Raise a glass to Father’s Day

Stuck for gift ideas for the man who has everything? Or for the foodie father?  Show your appreciation for dad with a fun family get together at our Fraser Valley or Okanagan wineries this Sunday. In south Langley this year is our Fifth Annual Wine and Swine with tastings of three new wine releases paired … Continue reading

National Rosé Day!

Not just for summer, a refreshing and vibrant Rosé is our go to wine for year round entertaining due to its fabulous versatility. A true gourmand’s delight, it complements many types of cuisine from traditional French, to spicy Chinese, to a casual barbecue or picnic, or can be enjoyed as an aperitif.  One of the … Continue reading

Bard in the Vines

Love Shakespeare‪‬? So do we! We’re celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy and the 400th year since his death with two different productions at our Fraser Valley and Okanagan ‪ wineries this summer. At our Naramata Bench winery next month, July 22-23, the Penticton Chamber Theatre will perform “A Toast to Shakespeare”, with a series of famous select scenes … Continue reading

Spring Releases

It’s the first week of spring and an ideal time to release our first whites from the 2015 vintage – 7 Blanc our aromatic white blend, and a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc. Crafted by our winemaker Mary McDermott, this is the second season of delightful white wines she has made for us at Township 7. Both … Continue reading

Lucky Stars! 90+ Point Wines

Aren’t we lucky – we’ve been honoured by wine critics across Canada with numerous 90+ scores this winter.  Pick up a bottle or two to enjoy with friends this St. Patrick’s Day. It’s magically delicious! (And much preferable to drinking green beer)… Cabernet Franc 2013 – 92 points | John Schreiner, November 2015: “The grapes … Continue reading

Township 7 Proudly Supports Ronald McDonald House BC with New Wine Partnership

We are delighted to announce that Township 7 is the newest partner of the Ronald McDonald House of BC this year. A first for us, RMH BC will be our sole charitable beneficiary at our numerous fundraising events throughout the year including our popular annual Easter Egg Hunt, Father’s Day Wine & Swine, and Grape … Continue reading

Palm Springs Guacamole

The best guacamole you’ll ever have, we discovered this fantastic appetizer while in Palm Springs.  This smooth and spicy dip has a sweet twist with the fruity addition of pomegranate seeds. Mixing fruit into guacamole is an inspired tradition in Mexican cooking, with the pomegranate adding a burst of flavour and bright red colour to … Continue reading

How to Make Love to a Lobster & Winemaker Recipe

Our local fishmonger, Buy the Sea, is selling a hilariously titled shellfish cookbook — How to Make Love to a Lobster — by Canadian writers Marjorie Harris and Peter Taylor, which we thought was quite apt for Valentine’s. They note that devotees will tell you that eating these wonderful crustaceans is not only healthy, but also … Continue reading

Spring Pruning

With the snow mostly gone from our Naramata Bench vineyard, our viticulture team was out in force with pruning shears ensuring our vines are ready for spring’s arrival.  Last season we converted them to a new “cane” pruning system. In cane pruning, the viticulturist chooses two of the healthiest canes near the crown of the … Continue reading

Maple Pumpkin Pie

Festive holiday cuisine is that much more interesting and tasty when you add a unique twist to the dish.  For many years, we’ve made a classic pumpkin pie with a healthy infusion of Nova Scotia maple syrup. Nothing says Canadianna like this Christmas spices filled dessert. We like to enjoy it with our Gewürztraminer or … Continue reading