2018 Vintage Report

2018 Vintage Report

March 04, 2019 2 min read

2018 was again a far more “normal” growing season for the Okanagan Valley after the string of early, hot vintages since 2013-2016. The winter was extremely snowy and early spring was wet, supplying the vineyards with a good soaking and filling up the water table.
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Chic Fille Limited Release Wines

Chic Fille Limited Release Wines

November 14, 2018 1 min read

The Chic Fille label is a fun, experimental label made by JoieFarm winemaker Heidi Noble and apprentice winemaker Alyssa Hubert. The Chic Fille wines have been initiated by a keen interest to learn and teach at JoieFarm.
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JoieFarm Family Wines

JoieFarm Family Wines

October 18, 2018 2 min read

While some wineries save their reserve label for their premium wines, we make all of our wines with the highest standards. With our core wines lying at the heart of our production, our 'En Famille' Reserve Collection are made in limited quantities and are grown on select, single vineyard sites.
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Long Table Dinner 2018

Long Table Dinner 2018

August 23, 2018 3 min read

The time I have spent with my wines over the past summer differs greatly from my experience with my wines in the past. I have always been very involved in how my wines work with the restaurants, retailers, and food in the Pacific Northwest. This summer however, I have had a more active food and wine pairing experience with my JoieFarm wine portfolio.
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The Le Comptoir Crew at Joie Picnique

The Le Comptoir Crew at Joie Picnique

August 02, 2018 2 min read

This summer, we are proud to offer a new culinary experience on the Naramata Bench: Le Comptoir at Joie Picnique. After 15 years of dedicated winemaking, Heidi has actively spent the summer cooking with her partner JJ Skidmore, Chef Brian Skinner and Lina Caschetto.

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Custom Labels by Dale Nigel Goble

Custom Labels by Dale Nigel Goble

July 14, 2018 1 min read 1 Comment

In addition to our core JoieFarm and JoieFarm 'En Famille' wines, we have had the pleasure of working with Vancouver Island artist, Dale Nigel Goble, on a series of labels for our limited release wines that elegantly capture the unique essence of each of our special projects.
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