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B.C. winery hopes to bear fruit


May 26, 2014
By Prince George Citizen

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May 26, 2014, Prince George, BC – Before there can be Northern Lights wine, there must first be northern leaves. From the leaves and flowers will come fruit and from the fruit will come the north’s first commercially produced estate vino.

Winery owners Pat Bell and his son Doug were standing in the sunshine of their North Nechako property as the first trees and berry bushes were planted in what they expect to soon be a full-production winery at the base of the cutbanks.

Apple wine will be one of the priority wines produced by Northern Lights Estate Winery. Two-year-old Goodland and Honey Crisp trees have now been planted, in anticipation of fruit production two more years from now. READ MORE

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