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A haze of purple, waves of intoxicating aromas…oh the rapture of standing in a field of lavender!

In Kelowna, Andrea McFadden of the Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm has created a work of art worthy of Provence through her garden.

Love wine? Me, too! Here’s a local tip: wineries are always introducing new wines and some of them are exclusive, have limited numbers or sell out quickly, so you have to visit the winery to get it

Asparagus season is here! And I plan to eat it each and every day while it is in season. My favourite way to prepare asparagus is lightly brushed with olive oil, grilled on the barbeque and then topped with Maldon sea salt and lemon zest or balsamic vinegar. Love it in pasta, perfect in a panini with goat cheese, excellent as a pesto or starring in a frittata or omelette. I am just mad about asparagus!

Don’t get me wrong, I love popcorn shrimp and gourmet burgers, but sometimes I want to choose the location for family dinner out. With two small kids, my husband and I aren’t often in charge of that decision. Recently we’ve stumbled on a couple of dining options that strike a balance, kid friendly options at adult centric restaurants (who happen to be totally family friendly!)

Celebrate in Kelowna: It's Time for Wine

Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

With the snow gone from the vineyards and everyone excited about the first spring blossoms, it’s time to tip a glass and taste the promise of what more than 170 Okanagan wineries will be offering this summer.

Kelowna Outdoor Farmers' Market Opens

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

This Saturday, April 1st is when the Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market returns to their outdoor location at the corner of Springfield Rd and Dilworth Dr. Officially marking the undeniable signal that spring has arrived in Kelowna. 

Celebrating Family

Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:00 PM by Jennifer Schell

I love everything that the Cipes family does. Lead by Stephen Cipes, the proprietors of this destination winery have built a beautiful empire where they feature the very best of what the Okanagan has to offer while maintaining solid grass roots.

Kelowna Cocktail: Flirtini For Your Valentine

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:00 AM by Harry Dosanj

The Urban Flirtini

Are you looking for a drink recipe to wow your valentine? Look no further, this recipe is guaranteed to make them blush. Refreshing and flirty, this romantic martini features local ingredients from Urban Distilleries and Summerhill Pyramid Winery. It is the perfect way to start off a romantic Valentines Day date.