Lucky 7 – 90+ point wines!

This Friday the 13th, we consider ourselves lucky to have seven of North America’s preeminent wine critics honour our wines with 90+ ratings over the past year! See a small sampling of what Paul Gregutt with Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Beppi Crosariol from the Globe & Mail, Daenna Van Mulligen with Vines Magazine, Tim Pawsey with … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Show your appreciation to your oenophile colleagues and friends with a Christmas gift of Township 7 wine.  For that special something that is easy and thoughtful, check out some of our holiday present ideas…  

Pumpkin Wine Chiller

Looking for a fabulous DIY Halloween project for adult entertaining? Try this glamorous pumpkin chiller for a wickedly creative wine cooler. Full instructions are on the aptly named Style Me Pretty blog. Need some delectable seasonal wine pairings? We like the Township 7 2014 Chardonnay with a rich pumpkin ravioli, our  2014 7 Blanc with … Continue reading

Harvest 2015 Finishes: Early & Exceptional

An exceptional vintage on a number of levels, earlier this month we completed our BC wine harvest with our remaining reds: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir all in! Similar to other local wineries, we finished on a record early date, for us, it was Oct. 9th — three weeks ahead of normal. The … Continue reading

Lamb Ragù with Mint Recipe

This rich Sicilian dish is just the trick for warming the hearts and bellies of loved ones this winter. We discovered this meal while visiting the delightful Baroque towns of southern Sicily: Noto, Ragusa and Modica; which is surely slow food heaven.  We’ve adapted this recipe from using a traditional Italian wine such as a … Continue reading

Merlot: A Rosy Harvest

Our winemaker Mary McDermott and her team have brought in all our Merlot. A first, before the end of September! We picked Merlot from the Remuda vineyard in OK Falls last week.  We’ve been working with long-time growers Dwight and Arnie Gash sourcing Merlot from their Remuda Vineyard in Okanagan Falls for many years. Their … Continue reading

We have a crush on

Our new crusher/destemmer has arrived in time for harvest. We’ve been picking Chardonnay grapes from the south Okanagan this week from Harry McWatters’ renowned Sundial Vineyard on the Black Sage Road in Oliver and the Hidden Terrace Vineyard in OK Falls. The new equipment is both safer for our staff and gentler with the fruit. … Continue reading

Fig & Prosciutto Pizza Recipe

With figs abundant this time of year our thoughts turn to culinary creations we can easily whip up. Sweet and salty marry well in this prosciutto di Parma fig pizza topped with peppery arugula and shaved Parmesan cheese. The fig preserves add a delectable sweet sensation and prosciutto pairs well with fresh-shaved Parmesan. Together they find a … Continue reading

2015 Harvest has started!

Our team picked Chardonnay from the Hidden Terrace Vineyard yesterday for our Seven Stars sparkling ‪wine‬. Our earliest harvest ever on record, Hidden Terrace is a new highly acclaimed grower for us. Situated near McIntyre Bluff, with a gentle eastern slope and plentiful morning sun, the property has ideal sandy soil for providing excellent drainage. … Continue reading

Grilled Halibut Tacos Recipe

It’s halibut season! Pacific halibut is a sustainable fish that is wonderfully sweet and delicate when eaten fresh. We always look forward to halibut season when you can buy direct off the boats at Granville Island’s Fisherman’s Wharf in Vancouver. The spicy elements of this citrus infused dish are a wonderful match for our bright … Continue reading