Daughter of B.C. wine legend Harry McWatters, Christa-Lee McWatters is an active voice within the Canadian wine industry. She was chair of the BC Wine Institute and a director of the Canadian Vintners Association. Currently, McWatters sits on the boards of directors for Wine Growers Canada, Wine Growers British Columbia and Les Dames d’Escoffier.
TOUGHEST CHALLENGE: Negotiating the sale of our family winery business at the beginning of COVID.
GREATEST SUCCESS: Successfully launching or rebranding eight BC VQA wineries.
LOOKING AHEAD: Looking to more than double the size of our business.