Continuing on our Journey to the Similkameen a stop at Clos du Soleil Winery

The Similkameen is all about the individual site with differing climates and winds, often too much wind. Every vineyard differs from the next. At Clos du Soleil the vineyard has been organic for the past ten years with biodynamic practises contributing to soil health.

A tour and tasting at Phantom Creek Estates – Exceptional Wines from Historic Vineyards

The project will not be completed until 2020 but it was interesting to view in the construction stage. When we were there in May the amphitheatre was taking shape and the exterior patio next to the restaurant had just been completed.

Premium Quality Wines from Wines of South Africa

Many of the wines were what the producers consider to be “premium” wines. The majority of the wineries are located in the Western Cape.

A visit to Meyer Family Vineyards – taste the wine, enjoy the atmosphere

My favourite thing to do after I’ve completed my tasting is to buy a glass of a Meyer wine, one I had enjoyed that day at the tasting.

Top of my List for Dining in BC Wine Country – Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

As tempting as it was to just repeat our wonderful dinner from the Fall we decided to give the new Spring menu items a try this time and pair with the recommended wine flights. The menu changes with the seasons but you can expect it to always be at the peak of freshness.

My First Visit to Corcelettes Estate Winery – Love It Here in the Similkameen!

The Similkameen is ideally located as a force in the burgeoning grape growing and wine making industry that is BC Wine Country.

Why you should stay at Spirit Ridge Lake Resort in Osoyoos

Located on the outskirts of the town of Osoyoos right in the heart of BC Wine Country which is only one of the considerations when you choose to stay at Spirit Ridge Lake Resort. There are many more reasons to make this your destination.

Creating a little Mayhem in Okanagan Falls

Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with Mayhem Wines President, Terry Meyer Stone and Hospitality and Sales Co-ordinator Caley Fraser to chat about their new releases, where to buy them, and how their Club Mayhem differs from other wine clubs.

Happy Hour meets Thursday Seafood Sessions at Coquille Fine Seafoods

Thursday afternoon happy hour at Gastown favourite Coquille is even more interesting with a calendar of featured Ocean Wise seafood and invited guests to share stories, knowledge and tricks of the trade.

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