And Guess Who’s Number One? It’s the Okanagan Valley. Take that Tuscany! more »
There has been much discussion in the last couple of years about the ‘Free My Grapes’ campaign in Canada (see www.freemygrapes.ca). Most people believe that when private member’s Bill C-311 passed unanimously the issue was solved. more »
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. more »
Fall 2012: With summer over, the B.C. wine industry is preparing a great vintage. To celebrate the excellent 2012 growing year, wineries throughout the province have been preparing for wine festivals to celebrate the fall red wine release. more »
The final red fermenters at our winery are being pressed off as I write, and vintage 2012 officially comes to an end. All that is left is cleanup, fixing equipment you didn’t have time to fix in the flurry of harvest activity, rolling up bird netting more »
The Word on Wine
A column by the BC Wine Institute which represents 119 winery members and 17 grape growing partners.The partners represent 95% of the province’s total wine production and produce 88% of wine production made from 100% B.C. grapes.
A column by Sandra Oldfield, winemaker and owner of Tinhorn Creek Winery in Oliver. Follow her on Twitter at #CabFrancTuesday.
B.C. Wine and Grape
News from Hans Buchler Chair of the BC Wine Grape Council.