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Summer wine sensations to ease the back-to-school grind

It’s Labour Day weekend, which means for many of us normal life returns next week.

The kids go back to school, the traffic gridlock resumes and the office fills up again. 1,050 more words


31-year-old Alberta man drowns in B.C.'s Okanagan region: RCMP

An investigation is underway after a 31-year-old Alberta man drowned in a lake in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley on Wednesday afternoon, the RCMP said.

Police said emergency crews were called to Wood Lake, in the area of Oyama Road and Trask Road in Lake Country, at 2:29 p.m. 249 more words


New and familiar

For a long time, a bit subconsciously, I’ve focused my travels on places far away. I don’t think I ascribed a particular value to distance, but when planning trips I have had a tendency to think foreign, and with that, usually came a long flight or two. 247 more words


Once around the circle...

Hello again. Welcome back. I know. It’s been a while.

I’m sitting on my balcony as darkness falls. A chill glass of white from a neighbourhood winery sits to hand. 381 more words

A Local's Perspective: Must-Do's in the Okanagan Valley

Take it from a local: the Okanagan is an incredible place with tons to offer. All too often, we do not appreciate everything that this beautiful valley has. 1,381 more words

Canadian Adventures

Wine Profile: Wild Goose Vineyards 2016 Gewurztraminer

Hello wine lovers!

Here’s the ‘quick and dirty’ on a recent wine I tried – the 2016 Wild Goose Vineyards “Mystic River Vineyard” Gewurztraminer – that I was definitely “wowed” with. 209 more words

Smoke fills Okanagan Valley

There are no major wildfires burning in the Okanagan but you would think otherwise looking outside.

Smoke has blanketed much of  the Okanagan Valley.

The smell of smoke is quite strong too. 53 more words