President and CEO
Christa-Lee McWatters is president and CEO for ENCORE Vineyards Ltd., home to Evolve Cellars, sibling winery TIME Winery, and premium label, the McWatters Collection. Daughter of BC Wine legend
Harry McWatters, Christa-Lee was born in one of the most traditional families in British Columbia wine industry and has amassed a breadth of experience that covers nearly all aspects of wine
Additionally, she is the current chair of the BC Wine Institute and a director of the Canadian Vintner’s Association. Christa-Lee carries on her family legacy by embracing new business
opportunities and supporting many charitable causes throughout the Okanagan and beyond.
Known for her love of bubbles and ready smile, Christa-Lee can often be found sipping a glass of something effervescent.