Wine Travel

A new milestone for Fort Berens winery

A new milestone for Fort Berens winery
October 30, 2013 Comments Off

Rolf de Bruin (l), Heleen Pannekoek & fellow owners of Fort Berens Winery Fort Berens Estate Winery is the first winery in Lillooet, BC. It is located on a sage-brush covered bench at the base of the Fraser Canyon’s snow-capped mountains. ... Read More »

Discovering Ancient Hill Winery

Discovering Ancient Hill Winery
October 28, 2013 1 Comment »

A business trip took me recently to the city of Kelowna, BC, and with a couple hours to spare before my evening flight I wondered how to pass the time before takeoff. The Okanagan always tempts me to seek out ... Read More »

Erin’s Liquidity preview tasting

Erin’s Liquidity preview tasting
August 12, 2013 Comments Off

Following our “rock licking” experience at Meyer Family Vineyards, I introduced fellow wine bloggers Gloria Chang (@IMBIBEandSAVOUR) and Lesley Trites (girlonwine.com) to the newest winery in Okanagan Falls –Liquidity. Unfortunately we had a fairly tight timeline but we made the most ... Read More »

LaStella and Le Vieux Pin open their Cellar Doors on new Behind-the-Vines Tour

LaStella and Le Vieux Pin open their Cellar Doors on new Behind-the-Vines Tour
August 1, 2013 Comments Off

- Post submitted. Sister wineries LaStella and Le Vieux Pin have opened their cellar doors to welcome wine lovers and give them the inside scoop with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of their craft. This new tour offers a unique opportunity to discover more about the ... Read More »

Battle of the Benches in Penticton, BC

Battle of the Benches in Penticton, BC
August 4, 2012 Comments Off

Head to head competition shows off many facets of Okanagan wine On July 13th I attended the 2nd Annual Battle of the Benches, held at the Ramada Inn in Penticton. This event is based around the fact that the Okanagan ... Read More »

Head to Pender for the Island of Art Festival

Head to Pender for the Island of Art Festival
July 24, 2012 Comments Off

Some of the grandest surroundings you'll ever experience are BC's Gulf Islands! It's been too long since MIke and I have been over to Pender Island to visit Keith Watt and Barbara Reid of Morning Bay Vineyards and Estate Winery, ... Read More »

Traveling Osoyoos & Oliver wine country

Traveling Osoyoos & Oliver wine country
July 12, 2012 Comments Off

Erin shares her experiences in BC's glorious south Okanagan wine region Sunday, after a lazy morning, J and I headed up to the most northerly Osoyoos winery, LaStella; it is part of Enotecca, which also owns Le Vieux Pin in ... Read More »