East Meets West Plus International Artists at BreakOut West

The countdown is on in Kelowna to October 11 to 14, 2018 for BreakOut West, the annual gathering at which the best of western Canadian music is celebrated, developed and supported. I attended a launch earlier this summer at the rooftop of Kelowna’s new CRAFT Beer Market that opened in the old Paramount Theatre. A … Read moreEast Meets West Plus International Artists at BreakOut West

Kamloops On Tap: Craft Beer, Golf and Wine

A great round of golf followed by a great round of beer is the perfect way to capture the nuances of a day well spent. At Kamloops, it’s easy to leverage that feeling into a grand getaway for a few days or weeks, depending on your schedule, beverage and culinary preferences. A city that was … Read moreKamloops On Tap: Craft Beer, Golf and Wine

DINE AROUND Thompson Okanagan back until February 4, 2018

    With about 50 restaurants participating throughout the Thompson Okanagan, there’s lots of choice to check out the specially designed three-course tasting menus. You’ll find menus at $15, $25, $35 and $45 with suggested BC VQA wine pairings, BC Craft Beer pairings or spirits and cocktail pairings. Says Christina Ferreira, event coordinator, “More than … Read moreDINE AROUND Thompson Okanagan back until February 4, 2018

Golf Getaway to Tulalip Resort Casino

  While we’ve always loved golfing in the state of Washington, we hadn’t really thought of the Tulalip Resort Casino as a base for a golf getaway until we received an invitation to explore the option. Situated about 81 km (50 miles) north of SeaTac International Airport in Seattle, 93 km (58 miles) south of … Read moreGolf Getaway to Tulalip Resort Casino

Our #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts

  – Roslyne Buchanan Let’s get straight to it: I’m a book hoarder. I love all kinds of books and take great comfort in being surrounded by them. I guess that’s why I’ve always loved libraries. In my collection, you’ll find dusty old English Literature texts that have joined me through my journeys since school … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts

Update at Craft Corner Kitchen Penticton

  Whether you’ve never been, or it’s a while since you went to Penticton’s Craft Corner Kitchen, check it out now. Owner Jonathan Cote is proud to present a fresh concept, updated menu, and new chef. Says Cote, “While we’re pleased with how we launched, we’ve been listening to our customers – and potential customers … Read moreUpdate at Craft Corner Kitchen Penticton

Divine to Golf Nine in South Okanagan

  When you’re balancing golf with life’s other activities and the hours needed for an 18-hole championship round aren’t available, it’s divine to do nine. Happily, in the South Okanagan, you’ll find several fun nine-hole options. While peak season is waning, there’s time to catch a few rounds now and plan your strategy for next … Read moreDivine to Golf Nine in South Okanagan

Explore the Okanagan’s many facets – come hell or high water

If ever there was a time to remind us of the many facets of the Okanagan, the flooding of some of our beaches and properties is it. Long gone – if they ever existed – are the days when all the Okanagan had to offer was “Beaches and Peaches” as a popular tourism tag promised. Clearly, … Read moreExplore the Okanagan’s many facets – come hell or high water

All Hands on Deck for Wine for Waves

Once again Naramata Bench Wineries Association (NBWA) sets sail to Vancouver to present Wine for Waves, April 28. It’s like a landlocked regatta of BC’s best wineries paired with sustainable seafood prepared by some of the finest chefs with all proceeds to benefit Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program. “Since the first event in 2013, Wine … Read moreAll Hands on Deck for Wine for Waves

Fabulous Okanagan Fest of Ale™ Flows Over

Okanagan Fest of Ale™ veterans Cannery Brewing of Penticton Who doesn’t want a great pour of favourite craft brews? As the popularity of craft beer and cider continues to climb, the Okanagan Fest of Ale Society (OFOAS) is thriving and has grown from a two-day consumer tasting to Okanagan Beer Week, April 3 to 9, … Read moreFabulous Okanagan Fest of Ale™ Flows Over