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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

Magazine

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

News

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

Wine

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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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Corcelettes Estate Winery has recently acquired a large parcel of land on the Keremeos Upper Bench in the Similkameen Valley. The current Estate is nestled against the black rocks east of the Village of Keremeos. The new property wraps around the Est Read more

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Black Hills Estate Winery is excited to announce its new head winemaker, Ross Wise. Wise brings with him a breadth of expertise to the role of head winemaker at Black Hills Estate Winery. Read more

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The future of international wines on BC grocery store shelves in our post-NAFTA world is not clear. Read more

Articles

Chinese consumers have a growing thirst for wines, and an increasing number of Canadian wineries are trying to capitalize on the opportunity to sell into the world’s largest and fastest growing wine market. Read more

Articles

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Michael Botner

The next hurdle for the evolving B.C. wine industry is the world stage, where global competition is fierce both at home and abroad. Read more

Articles

Recently, a small group of BC wineries spoke out against recent changes to new provincial laws that open up new sales channels to 100%-BC grown and produced wines. Read more

News

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! Read more

Wine

The idea for the book resulted from the Naramata Bench Wineries Association visits each year to Victoria to host our Spring Wine Release Events. Read more

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

Wine

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

Wine