Haywire’s bright, tasty Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay On the road to Fort Berens in Lillooet – BC’s emerging wine region Premiers Intervene So Canadians Can Drink Premium #BCWine

Haywire’s bright, tasty Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay

We’re fans of Okanagan Crush Pad here at Chez BCWineLover, and not only because of the wines. The 3-year old winery based in Summerland, BC ...

On the road to Fort Berens in ...

Stacey and I were invited on a bus excursion from downtown Vancouver to Lillooet, BC, as guests of the owners of Fort Berens Estate Winery, ...

Premiers Intervene So Canadians Can Drink Premium ...

The following report was originally published at Vancouver Sun and Huffington Post Canada. The annual meeting of Canada’s premiers at the Council of the Federation conference ...

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Haywire’s bright, tasty Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay

Haywire’s bright, tasty Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay

October 14, 2014, Comments Off

We’re fans of Okanagan Crush Pad here at Chez BCWineLover, and not only because of the wines. The 3-year old winery based in Summerland, BC is already a business success ... Read More»

On the road to Fort Berens in Lillooet – BC’s emerging wine region

On the road to Fort Berens in Lillooet – BC’s emerging wine region

October 13, 2014, Comments Off

Stacey and I were invited on a bus excursion from downtown Vancouver to Lillooet, BC, as guests of the owners of Fort Berens Estate Winery, ostensibly to see their new ... Read More»

Premiers Intervene So Canadians Can Drink Premium #BCWine

Premiers Intervene So Canadians Can Drink Premium #BCWine

October 7, 2014, Comments Off

The following report was originally published at Vancouver Sun and Huffington Post Canada. The annual meeting of Canada’s premiers at the Council of the Federation conference in Charlottetown recently was dominated ... Read More»

Will improved #internaltrade help #BCwine? YES!

Will improved #internaltrade help #BCwine? YES!

August 21, 2014, Comments Off

Canada’s federal government are campaigning for more open trade between provinces Liquor monopolies and inter-provincial trade barriers that allow them are making headlines this week, and it’s  no surprise that ... Read More»

Wine Travel With a Canine Companion

Wine Travel With a Canine Companion

August 20, 2014, 1 Comment

Our experience of bringing our dog to BC wine country At the end of May, we had an opportunity to head up to Penticton for two nights. Because of short ... Read More»

A new milestone for Fort Berens winery

A new milestone for Fort Berens winery

October 30, 2013, Comments Off

Rolf de Bruin (l), Heleen Pannekoek & fellow owners of Fort Berens Winery Fort Berens Estate Winery is the first winery in Lillooet, BC. It is located on a sage-brush covered ... Read More»

Inniskillin winemaker Sandor Mayer celebrates 20th Okanagan harvest

Inniskillin winemaker Sandor Mayer celebrates 20th Okanagan harvest

October 29, 2013, Comments Off

Winemaker Sandor Mayer Of all the people you meet in BC wine country, few have the true salt of the earth quality of winemaker Sandor Mayer. When we first began ... Read More»

Discovering Ancient Hill Winery

Discovering Ancient Hill Winery

October 28, 2013, 1 Comment

A business trip took me recently to the city of Kelowna, BC, and with a couple hours to spare before my evening flight I wondered how to pass the time ... Read More»