2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Vines & Spines

Innovative and new ‘Vines & Spines’ monthly wine and book club has now been launched by local BC Winery.  The subscription membership includes a new release book (in paper or audible form) and a bottle of Waterside wine delivered monthly.

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – McWatters Collection

Day Three and it falls on a #WineWednesday. That seems apropos for the legend that was Harry McWatters. Dubbed the “godfather” of BC Wine meant with great respect for this pioneer of the British Columbia wine industry. 

What’s Happening this Fall at Mission Hill – Sommelier-Guided Experiences

With glass in hand we entered the Culinary Theatre where the Culinary Workshops take place now through December. There are several options for the Dynamics of Food & Wine series where the professional Culinary team prepare dishes that guests will later enjoy paired with Mission Hill wines.

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.