For further information contact:

 

Chris Bowra 

604-604-6242

cbowra@bowragroup.com

Wild Goose Vintners Inc

 

Overview

 

On March 25, 2021, The Bowra Group Inc. was appointed Receiver of the assets, undertakings and property of Wild Goose Vintners Inc. (the “Company” or “Wild Goose”) pursuant to an Order of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

 

Wild Goose is one of B.C.’s oldest farmgate wineries that was established in 1984.  It is an award-winning winery with 4 vineyards throughout the south Okanagan.  Wild Goose currently produces about 20,000 cases of wine per year.  

Sale of Assets

 

Pursuant to a Sales Process Order dated March 25, 2021, the Receiver has accepted a stalking horse offer for the assets of the Company for approximately $11.3 million.  The stalking horse offer represents the minimum price that will be used to market the assets for sale.

 

The assets of the Company have been listed for sale with Cushman & Wakefield.  Interested parties should contact Bill Randall at 604-608-5967 or bill.randall@cushwake.com.

 

The deadline for offers is 4pm PDT on Monday, May 31, 2021.

 

File Updates

The Receiver has accepted an offer for the assets of Wild Goose and has made an application to Court seeking the approval of the offer.  The Court hearing is scheduled for June 25, 2021.

The Company filed an appeal on July 19, 2021.  The appeal was dismissed by the Court on July 28, 2021.

 

The sale of the assets of Wild Goose to Burrowing Owl Vineyards Ltd. completed on July 29, 2021.

Creditor’s Information:

 

Form 87 Creditor’s Package 

 

If you would like to be added to the service list, please email your contact information to info@bowragroup.com.  

 

Court Documents: 

Court Orders

Receivership Order dated March 25, 2021 

Sales Process Order dated March 25, 2021 

Order approving the sale of assets dated July 8, 2021

Receiver’s Reports

Receiver’s First Report to Court filed June 8, 2021 

Supplemental Report to the Receiver’s First Report to Court filed June 23, 2021

Receiver’s Second Report to Court filed August 11, 2021

Motion Materials 

Notice of Application filed March 19, 2021

Notice of Application to approve sale filed June 8, 2021 

Application response of Wild Goose to the Receiver’s June 8, 2021      Notice of Application filed June 22, 2021 

Application response of Bank of Montreal to the Receiver’s June 8, 2021  Notice of Application filed June 23, 2021

Application response of Roland Kruger, Roland Kruger Family Trust,  Hagen Kruger and the Hagen Kruger Family Trust to the Receiver’s  June 8, 2021 Notice of Application dated June 23, 2021

Notice of Appeal filed July 19, 2021 

Notice of Motion filed July 22, 2021 

Reply book of Wild Goose filed July 23, 2021 

Reply book of BMO Bank of Montreal filed July 23, 2021 

Notice of Application to approve the distribution to secured creditors filed August 10, 2021 

Application response of Wild Goose dated August 11, 2021 

 

Affidavits

Affidavit #1 of Chris Bowra filed March 18, 2021 

Affidavit #1 of Laura Ferguson filed March 18, 2021 

Affidavit #1 of Roland Kruger filed March 18, 2021 

Affidavit #2 of Laura Ferguson filed March 24, 2021 

Affidavit #2 of Roland Kruger sworn March 24, 2021

Affidavit #1 of Robert Ingram sworn June 22, 2021

Affidavit #1 of C. Curran filed June 23, 2021

Affidavit #1 of Gus Efstratoudakis filed June 23, 2021

Affidavit #3 of Roland Kruger sworn June 23, 2021

Affidavit #1 of Kim Dionne filed June 25, 2021

Affidavit #1 of Gemma Potts filed June 28, 2021

Affidavit #2 of C. Curran filed June 29, 2021

Affidavit #1 of Tobi Reyes sworn June 29, 2021

Affidavit #2 of Kim Dionne sworn June 29, 2021

Affidavit #3 of Kim Dionne sworn July 2, 2021 

Affidavit of Chris Bowra filed July 22, 2021 

Affidavit #1 of Mario Mainella filed August 9, 2021 

Affidavit #1 of Colin Brousson filed August 9, 2021 

Service List

Service List