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Year: 2017

Mt. Boucherie Winery celebrates romance with inspired pairing of wine, chocolate and roses

Chance to Wine & Dine with Your Special One West Kelowna’s Mt. Boucherie Winery is celebrating romance during the month of February, with an inspired combination of sensory indulgences for visitors. “This is what life is about!” says Mt. Boucherie Winery CEO Craig McCulloch. “We love wine. We love chocolate. We love romance. And this month, we get to offer all three together.” Wine & Dine with Your Special One Leading up to Valentine’s Day, visitors to the Mt. Boucherie Wine Shop can enter a draw for a chance to win a $300.00 gift certificate towards a dinner at a...

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Invitation Letter – Best of BC Wine Awards 2017

I’d like to extend my personal invitation for your winery to enter the Okanagan Life Best of BC Wine Awards 2017 and join with wineries from across the province in showcasing their exceptional wines to a select group of judges and to our readers in the pages of Okanagan Life magazine. 2017 marks the third year of  this hallmark wine competition in the heart of Okanagan wine country. A blind tasting will take place Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the beautiful Kelowna Yacht Club, a jewel on Kelowna's waterfront and an emerging venue for wine events. Our panel of judges include...

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Best of BC Wine Awards- Competition Rules

Okanagan Life Best of BC Wine Awards 2017 Rules and Limitations All B.C. wineries are eligible. Only wines made from 100% B.C. grown fruit will be accepted. The competition categories are subject to change. The competition chair reserves the right to add or remove categories as required (i.e., larger or smaller than anticipated submission quantities). Wines have been divided into two price categories: $12 to $19.99 (consumer) and $20 and over (premium/prestige). The competition chairman reserves the right to combine price or other suitable categories if the number of entries in certain categories is insufficient. Entries are limited to five...

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150 Moves: Ballet Kelowna partners with seasoned & emerging Western Artists

Dancers from British Columbia and Alberta come together in a tour-de-force display of artistry as part of Ballet Kelowna’s tribute to Canada’s 150th year Ballet Kelowna leaps into Canada’s Sesquicentennial with the presentation of 150 Moves, a collection of works designed to showcase the tremendous talent and artistry of Canadian influence in classical and contemporary dance, February 3 and 4, 2017, at the Kelowna Community Theatre. The anticipated performance will feature its own company dancers and up-and-coming artists from Vancouver’s Arts Umbrella Dance Company and Alberta Ballet II, the educational and outreach arm of Alberta Ballet. “Ballet Kelowna’s mandate...

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Rearview: Diary daze with Kathryn Jenkins

Collecting memories is tougher than it seems I wish now that I’d written it all down, but too often at the end of the day, when I’m ready for bed, I’ve ended up scribbling a few lines about a minor health issue or having cleaned the car. For most of my life I’ve kept a diary. On my tenth birthday I was given a chunky five-year one with a flimsy lock and key which, I later learned, my two older brothers had gleefully worked out how to open even before I’d put my name in it. Mercifully I was...

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