July 9, 2014: Styles and Trends

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT: 

Styles and Trends

Tonight’s #BCWineChat will be hosted by Jason Cleghorn (@jasonacleghorn on twitter) and we’ll discuss wine styles and trends with BC wines. What’s new out there? What ways of making wine are emerging and what new trends are happening in BC? Are there trends happening in our province that are not happening in the rest of the world?

Join Jason for what is sure to be an awesome night!

July 2, 2014: The Wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT:

The Wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

Tune in tonight to find out about the wineries of the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association from our host Tony Munday (@uncorkthesun on twitter). There are over 30 wineries that call this southernmost region of BC’s Okanagan Valley its home. Over 60% of all grapes grown in BC come from the Oliver Osoyoos region as well.

Bring your questions and comments!

June 18, 2014: Branding Canadian Wine

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT:

Branding Canadian Wine

If you were were in charge of branding Canadian wines to the rest of the world, how would you go about doing it? We certainly can brand smaller areas with more commonalities but how would you brand all of Canadian wine to other countries?

It is a relevant topic because this process is occurring right now at the national level. Give us your input. One word that says how Canadian wine is distinctly different from wines across the world…

June 4, 2014: BC Wine in 2020–Hopes, Dreams, Aspirations and Challenges

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT:

BC Wine in 2020–Hopes, Dreams, Aspirations and Challenges

Everyone can throw their hat into this ring. It’s time to pie in the sky our industry. If you are a wine lover, what would you like to see happen in the BC Wine industry in the next 6 years? If you work at winery what changes would you love to see made? What will be our biggest challenges in this industry between now and 2020?

It’s a big topic and will be stick handled by the illustrious Paul Rickett from Bowen Island Beer and Wine Cellar.

 

May 28, 2014: What Do You Expect When You Visit A BC Winery?

HERE’S HOW THE CHAT WENT:

What Do You Expect When You Visit A BC Winery? 

Bring us your expectations when you walk in a BC Winery. Do they match what you expect when you visit other region’s wineries? Do they differ? Connect with other wineries in BC and tell them what it is you are looking for in a BC winery experience.