published at HelloBC: introducing BC wine regions

We have a long history of growing grapes in British Columbia, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s and early 1980s when winemaking began in earnest. By the 1990s, wine labels boasted recognizable words like merlot and chardonnay and we began achieving acclaim. Our province now has more than 300 licensed wineries, growing grapes in a number of regions.

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Okanagan Valley looking south over Oliver toward Osoyoos, from McIntyre Bluff – or Nʕaylintn, meaning “Storyteller”.