The following research and other resources provide helpful background in understanding British Columbia’s wine appellations.

Wines of Marked Quality Regulation (2005)Ministry of Agriculture, Government of British Columbia

Report (January 1984): Atlas of Suitable Grape Growing Locations in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys of British Columbia – BC Ministry of Environment

Geology and Wine 10: Use of Geographic Information System Technology to Assess Viticulture Performance in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys, British Columbia – Bowen, Patricia, Ph.D., Geoscience Canada

Climate and Feasibility Assessment of Growing Wine Grapes in the Lillooet-Lytton Area – John Vielvoye P.Ag., Investment Agriculture Foundation of British Columbia

Reports by Patricia Bowen – Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre – Summerland

Geographical Indications: An Introduction – World Intellectual Property Organization