What you may ask is the BCWAS? Established in 2005, British Columbia Wine Appreciation Society is a not-for-profit organization showcasing the wines of British Columbia through monthly tasting events. Our events range from informal walk-around tastings to formal tastings with the winemakers and/or winery principals. Attendees enjoy tasting, learning and discussing wine in a relaxed atmosphere.
I guess if someone does not live in the Okanagan and has no interest in wine, then it could be possible that they might not know the name, Harry McWatters. But if you are not in the afore-mentioned group, then you will have at least heard of him. It is safe to say that he … Read more
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 more
Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s flagship event recognized in national awards Oliver Osoyoos Wine Association’s Half Corked Marathon has been shortlisted for a Canadian Tourism Awards as a finalist for the Metro Toronto Convention Center Event of the Year. “We take great pride in the Half Corked Marathon, our flagship event of the year and … Read more
Does your list includes the most difficult to buy for during the holiday season? No worries we’ve got you covered, even if… “I’ll be happy with whatever I get” “I really don’t need anything” “Thanks, another tie” “These florescent socks sure stand out” “Well if I lose a few pounds it will fit perfectly” “That … Read more