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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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The Wine Grape Project 2004

Will grapes grow and survive in the Lillooet – Lytton region of BC? more »

Apr 10, 2015 2:46 PM Wine

Michael Clark, winemaker and director of winery and vineyard operations at Clos du Soleil.

Photo by Michael Botner

Comings and Goings – in the Similkameen Valley

Quiet, rural, off-the beaten-track, the Similkameen Valley is a refuge from the crowds that descend on the Okanagan’s wineries every summer. more »

Apr 10, 2015 2:09 PM Wine

Save-On-Foods in Surrey is the First to Sell and Stock BC VQA Wines

The South Point grocery store has become the first one in BC to stock and sell BC VQA Wines under the Province of BC's new liquor regulations which took effect today, following the government's province-wide Liquor Policy Review. more »

Apr 1, 2015 11:48 AM Wine

Golden Mile Bench, Newly Named Wine Region in the Okanagan

Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announces the new sub-appellation of the Golden Mile Bench area. more »

Mar 31, 2015 12:00 AM Wine

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

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