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

CHEF MEETS BC GRAPE – Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek – Friday, June 22

Taste and experience the best-of-the-best that Canadian cuisine and winemaking has to offer at the Icons of Wine & Food Dinner.  Miradoro Restaurant at the picturesque Tinhorn Creek Vineyards will set the stage for this incredible evening hosted by Chef Mark McEwan, featuring the culinary creations of Jinhee Lee of Foreign Concept, Trevor Bird of … Read moreCHEF MEETS BC GRAPE – Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek – Friday, June 22

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge … Read moreWhirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

Made for sharing and pairing – Quails’ Gate wine

This made for sharing and pairing duo is none other than Quails’ Gate 2016 Stewart Family Chardonnay. A Decanter GOLD award winner paired with a bowl of Truffle Popcorn. Sinfully delicious.     What could be better than an award winning Quails’ Gate wine paired with a crunchy snack? Can we say decadent? We love … Read moreMade for sharing and pairing – Quails’ Gate wine

Okanagan Falls Spring Release

Fifteen. That’s how many wineries make up the Okanagan Falls Wineries Association. Look at this list: Blasted Church Blue Mountain Crescent Hill Kraze Legz Liquidity Meyer Family Vineyards Nighthawk Noble Ridge Painted Rock Pentage Play Estates See Ya Later Ranch Stag’s Hollow Synchromesh Wild Goose Without doubt, there are likely several of your favourite wineries … Read moreOkanagan Falls Spring Release

Our #FavouriteThings – #BCWines Spring Edition

Our #FavouriteThings includes our recommendations for Spring sipping It’s patio season already and it’s time to grab a favourite #bcwine. So many to choose from so we are featuring our #FavouriteThings recommendations to enjoy on the patio, at the beach, by the lake and around the picnic table. These are BC wines we have tried … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – #BCWines Spring Edition

Evolve Cellars’ Riesling 2016 Wins BC Wine of the Year

Results are in for 2018 BC Best of Varietal Wine Awards     ENCORE Vineyards is proud to share that Summerland’s Evolve Cellars’ Riesling 2016 ($19) has won BC Wine of the Year at this year’s British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Awards, presented by Okanagan Wine Festival.   A classic Riesling that is well-balanced with stone fruit, … Read moreEvolve Cellars’ Riesling 2016 Wins BC Wine of the Year

Wines of British Columbia’s 2017 Vintage is one of excellence

BC Wine Institute released its annual Vintage Report indicating slightly lower yields and phenomenal fruit quality delivered an excellent 2017 vintage.   The professionals agree. Last week, invited media, sommeliers, wine buyers and educators gathered in Victoria and Vancouver on April 24 and 26, respectively, to taste the first BC wines of the 2017 vintage at … Read moreWines of British Columbia’s 2017 Vintage is one of excellence

The Lake House at Quails’ Gate the perfect Okanagan Getaway

Did you know that Quails’ Gate Winery has two lakefront vacation rentals?  The Lake House at Quails’ Gate…..Create your perfect Okanagan getaway at The Lake House at Quails’ Gate – picture your toes in the lake, lush vineyards just steps away and a glass of award-winning Quails’ Gate wine in-hand. More information online at QuailsGate.com. … Read moreThe Lake House at Quails’ Gate the perfect Okanagan Getaway

Chef Meets BC Grape welcomes back head judge for Top Chef Canada Taste of the Okanagan

MOTHER’S DAY PROMOTION! Show Mom you love her. On the heels of welcoming back Top Chef Canada’s head judge, Mark McEwan, the Wines of British Columbia is offering a limited-time Mother’s Day discount to Chef Meets BC Grape – Taste of the Okanagan – on June 23. The 15% discount applies to general and VIP … Read moreChef Meets BC Grape welcomes back head judge for Top Chef Canada Taste of the Okanagan