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Articles & Resources for November 14th, 2022

Hey, I hope harvest has gone well and ferments are bubbling away!  We’ve been so buys for the last couple of months we’ve missed our newsletter and these posts. Well, we’re back! And now that harvest is winding down, hopefully you have more time to dig in.  As well, you’ll have to be extra forgiving of any errors – we’re

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Articles & Resources for September 12th, 2022

Hey, I hope you’re having a good week!  I know it’s been a challenging year. Will we ripen in time? We’ve had lots of mildew and leaf hoppers. I know for many wineries customer volume have been all over the place (but it sounds like overall good).  But we’re going to end strong! And on that note, we have a

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What’s Been Going On?

“Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne.” ― Bryan Procter ― So, it’s been a few weeks!  I hope the season has been treating you well. I know many of you have been catching up on a bit of vacation before harvest. Tasting rooms have been busy and, even with a

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Articles & Resources for August 23rd, 2022

Hello! Well, its been a few weeks since our last BCWW. Between travel, a new baby, and our busiest season yet time flew by. The plan is to now be back to our weekly schedule (but no promises!)  Plus… we’ve been digging lots and lots and lots of soil pits. As everyone is either on vacation or preparing for harvest,

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Articles & Resources for June 20th, 2022

How’s your week going? It’s been busy season here, so we’ve been slow getting these out. But we’re perservering! I hope you and yours are having a great week, life is good, the vines are growing and the wine is selling.  The three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In

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What’s up With the Okanagan?

We can never stop asking “Where are we going?”  If you stop and think about how many of your conversations, especially around our work in the wine industry, focus on this very question.  And there’s conflict in the asking. Should we go here or there? Is the answer in the past, a sign we passed along the way, or is it

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (06/06/2022)

How’s the week (I almost wrote “weak”) going?  We’re starting to see heat here in BC. All our plants, herbs, and vegetables at our home just exploded over two days.  This week, we have a number on wine marketing, biochar, and no/low alcohol.  As always, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (16/05/2022)

I hope you’re having a good week.  This week, we have a lot on the use of yeasts. CLEAN wine is put to the test. And a lot of news, research and mention of France. It’s been that kind of week! No sub-categories this week, the newsletter went out on a Wednesday night so trying to play catch up.  As

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3 Things I Learned About Wine Marketing from Kevin Zraly

There have been a couple of excellent pieces on the famous wine educator Kevin Zraly. Zraly played a critical role in the world-famous World Trade Center restaurant “Windows on the World”, and he has had as big an impact on wine education around the world as anyone alive.  Last week I shared Eric Asimov’s excellent article on Zraly, and Mike

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