Category: Okanagan Falls

Jeff Hundertmark, Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery winemaker with a bottle of his Riesling

Many Top Quality Wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery to Enjoy

 mywinepal  September 28, 2022

I have been a fan of Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery‘s wines for many years.  I still have a bottle of their 2003 Summit Reserve Semillon I purchased at the winery that I hope to open this year with friends.  On my recent trip to Kelowna, I messaged their winemaker, Jeff Hundertmark, to see if I could meet with him.  Not…

The Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Wine Tasting

A Few Favourite Wines from the Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release

 mywinepal  April 16, 2022

It is Spring and I was fortunate to attend the Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Tasting covering wines from Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake.  This is the first stand-up and walk-around trade tasting that I had since the COVID shutdown 2 years ago.  It was quite an experience to see people to talk about their wines, meet friends I…

Okanagan Falls Spring Wine Tasting brochure

My Okanagan Falls Spring 2019 Wine Release Picks for You

 mywinepal  March 30, 2019

Okanagan Falls, located between Penticton and Oliver, holds, I think, a sweet spot for growing grapes and making wine.  It has long warm days and cool nights, which allow the grapes to reach full ripeness as well as keep their acidity.  The Okanagan Falls Skaha Winery Association, consisting of 14 wineries, with 32 vineyards, held a tasting recently, which I attended.  In…

Okangan Falls Winery Association banner

15 Okanagan Falls Wines to Try this Spring

 mywinepal  April 24, 2018

Did you know that during the ice age, glaciers up to 3 km thick covered the Okanagan and carved out the valley we love?  The retreat of the glaciers left benches covered with fertile soil where many wineries grow their vines.  Okanagan Falls, between Penticton and Oliver, I think holds a sweet spot for growing grapes and making wine.  It has…