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.

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.

Quails’ Gate June News & Events

So much happening at Quails’ Gate Winery this month of June. You’ll want to visit more than once!

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.

Enter to win! Taste of the Okanagan Giveaway

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Rediscovering Favourite Wines – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

What a better place to start than Tinhorn Creek wines. Tinhorn Creek has been around for decades and they make great wine. I was reminded of that fact on our most recent trip to the Okanagan and a visit to the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards tasting room.

Spring Forward: a new season of wine & culinary events at Hester Creek

We are welcoming the arrival of spring with a series of exciting new and long time popular winery events.  This year we are thrilled to introduce our new Alfresco Dinner series running on five Friday evenings throughout the summer. New Happy Hour with select wines $5 Monday – Friday, May to October.

Join Master Winemaker Howard Soon for a Wine Dinner featuring Vanessa Vineyard at Glowbal March 26

Please join Howard Soon and the Vanessa Vineyard team to enjoy a perfectly paired 5-course wine dinner featuring our wines.