BC’s annual grape harvest has arrived amid cooler temperatures in mid-August and early September. With the long, moderate season, wineries are indicating nice flavour development, beautiful acidity and increased crop levels for an exciting 2018 vintage. The first harvest for sparkling wine grapes started at the end of August, roughly two weeks later than in … Read moreBC Wineries Excited About Size and Quality of Harvest 2018
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
What’s your BC Wine Country Story? THE SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY The Similkameen Valley is a pristine stretch of vineyards, set amongst the dramatic backdrop of rugged and awe-inspiring mountains. Considered the “organic capital of Canada”, the area is known for small farms and producers dedicated to creating quality produce, delectable foods, and award-winning wines. Due … Read moreWhat’s your BC Wine Country Story? #Visit and #Vote #BestofBC18
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!
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
Monthly al fresco long table wine dinners kick off July 5 at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Summer time is for lounging outdoors, meeting new people, and catching up with friends and loved ones over inspired food and great beverages. That’s why the Westin Bayshore’s newly minted H2 Rotisserie & Bar is re-launching the hotel’s … Read moreH2 Rotisserie & Bar Launches Long Table Dinner Series
The Robin Ridge estate vineyard includes 18 acres of well drained soils on the Similkameen Bench near the Junction of Hwy 3 and Hwy 3A in Keremeos. The organic vineyard was established in 1997 and expanded in 2012. The gravelly loam soil ensures the vines struggle and encourages them to produce very small yields … Read more#MarketMonday featuring Robin Ridge Winery
LITTLE FARM WINERY WINES NOW REPRESENTED IN BC & QUEBEC BY TANDEM WINE SELECTION AND UNIVINS, BOTH MEMBERS OF THE VINI-QUATRO GROUP Cawston, Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Tandem Wine Selection and Univins will now be working with Little Farm Winery to represent their wines in British Columbia and Quebec. “We are … Read moreLITTLE FARM WINERY and VINI-QUATRO GROUP partnership