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Road 13 Vineyard didn’t just crush grapes this year, the Oliver winery crushed the competition at the annual National Wine Awards of Canada. more

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Clarification of wine has undergone a revolution during the past couple of decades, and membrane technology has led that revolution. The technology of the systems and membranes have significantly improved due to the specificity of what and how grape more

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BC Tree Fruits is excited to unveil a brand new, state-of-the-art peach and apple packing production line in their Oliver packing facility. more

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Mission Hill Family Estate transitioning to certified organic. more

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Tinhorn Creek Winery Barrel Room

Photo by Kirsten Walkal

Tinhorn Creek is providing a good example of how the Buy Local program can help BC wineries and value-added farm producers. more

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RauDZ Creative Concepts Ltd. Is proud to welcome one of the South Okanagan’s most celebrated wine country restaurants, Terrafina at Hester Creek into it’s family of restaurants and bars. more

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People who read this column know that I promote the benefits of supporting natural habitats. The notion of a clean and neat looking agricultural property with crops surrounded by bare soil and neatly mown turf grass is still a strong image. more

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A very hot, dry summer brought an early harvest across the province and, despite the challenges that the extreme heat brought, the 2015 vintage has resulted in exceptional wines in all of British Columbia’s wine regions. more

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You own a manageable two-acre hobby farm in the Okanagan’s divine wine country, its property burgeoning in season with fruit, vegetables and herbs. more

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Lunessence – working with the moon and the essence of nature, is the philosophy of the owner and manager of a new winery in Summerland opened in 2015. more

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Firefighters

Jeannette Montgomery

Winemaking is farming. Growers try to plan each vintage but the success is somewhat out of our control. We can irrigate and fertilize, build game and wildlife fencing, calculate the risks, and purchase crop insurance. more

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Oliver, BC – September 18, 2015 – Bartier Bros. Vineyard & Winery announced today the opening of their Tasting Room and Visitor Centre in Oliver, BC. more

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Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announces the new sub-appellation of the Golden Mile Bench area. more

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Looking at upgrading your tractor or getting a new RTV? Stop in at Gerard's Equipment and check out your tractor needs before the end of the year. They are open now until December 24. Then back after the holidays on January 5 more

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Pouring at Garagiste

Jennifer Schell

You’ve heard the term, but it’s hard to find a place to try their wine. The name garagiste (GAR-aH-jeest ) comes from France and describes winemakers who do things a little differently, those who take risks and make small case lots. more

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Join the Oliver Tourism Association for our 4th Annual Rosé Tasting and Tweet-Up! This year the event is again being held in conjunction with the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association Winter in Wine Country. more

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Complete list of Winter Wine Events for this up-coming Holiday Season! more

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Rustico at Covert Farms

Gary Symons

There may be more … elegant occasions … at the Okanagan Spring Wine Festival, but few are as much flat out fun as the annual Pig Out at Covert Farms. more

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Hail Damage

BCFGA

A 15-minute long hail storm devastated a number of growers in the Kelowna area on August 12. The hail was very large –nearly the size of marbles– and not only bruised and ruined the fruit, but shredded foliage and even damaged tree trunks. more

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