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The Canadian wine industry ‘has lost a great friend’ with the passing of Lloyd Schmidt

Canadian wine

By Rick VanSickle

If you are enjoying a nice glass of Canadian Riesling right now, you just might owe a debt of a gratitude to Lloyd Schmidt. Continue reading

Wines of B.C. Part I: Reviews for Culmina, Time, Coolshanagh, Hester Creek, Evolve Cellars and McWatters Collection

wines of B.C.

By Rick VanSickle

From the Golden Mile Bench in the Okanagan Valley to the cool northern tip of the Naramata Bench, we begin a two-part look at the wines of B.C. with reviews for new wine releases from Culmina, Coolshanagh (top photo), Time, McWatters, Evolve and Hester Creek. Continue reading

B.C.’s TIME winery announces soft opening and Graham Pierce as director of winemaking

B.C.’s TIME Winery announced today the soft opening of its winery in downtown Penticton at 361 Martin St. A grand opening of TIME Winery will take place in late 2018 following harvest. Continue reading

B.C. wine report: Duelling Chardonnays from McWatters and Culmina plus reviews for Evolve and Mission Hill

B.C. wine

By Rick VanSickle

With nearly a century of experience in the Canadian wine industry between them, it never fails to amaze me how these two legends continue to produce great wines at the highest level in this country vintage after vintage. Continue reading

Wine Wire: McWatters harvests 50th vintage, Cuvée back for 2018, Grape growers celebrate future growth, record turnout for CCOVI lecture series

Canada wine

Hailed as the Okanagan Valley’s great wine pioneer, Harry McWatters marked his 50th vintage on Aug, 28 with the very first crush at the new TIME Winery facility in downtown Penticton. Continue reading

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