• Spring

    Welcome Spring. We missed you. This past weekend marked “Spring Ahead” and each day we feel it more and more.  The warm sunshine, the melting snow, and the birds chirping; all signs of saying good-bye to winter and a welcome hello to spring. Time to venture out of hibernation and absorb. breathe. capture the Okanagan (…) Read More

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    Okanagan Spring Wine Festival Best of Varietal Awards

    Congratulations to all the winners at the Okanagan Spring Wine Festival Best of Varietal Awards 2018.  Several our Westside Wine Trail partners brought home awards. We are happy to see that one of the newest wineries on trail, Ciao Bella Winery, has won gold for their 2016 Dolce Vino dessert wine.

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    Downtown Kelowna Ale Trail

    Kelowna is no longer just home to fabulous wineries, but also has a burgeoning craft brewery scene. In their sit-down tasting rooms, try tank-to-tap craft beer and learn how a small batch microbrewery creates their selection of wonderful beer. Kelowna’s downtown is where you will find a number of breweries within walking distance of one (…) Read More

  • Kelowna – Destination Wedding Paradise

    Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley are fast becoming a destination for many brides and grooms to have their special day. Our area with its gleaming lakes, majestic mountains and lush greenery is a wedding planners’ paradise. From the bachelorette/bachelor party to the ceremony to the reception, Kelowna has a vast array of options.

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    Wine Terminology

    For anyone new to the world of wine tasting, sometimes the terminology in the industry can be a bit overwhelming and confusing. Here is a list of some of the common words you may hear as you visit our Okanagan wineries. Toast: The char on the inside of an oak barrel that adds complexity to (…) Read More

  • CedarCreek

    CedarCreek Estate Winery

    CedarCreek Estate Winery released their first wines in 1987 and they were one of the first eight wineries in BC. Now celebrating 30 years, they have a rich heritage and more than three decades of experience. Situated on a hillside, you are treated to a panoramic view of lush vineyards, Okanagan Lake, immaculate grounds and (…) Read More

  • Quails’ Gate Estate Winery

    Quails’ Gate Estate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost family owned estate wineries. True pioneers, they have over 60 years of viticulture experience and have three generations of the Stewart family involved in the winery. All of the vineyard grapes are hand harvested in order to maintain grape integrity. They farm over 180 acres of (…) Read More

  • Volcanic Hills Estate Winery

    At Volcanic Hills Estate Winery, the Gidda Family has crafted wines with layers of complexity. All their wines have the BC VQA Mark of Quality, so you are guaranteed that the wines are made from 100% B.C. grapes, from the family’s own vineyard. Their diverse portfolio of wines offers quality, selection, great value and affordability. (…) Read More