Wines of British Columbia hosted a Fall Release Tasting – COLOUR for trade, hospitality and media giving us an opportunity to taste BCVQA (Vintner’s Quality Alliance) wines. This designation tells the consumer/wine drinker they are enjoying a wine made solely from BC grapes. A seminar on the Geographical Indications (GI) of British Columbia was presented … Read moreBritish Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs
Martin’s Lane is unique and distinct with vineyards that produce exceptional wines. As we arrive It seemed almost like the vineyards, the winery and the building were one with the past. The past of artist Vincent van Gogh whose spectacular 1888 painting titled Red Vineyard seems to come alive as an inspirational work of art … Read moreMartin’s Lane Winery – Unique, Distinct, Exceptional
New winemakers added to the team in time for harvest Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, owners of Okanagan Crush Pad, are pleased to announce the addition of Steven (Steve) Latchford and Lynzee Schatz to their winemaking team. They will work closely with chief winemaker Matt Dumayne. Latchford will manage custom crush client wines, while Schatz … Read moreOkanagan Crush Pad appoints new winemakers
National Geographic PhotoArk Looking for something fun to do while you are in the Okanagan? Come by Liquidity and enjoy the world famous National Geographic PhotoArk exhibit. This world famous travelling exhibit is still up in our gallery for a couple more weeks – ending September 3rd. Come by and enjoy Joel Sartore’s beautiful images. … Read moreLast chance to get your hands on Rosé and Bubbly!
With so many categories to choose from Quails’ Gate Family Estate Winery is bound to be a favourite again this year. Last year Quails’ Gate was a winner in two categories. I wonder which categories BC wine lovers will choose this year? 2017 Best Winery Restaurant Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Family Estate Winery … Read moreBest of BC Wine Country and Quails’ Gate Family Estate Winery
This delightful Summer Sipping recommendation is a full bodied, flavourful, aromatic favourite – Gewürztraminer. This off dry German style wine is often suggested for a pairing with Asian or spicy foods. My personal favourite pairing is with strong flavoured cheeses like French camembert (Saint Albray or similar St. Andre), tomato based antipasti or a black olive … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate Gewürztraminer