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. Read More
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.
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.
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. Read More