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  • Rendition of proposed Naramata Wine Vault

David Enns and Partners Announce Naramata Wine Vault

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

David Enns and partners Mik Ball, Robert Gritten and Steven Jaeger have announced plans to establish the Naramata Wine Vault. The Naramata based group has purchased the BC Tree Fruits packing house, which sits on 4.6 acres in the heart of the Village of Naramata. They plan to revitalize the structure. It has been dormant for the past ten years. From the release: “The Naramata [...]

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Wine

  • Laughing Stock's unique stock ticker label has become one of BC's most recognized brands

Why Laughing Stock Vineyards Sold to Arterra Wines

December 1st, 2017|1 Comment

The sale of Laughing Stock Vineyards to Arterra Wines Canada was announced this week. The sale, for an undisclosed amount, closed  November 30th. It's the latest in a string of high profile Okanagan winery deals. Arterra is the reincarnation of what used to be the Canadian division of Constellation Brands (formerly Vincor). It's owned by the Ontario Teachers Pension Fund, with [...]

Food

  • Cloud 9 - Still impressive

Cloud 9 Closes: Time’s Up for Dining in the Sky

September 29th, 2017|2 Comments

Cloud 9 is (or was) the City of Vancouver’s loftiest restaurant. On September 30th it will close forever. And the giant turntable in the sky, which since 1973 has brought pleasure to so many, will stop revolving. We dropped by Cloud 9 the other night, to be whisked skyward for [...]

Travel

Lisboa — Portugal’s ‘Other’ Wine Region Surprises

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

  (Map: Wines of Portugal) Lisboa is 'Lisbon' in Portuguese. But it refers also to the wine region to the north and west of [...]

  • VIP patio view at Fitzpatrick Family Estate

How to Tour the Okanagan Valley in VIP Style

September 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

VIP Tours: Are they worth it? At the height of summer, wine touring in the Okanagan can get pretty busy. But as the region evolves, so does the [...]

Lifestyle

  • Rendition of proposed Naramata Wine Vault

David Enns and Partners Announce Naramata Wine Vault

December 5th, 2017|0 Comments

David Enns and partners Mik Ball, Robert Gritten and Steven Jaeger have announced plans to establish the Naramata Wine Vault. The Naramata based group has purchased [...]

  • Laughing Stock's unique stock ticker label has become one of BC's most recognized brands

Why Laughing Stock Vineyards Sold to Arterra Wines

December 1st, 2017|1 Comment

The sale of Laughing Stock Vineyards to Arterra Wines Canada was announced this week. The sale, for an undisclosed amount, closed  November 30th. It's the latest in [...]