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.
Revered as much in modern times as in ancient, chocolate is a true indulgent pleasure. It’s the ultimate show of affection, craved by many to avail stress, touted by others for its health properties and for me, a comforting repast.
KELOWNA - Twenty years ago, St. Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery in Kelowna was a small family operation where the odd vino lover would drop by for a sip, swirl and picnic on its 32 hectares of picturesque land.
Ruby Blues Winery proprietor Prudence Mahrer, left, raises a glass with manager Charlie Utz, one of her original employees, at a 10-year anniversary party hosted by the winery. Ruby Blues is located on the Naramata Bench and is famous for its retro Volkswagen van.
Okanagan winemakers will ask for more shelf space in government liquor stores and supermarkets to make up for Alberta’s boycott of their products.
Donita Dyer who recently assumed her duties as coordinator for Summerland’s Bottle Neck Drive Association is looking forward to the association’s 7th Annual Light Up the Vines this weekend.
As a result of the very successful 2017 Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer and Cider Festival, the Okanagan Fest of Ale Society was able to donate $60,000 in net proceeds to charity in the community.
CBC TV star Rick Mercer participates Sunday in the Grape Stomp competition while filming a segment for his show, Rick Mercer Report, at The Festival of the Grape in Oliver.
Grimsby, Ont.-based Andrew Peller is expanding its wine empire with the acquisition of three well-known and respected Okanagan wineries for a combined price of $95 million.
Seven bartenders will do battle at the annual Charity Bar Competition in support of Critteraid, Tuesday evening at the Nest and Nectar beginning at 6 p.m.
The Okanagan's Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is proud to announce a milestone in its support of charitable organizations including the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of B.C.
On a recent trip to France, we included a stop at what some travel writers have called a “vino lover’s amusement park.” Imagine our surprise when the Okanagan figured prominently twice during our visit.
Carved from stone and fueled by sun, Vanessa Vineyard, located at 1090 Highway 3 in Cawston, is the Okanagan’s newest winery. An official ribbon cutting was held this week. From left, RDOS chair Karla Kozakevich, Boundary Similkameen MLA Linda Larson, Vanessa Vineyard co-owner Suki Sekhon, a…
Close to 500 delegates and exhibitors attended the 18th annual B.C. Wine Grape Council Enology and Viticulture Conference which began Monday at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.
The Nona Bene Release Party held at Black Hills Estate Winery in Oliver raised $30,000 to support the Nick Bevanda Memorial ‘Architectural Scholarship. From left, Black Hills president Glenn Fawcett, Sandy Bevanda, and Tony Bevanda.
Cannery Brewing has two new awards to add to a growing medal collection winning both a gold and bronze medal at the 15th annual Canadian Brewing Awards in Ottawa.
Penticton city council is supporting a liquor primary licence permanent amendment and structural change for the Mile Zero Wine Bar at 200 Ellis Street.
Members of a newly formed neighbourhood group gathered Monday night to protest the proposed addition of a full-service patio lounge at Perseus Winery.
Charlie Utz, general manager of Ruby Blues Winery on Naramata Road, pours a sample at the 22nd annual Bacchanalia Food and Wine event, Saturday evening at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. The sold-out extravaganza featured 240 wines from 60 area wineries combined with food samplings by executi…
A lot of the letters I receive are the stuff of myths and old wives’ tales. Indeed, there are some common misconceptions when it comes to wine that I get queries about over and over, especially from beginners.
PENTICTON — The weather didn’t dampen the spirits of craft beer and cider enthusiasts who flowed into Penticton over the weekend for the 22nd Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale.
Some of the valley’s top chefs will be putting their best ladle forward this month at the inaugural Soup’s On events – public soup tastings held in Kelowna and Vernon and presented by Enactus Okanagan College.