Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

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

Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Tasting Rooms Open for the Season

Summerland’s Bottleneck Drives 24 tasting rooms will open for the 2019 season on April 20, 21 and 22; and visitors will be the first to taste their newest releases of wine, cider, beer and spirits. Tasting rooms will be open the long weekend and will stay open until the end of October.

Bottleneck Drive’s 4th Annual Grand Sommelier Express Event

Back by popular demand, the Grand Sommelier Express returns June 22 to Summerland’s Kettle Valley Railway Station with two unique events.

BC Wineries Excited About Size and Quality of Harvest 2018

BC’s annual grape harvest has arrived amid cooler temperatures in mid-August and early September. With the long, moderate season, wineries are indicating nice flavour development, beautiful acidity and increased crop levels for an exciting 2018 vintage. The first harvest for sparkling wine grapes started at the end of August, roughly two weeks later than in … Read moreBC Wineries Excited About Size and Quality of Harvest 2018

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

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD … Read more#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    A POINT OF PRIDE: VANCOUVER BARS, RESTAURANTS KICK OFF INAUGURAL PRIDE CRAWL FUNDRAISER FOR DR. PETER AIDS FOUNDATION TODAY   Dine beneath the stars in an urban oasis at Four Season Hotel Vancouver this summer   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES … Read more#Favourites – things to do and see in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

Evolve Cellars Picnic Bar Now Open

  In time for high summer, open daily in Summerland from 11am to 5pm is an all-new Picnic Bar at Evolve Cellars.   Open seven days a week until Canadian Thanksgiving, the Picnic Bar offers specially-prepared wraps, paninis, salads, and a selection of cheese and charcuterie. These grab-and-go items can be enjoyed outside on the … Read moreEvolve Cellars Picnic Bar Now Open

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