Wine News

Okanagan’s Newest Winery is BIG!

Phantom Creek Estate Winery opened in the spring

Phantom Creek Estate Winery located in Oliver has its sights set on opening in the spring of next year. On Black Sage Road where a multitude of other wineries operate nearby, they’re building a $100 million, 79,000 square foot facility with a two-storey hospitality centre, restaurant and outdoor amphitheatre, all positioned to take in a


La Dolce Vita Comes to Downtown: the Wine Wizardry and Welcome Fun that is Ricco Bambino

While it's just like a wine bar, it is actually a winery – with a bar

Interestingly Kelowna does not have a wine bar. Penticton has the personable and rootsy Mile Zero wine bar, and pretty much every town in any wine country I’ve been to, no matter the size, has a local wine-centric haunt that showcases the range of their respective region’s bounty. But now Ricco Bambino has opened its doors downtown on Pandosy, and

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Marketing Terroir: Naramata and Okanagan Falls Sub-GIs

Naramata Bench is getting ready for its close-up

Despite all the gloom coming from BC wineries post-Comeau decision, we would argue there are some wins. First, while the Supreme Court ruled in favour of allowing provinces to decide what passes into their borders, they did state on the record that provinces protecting their own producers was unconstitutional, setting a standard for opening up negotiations between provinces, and in the process making it