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Tag: Okanagan Valley wine

Something to celebrate: B.C.’s Culmina turns five this fall (we have reviews, plus a look at new wines from Monte Creek Ranch)

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By Rick VanSickle

A pioneering family that helped blaze the trail for B.C.’s flourishing wine industry will raise a glass to five fruitful years for Culmina Family Estate Winery when Don, Elaine and Sara Triggs host a fifth anniversary celebration at their Golden Mile Bench estate Sept. 14-16. Continue reading

The 2014 Black Hills Nota Bene is a stunner; plus wine reviews for B.C.’s Tinhorn Creek, JoieFarm, Singletree and Blue Grouse

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The first vintage of Black Hills Nota Bene, now a benchmark Okanagan red, was in 1999. It was produced and sold out of a Quonset Hut on Black Sage Road with the first bottle purchased in 2001. Continue reading

Star Niagara winemaker takes over at Township 7 in B.C., plus new releases for JoieFarm, Tinhorn and Haywire

township-7-naramata-bench-1What is Niagara’s loss is B.C.’s gain with the arrival this fall of winemaker Mary McDermott to the Township 7 winery. 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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