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Treve Ring
June 14, 2018 | Treve Ring

Gismondi on Wine - Top 10: Unique Grapes in BC

"Merlot and pinot gris are the most planted red and white grapes in BC.

This is followed quickly thereafter by chardonnay, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, gewürztraminer and riesling. Sound familiar? Chances are, if you drink BC wine, these grapes would be in the mix. Time to mix it up; more than 80 different wine grapes are planted in our province. BC's relative youth and adventuresome spirit work in our (drinkers') favour, with wineries able to plant and experiment with new-to-here grapes. Stag's Hollow, Moon Curser, Terravista Vineyards are amongst those leaders who have pioneered with commercial bottlings of arneis, dolcetto, verdejo, carmenère, grenache and others."

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Time Posted: Jun 14, 2018 at 2:49 PM Permalink to Gismondi on Wine - Top 10: Unique Grapes in BC Permalink
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April 21, 2011 | Treve Ring

Eat Magazine - A Fresh Start in the South Okanagan

By: Treve Ring, Eat Magazine, April 21, 2011

anée is a South Okanagan Winery Association (SOWA) industry event to mark the end of pruning and the beginning of a new season, and was modeled after Burgundy’s famed Banée de Meursault.

This year SOWA announced another new beginning – the beginning of a new era, logo and name christening as Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country. The 21 member wineries made the decision to move from SOWA to OOWA so they could better define the region where their grapes are grown and to communicate a sense of place. Southern Okanagan is a pretty broad term for consumers to comprehend – where does it start? Where does it end? How far does it spread? The new name and marketing plan aims to clarify the area, and will work to highlight their unique climate, soil and wine growers and vintners... / Read More

Time Posted: Apr 21, 2011 at 10:57 AM Permalink to Eat Magazine - A Fresh Start in the South Okanagan Permalink
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