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Gray Monk Estate Winery

Perched above Okanagan Lake with stunning panoramic views of mountains, vineyards and the lake, Gray Monk Estate Winery offers guests a true taste of the Okanagan lifestyle. BC’s oldest family owned and operated winery, Gray Monk gets its name from the English translation of the Austrian name for Pinot Gris, a varietal first planted in Canada by George Heiss in 1976. His family recently celebrated 31 years of winemaking and 41 years of grape growing, and their trailblazing winery has helped shape today’s thriving Okanagan wine industry. With a bustling wine boutique, a full service banquet facility and their...

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Maple Leaf Spirits

Add something new to your wine tour: a visit to Maple Leaf Spirits Craft Distillery tasting room. Enjoy our award-winning spirits and liqueurs to celebrate that special day in your life—for Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthday or anniversary. Try gold medal winner Aged Italian Prune and celebrate with style. Treat your guests to a sip of artisan liqueur made from Okanagan Bartlett pears or cherries. Surprise friends with a splash of Maple Liqueur either as dessert or in a cocktail. We are open year round by appointment at 1386 Carmi Avenue in Penticton. 250-493-0180...

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Boyd Autobody and Glass

It’s no accident that we’ve been voted Okanagan Life’s best auto body repair facility 12 different times! From hot rods and custom car-bqs to fixing your 93 Honda, we do it all. We use cutting edge processes and technology, and do everything possible to give each and every customer a positive experience—and we guarantee all of our collision repair work for as long as you own your car. We like think of Boyd as a big city operation with a small town feel. Family-owned for 15 years, we firmly believe in giving back to the community whenever possible, sponsoring...

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Fashion Addition 14+

Fashion Addition 14+ has revolutionized the fashion industry in favour of plus-sized women. With popular labels including Spanner, Simpli, Jones New York, Eileen Fisher, KOKOMARINA and more, our stores offer a range of styles from sophisticated to casual and everything in between. It’s time to refresh your fall and winter wardrobe! Fashion Addition 14+ has an exciting selection of fall fashions in our Spall Plaza store—cozy vests, comfortable flattering jeans, stylish leggings and a great selection of fall jackets. Whatever the style you’re looking for, Tanya Englert and her friendly, knowledgeable staff will help you find the perfect fashion...

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A 9-11 Tribute

As we mark another September 11th, we pulled the column from Paul's Voice from September 2011, the tenth anniversary. So much can happen in 10 years. As a magazine writer, there are times that I struggle to find the right subject, words and emotions to create a column worthy of your time. As a songwriter, the words and emotions seem to come together much quicker as my brain accepts and craves melodies that seem to make sense of this paradoxical world. I have returned to a song written 10 years ago about the 9-11 disaster because it has replayed itself thousands of times in my...

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