Savour the Sun of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country in Calgary on February 27, 2019

Savour the Sun of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country in Calgary on February 27, 2019 Explore British Columbia’s most decorated wine region with an intimate wine dinner at Yellow Door Bistro

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.

#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

Discovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing

The fun part of not overloading your schedule is the opportunity to discover something new. Here’s the Thing Vineyard just opened this past May so it is definitely the newbie on Black Sage Road. New it may be but co-owner Leah McDowell does know a thing or two about wine. Formerly the owner of a … Read moreDiscovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing

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.

September wine sipping with Fairview Cellars

It’s September and I can’t think of a better time to visit Fairview Cellars and stock up on some great wines before they’re all gone. As the waning days of summer drift away think about the cozy fall nights to come. Fairview Cellars Cabernet Franc and Fairview Cellars The Bear Red Blend. Two of our … Read moreSeptember wine sipping with Fairview Cellars

CheckMate Releases New Chardonnays

Here is your chance to snag some excellent CheckMate Chardonnays I am excited to announce the release of our newest Chardonnay, the 2015 Queen’s Advantage from CheckMate’s Combret Vineyard. Located in the Okanagan Valley’s pristine Golden Mile Bench, these 45 year old Chardonnay vines are among some of the first planted in Canada. Alongside the … Read moreCheckMate Releases New Chardonnays

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

A Wine-Tasting Room Like No Other: This summer at CheckMate Artisanal Winery

Okanagan winery pours the most coveted Chardonnay and Merlot from Canada amid stunning hilltop views in its architecturally inspired tasting room – the art of winemaking and architecture joined as one. Since the release of its first bottles in 2015, CheckMate Artisanal Winery has established a reputation as the most acclaimed new winery in Canada. … Read moreA Wine-Tasting Room Like No Other: This summer at CheckMate Artisanal Winery