Canada Day July 1st became Rosé all Day!

As I just happened to have a supply of BC Rosé wine on hand it became my turn to be the host! Yes! So Much Fun!

Opera Kelowna Announces Enchanting 2019 Season

“This season, we look forward to celebrating the joy of opera and sharing our passion for this art form with Okanagan residents,” says Alexandra Babbel, Artistic Director of Opera Kelowna.

Quails’ Gate June News & Events

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

Canadian Winery Wins Gold

“Aiming at crafting high-end, old world style reds, the prestigious gold medal award from the CIDC wine competition in France, is a significant recognition to our achievements. Our endless strive to grow the best grapes and make wine that reflects the terroir, without manipulation, is and has been our simple philosophy for the last 15 years.”

Quails’ Gate’s May News & Events

Whether it’s a sip of wine with a nibble of chocolate or cheese in our Wine Library. A casual stroll through the vineyards, a guided tour and tasting or a locally inspired meal at Old Vines Restaurant, we’ve got an exciting May planned.

Tasting Ten January 2019 – a flight of Cabernet Franc

Our tastings are always done blind (bottles wrapped in brown paper bags).  All we knew was that founding member Wayne Meadows, organized a flight of Cabernet Franc from BC, Washington and France and that the wines were from vintages 2009 – 2012.

What’s your BC Wine Country Story? #Visit and #Vote #BestofBC18

  What’s your BC Wine Country Story? THE OKANAGAN VALLEY Boasting 84% of the province’s vineyard acreage, the Okanagan Valley is BC’s premier grapegrowing region. With an ever-changing panorama, the valley stretches over 250 kilometres, across sub-regions, each with distinct soil and climate conditions suited to growing a range of varietals from sun-ripened reds to … Read moreWhat’s your BC Wine Country Story? #Visit and #Vote #BestofBC18

More of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping $20. or less from Meyer Family Vineyards

More delicious BC Wines that are on our #FavouriteThings list and they are among the most affordable of wines that we recommend to our readers. Please note that at this price point these quality wines will sell out quickly. We suggest you visit the winery to stock up before they are all gone.   Gewürztraminer … Read moreMore of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping $20. or less from Meyer Family Vineyards

Join the CheckMate Artisanal Winery’s Membership

Have you ever traveled to a place of such unexpected beauty that it has worked its way into your heart? I have. It was early 2013 when I came to the Okanagan Valley for the first time. I recall standing on the Golden Mile Bench at CheckMate, looking across at Black Sage Bench and down … Read moreJoin the CheckMate Artisanal Winery’s Membership

Our #FavouriteThings – #BCWines Spring Edition

Our #FavouriteThings includes our recommendations for Spring sipping It’s patio season already and it’s time to grab a favourite #bcwine. So many to choose from so we are featuring our #FavouriteThings recommendations to enjoy on the patio, at the beach, by the lake and around the picnic table. These are BC wines we have tried … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – #BCWines Spring Edition