Media Contacts

Jill Milne

Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
778 676-4460

Dave Brimacombe

Wayward Distillation House
250 218-2363

Brenda Hetman-Craig

40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery Inc.
250 941-8810

Gerry McClintock

McClintock’s Farm
250 334-4562


Projects that have received funding from the B.C. government’s Buy Local program

Wayward Distillation House:
$21,917.50 to increase sales and brand recognition with a communications strategy based on the unique honey-based spirits and the local nature of ingredients.

40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery Inc.:
$17,150 to increase sales of non-estate B.C. wines in small markets through marketing campaigns and creating promotional materials.

McClintock’s Farm:
$5,000 to expand the emerging water buffalo industry with targeted Google ads and in-store demos in Vancouver and south of Courtenay to Victoria.