It’s always a sure sign of spring when we release our new vintage of Rosé. JoieFarm has been making rosé for 15 years – that’s a whole lot of soaking skins to juice! Always dedicated to making rosé that is purposely-built and not simply an after-thought, I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about the role of skin contact. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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.