A tour and tasting at Phantom Creek Estates – Exceptional Wines from Historic Vineyards

The project will not be completed until 2020 but it was interesting to view in the construction stage. When we were there in May the amphitheatre was taking shape and the exterior patio next to the restaurant had just been completed.

Top of my List for Dining in BC Wine Country – Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

As tempting as it was to just repeat our wonderful dinner from the Fall we decided to give the new Spring menu items a try this time and pair with the recommended wine flights. The menu changes with the seasons but you can expect it to always be at the peak of freshness.

Rediscovering Favourite Wines – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

What a better place to start than Tinhorn Creek wines. Tinhorn Creek has been around for decades and they make great wine. I was reminded of that fact on our most recent trip to the Okanagan and a visit to the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards tasting room.

New South Okanagan Winery, Phantom Creek Estates, to Open Late Summer 2019

Led by an all-star winemaking team that includes Olivier Humbrecht MW (Domaine Zind-Humbrecht), Cameron Vawter (Napa’s Dana Estates) and Anne Vawter (Oakville Ranch, Red Mare), and designed by John Taft of Backen & Gillam Architects (Harlan Estate, Dana Estates, Ovid), Phantom Creek Estates announced that the new South Okanagan winery will open late summer 2019 for private tours and tastings by-appointment-only and will fully open to the public in 2020.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

#WineWednesday review by Sam Hauck aka the Wine Teacher featuring British Columbia wines.

Spring Forward: a new season of wine & culinary events at Hester Creek

We are welcoming the arrival of spring with a series of exciting new and long time popular winery events.  This year we are thrilled to introduce our new Alfresco Dinner series running on five Friday evenings throughout the summer. New Happy Hour with select wines $5 Monday – Friday, May to October.

Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns to the South Okanagan, April 24 – 28

8th Annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns, April 24 – 28Annual celebration of sustainable seafood offers five days of culinary experiences, including wine and cocktail pairings, dinner, dancing, and an outdoor food truck marke

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.