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Okanagan Taste

Wine industry making moves forward to sustainability

Wine industry making moves forward to sustainability

May 18, 2022 / 11:00 am

A theme is emerging this spring in the wine business, and it’s not just the bright-eyed enthusiasm of tasting rooms and winery patios opening for the...

Award-winning wines for mom on her special day

Award-winning wines for mom on her special day

May 4, 2022 / 11:00 am

There are plenty of options for brunch for Mother’s Day this weekend, but if the mom or the mother figure in your life is more of an oenophile and...

Ways to sustainably celebrate Earth Day

Ways to sustainably celebrate Earth Day

Apr 20, 2022 / 11:00 am

This coming Friday (April 22) we will mark another Earth Day, and with summer coming and last year’s heat dome still somewhat fresh in our memories,...

Scheduling your four-day Easter long weekend with food and wine in mind

Scheduling your four-day Easter long weekend with food and wine in mind

Apr 6, 2022 / 11:00 am

It’s easy this year to plan ahead for the Easter long weekend, as numerous events are coming back and most tasting rooms will open for the season. But do...

Plenty of great choices when it comes to B.C.-produced spirits

Plenty of great choices when it comes to B.C.-produced spirits

Mar 23, 2022 / 11:00 am

If you’ve been pondering a change in vodka providers, or your go-to bottle is no longer on the shelf at your favourite liquor outlet, have no fear. There...

Experts weigh in on joys of working in a wine tasting room

Experts weigh in on joys of working in a wine tasting room

Mar 9, 2022 / 11:00 am

Every winery is looking for you. Not just to purchase wine, but to pour it for the culinary travellers who will soon descend upon the region. After a two-year...

Share some heartfelt appreciation this Valentine's day

Share some heartfelt appreciation this Valentine's day

Feb 9, 2022 / 11:00 am

This weekend a big event will happen, one I personally refer to as “Chicken Wing Sunday.” The Super Bowl approaches, and with it some epic snacking...

Several Okanagan culinary events are scheduled to return this month

Several Okanagan culinary events are scheduled to return this month

Jan 26, 2022 / 11:00 am

Out of an abundance of hope to go out for some late winter activities, or maybe optimism for an early spring now that there is still a sliver of sunshine in the...

Ice wine has come a long way and is worth savouring

Ice wine has come a long way and is worth savouring

Jan 12, 2022 / 11:00 am

Maybe you opened a sweeter wine of some kind over the holiday season as a special treat, perhaps a Port or Sauternes. If you’re lucky, maybe you’ve...

Soda sipping for New Year’s Eve

Soda sipping for New Year’s Eve

Dec 29, 2021 / 11:00 am

Sparkling wine is the typical go-to for those who imbibe to ring in the New Year, and certainly there are many beautiful bottles of B.C. bubbly to select for...

Holiday breads from around the world

Holiday breads from around the world

Dec 15, 2021 / 11:00 am

For many, one of the main discussions around the kitchen counter at Christmas dinner will be all about the bird. Fresh? Frozen? Brined? Deep-fried? Or, this...

Try experimenting with flavours you're not familiar with

Try experimenting with flavours you're not familiar with

Dec 1, 2021 / 11:00 am

Surely, we’re getting tired of talking about supply chains. Let’s face it, most of us probably did not consider this a major problem before the...

Okanagan wineries are gearing up for the holidays with events

Okanagan wineries are gearing up for the holidays with events

Nov 17, 2021 / 11:00 am

Last year, Zoom tastings and other virtual gatherings were par for the course for the 2020 holiday season. We all got used to contactless curbside pickup and...

This good time for the hearty, bold red wine

This good time for the hearty, bold red wine

Nov 3, 2021 / 11:00 am

Merlot got a bad rap back in 2005 thanks to the movie Sideways, with the character Miles making a bold statement about not drinking it. If you haven’t...

Beer takes centre stage this month in B.C.

Beer takes centre stage this month in B.C.

Oct 20, 2021 / 11:00 am

Oktoberfest, in one form or another, is coming soon to a pub or brewery near you. October is B.C. Craft Beer Month and we’re in the middle of the third...

Start your Christmas gift shopping early this year

Start your Christmas gift shopping early this year

Oct 6, 2021 / 11:00 am

Yes, it’s just Thanksgiving this weekend, but if you’ve been paying attention to shopping trends and advice this fall, we’re all being told to...

Sensory masterclass in wine education

Sensory masterclass in wine education

Sep 22, 2021 / 11:00 am

It’s been more than a decade since I attended formal wine education classes, though the informal and casual (no exams to prep for), learning has continued...

Four tasty, easy-to-make soups, perfect for this time of year

Four tasty, easy-to-make soups, perfect for this time of year

Sep 8, 2021 / 11:00 am

Soup season is upon us With late summer and early fall harvest in full swing, it’s time to put all of this plentiful local produce to good use in fresh...

Time for a taste of autumn

Time for a taste of autumn

Aug 25, 2021 / 11:00 am

Ready for fall? It’s not often that us folks in the Okanagan wish for summer to be over, but if you’re already looking forward to the colours and...

Pair a glass of wine with a performance at Ryga Arts Festival

Pair a glass of wine with a performance at Ryga Arts Festival

Aug 11, 2021 / 6:00 am

If you head to the southern part of the Okanagan Valley later this week, plan on discovering a tidbit of history in Summerland. From Aug. 14 to 22, the Ryga...

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