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iNwine Wednesday: Drink Poplar Grove chardonnay

If you know me, you know that I love Chardonnay. I recently tried this beauty from Penticton’s Poplar Grove Winery. It pairs perfectly with the Tarragon Chicken Pot Pie recipe that I will be posting for the Saturday Recipe feature. I love the balance of this wine. It has all of the richness that I crave from an oaked chardonnay without being too heavy

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Shuswap barley tea company featured on upcoming episode of Dragons' Den

A Shuswap barley tea company will be featured in an upcoming episode of the CBC's TV show Dragons’ Den and is expanding its reach around B.C.

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Saturday Recipe: Easy and delicious apple cake

Growing up on an orchard in East Kelowna has made me a super fan girl for all things B.C. apples.

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Merritt meal delivery service under fire for not consulting with restaurants

A Merritt restaurant owner is asking the public to avoid ordering from an online delivery service that offers their food despite never agreeing to sign up for it.

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One Okanagan vineyard is ending the growing season on a sweet note

Okanagan grape growers are looking forward to processing this year’s crop following a stellar end to the growing season.

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Okanagan restaurants taking social distancing bubbles to next level

Okanagan restaurants are coming up with creative ways to extend patio season into the cooler months by using literal bubbles.

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Cranberries: A B.C. love story

Most of us enjoyed cranberry sauce with our turkey this past Thanksgiving but do you know where those cranberries came from?

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Escape into the endless summer at Spirit Ridge in Osoyoos

Spirit Ridge in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt offers an unforgettable destination in Osoyoos. Aptly named for its majestic position in the desert hills, this stunning resort overlooks the valley and lake below and is surrounded by lush vineyards. The views here will utterly captivate your spirit and your imagination as you enter the mystical lands of the Osoyoos Indian Band.

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Subscription boxes offer taste of B.C wineries, cideries, breweries and distilleries

If your customers can't come to you due to a global pandemic you have to find a way to get your products to them. That's what organizers of the B.C. Wine, Cider and Spirits Festival have done in an effort to support their members.

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Fall in love with these autumn craft beers in Kamloops, Okanagan

If you're a fan of darker beers and stouts, fall is the best time to check out your local breweries. Some breweries have gotten creative by incorporating some classic fall flavours into their brews, with hints of sweetness, spice and everything nice.

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80 different flavours of marshmallow coming to Kamloops online market

A small 100 Mile House bakery that makes more than 80 different flavours of marshmallows is hoping to spread her treats to a wider audience starting with the Kamloops online farmers' market this weekend.

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Kelowna craft brewery uses circus tent to extend patio season

You won't see any carnies in the circus tent a Kelowna craft brewery, only refreshing beer.

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The 2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Award winners are in

The third annual 2020 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards were announced last night by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society. The big winner of the 2020 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine of the Year Award went to Upper Bench Estate Winery’s 2019 Riesling.

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Kelowna pub takes COVID-19 hit, shuts down for the winter

A well-known Kelowna Mexican pub is shutting down for the winter, citing COVID-19 restrictions as the cause.

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Okanagan apple growers seek help after years of dismal returns

Okanagan apple growers protested current apple economics at last weekend's Kelowna Farmers Market.

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Specialty Indian grocery store coming to Kamloops

A specialty Indian grocery store is opening soon in Kamloops.

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Happy Hours with the best bang for your buck in Kamloops, Okanagan

For a Happy Hour to really be successful, your wallet should be happy too.

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What the winemakers are recommending to pair with your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving dinner should be a celebration of local. Living here in beautiful B.C. is super easy to laden your holiday table exclusively with ingredients sourced from your farming community! And, like most holiday celebrations, there must be wine and choosing the best bottle to pair with your bird is a must.

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The B.C. Wine Institute proclaims October as B.C. Wine Harvest Month

B.C. farms and vineyards are absolutely abuzz right now with harvest season in full swing. The beautiful colours, smells of ripe fruit and crushed grapes make this time of year paradise for food and wine folk.

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Apple season is here, so of course — make soup!

The days may be warmer but come dinner time, there is a chill in the air that beckons for a bowl of soup.

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Kelowna’s North End brewery district is going to the dogs

When Rustic Reel opened last summer in what was fast becoming Kelowna’s craft brewery district, it brought a fishing theme to the area.

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Put this Vegetable Stew on the menu for fall

Our farm markets have now become laden with colourful pumpkins and squash heralding autumn and the beginning of comfort food season.

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It's International Coffee Day! Celebrate at these favourite local Okanagan cafés

It's International Coffee Day, and if that's not an excuse to grab yourself a cup o' joe, we don't know what is. 

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Celebrate International Coffee Day at these local Kamloops cafés

It's International Coffee Day, and if that's not an excuse to grab yourself a cup o' joe, we don't know what is. 

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Beloved Kamloops Greek restaurant set to re-open in new space

Many patrons to a Kamloops Greek restaurant were disappointed to hear they had sold their space and were closing.

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