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Wines of B.C. Part II: Reviews for Free Form, Narrative, Haywire, Vanessa, Township 7 and Fort Berens

B.C. wines

By Rick VanSickle

In Part II of our look at fall releases from British Columbia, we taste a range of wines from the Okanagan Crush Pad (Haywire, Free Form, Narrative), Township 7, Fort Berens and Vanessa Vineyard. Continue reading

B.C.’s Okanagan Crush Pad goes all natural with Free Form wines, plus stunning new releases from JoieFarm’s 2016 vintage

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

The goal at Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland, B.C. was never to make natural wines per se, but to make “technically sound, vineyard-specific, unadulterated wines that are delicious, complex and thought-provoking.” Continue reading

B.C. Wine Report: Township 7 increases vineyard holdings, reviews for Tinhorn, Hester Creek, Township 7 plus winemaker Dwight Sick makes a move

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

Township 7 has acquired the Blue Terrace Vineyard in Oliver, a gorgeous piece of property located on the north end of the renowned Black Sage Bench. Continue reading

Canadian Wine Wire: A new cider with a message, Niagara Vintages releases, Thirty Bench’s big award and CVA’s honour roll

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

Wines in Niagara recently had a taste of the new D’Ont Poke the Bear Cider, the newest creation from Andrew von Teichman and Allan Jackson, who also produce VQA Ontario wines under the same label that comes with an important anti-bullying message. Continue reading

Something to celebrate: B.C.’s Culmina turns five this fall (we have reviews, plus a look at new wines from Monte Creek Ranch)

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

A pioneering family that helped blaze the trail for B.C.’s flourishing wine industry will raise a glass to five fruitful years for Culmina Family Estate Winery when Don, Elaine and Sara Triggs host a fifth anniversary celebration at their Golden Mile Bench estate Sept. 14-16. Continue reading

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