Tag Archives: Okanagan

• The next wine frontier: British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley

The next wine frontier: British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley

Some places seem to have all the luck. Take the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, with its sinuous blue lake, green hillsides, bright high-latitude sunlight, hot summers, and surprisingly rich soils. As if that weren’t enough, it all comes together to create great wine. It’s easy to appreciate the Okanagan Valley’s charms from the Terrace […]

• UPDATE on Wine-fed Bovines: health agency not on board

UPDATE on Wine-fed Bovines: health agency not on board

A cattle farm in B.C.’s Okanagan trying to cash in on the gourmet beef market by feeding its cows red wine has been handed some sour grapes from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The CFIA has put a cork in the idea of feeding the Cabernet-heavy blend of Okanagan wine to cows, saying the liquid […]