Category Archives: Family

Grandma Fengstad’s Prism Lamps

Latent memories work in strange ways and sometimes I find myself nostalgic for no apparent reason. Other times I can sniff out the breadcrumbs that took me here. Today is one such occasion. I read a fascinating article by John … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 16

April 12, 2013 – Upper Bench Estate Winery Without being too cheesy, this post is a bit of a love story. A whole lot of love between people. A whole lot of love of artisan wine and hand-crafted cheese. Forgive … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 15

April 2, 2013 – Eau Vivre Winery Eau Vivre Winery Co-Proprietor Dale Wright pours tastings at the Penticton BC VQA Wine Information Centre, February 23, 2013 Come hell or high “eau vivre” (water of life) as the saying and loose translation … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 14

March 5, 2013 – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Winemaker, President and Chief Executive Officer Sandra Oldfield of Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is one of those people in the wine industry that I absolutely admire. Perhaps to the point that she may think … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 8

October 24, 2012 – SummerGate Winery Owned by Gillian and Mike Stohler, SummerGate Winery is one of those hidden gems of small lot wineries you need to visit to witness the family’s dedication. From the outset with its commitment to … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 7

October 17, 2012 – Bonitas Winery Fittingly described as a “Touch of the Mediterranean, Okanagan style,” Bonitas Winery is Summerland’s only winery right on Okanagan Lake. It is a bit of a hike up to the tasting room and restaurant … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 4

September 26, 2012 – Orofino Vineyards John and Virginia Weber of Orofino Vineyards are some of the warmest, fun-loving people you will ever meet. However, you won’t find this couple lollygagging on the couch because the whole family puts heart … Continue reading

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