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  • July 21st, 2015

    Canada’s Okanagan Valley: The best wine region you’ve never heard of

    The Okanagan Valley has about 100 miles of microclimates and about 80 varietals of grapes. (Blane Bachelor) Dotted with gleaming lakes, surrounded by majestic mountains and abundant in grapes that produce some of the best wines in North America, British Columbia's Okanagan Valley is a beloved summer vacation spot for Canadians.   But many Americans have never heard of the region, which runs from the town of Kelowna in the north to Osoyoos in the south, about 10 miles from the Washington border. So pull out your passport, because it's well worth the effort to get here, especially if you're a wine enthusiast craving something a little...

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  • July 21st, 2015

    Francis Ford Coppola Visits Film School In Cuba And Makes Pasta For The Students

    The EICTV was famously founded by a group of intellectuals which included Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Marquez, Fernando Birri and Julio García Espinoza, among others, in 1986. The school has since been visited by the likes of world famous director such as Spielberg, Lucas, Redford and Coppola, all of who left their mark by writing quotes on the wall. “The Godfather” series director left one in particular that the students cherish: “Art never sleeps,” read Coppola's graffiti, which he wrote in his last visit to the school in 1987. This time, the director brought three of his biggest passions to the Cuban school...

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  • July 14th, 2015

    Women Winemakers: Maria Elena & Marta from Parés Baltà under the spotlight

    Women Winemakers: Maria Elena & Marta from Parés Baltà under the spotlight

      Sourced from "Conversations with Winemakers in Spain's Penedès" Prepared by Lucia and John Gilbert, June 2015 Maria Elena Jiménez and Marta Casas The story of Parés Baltà is like a fairy tale. Two brothers grow up on the old family estate of their grandfather, who is very wise. He understands the importance of bioorganic farming, sustainability, and talented oenologists. With his blessing, each of the brothers marries a woman who comes to love wine and becomes an accomplished winemaker. The two women work together harmoniously to craft the impressive wines of Parés Baltà, while the brothers focus on management and marketing. The two...

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  • June 3rd, 2015

    Nova Scotia's The Trews to wrap up 2015 Canadian Concert Series at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

    Nova Scotia's The Trews to wrap up 2015 Canadian Concert Series at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

    Kick off your Shoes and Dance! Oliver, BC (May 14, 2015) – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to announce the Juno award-winning The Trews as this summer's headlining band for their 2015 Canadian Concert Series, they bring a unique and powerful version of rock all the way from Eastern Canada for the grande finale concert on September 12. The Trews are a well-known Canadian classic rock band who have supported and joined Bruce Springsteen on stage as well as recently taken part in CapeFest with Slash from Guns N' Roses and Aerosmith. The Trews bring with them a classic rock and electric sound that is sure to bring the house down and get...

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  • April 17th, 2015

    In Remembrance of Joseph Phelps

    In Remembrance of Joseph Phelps

    In Remembrance of Joseph Phelps Everyone at Trialto Wine Group is saddened by the recent passing of one of the true legends of the Napa Valley, Joseph Phelps. He will be missed, but never forgotten. Our condolences and best wishes go out to the Phelps family and all those at the winery and who were close to him. Sincerely, Alain Proteau, President For more information, please visit http://www.josephphelps.com/

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