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Lake provides playground for Skaha Hills homes

Lourene Huska and her husband Ray are no strangers to the natural beauty and overall appeal of life in the Okanagan Valley.

For the past 29 years, the Calgary couple has made regular trips west to the Pentincton area to visit family and retired friends. 732 more words

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Spring Day in Kelowna

Simpson Walk this Saturday, Kelowna BC. It definitely feels like Spring outside!

La Promenade Simpson ce samedi, à Kelowna BC. Le printemps est définitivement arrivé! 7 more words

Okanagan Lake

Wines perfect for an Easter gathering

To me Easter represents renewal and rebirth; a fresh start. It’s also a time for family.

Large extended-family dinners are a tradition in our family as we gather with sisters and brothers, aunts and uncles, mothers and fathers. 851 more words


Ava, Le Vieux Pin, Okanagan Valley VQA, BC, 2012, 14% abv.

Here’s a BC bottle made in the image of a white Rhône Valley wine.

The Ava is fashioned from 61% Viognier, 21% Roussanne and 18% Marsanne grapes that have seen about half of it age in new French barrels for 9 months and about a third in new oak. 120 more words


Spring Wines

Yesterday officially marked the entry into Spring. The last days have been pretty mild, also pretty humid and still cold at night it’s true, but warm enough during the day with an extended dusk that make us feel that spring is finally here. 825 more words


Vine Monster

This overgrown vine monster often catches my eye when I drive down the highway towards Osoyoos. So this time I decided to stop and take a picture. 33 more words


7 days in the Okanagan ................................................................................. Days 6, 7 : Oliver, Osoyoos

Located in the south end of the Okanagan Valley, Oliver and Osoyoos both sit in the only desert area of Canada. In addition to an attractive climate that fosters popular tourist activities including summer water sports, golf and sight-seeing, Oliver and Osoyoos are also ideal for growing wine grapes and producing among the best rated wines in the world. 422 more words