Explore the Okanagan Wineries

For Labour Day long weekend, my husband and I decided to visit his family in Vernon, BC which is about a 5-hour drive from Vancouver. On the way to Vernon, we visited two wineries in Lake Country, BC: Arrowleaf Cellars and Gray Monk Estate Winery. Lake Country is a municipality in the Okanagan Valley region,…

Why not? – Quidni Estate Winery

Tucked in the Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley, you’ll find a beautiful new winery by name of Quidni Estate Winery. Founder Marty Gunderson, who actually didn’t know much about wine-making, decided to partake in an adventure to open a winery to bring good people together through outstanding wine because… why not? The word “quidni” means “why…

Liquidity Winery and Wine Review

It seems every summer, I somehow find myself in the Okanagan wine tasting. I mean, it just kind of happens…you know? Hehe. Actually, we have family in the Kootenays and Oliver is a nice midway point, so we tend to stop, grab some lunch and do some wine tasting. In the past, since we’re bombing through…

Blasted Church Winery and Wine Review

If you have seen or tried Blasted Church wines, you will likely not forget them. Why? Part of it is because of their gorgeous wines, but the other is because of their wonderful wine labels. A step away from the stuffy, traditional labels, Blasted Church features fun cartoons and even cute wine names (example: Hatfield’s…