The British Columbia Wine Institute welcomes new Board of Directors and awards industry leaders at its 2016 AGM

  Following another successful Annual General Meeting (July 05, 2016 at Manteo Resort, Kelowna), the BC Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors. Nine voting BCWI Directors represent British Columbia wineries of all sizes, including large wineries (selling more than 700,000 litres annually), medium wineries (selling more than 60,000 litres … Read moreThe British Columbia Wine Institute welcomes new Board of Directors and awards industry leaders at its 2016 AGM

BC Wine Industry Celebrates One Year of BC VQA Wine on Grocery Store Shelves

  Today BC’s Wine Industry reflects on the incredible advances that wine-in-grocery has made since the Province of BC’s new liquor regulations took effect one year ago, following the government’s province-wide Liquor Policy Review allowing 100 per cent BC Wines (BC VQA) to be sold on grocery store shelves for the first time. With the … Read moreBC Wine Industry Celebrates One Year of BC VQA Wine on Grocery Store Shelves

Wines of British Columbia Second Largest Region Showcased

The Wines of British Columbia is excited to once again be part of the Vancouver International Wine Festival (VIWF) showcasing more BC Wineries than ever before.   This year’s highly anticipated International Festival Tastings will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre from February 25 through February 27 showcasing more than 700 wines from 14 … Read moreWines of British Columbia Second Largest Region Showcased

Discover BC’s Wine Regions

Discover BC’s Wine Regions in 24 Private Liquor Stores this November   Harvest time is wrapping up for what many claim is BC’s best vintage ever. Discover BC’s diverse wine producing regions in select private wine stores across the province this November and see how far we’ve come. Each private liquor store has its own … Read moreDiscover BC’s Wine Regions

Fall into Autumn with BC VQA Wine Events in BC Liquor Stores this October

D’oro Jam 32 Events and Delicious Giveaways in BC Liquor Stores this October Fall flavours abound in BC Liquor Stores throughout the month of October with an extensive tasting program – 32 FREE events, hosted by the BC Wine Institute and its myriad BC VQA member wineries as part of their BC VQA – Or You could call it BC … Read moreFall into Autumn with BC VQA Wine Events in BC Liquor Stores this October

BC Wineries Experience the Earliest Start to the BC Grape Harvest on Record

The outstanding summer weather has led to a record breaking start to the grape harvest in British Columbia. For most wineries, harvest typically starts in September or even October, but this year saw most wineries starting two to three weeks ahead of schedule. The first Sauvignon Blanc grapes for table wine were picked by Jackson-Triggs … Read moreBC Wineries Experience the Earliest Start to the BC Grape Harvest on Record

BC VQA Wines Now Available at Second Wine-In-Grocery Location

Despite challenges with several municipalities contesting the Province of British Columbia’s new liquor policies, the second wine-in-grocery store is officially open for business at Fleetwood PriceSmart foods International in Surrey. The Fleetwood grocery store joins Save-On-Foods South Point, becoming the second one in BC to stock and sell BC VQA Wines under the Province of … Read moreBC VQA Wines Now Available at Second Wine-In-Grocery Location

BC VQA Wines-by-the-Glass Promotion in 28 Restaurants

  From July 21 to August 22, 2015 a vast selection of BC VQA wines-by-the-glass will be proudly showcased in restaurants through use of posters, menu cards, wineglass clips and apparel pins. And there is a $5,600 prize to be won!   As part of The BC Wine Institute’s initiative to encourage British Columbians to … Read moreBC VQA Wines-by-the-Glass Promotion in 28 Restaurants

Exclusive Visa Infinite Wine Country Experiences Return to British Columbia

The BC Wine Institute is proud to partner again with Visa Infinite with an expanded series to create the ultimate wine touring experience for Visa Infinite cardholders.    The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) has teamed up again with Visa Infinite to create the ultimate wine touring program, exclusively for Visa Infinite cardholders. This year, … Read moreExclusive Visa Infinite Wine Country Experiences Return to British Columbia

The Wines of British Columbia, Celebration of BC Pinot Noir & Visa Infinite Welcome Steven Spurrier for Inaugural Okanagan Visit

THE WINES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CELEBRATION OF BC PINOT NOIR & VISA INFINITE WELCOME STEVEN SPURRIER FOR INAUGURAL OKANAGAN VISIT   The BC Wine Institute, Celebration of BC Pinot Noirs and VISA Infinite are proud to welcome renowned wine judge and writer Steven Spurrier to BC Wine Country this summer! The secret is out: BC is producing … Read moreThe Wines of British Columbia, Celebration of BC Pinot Noir & Visa Infinite Welcome Steven Spurrier for Inaugural Okanagan Visit