Podcast 146 – Wine Tour Companies Part 3

Ok, there’s been a lot of articles lately so let’s get back to the podcasts. Anyone who has toured the Naramata Bench in the summertime will recognize the name Top Cat Tours. Their buses are almost synonymous with wine touring in Penticton. As one of the oldest wine touring companies in the Okanagan starting in […]

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Wineries Need to Give Wine Bloggers More Respect

I didn’t get to attend this year’s Wine Blogger’s Conference but still somehow feel the need to ‘spread the word’ a little and Valerie has done a great job with this article. You should also read the comments below it for some added arguments pro and con as well as alternative viewpoints. Self-reflection and introspection […]

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Podcast 141 – Wine Tour Companies, Part 2

Based out of Kelowna, Wine Your Way Tours has been taking people to wineries around the Okanagan with an extra bonus thrown in. Shalyn Syrjanen-Ross, your tour guide, is also a certified sommelier. Can’t quite figure out what that last wine tasted like? Maybe she can help. What did they mean at that last winery […]

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Quiet in Wine Country

Yes, it’s been quiet here recently on Wine Country BC but it will soon be much busier. I’m heading to the big city to write some exams for my WSET Diploma and have been concentrating on that pretty intensively over the past month along with another writing contract. Unfortunately when things like that overlap, Wine […]

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Wine Touring on a Motorcycle

I recently started a motorcycle blog (you know, in my spare time) and since it involves wine touring, I thought it should appear here as well. Please watch out for motorcycles on your wine tours. ~Luke Please follow and like us:

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Podcast #50 – Conscious Wine with Jeff Weissler

Sustainability Series #1 The first in a series of podcasts dedicated to the concept of sustainability. With interviews from around the Okanagan on this topic, I want to look at how BC’s wine industry relates to the concept of sustainability at 4 different levels as it applies to wine. First, how the grapes are grown […]

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Podcast #49 – Fortified Wines

Sometimes you need to bring out the big guns. After a long meal or a late night, unwinding with a glass of Port-style or Madeira-style wine is the right call. Fortunately for BC wine lovers, there are locally produced options to make a perfect wine and mood pairing. While they might be a little harder […]

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