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Comfort food has been key to getting through these profoundly weird times while satisfying the desire for wanderlust. My cooking rhythms have been chaotic to say the least.


Millionaires’ Row Cider Co. at 14113 Dale Meadows Road in Summerland opened its doors May 1.


Seeking solace from isolation has in great part been through food. It provides a sense of warmth and comfort and is evident in the amount of people who have taken to baking while flattening the curve.


Understandably, as we stay home, cooking and eating has become an overwhelming focus. Besides using up leftovers from the freezer, comforting foods have become key.

Kelowna businessman Trent Kitsch hopes to win approval to build a new winery on a farm he’s converting to a vineyard.

Covert Farms Family Estate in Oliver has carved a remarkable niche crafting award-winning organic wines.

Dark Horse isn’t only a pop-rap hit song by Katy Perry and Juicy J, it’s the Okanagan’s newest winery.

It’s not just the end of the year, it’s the end of the decade.

Go ahead, pair your Christmas turkey dinner with virtually any wine.

Don’t stop drinking white wines just because the weather has turned cold and snow is flying.

Undoubtedly, the first thing you’ll notice about Gemma di Luna’s wines are the striking teal bottles.

Oliver’s Black Hills Estate Winery is keeping that boutique look, feel and taste despite now being part of the Andrew Peller Ltd. conglomerate.


There’s an audible gasp as H.J. Cha flings open the door of the circular barrel room at Phantom Creek Estates in Oliver.

Naramata’s Township 7 Winery has released three whites perfect for end-of-summer sipping.

The short story, according to Mayhem Wines co-founder Terry Meyer Stone, is family, drinking wine, big idea, new winery and chaos.

Usually every winery has a signature white and a signature red.

A Kelowna winery owner who has long touted the benefits of organic production will be inducted into the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame.

Initially, when I went looking for a translation of la frenz, I though it would end up to be French, Italian or Spanish for frenzy as in a frenzy of excitement.

There’s no better way to honour the late Harry McWatters than to toast his incredible life and contribution to the Okanagan wine industry with a vintage from one of his wineries – Time, McWatters Collection or Evolve.

One of Jesus’ most impressive party tricks was turning water into wine.

The Southern Interior’s major skihills have a full schedule of summer events designed to appeal to everyone from sports enthusiasts to hikers/cyclists to arts and culture lovers.

From McIntrye Bluff to the Canada-U.S. border, from the Black Sage Bench to the Golden Mile Bench and everywhere in between, Oliver and Osoyoos are pure South Okanagan wine region eye candy.

Order of Canada recipient and 13-time Juno Award winner Jim Cuddy will perform at Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards in Peachland on July 19.

Five weeks ago in this space, I declared the pale and delicious Sandhill 2018 Rose ($20) my new favourite pink.


Celebrity auctioneer Carl Meadows works the crowd, while decked out in his best 1970s attire, at a fundraising event, Saturday evening at Ruby Blues Winery in Penticton.

Ruby Blues owner Prudence Mahrer loves the 60s and 70s so, appropriately enough, the theme of this year's annual fundraiser is retro.


Twenty large wine barrels will be fixed inside two roundabouts when a rebuilt section of Boucherie Road in West Kelowna re-opens in early December.

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Georgia Albrecht, 2, and dad Rhys check out a tree of teddy bears at Mission Hill Winery’s Festival of Trees on Friday evening.