Becoming a master brewer and opening a cool craft brew pub is something that doesn’t just happen overnight.
The latest craft brewery coming to Kelowna’s Brewery District is asking the city to support its liquor licence application.
Penticton’s Slackwater Brewing is enjoying some international recognition for their unique artwork and designs.
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.
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.
You won't see any carnies in the circus tent a Kelowna craft brewery, only refreshing beer.
For a Happy Hour to really be successful, your wallet should be happy too.
When Rustic Reel opened last summer in what was fast becoming Kelowna’s craft brewery district, it brought a fishing theme to the area.
As the cooler weather begins, our bodies begin to crave comfort food. Soups, stews and braises are in order now and this change definitely makes the end of summer more palatable.
When Amy Choi and Uthai Kim heard that a restaurant space was up for grabs in Kamloops, they jumped at the chance to open a second Korean restaurant.
To celebrate the second annual Beer Week in Penticton next month, some local brewers have come up with a new ale.
If you're a craft beer fan it's likely you've visited some, if not all of Kamloops's craft breweries. While you may think you know them pretty well, these lesser known fun facts may surprise you.
In the B.C. wine and spirits industry you have probably seen the acronym WSET. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is a global organisation which arranges courses and exams in the field of wine, spirits and sake qualifications. Locally, we have a couple of different companies offering courses to earn the WSET qualifications, especially focussed on the wine industry.
Courtney Koga, owner of Provisions Kitchen which operates out of Kettle River Brewing, recently started a Saturday drive-in style service for customers and thinks this retro way of dining may just be the way of the future.
Leaving the house is stressful these days. But there's nothing better than a local craft beer, glass of wine or cider to help ease you through this quarantine.
Beer enthusiasts will enjoy a wide range of music this year at the Great Okanagan Beer Festival.
Okanagan Fest of Ale turns 25 this year and it promises to be the best and biggest ever.
Being named Canada's craft beer capital in the Lonely Planet travel guide gives Penticton breweries a feather to put in their caps, but it remains to be seen whether it will bring in customers.
Penticton’s craft brewing industry has attracted more international attention with a recent write up in Lonely Planet.
Later 2019, and hellloooo 2020. Feeling good about the sound of those numbers? I do. Let’s hold our glasses high, peoples and toast an amazing new year ahead.
For those of you who are in the midst of the holi-daze, you’re probably looking for something to do to fill your time. Whether you’re with family, friends, or need to get away from the holiday hullabaloo, trying some limited edition winter brews is the perfect remedy.
When Chris Dedinsky and Russ Burmell-Higgs decided to open a craft brewery in the industrial North End of downtown Kelowna they didn’t realize they were launching a whole district.
It seems like overnight Kelowna built an urban culture.
Rustic Reel Brewing Company is literally a one-woman show and in three short months of opening her business, Susi Foerg has become a shining star on the local craft beer scene.
The newest brewery in Kamloops hasn’t even officially announced that they are open, but they are already flooded with customers.
October is B.C. Craft Beer Month, and we felt a sense of responsibility to share all the spots in the Thompson-Okanagan where you can get a crafty cold one.
KELOWNA - All the paperwork is in place for the next addition to Kelowna's growing craft beer district in the North End of downtown.
KELOWNA - Rustic Reel Brewing Co. is the most recent brewery to open its doors in downtown Kelowna, and customers are already raving about it.
KELOWNA - Once there was only Tree Brewing: Now there are more craft breweries than you can hit up in a single night.
KELOWNA - Everyone knows that the best thing after a long, summer bike ride is a glass of cold, local craft beer. Luckily for us beer-lovers, these four Kelowna breweries are all accessible directly from the Okanagan Rail Trail. From the first stop to the fourth, the ride is just under an hour.
KELOWNA - Selling beer in wine country doesn’t bother P.J. L’Heureux, founder and president of Craft Beer Market. Nor does doing it an iconic location, in this case the former Paramount Theatre on Bernard Avenue which opened in the '50s and where generations of locals grew up watching movies