John Skinner previously had a long career in the investment industry as a senior investment adviser and partner at Yorkton Securities and Canaccord Capital. In 2004, he and his wife, Trish, founded Painted Rock Estate Winery. As president of the Okanagan Wine Initiative, Skinner’s current focus is growing the global brand and reputation of Okanagan wines.
WHAT’S NEW: We’ve recently acquired additional acreage and are considering our planting options.
GREATEST SUCCESS: Having our signature wine, the 2017 Red Icon, named a 2020 Decanter Wine of the Year.
NON-PROFIT CAUSE: Dr. Saul Isserow’s CPET Lab fundraiser for VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.