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

Paradise Found – The Lake House at Quails’ Gate

Looking for the perfect luxury getaway? I have a suggestion! The Lake House at Quails’ Gate will satisfy your every desire be it the fabulous gourmet kitchen, the decadent ensuite bath with its soaker tub and separate steam shower, the cozy robes or the air conditioned comfort. We spent the best days away having a … Read moreParadise Found – The Lake House at Quails’ Gate

Garagiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

It was with a touch of nostalgia that I participated in Garagiste North this year.  The first time I attended this wine festival was at Kelowna’s Laurel Packinghouse in 2015, just as I was starting the BC Wine Trends blog.  That weekend I started friendships with some passionate BC winemakers that actively support my blogging … Read moreGaragiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

FEAST OF FIELDS BOASTS SOME OF THE BEST FOOD & DRINK OF BC

Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebration and fundraiser, highlighting the contribution local chefs, restaurants, farmers, ranchers, fishers, food artisans, vintners, brewers and distillers make to our local economy. It emphasizes how they are connected to the land, support the regional economy, and create the most delicious local, seasonal and sustainable flavours BC has to offer. 2018 marks the 10th Anniversary of Feast … Read moreFEAST OF FIELDS BOASTS SOME OF THE BEST FOOD & DRINK OF BC

Garagiste North Vancouver Preview

This teaser event, held at Marquis Wine Merchants, served its purpose to stir up excitement for the main event August 19th in Kelowna.  Organizer, Terry Meyer Stone was in attendance with five producers. Here’s a little what you can expect: Dames Wines Dames White – a very flavourful Pinot Blanc based wine with a tiny … Read moreGaragiste North Vancouver Preview

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

Our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate

We all love BC Wine and summer is an ideal time to really enjoy sipping on the patio, pairing with our BBQ or picnic in the park with our #FavouriteThings. We like to call this Summer Sipping. So many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the British Columbia lifestyle. Whether you’re an on the go … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate

THIS JUNE AT QUAILS’ GATE WINERY

Quails’ Gate is excited to share the news that their 2015 The Boswell Syrah and 2016 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay both received GOLD medals at the prestigious 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards in London, England.   2015 Boswell Syrah The Boswell Syrah is named in honour of the Stewart family’s Grandparents and is part of … Read moreTHIS JUNE AT QUAILS’ GATE WINERY