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

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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: 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

The Wine Wire: A not-so-bright LCBO idea, Pearls of wisdom, Winterfell wine, kudos to Sandra Oldfield, JoieFarm and more …

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Oh, the things that arrive in my inbox and news feed. Crazy things, cool things, weird things. It’s only fair to share with you. Continue reading

Tear down the borders, let the wine flow! Plus, new releases from B.C.’s JoieFarm, Township 7 and Monte Creek Ranch

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With provincial borders in this country so close to dissolving, with the simple act of bringing alcohol from province to province about to be de-criminalized, it’s time for everyone to bone up on their Canadian wines — ALL Canadian wines. Continue reading

Oh, Joie! The lovely white wines from the Okanagan’s JoieFarm have arrived just in time for summer

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The 2013 wines from the Okanagan Valley’s JoieFarm marks the 10th vintage from this top-notch winery located on the Naramata Bench. Continue reading

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