Okanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia

“Congratulations Okanagan Falls Wineries Association, the second sub-appellation in British Columbia. The other is the Golden Mile Bench near Oliver. Now recognized as a distinct wine-producing area. Changes to the Wines of Marked Quality Regulation mean eligible wineries on the east side of the Okanagan Valley from Vaseux Lake to just north of Shuttleworth Creek…

Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – a review

The evening started with an excited buzz as guests arrived for the Icons of Wine & Food dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek on Friday, June 22, 2018. Hosted this year by Chef Mark McEwan with emcee Rhys Pender, Master of Wine. Sipping on BC bubbles, two in fact,  Stellar’s Jay Brut 2015 and…

Sip & Savour: Summer Winemaker Dinner Series at Nita Lake Lodge

Lakeside long table dinners at Aura Restaurant showcase local cuisine paired with delicious wines   With menus celebrating the best of seasonal and local produce, paired with award-winning wines, Nita Lake Lodge will host a series of Sip & Savour Winemaker Dinners this summer. Each month, the newly renovated Aura Restaurant will welcome a leading…

Okanagan Falls Spring Release – Rosé OK

Okanagan Falls Winery Association kicked off their Spring Release 2018 with an afternoon trade and media Tasting followed by an evening public Tasting at the Terminal City Club Wednesday, April 18. It was an opportunity to taste the wonderful wines produced by this premier BC wine region. The boundaries reach from the shores of Skaha…

For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines

This is a bit of a no brainer. Who wouldn’t want to start or end their Valentine’s Day with bubbles and sparkling wines? Especially if they are BC Bubbles and BC Sparkling Wines. Our #FavouriteThings Bubbles and Sparkling wine recommendations to make Valentine’s a very special day.   THE ONE 2012 2012 “The One” Sparkling…

The Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Last minute shoppers this is for you! Get your rear in gear and start shopping. We have a whole list of ideas for everyone on your list. This is our final recap of all the great suggestions for Christmas gift giving 2017.With special thanks to all those companies, Chefs, wineries and shops who provided samples…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Meyers Family Vineyards

  Makers of some very fine wines that we have reviewed before on MyVanCity.ca. Most recently the Meyers Family Vineyards Pinot Noir. This time we’re recommending the delicious Meyer Family Vineyards Methode Traditionelle Extra Brut Sparkling NV that we tasted at the Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine…

Garagiste North Wine Fest

  September 14th was a beautiful day in the Okanagan, especially at Meyer Family Winery in Okanagan Falls.  September 14th was also the day of the first ever Garagiste North Wine Fest.  This wine festival was the chance for BC’s small guys to share their stories and feature their wines.  Meyer Family Wines have to…