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It’s summer in the Okanagan, which means sunshine, outdoor eats, and (of course) local wine! If you’re wondering where you can get all three of these at once, then look no further Read more

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Inside this issue we continue to Celebrate 60 Years of Innovation from Orchard & Vine Magazine, with some historic Innovations from the 1960s. We also feature new Innovative products, ideas and methods. We visit Rhonda Driediger at Driediger Farms an Read more

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Farming Karma

Photo by Tom Walker

One day last year, Rutland fruit grower Karmjit (Karm) Gill called over the fence into the vineyard of his neighbour, Anthony Lewis. “Hey Tony, can you make me some apple juice?” Karm is a top apple and cherry producer, farming 120 acres, shipping to Read more

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As in many other industry sectors, a new wave of modern business culture with sustainability is entering the wine making tradition and terroir. Read more

Environment

If you’ve ever stood by a bin in an orchard recording buckets from cherry pickers with a clip board and pen as a storm approaches, you’ve probably asked yourself, is there a better way? Well, there is. FieldClock. Read more

Innovations

Cellar-Tek in Kelowna is now offering Ctrl-Ferm®, a new patented system for the detection and monitoring of the fermentation process. Read more

Innovations

Vancouver-based Vintality, a subsidiary of Geotronics Consulting Inc., is working with BC vineyards and fertilizer companies to boost yields and grape quality while lowering the amount of fertilizer needed to grow grapes. Read more

Innovations

The BC Enology & Viticulture Conference and Tradeshow is back this year, this time being held at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre July 15-16, and hosted by the BC Wine Grape Council. Read more

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Becker Vineyard

Photo by Lionel Trudel

Few wineries have seen as much anticipation as the new 45,000 square foot, fully organic Phantom Creek Estates facility on the Black Sage Bench in Oliver. Read more

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What does a young child do when they see a few toys in a waiting room or playground? They march over and start to play. Read more

Publishers View

A successful vineyard requires a winemaker with knowledge, passion and hard work in the fields to create an outstanding and memorable wine. At A.O. Wilson, we have a long history of these same qualities that have made us a trusted source for every wi Read more

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A brand new Gregoire grape harvester in the fields at the St. Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery is a sign of the owner’s philosophy of balancing hard work with an enjoyable quality of life. Read more

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BC wine consumers will soon be able to purchase bottles with Naramata Bench and Skaha Bench on the label, as the BC government has announced the creation of two new wine appellations in the province. Read more

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Edugyan and Price

Photo by Don Denton

Liquidity Winery in Okanagan Falls is adding to its lineup of artistic experiences, with a new event called Wine & Words. Read more

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I spent an interesting morning at the museum the other day, doing some research by looking through past issues of the inaugural edition of Orchard & Vine magazine, ‘The Orchardist”, circa 1959. There were so many old photos and articles that made me Read more

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Le Cirque de la Nuit

Priti Nilisha Sharma

This event is beyond cool! It is intriguing and exciting and brings BC wine, cider and spirits together under one large roof. Read more

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The Tasting Games is a hilarious blind tasting competition, with a wine-loving audience tasting the same wines as the experts on stage. Read more

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Unknown Object First up: Canadian contemporary figurative sculptor David Robinson will showcase three of his creations, including his extraordinary work, Equestrian, at Liquidity Wines this summer. It is on display now until the end of the 2019 Read more

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Spring is here and with it brings the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society’s Spring Wine Festival, taking place across the Okanagan from May 1 – May 12, 2019. The Spring Wine Festival will feature over 90 wine-centric events, including five signature even Read more

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Inside the Spring Issue of Orchard & Vine we continue to celebrate our 60th Anniversary with stories about BC families with a long history in agriculture. Read more

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