BC VQA Golden Mile Bench now a reality

They have done it. The Golden Mile Bench can now be used on wine bottle labels starting pretty well right away. It will be seen as “BC VQA Golden Mile Bench”. The wineries that have vineyards within the boundary are CC Jentsch Cellars, Checkmate Artisanal Winery, Culmina Family Estate Winery, Fairview Cellars, Gehringer Brothers Estate […]

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Things are happening…

Hey folks, just a quick post here to let you know that I have not in fact dropped off the face of the earth. After a good couple months of solid activity here on Wine Country BC’s blog, February has not produced the same quantity of thoughts / rants / wine discussion as the previously […]

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Has Wine Become a Classless Drink?

Awesome post from my friend Valerie on her blog that you really should check out. I’ll have more to say on it later (I usually do…) but please read this when you can and then check out Mike Veseeth’s book called “Wine Wars” (which I reviewed here some time ago) which offers some great economic […]

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5 Years of Wine Country BC

Hard to believe it’s been 5 years since I started Wine Country BC. Technically the website was registered in July and the first article published July 26th but the first podcast wasn’t released until Sept 8th. I usually consider sometime in August to be the official non-specific blogiversary which, interestingly, I’ve never ever celebrated before […]

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Podcasts, reviews, and opinions from the wine glass

There’s a lot going on in the industry right now and it seems like it’s a pivotal time in the history of our wine region. There are new wineries coming online every year, new varieties and styles, and new ideas about what the Okanagan and BC wines are capable of achieving. The most interesting thing about it at this point however, is that most of that growth has happened in a bit of a bubble.

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Hello from the Okanagan Valley!

Welcome to our first post here at Wine Country BC. As the name implies, this is a blog and forum for people interested in the wonderful wines from British Columbia! We will shortly be producing a weekly podcast that will feature different topics, tastings, discussions and trends in the world of wines in BC. Stay […]

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