Author Archives: Sandra Oldfield

About Sandra Oldfield

You can find out a bit more about me through the "About Me" page at the top of my blog.

What BC Wineries Should be Doing During the COVID-19 Crisis

It occurred to me that many BC wineries were not in existence since our last major crisis–not the month long disruption caused by forest fires, SARS and Alberta boycotts but September 11, 2001. Even for wineries that were in business … Continue reading

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Defining

We are defined by others and ourselves out of convenience, the love of categorizing and maybe just out because it makes relationships easier.  For years I made wine so I was a winemaker and for many, that was not only … Continue reading

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Women and BC Wineries

Recently I was sitting across the table from a young, energetic and impassioned female who wanted to work at a BC winery and asked me if the wine industry is male dominated or is it an industry that she could … Continue reading

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Photographer’s Statement

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One Picture. Two Scraps of Paper.

One Picture I took this picture of Tinhorn Creek employees on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:00AM. It was the hardest and the greatest picture I have ever taken.  The shutter clicked just before I shared the news with them … Continue reading

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Sonnet 73 Reworked

A recent poetry class asked me to find a famous rhyming poem, keep all rhyming words from the end of the lines and rewrite a new poem of my own using those rhyming words in the same order. I chose Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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Poem

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