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Autumn Splendour on the Naramata Bench

Published on September 12, 2012

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The Naramata Bench is a beautiful place to visit in the fall. The  colours in the vineyards, the warm sun and the harvest activities make for great wine  experiences. The light-hearted an...


Quaint Shop in Naramata Village Features Wine Country Style Clothing

Published on September 12, 2012

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  When Diane Jensen and her husband made the move from Abbotsford to Naramata 11 years ago, her plan was to keep her home-based clothing business going. And maybe slow down a little. &...


Good Life Vancouver: Vancouver’s latest

Published on September 11, 2012

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  If you’re visiting Vancouver and want the inside scoop on craft beer, Vancouver Food Tour offers Gastown Craft Beer n Bites tours. Follow your guide and beer educator through sever...


The Farm Chef - Derek Uhlemann Covert Farms

Published on September 5, 2012

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Fall is the pinnacle of seasons at Covert Farms Organic Estate. It is not only the busiest with our visitors it is also the most bountiful with almost all of our crops available. With over 65 diffe...


Saving The Queen Bee: The Story of Judie Barta

Published on September 5, 2012

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For over twenty years, the perpetually youthful ‘Queen Bee’ Judie Barta has hovered around BC’s wine industry. She’s worn many hats: marketing, sales, educator, and entrepre...


Slow Food Thompson Okanagan

Published on September 5, 2012

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In a world where everything goes faster and multi-tasking is now the norm, wouldn't you like to take a breath and slow right down? Do you feel guilty if you do that too often? If your friends g...


Slow Food Thompson Okanagan

Published on September 5, 2012

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In a world where everything goes faster and multi-tasking is now the norm, wouldn't you like to take a breath and slow right down? Do you feel guilty if you do that too often? If your friends g...


Okanagan Sockeye Salmon The Dream of Returning Home Comes True

Published on September 5, 2012

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Did you know that once upon a time we had salmon living in Okanagan Lake?  With the annual Sockeye Salmon run now en route to Osoyoos, I sat down with Jon Crofts from Codfathers Seafood Market...


Serendipity Releases a Summer Rosé

Published on September 5, 2012

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Serendipity’s saucy summer launch party, the sassy Naramata Bench winery revealed a trio of sexy wine offerings. Assisted by a band of merry helpers, Owner/Winemaker Judy Kingston and daughte...


Wine Plus Fall Pop Quizzes

Published on September 5, 2012

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HARVEST part 1:               1. At what temperature is white wine typically fermented at?     a) 5-10°C     b) 1...