BC Wine Industry celebrates the success of BC Wine Month with BC Wine sales at an all-time high

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2018           BRITISH COLUMBIA – Today BC’s Wine Industry reflects on the extraordinary success of BC Wine Month, with BC Wine sales reaching an all-time high...

BC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2018 Suggested Tweet: Celebrity winemakers & chefs descend on the Okanagan June 23 for BC’s largest wine and food outdoor festival @WineBCdotcom #ChefMeetsBCGrape @SeeYaLaterRanch   British Columbia – Celebrity chefs from across...

MEDIA STATEMENT: BC Wine Institute responds to the May 25, 2018 news release issued by the United States Trade Representative titled: United States Takes Action Against Canadian Trade Measures That Discriminate Against U.S. Wine

May 25, 2018 – The BC Wine Institute announced today they are disappointed by the U.S. request for a WTO Dispute Settlement Panel. This following a second WTO complaint tabled on September 28, 2017, over what...

Wines of British Columbia’s 2017 Vintage is one of excellence

BRITISH COLUMBIA –  BC Wine Institute released its annual Vintage Report indicating slightly lower yields and phenomenal fruit quality delivered an excellent 2017 vintage. The professionals agree. Last week, invited media, sommeliers, wine buyers...

Wine industry disappointed with Supreme Court ruling

KELOWNA, April 19, 2018 – The British Columbia Wine Institute and its members today expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on Her Majesty the Queen v. Gerard Comeau. The case challenged...

MEDIA ADVISORY: SUPREME COURT OF CANADA TO RULE ON INTERPROVINCIAL TRADE CASE

KELOWNA, BC (April 18, 2018) – The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) is looking forward to this week’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada on the case “R v Comeau”, which challenges current restrictions...