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

Jul 7, 2016 12:39 PM Environment

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

Apr 10, 2016 12:00 AM Articles

Join Black Hills Estate Winery, for a wonderful party as they convert their Wine Experience Center into a Miami-inspired Vineyard Ultralounge for the evening. more

Jul 15, 2015 10:26 AM Articles

This column has frequently featured farmers who work with stewardship organizations. Environmental stewardship refers to protection of the environment through conservation and sustainable practices. more

Dec 4, 2014 1:17 PM Environment

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

Nov 21, 2014 12:00 AM Articles 1 Comments

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

Nov 21, 2014 12:00 AM Articles

Nothing can ruin an orchardist's year more than serious frost damage, so keeping wind machines working is critical. more

Feb 13, 2014 2:29 PM Innovations

Le Vieux Pin Winery

Michael Botner

Offers a distinctly southern perspective - Southern France that is... more

Oct 16, 2012 3:22 PM Articles

How a two-year-old company with a 25-year-old president and COO became the largest independent packer of peaches, cherries and apples in B.C. more

Oct 15, 2012 2:05 PM Articles 1 Comments