Sip & Savour

Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island

Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island

‘Field to flask’ at Shelter Point Distillery

  • Aug 12, 2019
Researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Summerland Research and Development Centre have spent years researching and working with local farmers to try to mitigate grape diseases. (File photo)

Okanagan researchers fighting to keep Canadian wine thriving

Throughout their growth, grapes must survive a wide range of diseases before being made into wine.

Researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Summerland Research and Development Centre have spent years researching and working with local farmers to try to mitigate grape diseases. (File photo)

Summerland researchers fighting to keep Canadian wine thriving

Throughout their growth, grapes must survive a wide range of diseases before being made into wine.

The Okanagan Wine Festival Society is promoting ticket sales for its spring wine fest beginning May 2. - Image: Contributed

Okanagan Spring Wine Festival tickets now on sale

The festival takes place from Apr. 30. to May. 17.

Bryan Maurer of Langley (right) won the Shelter Point Mixology contest with his entry, The sZen Way. (Black Press Media photo)

VIDEO: The winner of the Shelter Point Mixology contest is…

After more than 4,200 entries and 12,000 votes, the winner has been revealed

Bryan Maurer of Langley (right) won the Shelter Point Mixology contest with his entry, The sZen Way. (Black Press Media photo)
New scholarship to honour Canadian wine icon Harry McWatters

New scholarship to honour Canadian wine icon Harry McWatters

McWatters’ passing left “massive void” in the B.C. wine industry.

New scholarship to honour Canadian wine icon Harry McWatters
VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine
VIDEO: Cold snap brings ideal conditions for Okanagan icewine
Representatives from Shelter Point Distillery proudly display their medal haul at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Photo courtesy Shelter Point Distillery.
Representatives from Shelter Point Distillery proudly display their medal haul at the Canadian Whisky Awards. Photo courtesy Shelter Point Distillery.
A traditional stuffing recipe might include celery, onion, cranberries and herbs like sage or parsley. (The Canadian Press)

VIDEO: 10 unusual ingredients people put in turkey stuffing

Do you call it stuffing or dressing? Either way, it’s delicious

A traditional stuffing recipe might include celery, onion, cranberries and herbs like sage or parsley. (The Canadian Press)
Explore the Legends of Fall in the South Okanagan

Explore the Legends of Fall in the South Okanagan

An insiders’ view of why the South Okanagan is the place to be this fall

  • Oct 10, 2019
Explore the Legends of Fall in the South Okanagan
6 Ways to Make Your Indigenous Vacay in the Okanagan More Meaningful

6 Ways to Make Your Indigenous Vacay in the Okanagan More Meaningful

Fall is the ideal time to visit the south Okanagan

  • Sep 27, 2019
6 Ways to Make Your Indigenous Vacay in the Okanagan More Meaningful
How a Newfoundlander Became a Champion for Indigenous Food in BC

How a Newfoundlander Became a Champion for Indigenous Food in BC

Chef serves contemporary version of Indigenous recipes

  • Sep 25, 2019
How a Newfoundlander Became a Champion for Indigenous Food in BC
Sip, share and Win: The Ultimate 3-day Vancouver Island Getaway could be yours

Sip, share and Win: The Ultimate 3-day Vancouver Island Getaway could be yours

Share the recipe for your favourite cocktail for a chance to win!

  • Sep 16, 2019
Sip, share and Win: The Ultimate 3-day Vancouver Island Getaway could be yours
In the South Okanagan, Indigenous Culture Speaks from the Heart

In the South Okanagan, Indigenous Culture Speaks from the Heart

Sharing language and culture with Okanagan visitors

  • Aug 26, 2019
In the South Okanagan, Indigenous Culture Speaks from the Heart
Summerland winery wins gold in France

Summerland winery wins gold in France

Silkscarf Winery noted for 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

Summerland winery wins gold in France
Hand-foraged flavours highlight Island gin

Hand-foraged flavours highlight Island gin

The award-winning Shelter Point Distillery welcomes guests for tours and tastings

  • Aug 12, 2019
Hand-foraged flavours highlight Island gin
Handcrafted, artisanal whisky: Truly West Coast

Handcrafted, artisanal whisky: Truly West Coast

Shelter Point Distillery earns two gold medals at the 2019 World Whisky Masters

  • Aug 12, 2019
Handcrafted, artisanal whisky: Truly West Coast
Shelter Point Vodka: So good there can be only one

Shelter Point Vodka: So good there can be only one

Vancouver Island distillery handcrafts smooth, refined flavours for your sipping enjoyment

  • Aug 12, 2019
Shelter Point Vodka: So good there can be only one
Sip and share your way to the ultimate Island getaway!

Sip and share your way to the ultimate Island getaway!

Submit your cocktail recipe to the Shelter Point Distillery Mixology Contest today

  • Aug 12, 2019
Sip and share your way to the ultimate Island getaway!