More than 125 wine writers, educators and industry professionals gathered at Brock Wednesday, May 2 for the 29th annual Experts Tasting.
Organized by Brock's Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), the tasting promotes Ontario VQA wine and celebrates individuals who have made contributions to growing and promoting the grape and wine industry.
"We'll have a very large supply, so we'll be in a good position to be able to meet the demand of the marketplace and at the same time also ensure that we're meeting the variety that the marketplace wants," Jay McMillan, Hexo's vice president of strategic development, told Bloomberg at the World Cannabis Congress in New Brunswick, Canada.
The dynamic nature of the Vintages section of the LCBO creates a bit of a treasure hunt for wine lovers, with the added tension of knowing the best new releases could sell out before you get to them. But shopping there can be hit or miss. Meanwhile Vintages Essentials tends to be a trove of smart buys.
Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards announced that Jim Cuddy will perform Friday, July 19, 2019 on the Crush Deck at their Sparkling wine facility surrounded by vineyard and mountain and overlooking Okanagan Lake.
The 200km valley is one of British Colombia's up and coming wine regions, with Golden Mile Bench a 21km bench south of the town of Oliver on the Western slope of the lake becoming the first GI to be declared in the Okanagan in 2015, followed by Okanagan Falls in August last year.