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B.C. wine report: An important acquisition for Haywire, the organic wines from Summerhill and getting all natural at JoieFarm

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

Okanagan Crush Pad owners Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie have added to their estate holdings with a familiar vineyard that has helped shape their wine portfolio at Haywire and Narrative. Continue reading

Fallout from Comeau decision: “Canada has suffered a great loss” plus, what’s next for freeing the grapes in Canada

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

“The people of Canada have suffered a great loss,” is how Niagara’s Hidden Bench vigneron and proprietor Harald Thiel described the Supreme Court decision yesterday to maintain the freeze on the free flow of beer and wine across provincial borders. Continue reading

B.C. wineries respond to Alberta’s ban on B.C. wines with … love and kindness

B.C. wineries

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced an immediate boycott on all imports of wines from British Columbia Tuesday, in what is becoming a growing inter-provincial spat over the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Continue reading

The Okanagan Crush Pad’s ‘wild’ adventure: A breathtaking new property to take their Haywire brand to a new level

flowersSUMMERLAND, B.C. — It is simply breathtaking, a stunning swath of wind-swept land as we look down the throat of the Garnet Valley from the highest point of the property on a perfect spring day. Wild flowers — from purple lupines to a riot of colours from daisies, fireweed and wild mustard— swing in the breeze, a breeze that never stands still. Horses with riders trundle on by, and everywhere, evidence of deer, coyotes, rabbits, rattlesnakes and marmots add to the natural cycle of life. Continue reading

The Okanagan Crush Pad a prime example of what happens in a progressive wine industry (Ontario take note)

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In so many ways, the wine industry in British Columbia has evolved much more rapidly than in here in Ontario. Continue reading

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