Roslyne Buchanan

Is spring here already or are we just preparing for it in our heads? While it’s good to have some quiet hibernation time or get away to a warm climate for a holiday, spring feels like it is right around the corner, at press time anyway. Are you ready Read more

Publishers View

Inside the Year End 2018 issue of Orchard & Vine Magazine we have our annual interview with the BC Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham. The 2018 Fruit and Wine Readers' survey and our annual Year in Fruit and Year in Grapes. The issues also includes Read more


“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can't live long enough to make them all yourself,” advised Eleanor Roosevelt, American President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s wife, and a diplomat and activist in her own right. Read more


Launched as a one-day business conference and tradeshow for fermenters and distillers, Fortify (November 2018) at the Penticton Lakeside Resort inspired participants and confirmed the demand for professional development in the industry. Read more


Nummers Stand

R Buchanan

Trust a culinary company founded in Okanagan wine country to create a premium candy for adults with a discerning wine palate – Nummers! Gourmet Wine Gems™ Read more


Ambrosia Slushie

R Buchanan

Tucked into an orchard along the Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) trail, The Trail Store Fruit & More is the perfect place to take a break from your activities. Owned and operated by local orchardist Rod Hollett and his wife Darlene. Read more



Orchard and Vine Magazine measured the pulse with a survey; conversations with key personalities; reports from the BC Wine Institute and other sources; and with an attentive ear on twitter and #BCWineChat. The results are in . . . Read more