In pursuit of fresh, seasonal ingredients, the new chef at Liquidity Wines is bringing vegetables to the spotlight with a menu created to complement the array of wines available.
After being purchased by new owners, a Penticton winery has launched a new brand, has given its older wines a fresh look and is undertaking several new renovations.
Many would agree that Kelowna’s most spectacular asset is its proximity to Okanagan Lake. The magnificent grandeur of this 135-km long body of water runs alongside Kelowna’s shores from tip to tail. Watersports have long been a part of the lifestyle here as well as celebrations around it and the Kelowna Yacht Club (KYC) has been at the core of it all since 1945.
Spirit Ridge Lake Resort is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. This series of one-of-a-kind hotels offer amazing experiences to their guests, and Spirit Ridge is just that – amazing.
Are you picking up good vibrations from Southeast Kelowna? Well, I know where it is coming from — the Vibrant Vine Winery. Southeast Kelowna is one of our wine country’s most colourful experiences. Wine, art and music are the themes here and each are demonstrated in spectacular fashion.
With its wonderful, sunny climate, Kamloops has long been a destination for golfers. The play season here extends over eight months earning the area the title as “the hottest market in Canadian golf”.
Summertime in the Okanagan means wine touring time so why not add a little glam to your next wine adventure and book a limo?
Nighthawk Vineyards in Okanagan Falls is one of our wine country’s must-do experiences. Owned and operated by the uber food- and wine-savvy Bibby family, their warmth and passion for the industry shines through every detail at this charming farmgate winery.
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.
The Burger Baron in Rutland was an institution during its glory days in the 1960s. The beloved local burger joint that sadly was neglected by a former owner has risen again by an infusion of love by Karrin Morris who bought it in the fall of 2016.
The Bear, The Fish, The Root & The Berry restaurant at Spirit Ridge, part of the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, is an extraordinary culinary adventure. Coined as “modern vineyard cuisine inspired by our Indigenous roots”, the unique name has a wonderful legend attached
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.
As our B.C. wine country continues to expand, we are able to enjoy wine and winery experiences all over our province.
From its humble beginnings as a farmgate vegetable stand in 1960, over the last 16 years in the loving hands of the Sanghera and Basran families, Don O Ray has bloomed into a one stop local shop.
Wine in a can? Oh ya, baby. Glassless and handy as heck, Castoro de Oro Winery in Oliver has just launched the first 100% B.C. wine in a can and they are a hit.
The Okanagan summer conjures images of beachy fun and adventures under the hot sun. This is the spirit that Krystina Rossworm of Beach Bum Tours captured in her company’s vibe when she decided to manifest her passion for showing off the Okanagan to friends and family into an actual business.
O’Rourke Family Vineyards in Lake Country is creating the ultimate winery experience. With two distinct winery venues on offer (one under construction), they are also now offering stunning accommodation on the vineyard in a custom log home.
Jojo’s Café in Osoyoos is one of those places that you fall in love with.
Set pristinely above Lake Okanagan in beautiful Summerland, you will find Heaven’s Gate Winery. Aptly named, the vineyard rolls towards the water offering the perfect Okanagan mountain scape, with only the sounds of birds chirping and perhaps a neighbour’s tractor, it is pure bliss.
O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars is thrilled to announce that they are open for the season. The team at Peak has put together a seamless new experience for guests to safely enjoy wine tastings and dining at The Garden Bistro at their gorgeous Lake Country winery.
During these pandemic days, we all seem to be trying to find our balance. In wine country, the ‘new normal’ plans for tasting room visits and wine tourism are pivoting to make one of the Okanagan’s favourite pastimes safe. One of Naramata’s biggest wine stars, Tightrope Winery, happens to specialize in balance and award-winning wines, and they have made some adjustments to keep their wine fans happy.
It all starts with a plan — and that plan starts now.