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Naturally Okanagan: Sperling Vineyards and Haywire Winery push the boundaries of less is more for B.C. wines

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

So, you have a fabulous cut of beef you want to throw on the barbecue. It’s a prime cut from a trusted cattle farm that uses only 100% grass fed beef. You do not want to f*ck this up. Continue reading

The end of an era: Niagara’s Mike Weir winery up for sale

It appears it’s over for Mike Weir Wine in Niagara. The Beamsville winery that bears the PGA star’s name was listed on MLS through Colliers International Niagara today for $10.9 million.

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Update 3: Despite Coyote’s Run staff told winery was sold, owner now says it wasn’t

Niagara marijuana

By Rick VanSickle

Well, in a bit of shocking twist, Niagara’s Coyote’s Run Winery, which a week ago appeared to be sold to Tweed, a legal marijuana company (at least according to what staff were told) is no longer for sale and never was, says the owner. Continue reading

Supreme Court to hear challenge from five small B.C. wineries on interprovincial shipping of liquor in Canada

Canada wine

Coulson represents small BC wineries seeking to change the law governing interprovincial shipping (CNW Group/Coulson Litigation)

Five small B.C. wineries have been granted permission to bring their concerns to the Supreme Court of Canada in the interprovincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017. Continue reading

Focus on the Okanagan’s Hester Creek; plus Niagara’s Vineland Estate, Fielding, Flat Rock and King’s Court

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle
The last time I had a taste of The Judge from Hester Creek on the Golden Mile Bench in the Okanagan it was during a whirlwind visit through the valley in 2011. Continue reading

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