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CanadaWINE150: Leaving a healthy legacy for the “next generation” top priority for this Okanagan trailblazer

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By Christine Coletta

SUMMERLAND, B.C. — Over the 30 years that I have been in or around the wine industry I have absorbed quite a lot of information, but the more I know, the more I know I need to learn. Continue reading

B.C. Wine Awards: The results, the judging, the touring and the yurts (yes, the yurts!)

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PENTICTON, B.C. — The thing about the Okanagan Valley, aside from its stunning beauty, is its inability to stand pat. The vistas morph right before your eyes as more and more patches of green vineyards are carved out of the of the valley’s most unlikely landscape. Continue reading

Some fine juice from B.C.’s JoieFarm, Haywire and Township 7 wineries

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The past week was a busy one with a bevy of British Columbia wines finding their way to Wines in Niagara for tasting. It’s such a shame that we can’t get 99% of the wines made in the Okanagan (unless you order direct) and other regions of B.C. because there are a lot of really interesting things going on there. Continue reading

Tripping through the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys: Stunning vistas, stunning wines

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Back from a seven-day jaunt through the imposing and majestic Okanagan and Similkameen valleys, I’ve had time to reflect on the progress the two distinct wine and culinary regions have achieved in their relatively brief existence. Continue reading

Drop. Dead. Gorgeous. Yep, that’s the Okanagan Valley, all right. Not only pretty, but some mighty fine wines to boot: Summer wines in review

switchback vineyard copyIt is no surprise to me that the Okanagan Valley has been voted the second best wine region to visit amongst 20 worldwide nominees by the USA Today Readers’ Choice 2014 Awards. Continue reading

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