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...
Sandhill Wines announces appointment of new winemaker

Sandhill Wines announces appointment of new winemaker

Sandhill Wines today announced the appointment of Sandy Leier as lead winemaker, effective June 14. A graduate of UBC Okanagan, Leier has been a winemaker for over 12 years, most recently for Calona Vineyards and Wayne Gretzky Okanagan Wines. “Sandy brings extensive...

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AgSafe celebrates 25th anniversary

AgSafe celebrates 25th anniversary

AgSafe, formerly known as Farm and Ranch Safety and Health Association (FARSHA), is celebrating their 25th anniversary as British Columbia’s agriculture health and safety association. Established in May of 1993, AgSafe has been the expert on safety in the workplace...

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Mirabel Vineyards releases debut chardonnay

Mirabel Vineyards releases debut chardonnay

Kelowna's Mirabel Vineyards is proud to announce the release of its first-ever chardonnay ($40.00 SRP), made from whole bunch pressed Naramata chardonnay grapes. Restaurants can pre-order this wine through the order desk via email or phone 250.494.4445 ext 2. The...

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