Features

How they see it: Customer’s Perceptions of Artisanal Food and Beverage Brands

By Amanda DeVries A recent survey of artisanal food and beverage makers in Ontario, with fewer than 25 employees, revealed useful insights in customers’ perception of a particular brand. Most respondents reported that their consumers: a) care about the fact that their...

Chef Adair Scott Leads New Team at Terrafina Restaurant Hester Creek Integrates Restaurant Operations Within Winery Estate

Terrafina Restaurant at Hester Creek Estate Winery is reopening for the season on March 4, under the new direct management of Hester Creek. The Restaurant will be led by a talented new team -- executive chef Adair Scott and Paul Henbury, Restaurant...

Switching grape varieties can help save world’s wine-growing regions: UBC study

PHotter temperatures threaten global wine production, with multiple studies now forecasting that more than half of regions suitable to planting wine grapes could be lost to climate change. But not all is lost: Swapping out grapes for more drought and heat tolerant...

Kelowna Pride releases tickets to the newest ‘Queerest’ wine festival out in the Valley

Kelowna Pride has now released their much anticipated tickets to Canada’s only queer wine festival. Kelowna Pride, in partnership with the BC Wine, Cider & Spirits Festival will be hosting OUT in the Valley November 21st-24th with a series of events...
Eight new Masters of Wine Have Been Announced

Eight new Masters of Wine Have Been Announced

The Institute of Masters of Wine has announced eight new Masters of Wine, from five different countries. The new members of the IMW are Julien Boulard MW (PR China), Thomas Curtius MW (Germany), Dominic Farnsworth MW (UK), Lydia Harrison MW (UK), Heidi Mäkinen MW...

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Cutting ties

Cutting ties

USMCA agreement could mean the end of B.C. wines exclusively on store shelves By Shayna Wiwierski A new international trade deal now means changes for B.C. wine on store shelves. On November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States, and Mexico signed the new United...

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