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All that glitters is … Rosé; plus reviews for Culmina and Monte Creek in B.C., Garage D’Or cider and Vintages highlights

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By Rick VanSickle

Are you ready for a great big sea of pink? I’m getting the feeling that Rosé wines are about to hit their zenith on the Canadian wine scene, that point in which saturation Maximus is reached. Continue reading

CanadaWINE150: For Donald Triggs ‘the wonder of wine is the wonder of life itself’

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Intro: Donald Triggs is a giant of the Canadian wine industry, a deal maker and visionary who in 1989 set in motion the framework to create the nation’s largest wine company, Vincor, that still thrives today with wine properties across the country and world under new ownership and a new name — Constellation Brands (once U.S.-owned, but the Canadian properties are now back into the hands of Canadians). Continue reading

No rest for these wine veterans: McWatters, Triggs helping shape the Okanagan Valley

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It fascinates me that two of this country’s most noted wine industry leaders continue to play such an important role long after the company they helped build was acquired by an American company. Continue reading

The Top 10 B.C. Red and White Wines of the Year

 

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By Rick VanSickle/Publisher Wines In Niagara

This is NOT the definitive list of the top wines released in British Columbia in 2015, no, not by a long stretch. But these are the most exciting wines that I tasted from the province in 2015. Continue reading

Lunch with a legend: Donald Triggs living large on B.C.’s Golden Mile Bench (reviews for Culmina and Tinhorn Creek)

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When Canadian wine legend Donald Triggs sends an invite for lunch you simply say what time and rearrange whatever else you have going on that day and show up with bells on. Continue reading

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