Archive of posts tagged "okanagan"

2 New Wine Areas To Explore in BC

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Meet My Market Month at BC Farmers Markets

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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 […]

Win a Half Corked Marathon Getaway

Comments 176 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In BC we’re known for our creative runs and races, and there’s nothing quite like the Half Corked Marathon hosted by the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association. This 18km race through the vineyards of the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country (“OOWC”) was inspired by the legendary Medoc Marathon in Bordeaux. Participants of the Half Corked Marathon are […]

Okanagan Spring Break Skiing at Sun Peaks, Silver Star, Big White

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt
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Even the black diamond runs are green this season on the local mountains as a lack of snow has left the chair lifts motionless and lodge doors closed. Fortunately, I did get a taste of winter earlier this season when I was whisked away to the Okanagan to experience three stunning resorts and discover what […]

Holiday Open House at Township 7 Vineyards

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Township 7, the local vineyard and winery known for its community events and of course its tasty wine selection, is hosting two open houses at its Langley and Naramata locations in December. Holiday Open House at Township 7 Vineyards Penticton Where: Naramata Bench/Okanagan Valley Wine Shop 1450 McMillan Ave, Penticton When: Saturday, December 6th, 2014 […]