Resources

 

Industry Organizations

British Columbia Wine Authority (BCWA)

Wines of Marked Quality Regulation

British Columbia Grapegrowers' Association (BCGA)

British Columbia Wine Grape Council (BCWGC)

Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB)

British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB)

Canadian Vintners Association (CVA)

Good Reads

John Schreiner's BC Coastal Wine Tour Guide: The Wineries of the Fraser Valley, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, and the Gulf Islands, Whitecap 2011

John Schreiner's Okanagan Wine Tour Guide, Revised Whitecap 2010

The Wineries of British Columbia, John Schreiner, Third Edition Whitecap, 2009

John Schreiner's Okanagan Wine Tour Guide, Revised Whitecap 2007

British Columbia Wine Country, Revised Whitecap 2007

John Schreiner's Okanagan Wine Tour Guide, Whitecap 2005

The Wineries of British Columbia, John Schreiner, Second Edition Whitecap, 2004

British Columbia Wine Country, First Edition Whitecap Books 2003

Icewine: The Complete Story, Warwick Publishers 2001

Chardonnay and Friends, Orca 1998

British Columbia Wine Companion, Orca 1996

The Wineries of British Columbia, First Edition Orca Publishers 1994

Useful Links

Wine Websites

Gismondi on Wine

John Schreiner on Wine

Hired Belly (Tim Pawsey) Blog

Savour Magazine

EAT Magazine

VINES Magazine

Canadian Grapes to Wine

Orchard & Vine Magazine

Wine Education & Consulting

Wine Plus

  • Offering Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses in Kelowna & Penticton, educational seminars and consulting.

International Sommelier Guild

  • Wine & Spirit International Sommelier Guild (ISG) courses. Okanagan classes conducted at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

Okanagan College

  • Offering winemaking and viticultural certificates as well as wine server and wine sales classes.
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