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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. 121 more words

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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

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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. 379 more words

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B&W Day

Saturday was a black and white day. It was a grey and cloudy day but, wanting to get out of the house, I headed out to the lake anyways. 35 more words

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7 days in the Okanagan ................................................................................. Day 5 : Okanagan Falls

Nestled between Kelowna and Oliver, discreet in size but large by its natural diversity, Okanagan Falls offers stunning wineries and beautiful vineyards, as well as incredible fauna and flora by its desert and bird sanctuary. 325 more words

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7 days in the Okanagan ............................................................... Day 4 : Summerland

Located in the heart of the Okanagan, and surrounded sometimes by barren valleys, sometimes by some forested ridges, Summerland is home to several world-renowned wineries, and despite being in an arid desert climate, also has several golf courses. 317 more words

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7 days in the Okanagan .................................................................... Days 2, 3 : Kelowna

Nestled between mountains, flawless lakes, pine forests, abundant orchards and vineyards, the largest city of Okanagan provides wonderful opportunities for golfing, boating, fishing, windsurfing and even horseback riding, and is the perfect place in the Valley to start a family, friendly, romantic or adventure trip. 433 more words

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