International Women’s Day Dinner Delivers Stellar Cross-Country Lineup

On March 8, International Women’s Day is being marked with a special 5-course collaborative fundraising dinner by The Paisley Notebook at the Canadian Mental Health Association’s ‘Wellness Centre’ in Kelowna.

#FavouriteThings New Years Suggestions – Let’s Talk Bubbles!

Time to talk Bubbles! Both Christmas and New Year’s Eve wouldn’t be the same without the pop and the bubbles so we are giving you our suggested sparkling wines that will make your holiday festivities bright and fun.

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mayhem Wines

Another newbie BC Winery that we are recommending for your Holiday Gift Giving. Although Mayhem Wines may be new on the scene it comes with an impressive pedigree and, in my humble opinion, the wines are fabulous and a great buy. With owners Terry Meyer and Andrew Stone, Janice Stevens and Jak Meyer you know there … Read more#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mayhem Wines

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775 and 12 Days of Holiday Cheers

We have brought together your favourite wines of 2018 so that the recipient of this 12-day advent pack is surprised with a different wine each day. Each bottle comes wrapped in paper with a bow around its neck and is numbered 1 through 12.

Winter happenings in Penticton, BC

Penticton, nestled between two picturesque lakes in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, is one of British Columbia’s most popular summer destinations among local, national and international tourists, hosting tens of thousands of visitors each year.

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

Naramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 8 Bootleg Bash Celebrating Naramata’s Early Roots Its time to Tailgate and the twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  our annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 8. This is a wine and … Read moreNaramata Wineries Tailgate Party September 8

Bucolic Blackwood Lane Winery

Nestled atop a quaint knoll in the bucolic south Langley, just two stone throws from the US border is Blackwood Lane Winery. Unknown to many in the Lower Mainland, this winery opened its doors in 2007 and soon garnered critical acclaim for producing wines of the highest quality. Their 2007 Reference, a Bordeaux-styled blend has … Read moreBucolic Blackwood Lane Winery