This week on BC Food and Wine Radio, we pay tribute to British Columbia Wine Industry Icon Harry McWatters. We’ll speak with Steve Moriarty, wine director at Save-On Foods about Harry and BC Day; Christine Coletta from Haywire wines about travelling to London in the early days with Harry to promote local wines; Ingo Grady about Harry’s legacy and Sandra Oldfield will tell us how he galvanized the wine industry.
This week on BC Food and Wine Radio, we have tips on hotels, restaurants and wineries in Naramata and the South Okanagan and we speak with two of our favourite guests from the Vancouver International Wine Festival.
This week, we’re back at Township 7 for the Grape Escape in Langley to speak with Manager Jason Ocenas about their elevated wine tasting experience and we drink an impressive bubbly with winemaker Mary McDermott; then we’re off to Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery in Mount Lehman to talk with Alison Zimmerman about the rich history of her property and we take a culinary, arts and recreational tour of the Fraser Valley.
This week, it’s the Grape Escape in Langley at Township 7; we talk with GM Mike Raffan about the advantages of a “Metro Vancouver Adjacent” winery and speak to winemaker Mary McDermott about what kind of wine she likes to make; then we head to Singletree in Abbotsford to discuss the Etsell family wineries and taste Gruner Veltliner at Bordertown Vineyards in Osoyoos.