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SilverStar Mountain Resort and the BC Wine Cider & Spirits Festival are bringing back ‘Showpass presents Winterland – Wine, Cider & Spirits Tasting’ April 4th 2020 at SilverStar Mountain Resort from 4 pm to 7 pm for its second year. Read more

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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

Magazine

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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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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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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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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Frind Winery

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Frind Estate Winery located on the stunning lakefront property that was the home of former BC Premier Bill Bennett has opened a temporary tasting room. The full-scale tasting house and dining facility is currently under construction and will be open 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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Howard Soon has been honoured with The Order of Canada. 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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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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Silkscarf Winery located in Summerland, British Columbia in the Okanagan Valley won a Gold Medal for their 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, which was announced in late April. Read more

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TIME Winery won a rare double honour at this year’s Best of Varietal Awards at the Okanagan Spring Wine Festival. Read more

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Wine lovers got to experience the best of the Okanagan’s bounty this past May during the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society’s Spring Wine Festival. Taking place from May 1 to May 12. 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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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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On November 15, the BC Wine Institute held its 12th Annual Winemakers & Viticulturalists' Forum at Walnut Beach Resort in Osoyoos. Led by Master of Wine Rhys Pender, 85 winemakers and viticulturalists from around the province gathered to discuss the Read more

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Photo by Thun Tran Photography

Quails’ Gate Winery is pleased to announce its annual Sugar Plum Fair resulted in a donation of more than $11,500 to be shared between the Central Okanagan Food Bank and Inn From The Cold. Read more

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Blue Grouse

Photo by Amy Chen

Blue Grouse Estate Winery is starting the new year with tremendous recognition for its quality! Read more

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