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The rearview mirror of 2019 reveals many milestones for the BC Wine industry. Yet, at times, the industry was as capricious as the BC climate. Read more

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The first village of its kind in Canada, District Wine Village will bring small-batch wine, beer, cider and spirit producers together alongside unique events and creative culinary offerings, all in one exceptional South Okanagan location. Read more

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The Wines of British Columbia were put to the ultimate test at the final Judgment of BC on Tuesday, October 29, where special guest and wine expert Steven Spurrier joined 32 top wine professionals from around the world and across the country to take Read more

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The second annual 2019 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards were announced in October by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society, marking the official launch of the 39th Annual Fall Okanagan Wine Festival. Read more

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Township 7 Vineyards & Winery is delighted to be awarded the Trophy for Best Canadian Sparkling Wine at The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships in London, England for the Township 7 Polaris 2016 Sparkling Wine. Read more

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Lillooet’s Fort Berens Estate Winery Chardonnay received top honours at the 2019 Whistler Cornucopia Top 20 Wines Competition. Fort Berens Chardonnay 2018 was named Top White Wine in the competition. Read more

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Annelise Simonsen and Kaleigh Jorgensen

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That’s a question many later generation young farmers ask themselves when they are off the farm in a more urban setting, going to school, working in the hospitality industry, or, like Annelise Simonsen, a popular second hand bookstore in Victoria whi Read more

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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard is pleased to announce that Maxime Legris has joined the team as Head Winemaker. Legris was most recently Assistant Winemaker at Cedar Creek Estate Winery for two years, and brings with him extensive winemaking, vineyard Read more

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Christa-Lee McWatters

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Evolve Cellars' new home will be at 361 Martin St., in downtown Penticton, sharing a roof with sibling TIME Winery. Read more

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Frind Winery

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Frind Estate Winery located on the stunning lakefront property that was the home of former BC Premier Bill Bennett has opened a temporary tasting room. The full-scale tasting house and dining facility is currently under construction and will be open Read more

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Okanagan Crush Pad is well known for bringing innovation to the Okanagan wine industry, starting out as the first custom crush facility and contract winery in the province, and later pioneering concrete tanks for wine production. Read more

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Becker Vineyard

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Few wineries have seen as much anticipation as the new 45,000 square foot, fully organic Phantom Creek Estates facility on the Black Sage Bench in Oliver. Read more

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A brand new Gregoire grape harvester in the fields at the St. Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery is a sign of the owner’s philosophy of balancing hard work with an enjoyable quality of life. Read more

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Unknown Object First up: Canadian contemporary figurative sculptor David Robinson will showcase three of his creations, including his extraordinary work, Equestrian, at Liquidity Wines this summer. It is on display now until the end of the 2019 Read more

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Ask Dick Cleave, one of the South Okanagan’s leading vineyard managers for over 44 years, to recommend a white grape variety, he answers without hesitation: Sauvignon Blanc. Read more

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Melissa Giesbrecht

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Melissa Giesbrecht grew up riding horses at J-Bar Ranch, which her grandfather John Giesbrecht built with his wife Bea after buying the Yarrow (Chilliwack) property in the 60s. Read more

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Jeff Hundertmark, Winemaker at Mt Boucherie Winery.

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Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery has announced Jeff Hundertmark will be taking over as head winemaker at both the original winery as well as its Rust Wine Co. operation in Oliver. Read more

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Maybe it takes an awesome celebration to help us realize what a unique and special slice of the world we live in. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Nk’Mip Vineyards (NKV), a large contingent of Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) members and wine industry Read more

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The team at The BC Wine Cider & Spirits Festival have named Marjorie Kingas their newest team member in the position of Judging Manager. Read more

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Blue Grouse

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Blue Grouse Estate Winery is starting the new year with tremendous recognition for its quality! Read more

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