2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Vines & Spines

Innovative and new ‘Vines & Spines’ monthly wine and book club has now been launched by local BC Winery.  The subscription membership includes a new release book (in paper or audible form) and a bottle of Waterside wine delivered monthly.

Garage style winery – Lariana Cellars producing excellent wines!

Following an introduction while attending the Garagiste North – small guys wine festival we made a point of getting out to Lariana for a tasting of their wines.

What’s Happening this Fall at Mission Hill – Sommelier-Guided Experiences

With glass in hand we entered the Culinary Theatre where the Culinary Workshops take place now through December. There are several options for the Dynamics of Food & Wine series where the professional Culinary team prepare dishes that guests will later enjoy paired with Mission Hill wines.

Visiting the Premium Lounge at Liquidity Winery in Okanagan Falls

On this afternoon the tasting was a prelude to our Tasting Menu dinner at the Liquidity Bistro. I highly recommend and suggest a lunch or dinner prior to or following your tasting to enhance your visit. Both the Vertical Tasting or the Reserve Tasting are a leisurely exercise that takes time to enjoy.

Quails’ Gate Winery August News & Events/BC Pinot Noir Celebration August 17

Award winning wines, exclusive club member events and meet winemaker Ross Baker at BC Pinot Noir Celebration on Saturday, August 17.

Day Tripping to Covert Farms Family Estate

The farm is 650 acres with 300 acres leased to Peller Estates and 40 acres leased for the production of organic fruits and vegetables. There is a store with Secrest organic produce and even fields of u-pick, just like a real farm because it truly is a real working farm.

Follow the Golden Mile to Road 13 Estate Vineyards

We had a terrific visit and Joe is the ultimate host, so knowledgeable and he made the experience really enjoyable. One of the best ways to enjoy the winery is as a Club 13 member. You can book a tasting in the Castle Tasting Room.

Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland, BC welcomes visitors with LIVE music all summer long until August 29

Led by owners Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, Okanagan Crush Pad takes winery guests through a true Okanagan experience.

 Be Known for More than just Amazing Wine – Wine2Water is launched 

Wine2Water co- founder Dawn Reimer explains this fundraising initiative stating, “Wine2Water allows us to connect our wine with a deeper purpose: clean water for those who desperately need it.”