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Plan Your Spring and Summer in Oliver & Osoyoos Wine Country

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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 […]

Winter in Wine Country Festival

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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, […]

Tinhorn Creek Canadian Concert Series Contest

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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 […]

Win a Half Corked Marathon Getaway

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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 […]

The Getaway: Osoyoos with the Acura RDX

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I’ve partnered with Honda Canada to take their vehicles out for a spin and explore our beautiful region. Most recently, Michelle and I took the Acura RDX to Osoyoos to discover The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake and enjoy the warmth of the South Okanagan in spring. Departing from the West End, I took Highway 1 […]