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The Vibrant Vine

The Vibrant Vine Winery in Kelowna, BC is one of the most unique, fun, and celebrated wineries in Canada. In 2013, The Vibrant Vine attracted international attention to the Okanagan Valley as a notable world wine region when their 2012 “Oops” white blend won the award for best white wine blend in the world at the 2013 World Beverage Competition in Geneva, Switzerland. 133 more words


Chef Meets BC Grape

Just like “The Lake” that I wrote about last month, this event is another one that I’d really like to attend but won’t be able to. 370 more words


Welcome to the (urban) jungle

“What the hell are you doing?”

Upon consideration, I realized I probably did look a bit odd: standing on a beach in my rubber boots on a cold winter day, holding a pop bottle (with the top cut off) and pouring its murky contents into a smaller bottle.  1,004 more words

Field Biology

Tasting Fees and the Resulting Online Comments

Tasting fees, and the online comments that result from them, are becoming an “issue” here in wine country. Each year it seems more wineries start to realize how much wine they give away and how much customers are coming to expect (or vociferously demand) free wine to taste. 1,621 more words

BC Wine

Discovering Canada's Wine (and Spirits) Country

It may not have the year-round sunshine of California, but Canada has a proud local wine industry. Despite the nation’s chilly reputation, the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia enjoys warm summers and nurtures almost 10,000 acres of vineyards. 960 more words


Tourism Kelowna Adds USA Today's "10 Best Wine Regions to Visit" Button Online

When the Okanagan Valley was voted among USA Today’s 10 Best Wine Regions to Visit in a Readers’ Choice competition, Tourism Kelowna was thrilled. We spread the good news through our social media networks and celebrated along with the valley’s wine industry. 178 more words

Media Coverage

Country Roads

Yesterday’s image celebrated the fun of the fair, and the lights of Paris.

Today, let me take you to a quiet driveway off a country road in Kelowna, BC. 120 more words