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?
Supreme Court Grants Intervenor Status at Comeau Case Five small BC wineries have been granted permission to intervene by the Supreme Court of Canada in the inter-provincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017. R. v. Comeau is the first court case in which any winery in … Read more
Canada is a beautiful and burgeoning wine-producing region, so it’s no surprise that #WineLover Community has named their first Canadian ambassador. Meet Leeann Froese, who hails from British Columbia, one of Canada’s most established wine regions. The #WineLover Community, founded by Luiz Alberto of The Wine Hub on February 14th, 2012, is a well-established community that unites wine lovers … Read more
‘Tis the season to be jolly but sometime there’s too much glee and not enough reality. Whether it is gift buying, hosting dinners, paying the bills, or vacation planning, the holiday hustling and bustling can leave us in layers of mayhem and stress that we often don’t realize until the party’s over. To prepare for a … Read more
Every fall, winemakers from BC travel to the Vancouver Convention Centre at Canada Place to pour their latest wines. From 2:00 until 5:00 people who work in the industry, in wine stores, liquor stores, restaurants, hotels and pubs come to sample wine and find out about the new offerings. This year marked the … Read more