Found in the heart of Penticton, BC are two spectacular wineries, Evolve Cellars and TIME Winery. These two wineries have won countless awards and are icons on the BC wine scene. We are excited to feature gems from both brands in August's wine club packages. Join our wine club today to get in on this box! Keep reading to see what’s inside this month’s box.
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Writing on Canadian Wine by the MWC team Kurtis Kolt (BC), Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson (MB) Jake Skakun (ON), Michelle Bouffard (QB) and various national guest contributors.
This month, our wine club members will receive a selection of beautifully crafted wines from Encore Vineyards in the Okanagan Valley, BC. If you think Encore Vineyards sounds familiar, you're right! It is the home of Evolve Cellars, TIME Estate Winery, and the McWatters Collection - all owned and operated by BC wine pioneer and expert, Harry McWatters. Keep reading to learn more – and sign up for our wine club by Friday, September 15th to have these gems delivered right to your door this month!
At last week’s Vancouver International Wine Festival, among the Italian, Spanish, American and other global wine offerings, 26 British Columbian wineries poured their latest releases. As I perused the aisles both day and night over the three consecutive days the International Festival Tasting room was in full swing, I couldn’t help but notice the proprietor of one of our newest partners, Time Estate Winery, standing at his table cheerily pouring samples, shaking hands and greeting people. In can be exhausting pouring at these events, this one in particular has you on your feet in that tasting room for over 18 hours over those three days. Nonetheless, the proprietor was enthusiastic to share the story of his wines coming from the South Okanagan’s Black Sage bench. After all, many would argue that he was the guy who put that part of our wine country on the map. You see, this proprietor is no industry rookie. Nope, his name—Harry McWatters—is legend around these parts, for more than a few reasons. Continue reading