#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.

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

Summer’s Best Days Are Happening in Osoyoos

Wine, food, film and more make the South Okanagan hot spot a must-visit this season   Osoyoos, a postcard-perfect town in the South Okanagan, is one of British Columbia’s greatest summer destinations. Boasting golf courses, wineries, restaurants, seasonal attractions, and a range of accommodation options, Osoyoos welcomes visitors from around the world to its sun-soaked … Read moreSummer’s Best Days Are Happening in Osoyoos

  Osoyoos Faire returns to Osoyoos Desert Park Racetrack May 19 and 20, 2018

This May long weekend, Osoyoos Desert Park Racetrack will once again be transformed in to a Medieval arena filled with jousting Knights, Old World Games, award winning performers and traditional foods fit for a King. Already recognized as a great event for families, organizers have added some new acts to the program and extended the … Read more  Osoyoos Faire returns to Osoyoos Desert Park Racetrack May 19 and 20, 2018

Mark your calendars: ticket lottery for the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon opens October 23rd 

  The race is on for places on the 18km fun run through Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country on May 26th, 2018   There’s only one way to get your hands on tickets for the two-time finalist for the Canadian Tourism Awards Event of the Year – the  Half Corked Marathon – and that’s to enter … Read moreMark your calendars: ticket lottery for the 10th annual Half Corked Marathon opens October 23rd 

Divine to Golf Nine in South Okanagan

  When you’re balancing golf with life’s other activities and the hours needed for an 18-hole championship round aren’t available, it’s divine to do nine. Happily, in the South Okanagan, you’ll find several fun nine-hole options. While peak season is waning, there’s time to catch a few rounds now and plan your strategy for next … Read moreDivine to Golf Nine in South Okanagan

Osoyoos Kicks Off Summer with Annual Cherry Fiesta, July 1

  Canada Day celebration includes live entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks and more On Saturday, July 1, the town of Osoyoos celebrates our country’s 150th birthday with the 69th annual Cherry Fiesta. The fun begins at 7:30 am with a Rotary Pancake Breakfast in the Town Square, followed by the Cherry Fiesta Parade on Main Street … Read moreOsoyoos Kicks Off Summer with Annual Cherry Fiesta, July 1

Explore the Okanagan’s many facets – come hell or high water

If ever there was a time to remind us of the many facets of the Okanagan, the flooding of some of our beaches and properties is it. Long gone – if they ever existed – are the days when all the Okanagan had to offer was “Beaches and Peaches” as a popular tourism tag promised. Clearly, … Read moreExplore the Okanagan’s many facets – come hell or high water

Second annual festival toasts happy marriage of food and foodie cinema with weekend of tasty events

  Okanagan hails the delicious, delightful return of Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Festival, May 5 – 7 Rejoice – Devour! Osoyoos Food Film Fest returns to the South Okanagan, May 5 – 7. The festival’s menus and food-inspired films have been finalized, and Osoyoos’ hospitality pros are looking forward to playing host as food and … Read moreSecond annual festival toasts happy marriage of food and foodie cinema with weekend of tasty events

Fern Walk at Queen Elizabeth Park

A new wine label has recently hit the shelves of the BCLDB stores, just in time for our late summer enjoyment. Fern Walk is a new label, just launched by Mark Anthony, a wine agent who represents wines from BC and around the world. Some of his better-known lines include, Mission Hill Family Estate, Antinori, Rodney Strong … Read moreFern Walk at Queen Elizabeth Park