British Columbia wines popular not only on the domestic shelves but in far away places. Since 1990, when the wine standards regulations came into effect, BC Wines have steadily increased their sales, earning critical acclaim and a respected reputation. The VQA program that stands for Vintners Quality Alliance has helped launch this fast growing industry. When buying a wine with the VQA decal, it means BC quality.

For a fascinating insight into the history and culture of the grape and wine industry in British Columbia visit the Okanagan Wine & Orchard Museum in Kelowna. Take a journey to the wine country, find out what areas of BC are growing grapes and where the wineries and vineyards are. Also, discover some easy ways to enjoy food and wine pairing.

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