Bartier Bros. - Digging for Answers
Michael Bartier is a one-of-a-kind winegrower with a strong connection to his birthplace, the Okanagan Valley. Bartier has long been curious about the connection between terroir and wine and whether winemaking enhances or hinders that relationship. We all went digging for answers.
Road 13 Vineyards - New Focus
Road 13 Vineyards has a new owner, a new winemaker and a unique story to tell from its perch on the Golden Mile Bench. With some of the oldest chenin blanc vines in North America, an ongoing conversion to organic viticulture and a new Similkameen vineyard, the winery is doubling down on its devotion to big Rhone-style reds.
CedarCreek Estate Winery
CedarCreek Estate in southeast Kelowna is over 40-years-old, but a three and a half year-long rebuild has made it a must-visit winery. A recently completed organic wine program in the vineyard and winery complements the stylish, onsite Home Block Restaurant and its ever-changing menu of locally grown organic ingredients.
Phantom Creek Estates
Part three of our Phantom Creek Estates Winery series explores the final touches as the winery prepares to open to the public with general manager Santiago Cilley and winemaker Francis Hutt and includes a wine discussion and tasting inside the spectacular circular wine cellar.
Mission Hill Family Estate
Looking to the future is nothing new for Anthony von Mandl, owner of Mission Hill Family Estate. While many think it has reached the summit, the winery has launched a visitor experience that is replacing the 50-year-old drop-in, stand-up, tastings. We speak with chief winemaker Darryl Brooker about what they have in store for visitors.
Boutinot Lands in Canada
BC's Okanagan Valley gets a global boost with a new wine tagged Project 'B'. It's a David and Goliath collaboration between acclaimed English négociant/winemaking force, Boutinot Wines and BC winegrower Michael Bartier, co-owner of Bartier Bros. Winery. Bet you can't guess which grape is the central figure in the story?
Nk'Mip Cellars - Sín iʔ tmxʷulaxʷ
Canada's first native winemaker Justin Hall began as a cellar hand at Nk'Mip; today, he is the voice of the native-owned winery. We asked Hall if the Okanagan people had an equivalent term for the savoury garrigue notes from the Languedoc we found in his wines. He consulted the Band Elders and gave us our video title: Sín iʔ tmxʷulaxʷ.
Nk'Mip and Oliver Eats Explore Regional Food and Wine Pairings
Join us for a late afternoon repast with chef Derek Uhlemann of Oliver Eats as we explore the endless possibilities of food and wine matching in the south Okanagan from a secret hideaway at the top of SunRock Vineyard.