Still time to register for the 2013 Wine Bloggers' Conference held in beautiful Penticton, B.C. more »
To most consumers, organic means the absence of chemicals in, or on, the food they buy. The more astute may even refer to integrated pest management or the avoidance of GMOs. more »
In the Central Okanagan Regional District the Economic Development Commission (EDC) began a pilot project last year, linking struggling farm revenues to the burgeoning tourist industry. more »
Slimline Manufacturing is more than a sprayer manufacturer. They take customer service one step further by giving farmers, orchardists, and vineyard workers the information they need to stay competitive by saving money. more »
Sorting out what is taxable and what isn't, when and if you should incorporate, and at what stage you need to hire a tax professional, can be as daunting as navigating a tractor down a muddy, steep, narrow row on a rainy day. more »
Mar 20, 2013 in Features
Every year manufacturers hope this is the year a consumer will update and buy the newest model. more »
Feb 6, 2013 in Features
Making good wine is a team effort. From viticulturists and vintners, there are dozens of people involved in creating a good wine. As a winemaker, you know it takes great grapes, expertise, and innovative technology to get your wine noticed more »
Dec 21, 2012 in Wine
Young Farmer: Abel O'Brennan - Black Creek, B.C. more »
Two of the biggest frustrations at harvest are the amount of walking required and the hassle of moving bins. more »
Tabletree Juice, made by Susan and Gary Snow at their farm in Creston from cherries, was shown by the Snows at the World Juice Conference in Barcelona, Spain. more »
Dec 6, 2012 in News
How to grow better quality grapes, use less energy and save money in the process. more »
The Word on Wine
After a few years of harrowing vintages, the 2012 vintage was a return to a more normal growing season. Growers across British Columbia welcomed warmer temperatures and good growing conditions, ideal for BC VQA wines.
Apr 8, 2013 3:39:11 PM
The Wild Things
Apr 8, 2013 3:21:28 PM
For those of you in the wine industry, you may have experienced limitations in your ability to sell and distribute your wine due to the tied house rules.
Apr 8, 2013 3:16:00 PM
The 2013 provincial election is coming. I harp on this a lot because this is one of the rare opportunities for farmers to get their message out to the political body and in politics only the squeaky, persistent wheel will get any grease.
Apr 8, 2013 3:14:52 PM
During a recent conversation with a school intake counselor regarding my son’s education into a trade course, the two words she declared powerfully that would insure job success was ‘attitude and aptitude’.
Apr 8, 2013 2:14:35 PM