BC Wine in the News

2015 BC Wine in the News:

March 4, 2015 | Stores wanting to sell liquor to enter lottery. Read more about the story in Naniamo Business News.

March 2, 2015 | Laws Threaten $1B BC Wine Biz. Read more about the story in 24 Hours.

February 26, 2015 | Province unveils rules for liquor in BC Grocery Stores. Read more about the story in Kelowna Now.

February 25, 2015 | Glass is half full for provincial wine culture. Read more about the story in Georgia Straight.

2014 BC Wine in the News:

August 12, 2014 | Fascinating folks of BC wine industry. Read more about the story in Penticton Western News.

April 22, 2014 | Harper Government Invests to Improve Quality of BC Grapes and Wine Sector. Read more about the story in Digital Journal.

April 16, 2014 | Bumper crop in BC creates oversupply of certain grape varietals. Read more about the story in the Vancouver Sun.

April 15, 2014 | BC Wine Institute announces governance review. Read more about the story in Kelowna Capital News.

April 10, 2014 | Canadians spending more on booze, especially wine. Read more about the story on News 1130.

April 4, 2014 | Anthony Gismondi: Its time for truth in BC wines- start with labels for sub-regions. Read more about the story in the Vancouver Sun.

March 11, 2014 | White Rock Farmers’ Market to sell alcohol. Read more about the story in the Peach Arch News.

March 11, 2014 | Booze coming to BC grocery stores in 2015. Read more about the story in the Merritt Herald.

March 7, 2014 | BC wine to show up on grocery store shelves next year. Read more about the story in the Vancouver Sun.

January 9, 2014 | Sun Peaks 16th Wine Fest grows into the best of wine and arts. Read more about the story in the Province.

2013 BC Wine in the News:

December 13, 2013 | BC moving to update liquor laws. Read more about the story in Penticton Western News.

December 11, 2013 | BC’s Clark won’t announce alcohol sales in grocery stores- yet. Read more about this in the Globe and Mail.

November 21, 2013 | BC ice wine coming early and wineries take advantage of artic flow of -12C to pick grapes early. Read more about this in Penticton Western News.

November 3, 2013 | No panic over reported wine shortage in BC. Read more about this in the Province.

November 2, 2013 | BC-made wines could be coming to grocery store shelves. Read more about this on News 1130.

November 1, 2013 | BC vintners hope to capilalize on global wine shortage. Read more about this on CBC.

October 31, 2013 | Despite recent bad weather, B.C. merlot is defying expectations. Read more about this in the Globe and Mail.

October 29, 2013 | B.C. vintners show strong growth in sales. Tourisn nabs about $185 million in revenue. Read more about this in the Vancouver Sun.

September 26, 2013 | Fall winefest events already selling out. Read more about the story on Kelowna Capital News.

September 25, 2013 | Wine industry a huge economic generator in the Okanagan, with economic impact of $140 million annually. Read more about the story in Kelowna Capital News.

September 24, 2013 | Wine study indicates millions generated for local economy. Read more about the story on AM 1150.

September 22, 2013 | A road trip to the most sustainable wineries of BC, including Tantalus Vineyards, Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Okanagan Crush Pad, Le Vieux Pin and Tinhorn Creek. Read more about the story in the Province.

September 21, 2013 | Find your perfect pairing this fall, highlighting perfect BC wines for the upcoming season. Read more about the story in the Vancouver Sun.

September 17, 2013 | Things are looking up in the BC Wine Industry. Read more about the story in Globe and Mail.

September 11, 2013 | Hot summer means early grape harvest. Read more about the story on AM 1150.

August 29, 2013 | Betting it all on BC Pinot Noir. Read mord about the story in the Vancouver Sun.

August 7, 2013 | Meet the new winemakers of BC. Read more about the story in Georgia Straight.

June 5, 2013 | North American Wine Bloggers spill into Penticton for the annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Read more about the story on News 1130.

June 5, 2013 | Signature Wines Becoming Requisite for Restaurants, including BC wines Le Vieux Pin, Orofino Vineyards and Okanagan Crush Pad. Read more about this story in BC Business.

June 4, 2013 | Wine Bloggers Pour into Penticton this weekend for the annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Read more about this story in the Penticton Western News.

May 6, 2013 | Okanagan Crush Pad, an innovative, custom crush facility, crushes the competition, with husband/wife dream- team marketing expert Christine Coletta and construction contractor Steve Lornie. Read more about this story in BC Business.

May 6, 2013 | The Second coming of BC wineries helps to explain just what it takes to start a winery- lots of money, a passion for the wine industry, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Read more about this story in BC Business.

April 24, 2013 | New Joie Farms releases bring joy to BC. Read more about this story in Straight.

April 4, 2013 | BC announces funding to create local food and wine awareness in Penticton. Story is featured on AM 1150.

April 3, 2013 | The Ministry of Agriculture announces it will spend $100,000 to help promote BC wine and food. Read more on this story from the BC Goverment News Room.

March 27, 2013 | Okanagan Crush Pad Winery wins 2013’s #14 most innovative company in BC. Read more on this story in BC Business.

March 14, 2013 | Study shows BC Big Player in Wine Industry- Read about BC’s impact on Canada’s Wine Industry in BC Business

March 6, 2013 | Canadian wines pack a $6.8 billion punch to the economy. British Columbians are doing their part by drinking 234 million glasses a year. Read more in Vancouver Sun

March 4, 2013 | View some photos from the Vancouver International Wine Festival in Georgia Straight

January 30, 2013 | Donald Triggs, notable wine industry figure, opens Culmina Family Estate Winery. Read more on Canadian News Wire

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