Tales from the Icewine Harvest 2014


The tranquility of a winter vineyard. Photo of Tantalus Vineyards by Stephanie Mosley.

The tranquility of a winter vineyard. Photo of Tantalus Vineyards by Stephanie Mosley.

This post was submitted by Jane Hatch of Tantalus Vineyards, detailing her personal experience picking the Icewine grapes for Tantalus Vineyards on November 13. Thanks Jane for giving us a glimpse into this somewhat mysterious ritual of our wineries in Kelowna. – Catherine

You may be surprised to learn that one of the special joys of growing and making wine in Kelowna, happens during the winter months. It’s the icewine harvest! A much anticipated event that celebrates a season defined by its laid back attitude and relaxing pace.

Sweeten the Season with these Classes


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Chef Sandrine stands behind a showcase of her macarons – a tasty treat you can learn to make, too! Photo courtesy of Sandrine’s French Pastry & Chocolate.

There’s something about frosty air that brings out the baker and cook in many of us. The thought of warm comfort food or breaking into home-baked bread is more than enough inspiration at this time of the year! Not a natural? No worries. We’re lucky to have some experts in our city who are putting on winter classes. Here is a round-up of some food-oriented classes that are sure to fill you up with knowledge and yummy testers along the way.

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