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Sip, sip, hooray! Howard Soon Wins Canadian Winemaker of The Year, 2021

 Howard Soon, master winemaker at Vanessa Vineyard, is the recipient of The Karl Kaiser Canadian Winemaker Award, presented by the Wine Growers British Columbia and Wine Growers Canada at the Wine Growers British Columbia Industry Recognition Awards' virtual ceremony...

Innovation, philanthropy and giving back earn Glenn Fawcett the Award of Distinction from Wine Growers British Columbia

Photo credit: Rafal Weigel Philanthropist, innovator, community leader, and wine ambassador Glenn Fawcett is recognized for his considerable contributions to the wine industry by the Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC) with its highest honour – the WGBC Award of...

Run, don’t walk… “OMG” Half Corked ticket release is back

Mark your calendars: limited spots available for purchase on July 20th, 2021 at 9:00am On Tuesday, July 20th at 9:00am PT Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country will be releasing a limited number of “OMG” tickets for the immensely popular Half Corked experience, which...

Valley Commons launches August 2021 in District Wine Village

Valley Commons, a new BC winery, launches at the new District Wine Village in the south Okanagan this August.  New to the wine scene, but no strangers to the world of hospitality, winery owners Kyla Richey and Rudy Verhoeff have chosen the District Wine Village in...
Students tap into New World wine expertise

Students tap into New World wine expertise

Wine science students from the University of Adelaide are benefitting from unique insights from the US wine market by meeting remotely with leading ecommerce experts from Seattle and California. The skills they learn will give them the edge in the industry when they...

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Donald Ziraldo returns to his roots

Donald Ziraldo returns to his roots

Donald Ziraldo, co-founder of Inniskillin and founder of Ziraldo Icewine, has partnered with Inniskillin Estate Winery to now produce his Ziraldo Icewine, at the Inniskillin Niagara Estate Winery. The Ziraldo Icewine continues to have strong connections back to the...

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