Archive of posts tagged "okanagan"

Winter in Wine Country With a Twist


Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 — 9:50am PDT
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Lights in the vineyard, tasting room open houses, fireworks, and a festival of trees are all a part of Winter in Wine Country but this year the South Okanagan has another offering: Skiing at Baldy Mountain Resort! Baldy First Chair Festival Located on the south side of Mount Baldy in the South Okanagan, Baldy has […]

Harvest Time in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 8:41am PDT
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I’ve been to the tasting rooms where I have swirled, swished, and sipped the delicious bounty of the Okanagan before. I have dined at winery restaurants, toured barrel cellars, discovered two new-to-me wine regions, and taken a workshop on BC bubbles. However, it wasn’t until last season that I experienced harvest time in wine country […]

Spotted Lake Near Osoyoos


Sunday, August 7th, 2016 — 9:00am PDT
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At the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos, while you take a break from lake recreation and wine touring, you can enjoy very important history lesson. The beautifully designed Desert Cultural Centre is where you’ll hear about the Okanagan people, their land, and the importance of Spotted Lake. Photographer Michael Schmidt contacted the ONA to […]

Alpine Blossom Festival at Sun Peaks


Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 — 9:41am PDT
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Sun Peaks is hosting one of the most Instagrammable festivals around at the end of the month. The Alpine Blossom Festival combines music, entertainment, yoga, outdoor movies, and those wonderful bouncy castles, with the enjoyment of the natural beauty that springs to life in the alpine at this time of year. Alpine Blossom Festival at […]

Similkameen BBQ King


Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 — 9:21am PDT
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The annual Similkameen BBQ King competition, held at the historic Grist Mill & Gardens in Keremeos, is coming up on July 9th. If you’re passing through or staying in the South Okanagan, it’s a great way to sip and taste your way through the region’s best culinary offerings. Similkameen BBQ King Enjoy an extraordinary evening […]

Win a Getaway to the Half Corked Marathon in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country


Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 — 2:13pm PDT
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One of the most hotly anticipated (and sold out) events in Western Canada, the Half Corked Marathon weaves racers along an 18km route through the beautiful vineyards of the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, sampling wines and fine food along the route. Bordered by mountain ranges, rivers, and lakes, the area is majestic by nature – […]

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