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2019 Events On-Sale Now

We are thrilled to once again offer in 2019 a couple of marquee events at Culmina this season, working again with Joy Road Catering for the first time in two years, as well as a perennial favourite, Chef Van Hooydonk… Read more

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Hypothesis ‘En Primeur’ Release Now Open!

We are excited to share that our Hypothesis ‘En Primeur’ is now open! This year we are offering not one, but two acclaimed vintages, the 2013 Hypothesis and 2014 Hypothesis during this year’s ‘En Primeur’ release.

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Limited Edition 2013 Hypothesis 6-Packs Available for Boxing Day!

For the first time, Culmina is offering a 6-pack of Hypothesis at ‘En Primeur’ pricing.

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Fifth Anniversary Weekend Celebration

We are thrilled to mark our Five Year Anniversary this September, and have put together an unforgettable weekend from Friday, September 14th to Sunday, September 16th to celebrate.

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A Celebration of High Summer Dinner

Sunday August 5th, 2018 6:00pm Celebrate the abundance of summer at our Celebration of High Summer dinner with the Triggs family and Chef Chris Van Hooydonk of Backyard Farms for an evening of farm to table cuisine paired with a… Read more

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2014 Hypothesis Now Available ‘En Primeur’

We are delighted to announce that our 2014 Hypothesis is now available to purchase ‘En Primeur’. For only two weeks, full cases of the vintage may be purchased at special ‘En Primeur’ pricing. This specialty pricing will end when the ‘En… Read more

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Elaine’s Beef Stroganoff Recipe

During the cold winter months, sometimes you need something comforting and warm to enjoy while curled up in front of the fire. Elaine’s Beef Stroganoff Recipe, tried and true for many years, will tick all the boxes for delicious comfort… Read more

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2013 Hypothesis Launches To Critical Acclaim

After what seems like an eternity, and having undergone judicious evaluation by the entire team to determine its current state of readiness, the newest vintage of Hypothesis is finally ready for release.

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2016 R&D Rosé Blend Awarded 91 Pts from Rick VanSickle

Shortly after winning a Judges Selection at the recent Cascadia Wine Competition in Oregon, noted Ontario wine writer and critic Rick Van Sickle has scored the 2016 R&D Rosé an exciting 91 points.

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2015 R&D White Wins Double Gold

Great news from Oregan, the 2015 R&D by Culmina White Blend has just garnered a double gold medal at the Cascadia Wine Awards. The Cascadia Wine Competition, now in its 5th year, brings together the best in wine from the… Read more

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2013 Hypothesis Now Available ‘En Primeur’

We are thrilled to announce that our 2013 Hypothesis is now available to purchase ‘en primeur’. For only two weeks, full cases of the vintage may be purchased at special ‘en primeur’ pricing. This specialty pricing will end when the ‘en… Read more

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The Big Taste Festival

March 3-12th 2017 Join proprietor Don Triggs Saturday, March 4th at the Deane House in Inglewood for a 5 course menu paired with Culmina Family Estate wines, including the 2012 Hypothesis and a preview of the 2014 Merlot. We are very excited… Read more

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Jean-Marc Enixon Joins the Fold

Don, Elaine & Sara are thrilled to welcome Jean-Marc Enixon as Vineyard Manager & Winemaker at Culmina.

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Peter Vetsch: 92 points for 2013 Dilemma

Calgary-based wine writer Peter Vetsch recently rated our 2013 Dilemma 92 points, adding “This isn’t ‘good…for a Canadian wine’; this is high-end, globally competitive Chardonnay.”

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Culmina on Global BC!

Culmina was featured on Global BC by David Stansfield this past Saturday! David included the 2012 Hypothesis as one of his recommended local wines for the upcoming holiday season. Watch the full clip by clicking “Read More.”

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Vintage 2015: The Reds

It’s fair to say we take a traditional approach to our red winemaking, with a nod to the cru classé of Bordeaux. For Pascal, the aim is to treat the fruit as gently as possible. All of our reds are… Read more

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Winter in Wine Country

For this year’s Winter in Wine Country, we’ll be opening our doors on the weekend of November 28th & 29th from 1-5PM.

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Culmina Featured in The Tomato

We were recently featured in The Tomato’s article on how to spend “36 Hours in the South Okanagan.”

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2013 Dilemma Pre-Release

We are thrilled to announce that our 2013 Dilemma is now available to our Members prior to its public release. It’s not too late to become a complimentary Member – click here to sign-up to get your own allocation of… Read more

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‘Pro & Kon’ Interview with Don

Konrad Ejbich recently posted his tremendous video interview with Don, which can be viewed here.

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