who are leading the way in our culinary landscape. Okanagan Crush Pad chief … Read moreMatt Dumayne named in Western Living’s Top 10 Foodies of the year
Good people collaborate and bring great wines to the market HQ Wine + Spirits is the newest beverage alcohol sales agency in British Columbia. Owned by Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, who also own Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, the new agency will sell the Haywire and Narrative labels, and debuts with wineries from … Read more HQ Wine + Spirits is BC’s Newest Sales Agency
Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP) winery is pleased to announce that Rebecca McKinney has joined their team as Director of Sales & Promotion. Rebecca, who will be based at the winery’s North Vancouver office, joins the existing sales force, Rebeka Erickson, Amy Hollenbach and Mike West, and will work closely with owner Christine Coletta to … Read moreRebecca Mckinney joins Okanagan Crush Pad team as Director of Sales & Promotions
It was a rainy day on Granville Island, but the mood inside Edible Canada was bright and sunny. Besides the cheerful company, and some wonderful wines, the passion for BC food and wine was palpable. After a little wine tasting and mingling, Town Hall’s Leann Froese got everyone’s attention and introduced Eric Pateman from … Read moreCelebrating Earth Day with Edible Canada and Okanagan Crush Pad