A Taste of Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique

A Taste of Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique

June 06, 2018 2 min read 2 Comments

The first three weekends of Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique has been a huge success! Deep gratitude to everyone who gave our new concept a try. Our ingredient-driven menu focuses on the food and culture that inspires Heidi in both her wine making and in her kitchen.

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Hyper-Ox: The Stability of Aromatics

Hyper-Ox: The Stability of Aromatics

May 15, 2018 1 min read

The 2017 vintage gave me the opportunity to play with some techniques which were topical at the I4C conference which I attended last summer in Niagara. I chose to hyper-oxidize all my press pan juice, in particular our Chardonnay, to great effect. 
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JoieFarm Tasting Room

JoieFarm Tasting Room

April 28, 2018 1 min read 1 Comment

Our flights are curated to inform our guests about the history of aromatic Germanic varietals in BC, the potential for Burgundian varietals in the cool-climate, lake-moderated desert of the Okanagan Valley and the culinary roots of JoieFarm.
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Private Tasting Experience

Private Tasting Experience

April 12, 2018 1 min read

Our Private Tasting Experience is the ultimate opportunity to taste our wines and learn about JoieFarm.
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Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique

Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique

March 29, 2018 2 min read

It is with great pleasure that we announce a new concept and menu change at Joie Picnique for the coming 2018 season: Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique.
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Introducing JoieFarm ’En Famille’ Muscat

Introducing JoieFarm ’En Famille’ Muscat

February 28, 2018 1 min read

Muscat holds a fond place in my memories of travel to the northeast of Italy. There I found many different types of Muscat, but I particularly prized the fine white and yellow varieties.
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