Exploring Canada’s Breathtaking Wine Country

If the movie “Sideways”—in which best friends Miles and Jack road-trip through Southern California wine country—ever gets a sequel, screenwriters should consider setting it in a little-known area some 1,200 miles north. Part of British Columbia’s sun-kissed Southern Okanagan Valley, the scenic Oliver Osoyoos region is home to Canada’s most outstanding vineyards and wines. Despite […]

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The Okanagan Valley: A Special Place

From the moment you first see the Okanagan Valley, it is obviously a special place. Whether you descend the steep switchbacks of the Crowsnest Highway into Osoyoos or drive from Penticton past the rugged Skaha Bluffs, the valley appears completely different from its surroundings, almost un-Canadian. Its reputation often precedes it of course—Canada’s “pocket desert“, […]

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