Judgement of BC Wraps Up
By: Anthony Gismondi
The Judgement of B.C. wrapped up last week closing out an annual event that has been running for five years, comparing B.C. wines against “benchmark” labels (by price) from around the world. It was never quite best against best but a useful exercise nonetheless to see just where we stand against the competition.
The "Last Judgement of BC": a Watershed Moment
By: Tim Pawsey
I’m pretty sure that Judgment of BC 2019 was one of the largest tastings of its kind ever held in Canada. On October 29th 34 judges sat down at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. We concluded what’s been a worthy exercise for BC wines since the first ‘Judgment’ took place in 2015.
For Immediate Release: The Wines of British Columbia International Recognition at the Final Judgement of BC Wine Tasting
by: BC Wine Institute
PENTICTON, BC - The Wines of British Columbia were put to the ultimate test at the final Judgment of BC on Tuesday, October 29, where special guest and wine expert Steven Spurrier joined 32 top wine professionals from around the world and across the country to take part in a full-day, blind tasting of 24 of BC's celebrated grape varieties; Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah against 16 international benchmarks.
5th Annual Judgement of BC wines was also the last
by: Chelsea Powrie
The fifth and final Judgment of BC wine competition crowned its winners Tuesday at the Penticton Lakeside resort, and local wines came out on top.
Salut: Is diversity the long game in British Columbian wine?
By: Anthony Gismondi
Demanding diversity in our wines and obtaining it are often two very different stories, especially in the New World. As the years unfold, British Columbia wineries are finally moving in the direction although it's not necessarily just about different grapes going into the ground.
Wines of Canada - Discover the Okanagan Valley in British Columibia - Grape Experiences
By: Cindy Rynning
The only time I’ve visited the Okanagan Valley wine region in British Columbia was during a conference in 2013. I had the opportunity to visit wineries that were (and still are) producing beautiful selections in breathtaking settings. I’ve longed to return.
Naramata Bench - A Weekend in Wine Country
By: Paulina Toren, Cupcakes and Life
I am sure you guys all saw on my IG stories a couple of weeks ago I spent the weekend wine touring in Naramata. Naramata is a quick one hour drive from Kelowna and around a 4 hour drive from Vancouver, which makes it a perfect weekend getaway.
Why Organic Farming Isn't Enough: A Conversation with Graham O'Rourke
By: Laura Milnes, Silk & Coupe
Graham O'Rourke - proprietor and winemaker of Tightrope Winery on the stunning Naramata Bench - believes there is a need to move beyond farming organically.
NEWS RELEASE - THE TASTE OF GOLD: Tightrope claims more national wine honours
By: Drew Snider
Naramata, BC (August 7, 2019) - Tightrope Winery has picked up where it left off in 2018, winning a total of twelve medals at the annual WineAlign National Wine Awards. Blind judgin was held in June in Prince Edward County, Ontario.
The Top Small Wineries in Canada are announced and the winner is...
By: Jennifer Schell, InWine
Some of BC’s smallest wineries are celebrating big time after the results of The WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada were released on August 1.