NEWS RELEASE - TIGHTROPE RELEASES 2017 VINTAGES
BY: MAT WILCOX
receives honourable mention for Winery of the Year in Canada and 42 medals to date in 2018
Naramata, BC (October 2018) – Tightrope Winery is pleased to announce its fall vintage release: three wines from the 2017 vintage – and one of them has already scored well in competition.
The 2017 Riesling and 2017 Viognier are available now in private liquor stores around British Columbia.
A behind-the-scenes opportunity to learn about Naramata wines and winemaking. Visit our Winemaker & Owner Lyndsay and be the first to sample our Syrah right from the barrel.
Join us with 8 Naramata Bench wineries that will be rolling out their barrels throughout the afternoon to give you the chance to taste upcoming new wines and learn about Naramata terroir.
ROCHE wines, Monster Vineyards, Poplar Grove Winery, Tightrope Winery, Black Widow Winery, Bench 1775 Winery, Moraine Estate Winery, Serendipity Winery
Note: Moraine and Roche will be starting at 11am, and Roche will end at 5pm.
WINEALIGN ADDS TO TIGHTROPE'S MEDAL CASE
BY: MAT WILCOX
(Naramata, BC – August 28, 2018) Just six years after its début on the world wine stage, Tightrope Winery of Naramata, BC, is seeing its biggest year yet for international recognition. The most recent honours for the young winery and its owners, Lyndsay and Graham O’Rourke, are seven medals at the WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada.
It's our "let your hair down, pop some corks and celebrate the harvest" event, and is the wine and food event for wine enthusiasts to plan an Okanagan Fall weekend around.
An evening celebration featuring distinctive wine tasdtings from 28 Naramata wineries, with local cuisine and live music, celbrating of harvest.
Our twenty-eight members wineries of the Association are heading to the Naramata Heritage Inn on September 8 along with Chefs from Naramata restaurants for the Okanagan's wine tasting party of the season.
This year's theme is "Bootleg Bash" celebrating the building of the Naramata Heritage Inn and the founding of Naramata in the early 1900's.
Hats were big in those days for both men and women so wel will be giving prizes for the best take on heritage hats! So if you dare show up with your take on heritage headwear.
Join us for a fabulous evening of wine, food, music, celebration and fun in the heart of Naramata - the 2018 Naramata Bench Tailgate Party at the Naramata Heritage Inn.
The Naramata Heritage Inn: 3625 - 1st Street, Naramata, BC, V0H 1N0
BACKGROUNDER- August 2018
By: Mat Wilcox
THE TIGHTROPE WINERY: It’s all about balance
Tightrope Winery burst out of the gate with its very first vintage, winning six medals in three competitions, including a double gold for its 2012 Rosé at the Northwest Wine Summit. Since then, its wines have been honored internationally, most recently at the 2018 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada, with two gold medals, four silver and one bronze. This followed on the heels of a ten-medal performance at the California-based Dan Berger’s International Awards.
We are excited to be part of the Loop! Simply Log In to GetintheLoop on your mobile phone and become a valued member. Take advantage of the many special offers and experiences, including our Exclusive "Venture on the Tightrope" Complimentary Introductory Tasting which includes 3 of our handcrafted award winning wines! Drop in to the winery and let us treat you to a unique Tasting Experience!
CHEF MEETS BC GRAPE TASTE OF THE OKANAGAN AT SEE YA LATER RANCH
JOIN US FOR A TENTED, FESTIVAL-STYLE OUTDOOR EXTRAVAGANZA
SET IN THE HEART OF THE OKANAGAN VALLEY.
150 + Wines - 12 Restaurants ~ June 23, 12 pm - 4 pm ~ See Ya Later Ranch at Okanagan Falls
Stroll through the winery grounds, tasting and sipping your way through the afternoon. The day will include tastings from 45 BC wineries, as well as masterclass wine education seminars, chef demonstrations, wine and food pairings, and a variety of food stations prepared by the country’s top chefs.
JUST ANNOUNCED: Top Chef Canada head judge Chef Mark McEwan will be demoing at our Chef Showcase station.
Join us May 10th, 7-10 pm at Calgary Hotel Arts. BC Wine Country is coming to Calgary for its 2nd annual Chef Meets BC Grape event. Attendees will swirl, sip and savour their way through BC VQA wine from over 30 BC Wineries pairing with small plates prepared by Calgary’s top chefs and renowned local restaurants. The perfect gift for the BC Wine lover on your holiday gift list! Take advantage of our early bird holiday pricing and guarantee your tickets. More details coming soon! Be sure to check back as we unveil our attending celebrity judges, chefs and winemakers.