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We Are Hiring!

We are currently hiring for two positions. Interested in joining our team? Read on for more information.

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A Great Start to 2017

We received some great reviews to ring in the New Year. It may be sold out at the winery, but both John Schreiner and Anthony Gismondi had high praise for our first release from the Number Series, Nº 001 Haut-Plateau… Read more

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Warmest Holiday Wishes from Culmina!

Thanks to all of our supporters for a wonderful year. We’re looking forward to the year ahead, beginning with a celebration of Canadian wine at the Vancouver International Wine Festival in February 2017. All the best from our family to… Read more

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2015 Decora: 92 Points from Jamie Goode

Acclaimed UK-based wine writer Jamie Goode recently scored our 2015 Decora 92 points, his highest rated wine from judging at Gold Medal Plates Victoria.

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Introducing the Number Series

We are absolutely thrilled to introduce the Number Series with the release of Nº 001 Haut-Plateau Riesling. This new tier in our portfolio will feature limited production wines that showcase the best of our research and development from any given… Read more

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Unicus Wins Best in Show at Gold Medal Plates in Edmonton

We’re thrilled to announce that the 2015 Unicus (Grüner Veltliner) won best in show at Gold Medal Plates in Edmonton. We were paired with Chef Shane Chartrand of Sage Restaurant, who took home bronze for his ‘Charcoal & Smoke’ dish… Read more

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2014 Dilemma Member Release Now Open!

We are thrilled to announce that our 2014 Dilemma Member Release is now open. Members may login here or call 250.498.0789 to access their Allocation of this highly anticipated vintage of Dilemma.

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Win Tickets to Billy Elliot!

Purchase 12 bottles from the 2016 Spring Pre-Release Member Allocation to enter to win tickets to the Opening Night of the Arts Club Theatre Company’s Billy Elliot on May 18th. Take advantage of complimentary shipping with a purchase of $175… Read more

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2016 Spring Pre-Release Now Open!

We’re excited to report that the 2016 Spring Pre-Release is now open, featuring the 2015 vintages of Unicus (Grüner Veltliner), Decora (Riesling), and Saignée (Rosé). Members may login to access their Allocation here or call 250.498.0789 to place their order…. Read more

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2014 R&D Red Blend Released in LCBO Vintages

We’re thrilled that the 2014 R&D Red Blend will be released in LCBO Vintages stores on Saturday April 16th. Ontario residents can find our latest vintage of R&D Red Blend at their local LCBO by clicking here.

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Culmina Sponsors Innovative Menswear Designer Joao Paulo Guedes

We’re thrilled to be sponsoring one of Canada’s rising stars, Toronto-based Menswear designer Joao Paulo Guedes, as he launches his A/W collection during Fashion Week in Vancouver from March 14-19. The highly innovative and incredibly hardworking Brazilian-born designer has put… Read more

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2013 Single Varietal Reds Pre-Release

We’re thrilled to announce our 2013 Single Varietal Reds Member Allocation is now open, featuring our 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2013 Merlot. Members may login to access their Allocation here or call (250) 498-0789 to place their order. Wines will… Read more

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Share the Romance

Short on Valentine’s Ideas? For every 6-bottle purchase from our Wine Boutique until January 31st, you’ll be entered to win 2 Opening Night tickets for the Art Club Theatre’s production of Pride and Prejudice on February 3rd as well as… Read more

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Rick Van Sickle’s Top BC Wines of 2015

Rick Van Sickle recently published his “Top 10 B.C. Red and White Wines of the Year” for 2015, which featured three (!) Culmina wines. The 2012 Hypothesis, 2013 Decora, and 2013 Dilemma were all included, alongside some exceptional company. Humbling,… Read more

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Culmina Members Enjoy a Spectacular Spring Release Celebration!

An intimate evening featuring the exceptional talents of Artisan Culinary Concept’s Chef Chris van Hooydonk, Culmina friends and Members gathered at the winery in wonderful style to welcome our new 2014 Spring Release.

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2011 Dilemma receives ‘Cellar Dweller’ Accolade from Eat Magazine’s Treve Ring!

On June 4th, Treve Ring of Eat Magazine featured Culmina’s 2011 Dilemma, awarding the elegant and full-bodied Chardonnay with 88pts!

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Western Living Magazine Feature: Culmina, One of Five Most Beautiful Wineries of the Okanagan

On May 30th, Western Living Magazine featured five of the most beautiful Okanagan wineries.

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Anthony Gismondi Awards 2011 Hypothesis 90pts!

This week, Anthony Gismondi, wine columnist for the Vancouver Sun, re-reviewed Culmina’s 2011 Hypothesis 6 months after its release with more high praise!… 

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Culmina hosts Ivey at Hawksworth

Culmina was very happy to host visiting Faculty Members from London, ON’s Ivey Business School at Hawksworth Restaurant, in town for the Triggs Lecture Series.

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Culmina Celebrates its Grand Opening

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