Nine Times a Winner: Vanessa Vineyard Collects Honours at Home and Abroad

Three competitions award BC winery with Double Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze   Acclaimed British Columbia winery Vanessa Vineyard has brought home a combined nine honours from three prestigious international competitions — an exceptional feat for a winery of such relative youth. The 2018 edition of the All Canadian Wine Championships (Canada’s oldest wine competition),…

More of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping wines under $20. from Quails’ Gate Winery

Here are the wines we drink when we want to keep to a budget. Our #FavouriteThings include these tasty offerings from Quails’ Gate – all priced under $20.00. These are the wines we drink, enjoy and recommend to our readers. These wines are all available from the Quails’ Gate online store. 2017 Dry Riesling Available: In Stock $16.99…

Jim Cuddy and Chantal Kreviazuk Headline The Crush Deck Concert Series at Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards is pleased to announce that Jim Cuddy and Chantal Kreviazuk will perform on the Crush Deck at their Sparkling wine facility surrounded by vineyards, mountains, and overlooking Okanagan Lake. Juno award winning artist Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo fame, along with Colin Cripps and Anne Lindsay, return to our stage on July 18, 2018…

Evolve Cellars Now Offers Pop-Up Dining and a Curated Picnic Bar

Popular Summerland winery evolves its onsite culinary experience   Summerland’s Evolve Cellars is named for a constant evolution to be better. To walk its own talk, Evolve Cellars introduces their summer culinary program, led by chef AK of TIME Winery.   Evolving Picnic Bar An ever-changing picnic bar offering based on seasonality and individual inspiration…

Summer’s Best Days Are Happening in Osoyoos

Wine, food, film and more make the South Okanagan hot spot a must-visit this season   Osoyoos, a postcard-perfect town in the South Okanagan, is one of British Columbia’s greatest summer destinations. Boasting golf courses, wineries, restaurants, seasonal attractions, and a range of accommodation options, Osoyoos welcomes visitors from around the world to its sun-soaked…

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate Opens for the 2018 Season

World-renowned Okanagan winery announces the return of stylish, seasonal dining destination, along with new national ‘Bring Mission Hill Home’ contest   A destination in its own right, and ranked ‘One of the Top 5 Winery Restaurants in the World’ (Travel + Leisure magazine), Mission Hill Family Estate’s Terrace Restaurant is now open for the 2018 season…

 ON THE ROAD with Quails’ Gate at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Once again Quails’ Gate will be pouring their wines at the Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan at See Ya Later Ranch. This tented, festival style outdoor extravaganza is set in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Be sure to look for us as you take in this wine and food pairing event…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge…

2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé – the perfect pairing

From brunches to lunch – you’ll have the perfect pairing with the limited release 2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé. With only 550 cases produced, it’s available exclusively at the winery or their e-store. Sometimes you just want to make it a family affair. Waffles for the kids, maybe BC smoked salmon eggs bennie, or…