Jennifer Heil to Emcee and Canadian Iconic Rockers Chilliwack Headline Finale of Canadian Culinary Championships

The Canadian Culinary Championships is the grand finale of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party events that are held annually in the fall. Organizers announced today that Chilliwack, a Canadian rock band led by Order of Canada recipient and rock legend, Bill Henderson will headline the finale event of the 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships taking place in Kelowna, BC, February 1 – 2, 2019.

Freezing Temperatures Bring Icewine Harvest to BC Wineries

BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early morning hours on December 6.

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 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