Tag - CedarCreek Estate Winery

Dining at this time of year is an absolute treat. Thanks to the invention of heating lamps, coupled with cozy blankets, the Okanagan embraces sunshine and the great outdoors throughout the harvest season with many patios that remain open throughout October and November.

Farm to Table Food in Kelowna

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 4:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

Fall is a wonderful time of year to visit restaurants in Kelowna. How can you not feel good about sitting down to a meal knowing the head chef and his team scoured the local farmer’s market that morning selecting fresh produce and other ingredients for its preparation?

A Kelowna Wine Tour with a View

Monday, August 14, 2017 3:00 PM by Tourism Kelowna

Wine connoisseurs speak of sweetness, acidity, tannin, fruit and body when describing wines. But the perfect wine-tasting experience shares another characteristic: a great view.

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt”. - Charles M. Schulz

The big day to celebrate love is just around the corner and I have some local ideas to help woo your darling. Chocolate! Lots and lots of chocolate is the key to my heart and local chocolatiers have had me swooning with their creations lately.

The past couple weeks have seen the mercury drop in Kelowna and while we all bundled up, the icy cold weather brought something magical and quintessentially Canadian to our local vineyards. 

Quails' Gate Table Setting
The tables at Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery are ready for holiday cheer.

We love visiting the local wineries at this time of year because the busy season and harvest are both over, so the winemakers have more time to visit. This time of year presents the best opportunity for an intimate or technical wine experience where you can learn about the wines from the people who are making them.