Like those free libraries popping up in people's front yards, the Kelowna Community Fridge operates on a take something, leave something basis.
Penticton’s Smugglers Smokehouse has become an economic victim of the pandemic.
A chance encounter on a winter vacation has led to a whole new way of distributing sterile codling moths into Okanagan and Kootenay orchards.
Go big this Mother’s Day and grab your mom a magnum of rosé to celebrate her magnificence.
Penticton’s public alcohol consumption pilot project is back for a second summer after passing a final approval with city council yesterday.
LONDON - The wine is out of this world. The price is appropriately stratospheric.
Two new ice cream joints have opened up in Kamloops this weekend, just in time for warmer weather.
Jennifer Turton-Molgat at The View Winery and Wards Cidery has always been an innovator. Always a step ahead of the trends in the industry, Jennifer and her team were pioneers in canning wines and were also large contributors to the early craft cider movement in the Pacific Northwest. They were one of the original producers of Pinotage in B.C. and were the first in North America to produce a Pinotage rosé.
Now called Pink Rhino, The View Winery’s Pinotage rosé is now housed in a green glass bottle. Jennifer Turton Molgat chose the new name to celebrate the rhinoceros that the winery has adopted in South Africa. The proceeds from the sales of this wine will go towards caring for the rhino whose life, like a lot of endangered wildlife, felt the negative effects of COVID-19. Molgat has family roots in South Africa which is what inspired the family to plant Pinotage in the first place
Winemaker’s CUT is redrawing the boundaries of reality and virtual, with an online dedicated interactive wine tasting room on their website.
An online petition is asking Vernon city council to close two blocks of 30 Avenue downtown to support struggling businesses.
I love coconut milk. This rich, creamy, fragrant gift from nature transports me to holiday mode no matter what time of year it is. Coconut curry sauce is astonishingly easy to make at home when you use Thai curry paste. There is a red and green curry available and either one works wonderfully.
The Bundt cake was born in 1950 when H. David Dalquist, the owner of the Minnesota Nordic Ware company, was asked by a local Jewish women’s society to create a metal cake pan similar to the European handmade ceramic baking molds that were used to make traditional kugelhopf, a yeast-based cake.
Thompson-Okanagan cities allow patios, close streets to support business during COVID-19 restrictions
Cities in the Thompson-Okanagan are looking to support local businesses this summer with expanded patios and street closures in light of recent COVID-19 restrictions limiting restaurant operations to outdoor dining.
NEW YORK - Despite thousands of years of humans working the soil, there are still things to learn. Just ask Farmer Lee Jones about the beet leaves.
Pascal Roy, co-owner of the uber-charming Le Marché St. George café and grocery in Vancouver, opened his natural wine bar La Fabrique St. George in the trendy Mt. Pleasant neighbourhood last summer. The concept was born from Pascal’s love affair with the ancient winemaking process he discovered in the Caucasus region of Georgia.
A sure sign that spring is coming to the Coquihalla Highway is the annual opening of The Lunch Bucket food truck, a seasonal oasis located at the Zopkios brake check roughly halfway between Merritt and Hope.