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Every Step of the Way
 
Food and Drink
Masterpieces come in many forms: strokes of colour on a canvas; words strung together in a novel; a perfect vintage of pinot noir. Situated hillside on East Kelowna’s Lakeshore Road, Martin’s Lane Winery is one of the Okanagan's newest masterpieces.
Game Changer
 
Western Living
ALL HYPERBOLE ASIDE, you're looking at arguably the most advanced winery in North America. It's for Martin's Lane, Anthony von Mandl's boutique producer of high-end pinot noir and riesling. And while it’s nestled beside its sister winery of CedarCreek...
The (New) Most Beautiful Winery in B.C.
 
Neal McLennan
The year was 1996, and a dreamer of an Okanagan winemaker hooked up with an up-and-coming Seattle architect and created a winery—Mission Hill—that somehow managed to appeal to both modernist and classicist....
Tastemaker
 
 
J. Michael Welton
Architect Tom Kundig collaboratively creates three groundbreaking wineries near the pacific coast in British Columbia.


Charlie Palmer's 'Pigs & Pinot' Welcomes Canadian Cuisine and Pinot Noir
Paige Rosenthal
For thousands of years, wine has had an inextricably delicious companion: food. Pork and pinot noir is one example, and marrying such indescribable succulence makes them a winning pair.....
Inside Look: Martin's Lane Winery, British Columbia
 
Paige Rosenthal
Terroir undoubtedly plays a critical role in the flavor of wine, and it sometimes informs the culture of winemaking, too. This holds true on two fronts at Martin’s Lane in British Columbia, where everything from the wines....
Behind the Wine-Lover's Private Paradise with Anthony von Mandl of Martin's Lane Winery
Paige Rosenthal
Anthony von Mandl is easily one of British Columbia’s most successful in the beverage industry. It all began with a roll-of-the-dice purchase of the Mission Hill Estate, a dilapidated estate with run-down sheds filled....
Martin's Lane Winery
A Study in Cool
 
Janet Dorozynski
If you are a follower of British Columbia wines you’ve likely noticed a growing number of producers and winemakers wanting to get close and personal with their vineyards, individual blocks and even rows of vines....
Tom Kundig Honored With AIA NWPR Design Awards
 
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We are pleased to announce that two Olson Kundig projects – Sawmill and Martin’s Lane Winery – have received 2017 Citation Awards from the American Institute of Architects Northwest....
Olson Kundig embeds gravity-flow winery into British Columbia hillside
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For a Canadian winemaker that uses the pull of gravity in its production process, Olson Kundig Architects has created an angled, metal-clad building that steps down a hillside. Martin's Lane Winery is situated....
6 Modern Wineries on the West Coast With Beautiful Architecture
 
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Proprietor Anthony von Mandl's newest project is a winery in British Columbia that just opened. Tucked into a steep hillside in the Okanagan Valley—which has the lowest rainfall of any wine-producing region in the world—...
There’s a Strange Reason Why ‘Gen-X’ Author Douglas Coupland Put a Giant van Gogh...
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Following a worldwide search for a Vincent van Gogh doppelgänger, Canadian author-turned-artist Douglas Coupland has unveiled a giant bust of the Dutch artist that he created with the help of 3D....
Van Gogh bust modelled on Dorset lookalike is unveiled
 
BBC News
The competition to find the "world's most accurate" lookalike was organised by the work's creator Douglas Coupland. He chose actor Dan Baker, 35, from Christchurch, out of 1,250 entries from 37 countries. ....
Topography, gravity and a Corten-clad design by Tom Kundig at an award-winning new winery
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Tucked into a steep hillside in Kelowna, British Columbia, is the striking glass, steel and concrete structure of Martin's Lane Winery, the producer of award-winning Pinot Noir and Riesling wines that draw discerning ....
Van Gogh lookalike competition won by Dorset man
 
BBC News
Daniel Baker was chosen by renowned Canadian author and artist Douglas Coupland out of 1,250 entries from 37 countries. Mr Baker, 35, wins €5,000 (£4,180) and will have a bronze bust of himself as the Dutch artist ....
British actor is voted world's best Vincent Van Gogh lookalike... but says he's keeping his ear!
MailOnline
His art might be inimitable but it would seem Vincent Van Gogh is not. British actor Dan Baker, 35, beat 1,250 entrants from 37 countries to win an international competition to find the world's best Van Gogh....
A man from Dorset looks so much like Vincent Van Gogh he won a competition
Metro
If Vincent Van Gogh lived in Dorset and wore pin-striped shirts, he would look like this. Dan Baker, 35, has won the official title of world's best Vincent Van Gogh lookalike, beating 1,250 entrants to the prize.....
Canadian artist searching for best van Gogh lookalike finds subject in Dorset
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A Canadian artist scouring the planet for Vincent van Gogh's closest lookalike has found his subject in the UK. Douglas Coupland will now use Daniel Baker, from Christchurch, Dorset, as the source material for a large ....