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B.C.’s women of wine M E E T S O M E O F T H E P R OV I N C E’ S M O S T DY N A M I C W I N E M A K E R S Daenna Van Mulligen

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With so many outstanding female winemakers in British Columbia, we knew we had to reach out to a handful and ask what they love about their jobs. Here's what they had to say.

HEIDI NOBLE Proprietor and Winemaker, JoieFarm

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trained chef, Heidi Noble has worked in distinguished Canadian kitchens, but also holds a degree in philosophy and critical theory. “The decision to become a winemaker was not a straight path,” Noble admits. “It was a culmination of a lifetime in the business of food and wine. My time at the Stratford Chefs School in the mid-’90s was geared for entrepreneurship: profoundly influencing my success as an independent and successful business owner today and I also had the opportunity to do my WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust). “I love that wine is a natural product that can be consistent and proprietary, while remaining a vintage reflection; expressing a sense of place,” she says, adding, “JoieFarm wines can be counted on to be ripe, fruit-forward, juicy and clean—I work very hard at this.” S I P T I P : J o i e Fa r m E n Fa m i l l e M u s c a t

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Vitis – Fall/Winter 2018  
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