Road tripping to the Okanagan in the Ford Escape

What a wonderful weekend we had exploring the BC Okanagan and BC Wine Country.

Dining in the Okanagan – Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek

We just enjoyed the most wonderful dinner at Miradoro. Not only is the location absolutely stunning, and if you go for lunch be prepared for the most spectacular views in the region, but the dining experience is top notch.

Our #FavouriteThings for Summer Sipping – Sparkling

We’re sharing two of our favourite Summer Sipping Sparkling wines. Both of these are so delicious it would be impossible to chose just one. These two sparkling wines were both served at the 2017 Icons of Wine & Food Dinner for Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan. Not only were they the favourite sparkling of the … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings for Summer Sipping – Sparkling

CHEF MEETS BC GRAPE – Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek – Friday, June 22

Taste and experience the best-of-the-best that Canadian cuisine and winemaking has to offer at the Icons of Wine & Food Dinner.  Miradoro Restaurant at the picturesque Tinhorn Creek Vineyards will set the stage for this incredible evening hosted by Chef Mark McEwan, featuring the culinary creations of Jinhee Lee of Foreign Concept, Trevor Bird of … Read moreCHEF MEETS BC GRAPE – Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek – Friday, June 22

My whirlwind trip to the Okanagan – a gal has to eat…

The Okanagan is one of my favourite places to visit and no wonder, it’s #BCWine Country. I was lucky enough to fit in two days for visiting, tasting, dining and exploring on my way to Calgary. Taking the lower route (Hope-Princeton) on a magnificently sunny day with an early start. Turned out not to be … Read moreMy whirlwind trip to the Okanagan – a gal has to eat…

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Miradoro Restaurant

  Enjoy plenty of feasting with friends and family this festive period Christmas is coming to the South Okanagan. Visit Miradoro Restaurant with friends and family for a cozy Christmas Eve dinner ($39) that includes spiced pumpkin soup with yogurt and fennel pollen, followed by a duo of turkey – roast breast and confit leg … Read moreCelebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Miradoro Restaurant

#TasteofThursday Grilled Venison Loin with Blackberry Agro Dolce recipe

  Grilled venison loin with blackberry agro dolce on polenta (Best paired with Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Series 2Bench Red)   Serves 6 Agro dolce 1 pound fresh or frozen blackberries 1 shallot – diced 250 ml red wine vinegar 125 ml brown sugar 1 tsp salt Place all ingredients in a saucepan and reduce on … Read more#TasteofThursday Grilled Venison Loin with Blackberry Agro Dolce recipe

#TasteofThursday Brown Butter Roasted Halibut with wine pairing

  Brown butter roasted halibut with chanterelle mushrooms, corn, quinoa & sage     Serves 6 6 x 5oz halibut portions 1 tbsp. canola oil ¼ pound fresh chanterelle mushrooms Corn kernels – cut off of 3 very fresh ears of corn 2 cups cooked quinoa (see below) (from ½ cup dry quinoa) 2 garlic … Read more#TasteofThursday Brown Butter Roasted Halibut with wine pairing

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards receives top scores from Wine Enthusiast

  Experience excellent wine and fun-filled events at the winery this spring/summer Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is heading into spring with top ratings from world-renowned US wine publication Wine Enthusiast for three of their wines: the 2014 Gewürztraminer received an Editor’s Choice Award and a score of 91 and the Tinhorn Creek 2014 Pinot Gris and 2013 … Read moreTinhorn Creek Vineyards receives top scores from Wine Enthusiast

Friday Favourites – our list of what to do and see the weekend and week ahead

HART HOUSE BREWMASTERS DINNER MARCH 3 Raise a Glass to Powell Street Craft Brewery at Hart House Dinner COASTAL FIRST NATIONS DANCE FESTIVAL MARCH 1 – 6 Rich Cultural Traditions Through Transcendent Performance Line-Up    Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra February 27 GRAMMY Award-winning artists   EARLY MUSIC VANCOUVER MARCH 4 … Read moreFriday Favourites – our list of what to do and see the weekend and week ahead