BC’s premier wine certification course now available online!

Start with the Ambassador Level One certification which is designed for everyone – those making, growing, serving, or simply enjoying BC wine. Developed in partnership with Okanagan College, Level One offers an introduction to BC wines.

SMALL BUT MIGHTY: B.C.’S 2020 VINTAGE

Wine Growers British Columbia has released its annual Vintage Report which reveals slightly lower yields and exceptional fruit quality for an exciting 2020 vintage.

Vinica Education Society AgriDiversity: Wine Industry Training

Vinica’s comprehensive training, mentorship and internship program supports aspiring BIPOC wine professionals to advance their careers.

Wednesday Wine Reviews from @Sam_WineTeacher

Starting the new year off with some great recommendations from Sam.

Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

  2016 Chardonnay (Winemaker’s Reserve) Mount Boucherie West Kelowna, BC $30.00 I tried this wine (same vintage) about a year ago and really liked it.  Now with another year of cellaring, it was even better.  Lemon yellow in colour with medium-minus intensity.  The nose shows aromas of apple, lime, honeydew melon, butter, and toast.  Well … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2017 Wren (Chardonnay) Schell Wines Kelowna, BC $32.19 Golden straw colour with medium intensity.  Apple, lemon, caramel, and vanilla with honeydew undertones on the nose.  Well balanced.  Citrus and buttered toast on the palate followed by a medium-plus finish.  Fans of California styled chardonnay will love this one.   2019 Pinot Gris Poplar Grove Penticton, … Read more

HONOUR BC WINE MONTH BY ENJOYING BC VQA WINE FROM HOME

HONOUR BC WINE MONTH BY ENJOYING BC VQA WINE FROM HOME As we continue to navigate these uncertain times surrounding COVID-19, BC wineries are doing what they can to ensure the community and industry remain strong, which is why the Wines of British Columbia welcome the return of BC Wine Month in April to encourage buying … Read more

THE WINES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA RAISE A GLASS TO 30 YEARS OF BC VQA WINE

“This anniversary is a celebration of the success and growth of BC VQA Wine over the last 30 years,” comments Miles Prodan, President & CEO of the BC Wine Institute. “BC VQA Wine would not be what it is today without the incredible vision, collaboration and determination of our industry.”

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