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Nota Bene bash for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundati...

It was party time at Black Hills Estate Winery. On Saturday, June 20, 300 guests celebrated the 15th annual Nota Bene release with fine wine, splendid cuisine created by Joy Road Catering and star-struck entertainment at the South Okanagan’s preeminent wine and celebrity happening. The show included a dazzling fashion show with wine-inspired fashion designs by fashion designer Kerri...

Nota Bene Bash at Black Hills

Wine & Fashion Pairing show and charity fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research! To celebrate the release of the 15th vintage of Nota Bene, one of Canada’s most sought after wines, Black Hills Estate Winery will be holding a seriously fun South Okanagan wine country event on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Guests experience a first-of-its-kind wine & fashion pairing show and a great line-up of entertainment, food and...

MNP’s 6th Annual Workshop for the B.C. Wine Indust...

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Penticton, Geoff McIntyre, CPA, CA, business advisor with winery businesses, will host this important workshop on the nuts and bolts of Succession Planning for owners and would-be owners and managers of B.C. wineries. Here is the agenda and registration information as provided by MNP’s regional marketing manager, Karen Graham, BBA: Learn How Succession Planning is Critical to Your Wine...

Grand opening bash at Fort Berens

  The trade turned out by the bus load to cheer the grand opening of Fort Berens’ sleek, new winery on September 18. Proud flag raisers included founding partners Rolf de Bruin and Heleen Pannekoek, and Fort Berens’ largest shareholder, Hugh Agro. The first and only commercial winery in Lillooet, Fort Berens Estate Winery came into being in 2009 when the founding partners, Rolf and Heleen, purchased a 65 acre...

Wine and Liquor Law in British Columbia 2015

Another round of big changes to B.C.’s wine and liquor law policies are expected to come into effect on April 1. How will the reforms impact producers of wine, beer and spirits, as well as retailers, licensees and consumers? The Annual Seminar on New Developments for Wine and Liquor Law in B.C., set to take place on February 23, 2015 at the Metropolitan Hotel in Vancouver, “provides an update on upcoming  reforms...

Summerhill toasts 2014 harvest

On October 21, 2014 at Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna, B.C: Toasting the 2014 harvest with newly fermented wine. known in the Rhine and Mosel regions of Germany as “federweisser”, a gathering of folks at Summerhill Pyramid Winery plus guests and media celebrated an inviting Old World tradition in fine style out in the vineyard overlooking Okanagan Lake. “Pouring a little back on the vines is a symbolic...