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You can win amazing prizes just by sipping BC wine this summer! Here’s how.

Wines of British Columbia is giving away prizes to lucky wine lovers who enter their #SipLoveLocal social contest and download their new Explorer app.
Sip Love Local! Photo provided by BC Wine Institute.

Whether you’re visiting a nearby winery, sitting on a patio at your favourite local restaurant or relaxing in your own backyard, you may be able to turn your loyal support for local BC wine into your lucky day!

Wines of British Columbia is currently running two contests for wine lovers to enter for the opportunity to win some incredible prizes.


Through their #SipLoveLocal social media contest, you can enter for a chance to win one of two BC wine picnic baskets or the grand prize of an all-expenses paid trip for two to BC wine country for four days and three nights. 

To be automatically entered into the contest, all you have to do is share a photo or a video of your BC wine experience on your social media channels and hashtag #SipLoveLocal. This can include a new BC wine you’ve tried, sipped, and loved, or a picturesque moment from a BC winery that you’ve visited and experienced, or your favourite BC wine and food pairing.

To enter through Instagram feed and Twitter:

  1. Post a photo on your Instagram feed or Twitter

  2. Tag @WineBCdotcom

  3. Hashtag #SipLoveLocal

To enter through Facebook and Instagram Stories:

  1. Post a photo on your Facebook or Instagram stories

  2. Tag @WineBCdotcom

  3. Hashtag #SipLoveLocal

  4. Upload your photo here *required

BC Wine Sip Love Local. Photo provided by BC Wine Institute.

#SipLoveLocal submissions can be directly uploaded on the Wines of British Columbia contest website. Enter the contest from now until August 31 to be eligible for the ultimate BC Wine Country getaway grand prize. Wines of British Columbia will select the top five images for the public to vote for their favourite starting September 8.

As well, all contest submissions will also be considered for a feature on Wines of British Columbia’s social media channels’ highlight reels, which showcase a beautiful visual collection of BC wine country. You can post as many times as you’d like for unlimited opportunities to be featured, so get sipping and posting!

Enter the Sip Love Local Contest at


For another chance to win, download the Wines of BC Explorer App — your new discovery guide to local BC wines and experiences near you. 

Access exclusive lists of top wines, elevated tastings, outdoor wine experiences, fun influencer wine routes and interesting historical wine lists. There are endless features – family or dog-friendly wineries, award-winning or organic wines, winery restaurants and accommodations, and so much more. 

Each week, a $25 gift certificate to a premium BC winery will be awarded just for downloading the Wines of BC Explorer App.There are five chances to win, and you can download the app on as many devices as you like! The earlier you download, the more chances you have to win! The BC wine giveaway ends August 31, so act today.

Download the Wines of BC Explorer app on Android or Apple and learn more at

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