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Interviewing Wine Maker Randy Picton from Nk’Mip at VanWineFest 2017

 mywinepal  March 16, 2017

Who is Randy Picton? Randy Picton is the head wine maker at Nk’Mip Cellars, the first Aboriginal-owned winery in North America.  How did he get this position?  What did he do and which winery did he work at before moving to Nk’Mip? Did you know that Randy submitted 14 different wines to the 2012 Wine Access awards and walked away…

Celebrate National Aboriginal Day’s 20th Anniversary with Nk’Mip Cellars and Indigenous Inspired Cuisine on June 21, 2016

 mywinepal  June 10, 2016

It’s time to celebrate Aboriginal culture and wine. You can enjoy both on June 21st. Please read the following press release that I received. Enjoy. ~~~ Osoyoos, B.C. (June 9, 2016) – On June 21,Canadians are invited to celebrate National Aboriginal Day‘s 20th anniversary by raising a glass of expertly crafted wine from North America’s first Aboriginal owned and operated winery, Nk’Mip Cellars….