A Frosty November brings an Early Icewine Harvest

November 23, 2010 (Kelowna, BC) – This has been a truly unusual year for vintners in British Columbia. After a very late BC grape harvest, ending a mere two weeks ago for some wineries,...

Wines of British Columbia and Wine Country Ontario Head to The Big Apple for Seriously Cool Chardonnay Media Event

February 2, 2011 (St. Catharines, Ontario) – Building upon the highly successful Seriously Cool Chardonnay media tasting held in London, England last spring, Canadian wine producers now have their sights on the Big Apple....

BC Wine Institute announces new Marketing Director

February 28, 2011 (Kelowna, BC) – The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) is pleased to welcome Maggie Anderson to their team as Marketing Director. In this role, Maggie will be responsible for branding, positioning...

The Wines of British Columbia Shine at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

June 16, 2011 (Kelowna, BC) – Once again, the Wines of British Columbia have made a big impression on the world stage. The results are in from the 72nd Annual Los Angeles International Wine...

2010 BC Wine Grape Crop: Outstanding Quality Despite Challenging Vintage

June 23, 2011 (Kelowna, BC) – With tonnage down 11% from last year, the 2010 vintage provided numerous challenges for vintners in British Columbia. Despite Mother Nature’s temperament, BC wineries continue to produce exceptional...

Acreage Expands Across the Province: 2011 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report

August 18, 2011 (Kelowna, BC) – It has been three years since the last release of the BC Wine Grape Acreage Report, and, although the reported actual acreages are lower than initially projected, plantings...