Gift giving this season just got a whole lot easier. In no particular order, here are some top-notch Kelowna gifts to put under the tree this year:
Whether it’s one chocolate bar, a box of colourful chocolates or a giftcard, the handmade delicacies from Karat are always a winning gift. Julian, owner and head chocolatier, uses local ingredients to come up with enticing flavours. And when you pop in to pick up your gifts, don’t leave without a handmade dessert or pastry for yourself – you won’t regret it.
Beloved by locals and with fans across the continent, Jillian Harris is a healthy living ambassador and that’s exactly what shines through in the cookbook that she and her cousin, Tori Wesszer, recently released. Full of healthy takes on classic dishes and hosting tips and tricks, you can see the bounty of the Okanagan springing from the pages.
Growing throughout the region, lavender is known to have many beneficial properties. Did you know that the Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm creates hydrosols, salves, teas, eye masks, and so much more using lavender and other herbs grown right on the farm? Purchase something from their vast array of products or reserve that special someone a spot at one of their workshops.
The climate of the Okanagan is perfect for growing delicate grapes like Pinot Noir and aromatic white varietals like Chardonnay, meaning a wine gifted from one of our local wineries is going to show off the best of the terroir – something every wine enthusiast will appreciate. View a list of wineries here.
T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, hats, toques, mugs, water bottles…and MORE. Your friends and family will love showing off their “Love for Kelowna” with comfy and casual gear.