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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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Long-time Farm Family Goes Into Wine Biz

Anyone who has ever tried it can attest, starting a vineyard and winery is a massive undertaking. Approaching that project in smaller chunks would be more manageable, but is that even possible? A family in Abbotsford found a way. more »

Jun 9, 2015 2:22 PM Wine

Sip into Summer

The Westside Wine Trail invites visitors to celebrate the summer season with them on June 6th during their ‘Sip into Summer’ event. This summer event is in its third year and is part of the ‘Sip Series’ events that wine trail wineries host. more »

May 28, 2015 2:06 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

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

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