I had only previously been to Osoyoos during this desert destination’s summer months, when jetskis made waves on the lake, ice cream shops had queues of swimsuit-clad customers, and winery tours were on a morning agenda between brunch and beach time. This year, I was in town during the first weekend in December. This means […]
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Lights in the vineyard, tasting room open houses, fireworks, and a festival of trees are all a part of Winter in Wine Country but this year the South Okanagan has another offering: Skiing at Baldy Mountain Resort! Baldy First Chair Festival Located on the south side of Mount Baldy in the South Okanagan, Baldy has […]
I tip toed across the sun room to the screen door, where I smacked my flip flops down onto the entrance’s paver stones. Unlatching the gate on the white picket fence that surrounded the cottage, I made my way up Veranda Drive to pick up our vehicle from its parking spot. The sun was rising […]
I’ve been to the tasting rooms where I have swirled, swished, and sipped the delicious bounty of the Okanagan before. I have dined at winery restaurants, toured barrel cellars, discovered two new-to-me wine regions, and taken a workshop on BC bubbles. However, it wasn’t until last season that I experienced harvest time in wine country […]
At the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos, while you take a break from lake recreation and wine touring, you can enjoy very important history lesson. The beautifully designed Desert Cultural Centre is where you’ll hear about the Okanagan people, their land, and the importance of Spotted Lake. Photographer Michael Schmidt contacted the ONA to […]
One of the most hotly anticipated (and sold out) events in Western Canada, the Half Corked Marathon weaves racers along an 18km route through the beautiful vineyards of the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, sampling wines and fine food along the route. Bordered by mountain ranges, rivers, and lakes, the area is majestic by nature – […]