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Southern Okanagan wineries grateful to escape fires


August 17, 2015
By Global News

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August 17, 2015, Oliver, BC – The ‘Golden Mile’ between Oliver and Osoyoos is home to dozens of wineries, and it was the epicenter of some of the tensest moments August 14 as the Testalinden Creek fire grew to 1500 hectares in size.

“It came right down here,” said Bruce Fuller of Rustico Farm and Cellars, pointing to the thin roadway that separated his vines from the hillside. Many operations prepared for the worst – including Fuller’s. READ MORE

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