Those are almond trees”, says Virginia, “we have 5 on the property.” That’s Virginia Weber of Orofino Vineyards in the Similkameen Valley, wife and partner of John Weber. Together they are Orofino. Aside from having a winery that produces some of the most … [Read more...] about Orofino winery: Stunning Wines, Wonderful People & almond trees!
With information at our fingertips, it’s increasingly more difficult to find something as yet undiscovered. In the BC wine world, the Similkameen Valley was once undiscovered except for the few brave, talented folks who grow grapes and make wine. Now that hidden gem is … [Read more...] about Eau Vivre Winery Wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence
The little country road twists and turns, winding an inviting path from the highway above to the idyllic riverfront below. By the time you leave the pavement and pull up in front of the tasting room, you’re in precisely the state of mind Forbidden Fruit owners Steve and Kim … [Read more...] about 17 Beautiful Fruit & Grape Wines at Forbidden Fruit WInery
In a place where time seems to have stopped, there is an understated and charming tasting room. Inside, you’ll find the smiling face of George Hanson – and a sincere “welcome to Seven Stones – please, come in”; even without the sentiment, the smile … [Read more...] about Seven stones – Chardonnay That Makes You Weak in the Knees
Rustic Roots is a 5th generation farm in the small Similkameen Valley town of Cawston (with the 6th generation in progress). The Harkers have 30 acres of organic farmland, and sell produce for 15 local organic growers. Besides operating one of the oldest family farms in the … [Read more...] about Rustic Roots Winery spans six generations