Winter happenings in Penticton, BC

Penticton, nestled between two picturesque lakes in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, is one of British Columbia’s most popular summer destinations among local, national and international tourists, hosting tens of thousands of visitors each year.

Garagiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

It was with a touch of nostalgia that I participated in Garagiste North this year.  The first time I attended this wine festival was at Kelowna’s Laurel Packinghouse in 2015, just as I was starting the BC Wine Trends blog.  That weekend I started friendships with some passionate BC winemakers that actively support my blogging … Read moreGaragiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

FITZ WINE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AFTER WILDFIRE

Gordon Fitzpatrick, President of Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, is pleased to report that the winery is now open after being closed for three days due to the Mount Eneas wildfire. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the firefighters who safeguarded our property. Both the winery and vineyard are remarkably unscathed despite our close … Read moreFITZ WINE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AFTER WILDFIRE

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 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

MAMAS FOR MAMAS & SUNRYPE PROVIDE NOURISHING PRODUCTS TO STRUGGLING FAMILIES

SunRype Offers Healthy Snacks Through Mamas For Mamas’ Sustainable Nourishment Program   Sun-Rype Products Ltd. (“SunRype” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and marketer of healthy food and beverage products, today announced that they have partnered with Mamas for Mamas charitable organization. Over the next 12 months, SunRype will provide Mamas for Mamas, through their Sustainable Nourishment Program, … Read moreMAMAS FOR MAMAS & SUNRYPE PROVIDE NOURISHING PRODUCTS TO STRUGGLING FAMILIES

Our #FavouriteThings for Summer Sipping – Perseus Wine

Aren’t we the lucky ones? Perseus make three wines we put on our list of our #FavouriteThings. Everyone is the ideal summer wine so be sure to get yourself a supply because the secrets out. Today we’ve chosen to mix it up with a little bit of fizz (frizz) and rosé. Any one of these … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings for Summer Sipping – Perseus Wine

Make your next BC Wine experience a sleepover

Have you ever wished your wine touring offered a more personalized experience? Most wineries will accommodate special requests or private tastings if you have made arrangements in advance, please note these will often mean an additional cost. Many of the fine wineries in BC have a restaurant or bistro which allows you to enjoy a … Read moreMake your next BC Wine experience a sleepover

White, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine

  No matter whether your favourite #bcwine is a White, Red, Rosé, Still, Sparkling or Bubbly we have recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day special.   Is there anything more romantic than sharing a glass of wine? I think not. If that glass of wine just happens to be a BC Wine you’re on the … Read moreWhite, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine

For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines

This is a bit of a no brainer. Who wouldn’t want to start or end their Valentine’s Day with bubbles and sparkling wines? Especially if they are BC Bubbles and BC Sparkling Wines. Our #FavouriteThings Bubbles and Sparkling wine recommendations to make Valentine’s a very special day.   THE ONE 2012 2012 “The One” Sparkling … Read moreFor Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines