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Inside the Year End 2019 issue of Orchard & Vine Magazine we have our annual interview with the BC Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham. Read more

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In all commercial endeavors, no matter the industry, time is of the essence. Being quicker to market and one step ahead of the competition is necessary in establishing one’s market share and relative success. Read more

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Like it or not, influencer marketing is here to stay, and companies really need to consider it as a component of their marketing mix. Read more

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No matter your size, all employers must develop and maintain a workplace health and safety program. Have you reviewed yours lately? While your program will depend on the size of your business, an effective program contains the following components: Read more

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Wine flight

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We surveyed wine producers in the Okanagan Valley to get a snapshot of the industry. Our thanks to the many producers who passed on their knowledge about the most successful varietals, new trends in winemaking, and the how you feel about changes to t Read more

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The rearview mirror of 2019 reveals many milestones for the BC Wine industry. Yet, at times, the industry was as capricious as the BC climate. Read more

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O&V caught up with Minister Popham the third week of October, just as the legislature went into the Fall session. As in previous years, we found the Minister remains enthusiastic about the state of farming in BC, as she reports back on the progress o Read more

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Handlers Equipment in Abbotsford is proud to be celebrating with Mahindra their 25 years in North America. Since 1963, Mahindra has been building heavy-duty farm tractors and farm equipment. Read more

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Valleys of Wine is the first comprehensive history of BC wine since the early 1980s, and a must-read for anyone interested in the history of BC’s wine industry! Read more

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The first village of its kind in Canada, District Wine Village will bring small-batch wine, beer, cider and spirit producers together alongside unique events and creative culinary offerings, all in one exceptional South Okanagan location. Read more

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The Wines of British Columbia were put to the ultimate test at the final Judgment of BC on Tuesday, October 29, where special guest and wine expert Steven Spurrier joined 32 top wine professionals from around the world and across the country to take Read more

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Looking back over another year, one thing I know for sure is that this industry is made up of a passionate bunch of hardworking, heartfelt, and dedicated people making a difference. Read more

Publishers View

Lillooet’s Fort Berens Estate Winery Chardonnay received top honours at the 2019 Whistler Cornucopia Top 20 Wines Competition. Fort Berens Chardonnay 2018 was named Top White Wine in the competition. Read more

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I recently met with a colleague of mine, Rod Phillips. Rod is a veteran in the liquor industry and is the former head buyer for the Liquor Plus retail chain. Read more

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PoCo Farmers' Market

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In an era where consumers are demanding to know more about the origins of their food, not only do farmers’ markets provide a great opportunity for sales, they are also the ideal place to engage in face-to-face conversations. Read more

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Pinot Noir grapes

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Could we be growing Cabernet Sauvignon in Kelowna or perhaps even Carignan? Read more

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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard is pleased to announce that Maxime Legris has joined the team as Head Winemaker. Legris was most recently Assistant Winemaker at Cedar Creek Estate Winery for two years, and brings with him extensive winemaking, vineyard Read more

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Christa-Lee McWatters

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Evolve Cellars' new home will be at 361 Martin St., in downtown Penticton, sharing a roof with sibling TIME Winery. Read more

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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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