Defining One of the Many Hidden Costs of Making Wine

"We were hoping to bring in more Gewurtztraminer for this vintage but we ended up paying almost 40% in bear tax."

BC Wine Studio Seeking Part-Time Sales Consultants

Behind the Playful, Beautiful Branding of BC’s ‘A Sunday In August’ Wines

We spoke with winemaker Michael Schindler about the beautiful artwork adorning BC's "A Sunday in August" wines.

First Nation Toponym that Every Visiting Wine Lover Learns to Say

"I made some pork loin last night and knocked the pairing out of the park with an old Syrah from Nk'Mip..."

Two BC Beers Among ‘Gold Medal Pints’ Finalists at the Canadian Culinary Championships

The new competition within the CCC looks to judge the best of Canada's craft beers over the Feb. 2-3 weekend.

A Six Bottle ‘JoieBox’ is Ready for Christmas and We Want One

Naramata's JoieFarm winery has put together their latest Christmas gift box and it's loaded with cheer.

The Line-Up of Competing Chefs at the Canadian Culinary Championships is Scary Good

Vancouver's own chef Alex Chen (of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar) is in for some stiff competition at the CCC this February.

Making Sense of a Sandwich That is Worth the Drive to The Similkameen

Check out this seven ingredient miracle that you eat with your hands and dream about for days afterwards...

What It's Called When Affections for Local Wine Trumps All

“My Valley Palate parents just came back from a trip to Italy saying they didn’t care for the wines…”

Field Trip

A Quick & Easy Guide to the Deliciousness of Autumn in The Okanagan

The Okanagan Fall Wine Festival is about to kick off. Here are some delicious and cool things to do while celebrating it.

Drinking a Graduating Scale of the Liquid Deliciousness That Is Gamay Noir

Sipping an education on the under-appreciated varietal with exemplars from Blue Mountain, Domaine des Billards and Orofino.

Service Industry Veterans Publish New “Vineyard Dogs of the Okanagan” Book

With so many vineyards in the Okanagan and the Similkameen, that means a lot of vineyards dogs -- so many that they now have their own book!