Okanagan Fall Winefest 2009

Hello all, and thank you for a great wine festival! It's a special time of year when the leaves turn, and the fruit on the vine is coming in! The wineries are just get gearing up for a busy harvest with the cool weather coming sooner than expected..... most of the grapes are being processed …

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Hollywood and Wine Estate, Summerland B.C.

For oeneophiles,  living in the heart of B.C. wine country is a true blessing. Being so close to so many orchards, vineyards and wineries is a virtual candyland for me. With many options for tourists and locals alike, some don't know where to start. Naramata now has some twenty plus wineries, and Oliver has even …

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Tugwell Creek Meadery – Sooke, B.C.

Tugwell Creek, which runs past our friend's home, comes out near the meadery that bears its name. An art as ancient as grape wines, mead combines honey, spices and sometimes berries to create wines that are rustic, complex and intriguing. Romans believed mead had properties to strengthen, heal and lengthen life.