Barrels of freshly picked apples, baskets piled to the brim with sweet cherries, juicy peaches, plums and vegetables. A picturesque region of vineyards, orchards, mountains and valleys set around Okanagan Lake, British Columbia's Okanagan Valley is a feast for the eyes and taste buds. A road trip through the Thompson...
You might be surprised to learn that British Columbia's Thompson Okanagan region is a favourite holiday destination for Australians, who flock to three of the area's main ski resorts – Sun Peaks, Big White and SilverStar - in winter. But if you visit this region in summer, spring or...
Bartender and owner of Bar Travelling Man cocktails, Harry Dosanj, has lived in the Kelowna for the last nine years. We caught up with him to find out the top things to do in Kelowna and places to hang out. Originally from Southampton, England, Harry says the best thing about...
When visiting Canada, the classic cocktail to try is a Caeser Cocktail but next time you're at a bar or a restaurant in the Okanagan, look for a cocktail with a local twist. Did you know that blueberries are Canada’s number one fruit export? In British Columbia, blueberries are naturally...
You could easily spend a week or more exploring the Thompson Okanagan region but if you only have three days to spare, here's how a local would do it. What do you think of these suggestions from author, winemaker and Okanagan food expert, Jennifer Schell? Three Days in the Thompson...
At 50th Parallel Estate, Curtis Krouzel and Sheri-Lee Turner-Krouzel welcome us at the entrance with a chilled bottle of 2015 Pinot Gris and more than enough enthusiasm to convince me that I need to spend a few days drinking wine in the region. The couple’s passion for winemaking and...
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