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A very hot, dry summer brought an early harvest across the province and, despite the challenges that the extreme heat brought, the 2015 vintage has resulted in exceptional wines in all of British Columbia’s wine regions. more »

Apr 13, 2016 1:08 PM , Wine Opinions

After last vintage’s second-earliest start on record on November 12, 2014, the majority of British Columbia’s 2015 Icewine harvest happened on December 31 and into the early morning of New Year’s Day in the Okanagan. more »

Feb 12, 2016 12:00 AM Wine Opinions

Wine tourism in BC is on the rise, reporting a record high in visitors and sales this year, and gaining accolades as a world-class wine destination from publications and wine critics around the world. more »

Dec 2, 2015 12:00 AM Wine Opinions

The outstanding summer weather has led to a record breaking start to the grape harvest in British Columbia. more »

Oct 8, 2015 12:00 AM Wine Opinions

The BC Wine Institute in collaboration with the BC Pinot Noir Celebration and Visa Infinite welcome internationally renowned wine judge and writer Steven Spurrier for his inaugural visit to the Okanagan this summer! more »

Jul 7, 2015 1:14 PM Wine Opinions

It’s been over a month since the Wines of British Columbia Save-On-Foods South Point BC VQA Wine Store in South Surrey opened, and sales show that some of BC’s hard to source BC VQA Wines are among those that have benefitted most. more »

Jun 2, 2015 2:55 PM Wine Opinions

Minister of Agriculture, Norm Letnick, announced at the end of March that he signed into existence the first sub-appellation in British Columbia. more »

Jun 2, 2015 2:40 PM Wine Opinions

Consistency and quality are two words that have echoed throughout the 2014 vintage - and the year’s not over yet. more »

Dec 4, 2014 1:21 PM Wine Opinions

The summer’s preliminary numbers are in and it's looking like a record year for tourism in BC wine country. more »

Oct 1, 2014 1:31 PM Wine Opinions

There is much in the news today about how technology is driving a wedge between people. Children and adults spend too much time with heads bent downward looking at small screens rather than talking to the person beside them. more »

Jul 10, 2014 2:24 PM Wine Opinions

Wanderings

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Sandra Oldfield, winemaker and owner of Tinhorn Creek Winery in Oliver. Follow her blog at www.sandraoldfield. com or on Twitter at #CabFrancTuesday.

The Word on Wine

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Miles Prodan, President & CEO The BC Wine Institute represents 119 winery members and 17 grape growing partners that represent 95% of the province’s total wine production and produce 88% of wine production made from 100% B.C. grapes. www.winebc.com

BC Wine Grape Council

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News from Hans Buchler Chair of the BC Wine Grape Council.

BCWI

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The BC Wine Institute represents 119 winery members and 17 grape growing partners that represent 95% of the province’s total wine production and produce 88% of wine production made from 100% B.C. grapes. www.winebc.com