Continuing on our Journey to the Similkameen a stop at Clos du Soleil Winery

The Similkameen is all about the individual site with differing climates and winds, often too much wind. Every vineyard differs from the next. At Clos du Soleil the vineyard has been organic for the past ten years with biodynamic practises contributing to soil health.

Creating a little Mayhem in Okanagan Falls

Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with Mayhem Wines President, Terry Meyer Stone and Hospitality and Sales Co-ordinator Caley Fraser to chat about their new releases, where to buy them, and how their Club Mayhem differs from other wine clubs.

vinAmité the small winery with a big heart…

Wendy (owner/founder) was at the helm the day we visited vinAmité. Wendy immediately exudes a warm welcoming to all who arrive on her doorstep. All the staff are friendly and knowledgeable and it was a delight to join in the conversation about the success of the little gem in the Oliver wine region.

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.

Chef Meets BC Grape 2019 – Last chance to save!

Start your New Year off right with 15% savings on tickets to Wines of British Columbia’s legendary Chef Meets BC Grape events.

Wine Touring and Tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

One of the steadfast and better known wineries in British Columbia the Burrowing Owl Estate Winery retains it’s rightful position as a force to be reckoned with in the #bcwine world. Set right in the middle of acres of grapes this favourite never disappoints. It is amazing that year after year they produce top quality … Read moreWine Touring and Tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

September wine sipping with Fairview Cellars

It’s September and I can’t think of a better time to visit Fairview Cellars and stock up on some great wines before they’re all gone. As the waning days of summer drift away think about the cozy fall nights to come. Fairview Cellars Cabernet Franc and Fairview Cellars The Bear Red Blend. Two of our … Read moreSeptember wine sipping with Fairview Cellars

THIS SEPTEMBER AT QUAILS’ GATE

Cheers to the rest of summer! As we step into Fall, there’s a cooler but exciting breeze in the air. Our winery team are about to dive into another harvest with interns from around-the-world touching down at the winery. We’re bottling our 2017 Pinot Noir and Chardonnays and Old Vines Restaurant are switching up menus to … Read moreTHIS SEPTEMBER AT QUAILS’ GATE

September in BC Wine Country – when the grown-ups come out to play!

Anytime time is a great time to visit the regions of #bcwine Country but September is kind of a special time. Most of the wineries are going full tilt but visitor wise it’s a little less hectic. It really is when the grown-ups come out to play in BC Wine Country. Here is a recap … Read moreSeptember in BC Wine Country – when the grown-ups come out to play!

Discover BC Wine Country with the Wines of British Columbia Trip Planner

As summer begins to wind down it can be the perfect time to do some BC Wine Country touring. There are so many regions to visit in British Columbia you’ll want to explore each region. For our first #FavouriteThings featured region we present the region of Kaleden Okanagan Falls Penticton Some of our favourite wineries are located … Read moreDiscover BC Wine Country with the Wines of British Columbia Trip Planner