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How To Make Your Wines Stand Out in a Crowd

Conventional wisdom holds that dry wine is preferable to sweeter types. Order sweet and light white wine with red meat at a restaurant and you risk snickers at the table and scorn from the sommelier.

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Canada Shares BC Wine and Culinary with China

British Columbia Events Showcase "East Meets West" Culinary Collaboration in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong more »

Mar 17, 2015 4:23 PM Wine

Chef Chris Hill of the Delta Bessborough (team Saskatoon)  selected the McWatters Collection Meritage as a wine pairing to go with his dish.

Photo by David Stobbe from Gold Medal Plates Public (NGM Enterprise)

Competition Quality Wines Help Chefs Win Culinary Gold

The Canadian Culinary Championships are held every year in February in Kelowna, BC. With them comes the all-important wine pairing. Championships can be made or broken with an improper pairing. more »

Feb 4, 2015 12:00 AM Wine

Bumper Crop of Apples, Cherries… and Snow!

For most of us, January’s record snowfall was the most snow we’d ever seen in the Okanagan. Not for Fred Steele. “We’ve had significant snow fall like this before, I can remember the winter of 1949/50." more »

Jan 28, 2015 12:35 PM Wine

Sip with your Sweetheart- A Wine & Chocolate Event

Smiling sweethearts and happy wine sippers love this popular event which is held each year on the Sunday of the BC Family Day long weekend. more »

Jan 28, 2015 11:16 AM Wine

Pruning in the Heaviest Kelowna Snowfall

50 cm of snow in 24 hours, it's a snow day for sure for Barb and Reto Gebert at St. Hubertus Vineyard in Kelowna. more »

Jan 5, 2015 12:00 AM Wine

BC VQA Founders Celebrate 25 Years of Building an Industry

Twenty-five years ago, a small group of pioneering winemakers and grapegrowers came together to create the British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance (BC VQA) and the BC Wine Institute (BCWI). more »

Jan 5, 2015 12:00 AM Wine

Orchard & Vine's CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!!!

WIN a bottle of BC Wine and a $50 Gift Certificate to Earls Restaurants. more »

Dec 19, 2014 10:09 AM Wine

Orchard & Vine Wine Survey – We Asked…

As a grape grower and wine maker, what has been your greatest challenge in 2014? more »

Dec 16, 2014 12:00 AM Wine


The BC Wine Industry - Comings & Goings 2014

New hires, new wineries, trending topics and transitions for BC Wine 2014. more »

Dec 12, 2014 12:00 AM Wine

BCWI 2014 Acreage Report

Wine Industry Maturing - Growing Quality Rather than Acreage is the Focus in BC's Vineyards. The 2014 Wine Grape Acreage Report has been released and it shows signs of maturity for British Columbia's burgeoning wine industry. more »

Dec 12, 2014 12:00 AM Wine

2014 Year in Review for the BC Wine Industry

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 . . . more »

Dec 11, 2014 12:00 AM Wine

BC's First Annual Canadian Wine Tourism Summit

BC's First Annual Canadian Wine Tourism Summit a Grape Success. Over two million social media impressions and 100 people attended this first annual event included media types, bloggers, tour operators and winery owners who gathered in Penticton. more »

Dec 4, 2014 12:39 PM Wine

Jennifer Schell

Garagiste - The Coolest Wine Festival Ever

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 »

Dec 4, 2014 11:55 AM Wine

37th Annual Vancouver International Wine Festival

The Vancouver International Wine Festival is one of the biggest and oldest wine events in the world, offering something for every level of wine drinker, collector and trade professional. more »

Nov 28, 2014 11:31 AM Wine

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