Author: Matt Wentzell

Beautiful autumn vineyard view with misty lake

Top Okanagan Wine Festival Fall Events

  Hundreds of BC wines are waiting to be poured into your glass. Fresh, local ingredients have been skillfully prepared by the Okanagan’s top chefs. This is your chance to mingle with winemakers and winery proprietors. It’s time for the fall Okanagan Wine Festival! Wineries are busy harvesting...

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Okanagan wine tour through the vineyard

Okanagan Wine Touring Tips

  It’s the weekend and you’re ready for an Okanagan wine tour! Visiting Okanagan wine country is about cruising past perfectly pruned rows of grapevines while taking in breathtaking views of gorgeous lakes, framed by the rolling mountains that make up the valley. It’s about catching up with...

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Yellow flowers growing between the RIesling vInes at Tantalus Vineyards.

Guide to BC Riesling

Riesling to the Rescue I woke up in a thick fog. It was a bright, sunny morning in Squamish, BC, but I was paying for the night before in a bad way. That’s what happens when a group of eight chefs, sommeliers, and winemakers get together...

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Experience Okanagan Wine Tours-Sommelier

Matt Wins Iron Sommelier Competition

Ok…so I waited way too long to post about this! Life has been busy, especially with summer into full swing and a little boy (Cooper) that’s turning one next week (yikes!). Back in May I was asked to compete in Iron Sommelier Okanagan, an event...

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