Okanagan Architect Designs Terravista Vineyards

Okanagan Architect Designs A Winery Facility that Reflects the Region Terravista Vineyards, a new Naramata Bench winery, worked with renowned Okanagan architect Nick Bevanda to design an efficient, elegant winemaking facility tailored to its location. [reprinted from Press Release] Kelowna, BC, September 18, 2012 — The original founders of Black Hills Estate Winery have opened … Continue reading Okanagan Architect Designs Terravista Vineyards

Poplar Grove Penticton Gets Lt. Gov. Award + Naramata TailGate

Poplar Grove Cabernet Franc 2009  We are excited to announce that we won the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in BC Wines for our Cabernet Franc 2009!  On July 26, 2012, the honourable Steven Point and 35 members of the Vancouver Consul Corps visited Poplar Grove to present us with this esteemed award. A big … Continue reading Poplar Grove Penticton Gets Lt. Gov. Award + Naramata TailGate

Today Is Biodynamic Flower Day

Today Is Biodynamic Flower Day

Courtesy of Organic Matters, Ireland’s Organic Magazine

BIO-DYNAMIC GARDENING

Bio-dynamic gardeners, followers of the principles of Rudolf Steiner, believe that the movements of all theheavenly bodies, moon, planets and stars have an influence on the growth and development of all plants CF798ZHFX7YG . So the time you chose to sow, plant or even weed your plants will affect their progress. The moon, the stars and the planets all affect the development of our plants.

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Winemaker Diaries

CHILE AND ARGENTINA
Motorcycle Diaries

[From Laughingstock.ca]

What do we do in the winter? When the vineyard is covered in snow and wine is aging in barrel, adventures begin. This year, David went adventure motorcycling in Chile and Argentina with Paul Gardner, from Pentage Winery.

While no revolutions were started, much wine drinking was done of South American Tannat (brooding, dark and high tannins), Torrentes (floral, rose petal and fresh) and some rockin’ Malbecs (lush, intense and full). Back to spring winemaking realities now of blending decisions and bottling schedules (with some inspiration from Che).

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