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The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that as of December 11, 2018 it will accept applications for its 2019 Sommelier Scholarships. In February the charity will award 10 Sommelier Scholarships of $1,000 each. The deadline to app Read more

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The ancient practice of using clay or terracotta vessels for fermenting wine is making a comeback as an alternative, less intrusive, more natural, more artisanal way of producing wine. Read more

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Okanagan Crush Pad owners Steve Lornie and Christine Coletta thought about going organic back at Switchback Vineyard in 2006. Back then there were less than 60 hectares of certified organic land planted in BC. Read more

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Summerland's Switchback Vineyard, located at Okanagan Crush Pad and home to Haywire Winery, has received its Certified Organic Vineyard designation. Read more

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Anyone who has ever tried it can attest, starting a vineyard and winery is a massive undertaking. Approaching that project in smaller chunks would be more manageable, but is that even possible? A family in Abbotsford found a way. Read more

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During the week of April 21-24, Okanagan Crush Pad Winery and Henry of Pelham Winery played host to a demonstration seminar of new filtration technology co-sponsored by cellar•tek supplies and DIEMME Enologica from Lugo, Italy. Read more

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New hires, new wineries, trending topics and transitions for BC Wine 2014. Read more

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Summerland’s Okanagan Crush Pad is a progressive winery that has made bold business moves, resulting in impressive accolades in the three years since it began. Read more

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Vancouver Urban Winery introduced the new approach to selling wine by the glass to B.C. – wine in kegs and available on tap, draft beer-style. Read more

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