Will improved #internaltrade help #BCwine? YES! Wine Travel With a Canine Companion A new milestone for Fort Berens winery

Will improved #internaltrade help #BCwine? YES!

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, ...

Wine Travel With a Canine Companion

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 ...

A new milestone for Fort Berens winery

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 ...

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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»

OK Crush Pad turns 2! More Okanagan wines to be raised in concrete

OK Crush Pad turns 2! More Okanagan wines to be raised in concrete

October 22, 2013, Comments Off

Concrete tanks at OK Crush Pad. Photo by Lionel Trudel. One of our favourite stops now on our Okanagan wine travels is to see the progress at Okanagan Crush Pad ... Read More»

Congrats to Marquis Wine Cellars – expanding by 3000 square feet!

Congrats to Marquis Wine Cellars – expanding by 3000 square feet!

October 16, 2013, Comments Off

John Clerides – photo by Marc Smith Vancouver wine lovers have depended upon the fantastic selection and top notch service of Marquis Wine Cellars on Davie Street for 27 years. Today ... Read More»

Five ways to reform B.C.’s antiquated liquor laws

Five ways to reform B.C.’s antiquated liquor laws

October 9, 2013, Comments Off

The following op-ed was co-authored by Mark Hicken and John Skinner, directors of the Modernize Wine Association. It was originally published in Vancouver Sun. The B.C. government is conducting a ... Read More»