Category Archives: Travel

Wine-ing among the Roses

Why I’m attending WBC2012 and what I hope to get out of it. (A blog post inspired by http://www.whichwinecooler.com.) I’m attending the Wine Bloggers Conference 2012 to learn more about this strange territory into which my baby steps have led … Continue reading

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My Birthday is but a Day

My life of late has been charmed and if at times I seem to taunt the less blessed please understand it is merely a tease. My journey to travel to this place of contentment and joy while not as epic … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Kettle Valley Winery’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations (2011) as Spring and Easter 2012 Signal a New Season of Growth and Renewal in the Vineyards

Easter and its rich symbolism of rebirth, whether viewed from a pagan or Christian perspective, is suddenly here again. While spring seemed to come slowly to the Okanagan this year, its evidence is apparent in the symphony of songbirds and … Continue reading

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Reminiscing about the Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge and Argentine Grille, Rico Colorado one year later

RBuchanan photo – Rico Hotel’s Argentine Grille on a snowy February day, 2011 Built in 1926 as a boarding house for the International Smelting Company, the Rico Hotel is an historic registered site. The warmth of the front lobby area … Continue reading

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Here’s a wine fest for your bucket list: The Winter Okanagan Wine Fest at Sun Peaks Resort

Winter magic of Sun Peaks village at night Happily, I was commissioned by Savour Magazine to do two short online pieces on the Winter Okanagan Wine Festival 2012. One was intended to help shine light on the event and promote … Continue reading

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