You’ve Gotta Visit: 50th Parallel

Located on the newly developed Scenic Sip wine route around Lake Country, 50th Parallel is a little far off the main route on Carrs Landing Road. Various routes will get you off Highway 97 to the shores of Okanagan Lake near Okanagan Centre. Follow the road north until you reach 50th Parallel. Why you should …

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Podcast 138 – A Conversation with The Demystified Vine

The Demystified Vine, aka Valerie Stride, has been writing about wine on her blog The Demystified Vine.com which in celebrating its first blogiversary in July. She's been working her way through the WSET courses in Vancouver, works at Liberty Wine Merchants in Vancouver, and works as the 'in-house sommelier' for Clos Du Soleil among other wine …

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Podcast 131 – BC Wine 101 The West Side Wine Trail

Welcome to BC Wine 101, where I will focus in on a different wine region in each episode for anyone who is interested in learning about BC wine, including the wine bloggers who will be traveling to Penticton for the Wine Bloggers Conference coming up in June. You can listen online here or download our …

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Podcast #29 – Geology in the Okanagan with Tim Watts of Kettle Valley

Why do we have such spectacular scenery in the Okanagan's wine country? How did it get like this and why doesn't it look like other valleys in BC? The Okanagan is one of BC's biggest geological features but with an extremely violent past. I talk with Tim Watts, a geologist-turned-winemaker at Kettle Valley Winery, who …

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