Number of wineries in British Columbia, Canada, up from just 19 in 1990. Despite its northern latitude, B.C. is warmer and more arid than the Napa Valley. It also gets 2 hours more sunlight each day in July and August. The most planted white grape variety in B.C. is pinot gris; the most planted red is merlot. (In 1990, it was riesling and pinot noir, respectively.

Get WineSpeed

Join tens of thousands of other wine lovers. Get each week’s edition of WineSpeed delivered to your inbox every Friday. It’s fast. It’s free. It’s the smartest way to stay up to speed on wine.
Email address
First Name
Last Name
Other Way You Heard About Us
Be sure to check your inbox to confim your subscription.