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Let’s Have a Narrative About Riesling Before I Go Haywire With Chardonnay!

Okanagan Crush Pad's Narrative Riesling 2018 and Haywire Secrest Mountain Vineyard Chardonnay 2018 with wine in glass

Okanagan Crush Pad has a few different labels that they produce wine under.¬† I think they like being able to produce different styles of wines through these different labels. Two labels are Narrative and Haywire. They describe Haywire as “Haywire…

My Interview with Steve Latchford, Winemaker, Okanagan Crush Pad, at VanWineFest 2020

Karl MyWinePal with Steve Latchford from OCP

You may not realize it but winemakers tend to travel across Canada and the world to make wines.¬† In BC we do have winemakers from here, but there are many from New Zealand and also from the Niagara region in…

Okanagan Crush Pad Launches Free Form Brand in Celebration of its Newly Certified Organic Winery Cellar

Free Form wines

Besides the fires that you have been hearing about the Okanagan in the news, other wine-related things are happening, such as Okanagan Crush Pad launching a new brand, Free Form, to¬†celebrate their cellar being certified organic.¬† Below is their press…

Celebrate BC Wine with Okanagan Crush Pad at the Vancouver International Wine Fest 2017

Okanagan Crush Pad

What is OKANAGAN CRUSH PAD? Okanagan Crush Pad is a winery located in Summerland BC, which is home to our flagship wines Haywire and Narrative, plus wines made for custom crush clients. The¬†licensed winery has been designed to facilitate production…

The Story Continues with jy. Ancient Method Sparkling Wine

jy Pinot Noir Ancient Method sparkling wine sign and glass

Since 2011, Okanagan Crush Pad ¬†(OCP) winery in Summerland offered the Okanagan Wine Campus, where¬†the BC Sommelier of the Year has the opportunity to create their own wine label at the OCP facility. ¬†They are part of the whole wine…

Quick Review: Samantha Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay 2014

Here is my last wine review for 2015.¬† It has been an amazing year of trying wines from around the world, and meeting with wine makers from around the world.¬† BC’s winery list continues to grow, and winery regions as…

Quick Review: Haywire Canyonview Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

Haywire Canyonview Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

BC Pinot Noir is well known to some wine drinkers, but maybe not enough.¬† Probably most people think of Burgundy, or Oregon, or New Zealand. But we do produce some decent Pinots here in BC.¬† I recently received a bottle…

Curious About Two Wild Ferment Wines from Haywire Winery?

Wine grapes from two different vineyards plus native yeasts from each vineyard, produces two unique wines.¬† The winery in question is Haywire and the wines were made at Okanagan Crush Pad, in Summerland, BC.¬† The two wines I tasted from…