NEWS RELEASE: Great Start to the New Year at Tightrope
BY: Mat Wilcox and Drew Snider
Naramata BC - Not even a month from into 2019, and Tighrope Winery has another honour for its list. The family-owned-and-run operation on the Naramata Bench has received the nod from Robert A. Bell’s Wines of Canada “Wineries to Watch For in 2019”.
NEWS RELEASE - Tightrope Releases 2017 Vintages
By: Mat Wilcox and Drew Snider
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.
WINEALIGN ADDS TO TIGHTROPE'S MEDAL CASE
By: Mat Wilcox and Drew Snider
(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.
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.
By: Megan Trudeau
It’s the perfect beach companion and patio drink - it’s Rosé season and there are lots of options in Penticton to choose from.
To get you started, here are some Penticton born Rosé wines that will quench your thirst for summer.
Tightrope Winery 2016 Rosé. Double Gold Metal Winner.
The high-wire imagery, symbolism and metaphors abound at Tightrope Winery on the Naramata Bench.
By: Steve MacNaull
Kelowna Daily Courier
Husband-and-wife owners, Graham, the viticulturist, and Lyndsay, the winemaker, O'Rourke refer to the enthusiasm and life-long dedication they have to wine as a tightrope worth walking.
It's Dine Out Vancouver year 16-Now until Feb 4th!
By: TD Mulligan
Tasting Room Radio
How much fun is this?
There are over 300 restaurants signed up to host Dine Out Vancouver Food Fanatics and every year we keep creating bigger line ups.
Podcast (Lyndsay showcases our Platinum Winner, 2015 Pinot Noir--10:33-12:16)
B.C Wine 101: Winter 2018 Edition--Tightrope 2015 Pinot Noir Top 10 List
With so much delicious B.C. wine out there, and new wineries springing up almost every day, it’s hard to know where to start drinking… until now
By: Nikki Bayley
BC Living Magazine
Although famously tricky to grow, B.C.’s cool-climate take on Pinot Noir is a thing of elegant beauty. There’s even an annual celebration of the variety—and there’s a terrific piece about that and the grape here by Anthony Gismondi—and so the question is: which B.C. Pinot Noir should we be drinking?
Out of the thousand he tasted in 2017, Andy Perdue picks the best of the bunch.
By: Andy Perdue
Special to the Seattle Times
EACH YEAR, I taste thousands of wines, either as samples that arrive in my office or at competitions in which I participate.
Beginning in January, I taste with this list in mind, seeking out the most interesting offerings from our corner of the wine world. Some of these I tasted early in the year, and they stuck with me as extraordinary, for their clarity, style and purity of fruit.