Features

La Dolce Vita - A Burger To Die For

Published on November 27, 2014

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La Dolce Vita November 19 2014 Should food really cause this much angst? The thought weighed on my mind as I scouted out one of the many food vendors at Spokane’s annual Pig Out in the Pa...


Okanagan Wins 2nd Best Wine Region in the World to Visit!

Published on September 9, 2014

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(photo: President Kathy Malone (left) and vice president Jacquie Carlson of the Naramata Bench Winery Association toast the second-place finish by the Okanagan Valley wine areas in the USA Today Re...


Okanagan Wins 2nd Best Wine Region in the World to Visit!

Published on September 9, 2014

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(photo: President Kathy Malone (left) and vice president Jacquie Carlson of the Naramata Bench Winery Association toast the second-place finish by the Okanagan Valley wine areas in the USA Today Re...


Farm Report Fall 2014

Published on September 9, 2014

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The colours of fall represent that special time at Covert Farms when all of our fields are in full production. With all the abundance of vegetables available, the fall is time for us to preserve th...


What to do when the media comes calling

Published on September 4, 2014

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Over the spring and summer I have been on both sides of media tours to wineries in a couple of different countries, having both been a guest, and hosting several media folks out and about to experi...


Farm Report Summer 2014

Published on July 3, 2014

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Summer is here and the farm is in full swing. Our planning and preparation are now being put to the test as we execute the ideas that were easy to strategize about in February, but are not always s...


Astrolabe Musik Theatre & Turning Point Ensemble present The Lake / n-ha-a-itk

Published on July 3, 2014

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Pictured: L-R: Heather Pawsey, soprano; Artistic Director, Astrolabe Musik Theatre; singing the role of Susan Allison.  Delphine Derickson, elder, linguist, teacher and singer, Westbank Fi...


On the Cover… Karolina Born-Tschümperlin

Published on May 15, 2014

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Karolina Born-Tschümperlin was born in Lucerne, Switzerland, and moved to Canada in 1995. She studied at the University of Cambridge and at l’Université Paris-Sorbonne, and holds ...


BOOK REVIEW: Okanagan Slow Road

Published on May 15, 2014

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BOOK REVIEW: Okanagan Slow Road Author Bernadette McDonald Illustrated by Artist Karolina Born-Tschümperlin Experience the magic of the Okanagan Valley as author Bernadette McDonald t...


One Big Table - Chef Giulio Piccioli

Published on March 4, 2014

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So many thoughts filled my head as I said my final goodbyes to family and friends after my recent visit home to Italy for my father’s 80th birthday.  One thought stood out: family and fo...