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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The last time I was in the South Okanagan was during the harvest in October. Winemakers with hands stained purple, the scent of late season flowers in the air, and the hum of de-stemming equipment as the bounty of the year was pumped into tanks and poured into bottles. Now that buds are returning to […]
The grapes are off the vines, frost is forming in the fields, and the bounty of the season is being poured into your glass while you enjoy the warmth of a fire and a view of the South Okanagan. Winter in wine country sounds pretty dreamy and it’s an experience you can actually book, sip, […]
Wine country, live music outdoors, and Canadian musical talent — what could be better? Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is closing out another season of their Canadian Concert Series in their Golden Mile vineyard amphitheatre with Canadian rockers The Trews. Tinhorn Creek Canadian Concert Series Grand Finale The Trews Saturday, September 12, 2015 7:30pm (gates open at […]
Many wine lovers have thoroughly explored the popular, grape-filled and sun-soaked vineyard benches of Kelowna, Penticton, Oliver, and Osoyoos and enjoyed with their delicious wines that also fill local liquor store shelves and glasses. However, there are two BC wine areas — very close by — that are worth exploring if you’re looking for tasting […]
This July, friends all over BC are heading to their local farmers market to celebrate Meet My Market Month. With a chance to win a three night getaway — with wine touring — to the Okanagan’s beautiful Sparkling Hill Resort, it’s clear this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship with your local BC […]