Posts Written ByTerry Meyer

Adega on 45th Estate Winery in Osoyoos (Adega means wine cellar in Portuguese) is located on the road to Spirit Ridge and has quickly established a reputation that deserves a visit this spring. It’s a family affair with Fred Farinha and wife Pamala, and sister Maria Nunes and husband Alex, at the centre of the family business, with children pitching in to help in the tasting room. “My parents were some of the first Portuguese families to farm in this area, and purchased an orchard in 1966, but it came to a point- as for many orchard farmers -that we…

(pictured: Co-owner Dawn Lennie with just released Gin and Vodka.)

One of the exciting new entrees to the Naramata wine tour isn’t wine at all – it’s spirits!  Opening this year, Legend Distilling is the collaboration of husband and wife team Dawn and Doug Lennie, who bring their previous business expertise

No other winery better exemplifies the great things happening in the Okanagan Valley than Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls.   In 2006 they released their first single vineyard vintage from a 4-acre property in Naramata: 600 cases of the Tribute Chardonnay.  The venture was to be a ‘hobby’, to reflect