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Nikki Bayley
 
January 18, 2018 | Nikki Bayley

The Great Pinot Noir Battle

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?

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Tightrope Winery
 
December 18, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

Pacific Northwest wine industry’s beauty pageant turns 18

 Our Platinum Judging, the 18-year-old beauty pageant of the Pacific Northwest wine industry, never has been more gorgeously delicious...

By: Eric Degerman, Ellen Landis and Ken Robertson
Wine Press Northwest

Tightrope Winery 2015 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley • $35 This marks the fourth Platinum in five years for Lyndsay O’Rourke and grape-growing husband Graham, but it’s the first time with Pinot Noir. 

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Time Posted: Dec 18, 2017 at 1:26 PM
Andy Perdue
 
November 17, 2017 | Andy Perdue

The Northwest Top 50 wines

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.

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Andy Perdue
 
November 10, 2017 | Andy Perdue

Andy Perdue tries something new: the Top 50 Northwest Wines under $30

Our wine expert's annual "best-of" list gets better, with a broader reach and smaller investment.

By: Andy Perdue
Special to the Seattle Times

TWO COMMON COMPLAINTS about my annual lists of Top 50 wines go like this:

1. These wines are too expensive.
2. My favorite wines are missing.

To No. 2, I say: It's time to explore the world of the Pacific Northwest wine beyond your comfort zone.
To No. 1: We offer a new feature: our Top 50 wines under $30.

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Tightrope Winery
 
November 6, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

Winemaker's Dinner at Whistler Cornucopia

5-course meal with Red Door Bistro paired with Tightrope Wines, Tuesday, Nov. 14th and Wednesday Nov. 15th at 6:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased online.

Time Posted: Nov 6, 2017 at 10:10 AM
Tightrope Winery
 
November 5, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

2017 BCWA Results

The wine industry in British Columbia continues to shine, and this year, the judges from across North America have awarded a record number of medals to over 50 different wineries. The following includes the Premier's Award for the Best Wine, Platinum Medals, Gold Medals, Silver Medals, and Bronze Medals. Congratulations to all!

Platinum Medal Winner: Tightrope Winery 2015 Syrah

Bronze Medal Winners: Tightrope Winery 2016 Riesling, 2016 Viognier and 2016 Rose

Full list of award winners:

Tightrope Winery
 
September 9, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

Tailgate Party - Red Rooster Winery

Celebrating Harvest

Join us September 9, 2017 along with twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association announce their “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” More details on Visit Penticton

Time Posted: Sep 9, 2017 at 10:53 AM
Tightrope Winery
 
August 19, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

BC Pinot Noir Celebration

More details to be announced at BC Pinot Noir Celebraion

Time Posted: Aug 19, 2017 at 10:51 AM
Tightrope Winery
 
July 21, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

Long Table Dinner in the Vineyard

Our Long Table Dinner in the Vineyard Awaits You...

On Friday, July 21, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm we will be hosting an intimate Long Table Dinner in the Vineyard (Exclusive to Wine Club Members only)

While enjoying the beautiful view of the vineyard and sitting amongst the vines you will savour a delicious four course cuisine by Chef Roger Planiden of Culinary Adventures and former Executive Chef at Fairmont Delta Hotels, paired with a wonderful line-up of award winning Tightrope Wines.

Tickets 125 plus tax. Pleae email info@tightropewinery.ca to reserve your seat. Limited seating available.

Time Posted: Jul 21, 2017 at 10:23 AM
Tightrope Winery
 
June 24, 2017 | Tightrope Winery

Earth Wind Fire 2017

The Nature Trust of British Columbia presents the 9th annual Earth Wind Fire gala event. Earth Wind Fire 2017 will be another memorable night filled with excellent wine, beer and cider, fine dining, spectacular performances, a thrilling live auction, a  fantastic silent auction, and good times for all. Order tickets online.

Time Posted: Jun 24, 2017 at 3:47 PM