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Volcanic Formation

Looking east from Dale Meadows, Summerland, Giant’s Head Mountain is easily visible.  This volcanic formation is attractive for many reasons: great hiking trails up to the top; incredible views of Lake Okanagan to its east, and the agricultural beauty of vineyards and orchards to its west.

Raise a glass to families that took the leap into wine

February can be a chilly part of the long trudge to spring. And this year we get even more February because it’s a leap year. Lucky us! 890 more words


Happy New Year - Welcome to 2016

Welcome to 2016 – I hope everyone had a healthy and safe holiday season. Spring is only 2 ½ months away and I am looking forward to the snow melting and the grass greening. 117 more words


Celebrating a New Year with Old Friends

How did you spend New Years Eve?

Were you sipping Champagne and dancing the night away at some big event or perhaps you were enjoying your favourite party beverage in a house full of family and friends. 420 more words


Pinot Noir, Foxtrot, Erickson Vineyard, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2010, 13.6% abv.

We visited Foxtrot in 2013 and purchased this bottle plus another Pinot Noir made with grapes from the Foxtrot Vineyard.  It wasn’t easy keeping this one until Christmas 2015, but we managed. 87 more words


Add some new wines to your New Year's resolution

Well, we’re officially two weeks into winter. Had enough yet? This is when the short days and colder temperatures can really get you down. The rush of the new year starts wearing off, as does the resolve to keep up with our resolutions. 1,186 more words