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Zinfandel

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California’s signature red grape variety, Zinfandel, has gained a toehold in BC’s most productive wine growing area, the South Okanagan. Read more

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On a dare by a friend at UBC, Gene Covert planted two acres of Zinfandel in 2007-8 with a line-up of other varieties in Coyote vineyard, a 30 acre block on a plateau directly south of McIntyre Bluff. Covert Farm’s 600 acre property which also include Read more

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Growing Zinfandel in the Okanagan can be challenging, according to James. “Because the clusters are so big and tightly packed, they are prone to rot, especially with overhead irrigation,” he says. “They do much better with drip irrigation. Because of Read more

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Soon after Stephen Wyse, co-owner of Young & Wyse, planted two acres of Zinfandel sourced from Vintage Nursery in California in 2008. Read more

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A new rendition of Rustico Farm & Cellars, this quirky boutique winery includes a 12-acre vineyard called South Rock, the most southerly in the Golden Mile Bench sub-appellation. Read more

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