Winemaker Profile: Dale Wright, Eau Vivre Winery and Vineyards

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Watermark Beach Resort Welcomes New Spa and Wellness Program

Watermark Beach Resort leads the way in wellness this spring, with the opening of the new on-site Levia Wellness Spa and the appointment of Kelsi Bissonnette as the resort’s new Health & Wellness Coordinator. Recently recognized as the best beach resort in Canada by Hotels.com’s Loved by Guests awards – as chosen from 20 million guest reviews for the 2,700 hotels on the prestigious website – Watermark Beach Resort is excited to expand its holistic health offerings. “We’re thrilled to welcome Leanna and Sylvia from Levia Wellness Spa, and Kelsi our new Health & Wellness Coordinator, to the Watermark family,”

Winemaker Profile: George Hanson, Seven Stones Winery

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Winemaker Profile: John Weber, Orofino

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Watermark Named ‘Best Beach Resort in Canada’!

We are honoured to announce that Watermark Beach Resort has been recognized as the best beach resort in Canada by Hotels.com‘s “Loved by Guests Awards” 2016. After compiling 20 million honest reviews by hotel guests from all over the world, 2,700 hotels across 94 countries were classified as outstanding and awarded the top Loved By Guests gold award, with Watermark being named among the 86 winners coming out of Canada. As the Hotels.com Loved by Guests awards are established by the genuine and trusted reviews left by those who have actually visited the properties, the hotel customers are the true judges of these accolades.

Winemaker Profile: Tim Cottrill, Robin Ridge Winery

The final countdown is on for Devour! Okanagan The Food Film Fest and we want to give you a little peek into the lives and minds of some of the Similkameen Wineries Association members who will be pouring during the weekend of food, film, wine, and fun. This weekend-long event is a foodie’s dream, set among the backdrop of one of Canada’s top food and wine regions. Festival events include an East vs West Showdown featuring Chef Michael Howell and Chef Adair Scott; a 6 course, wine paired dinner, with dishes from some of BC’s top chefs, paired with Similkameen

Osoyoos Oyster Festival Brings 5 Days of Fun to the South Okanagan

The annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival will be held April 20th to 24th, 2016! This is a fun-filled weekend of indulging in delicious food and beverages, all while taking in the beautiful landscape of Osoyoos. Each day of the festival offers a different event, from mixers to contests, so the hardest part of your week will be deciding which events to attend. Night 1 – Wednesday, April 20, 2016 The weekend kicks off the evening of April 20th at the Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek Winery for their long-table dinner. This dinner starts off with freshly shucked oysters, followed by a

Devour! The Food Film Fest Lets You Experience What You Eat

Get ready foodies and film lovers, Devour! The Food Film Fest is coming to Watermark Beach Resort May 6th to 8th! Devour! Okanagan at Watermark Beach Resort, Osoyoos, BC We will play host to the first annual event in BC, as the world’s largest culinary film festival is making a delicious cross-country stopover in Okanagan wine country. The culinary pop-up event will see organizers Chef Michael Howell and his team visit Osoyoos for an East-meets-West showdown with our own Chef Adair Scott and popular guest chefs from across BC.     Prepare yourself for a veritable feast on screen and on

Paint and Sip Event Offers Art and Wine in Support of Osoyoos Lake!

Get ready for a night filled with painting, delicious beverages, and conversation! The Osoyoos Paint and Sip fundraiser will take place at Watermark Beach Resort this weekend, giving you an opportunity to gather with friends, flex your artistic muscles, and enjoy some wine too. The fun evening will help to raise funds for the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society, an organization that provides weekly testing of Osoyoos Lake in the summer months, and offers education on the lake.   For just $20 per ticket, you can indulge in some tasty treats, wine samples, art supplies, and guidance from experienced and

3 Tips for Hosting a Fun and Successful Corporate Retreat

A corporate retreat is an opportunity for a team to come together, develop their skills, and become more invested in your business. Unfortunately, corporate retreats can sometimes be hit or miss events, and success is highly dependent on the content, activities, and location of the retreat. It’s time to abandon the trust falls and Kumbaya sing-alongs, and step up your corporate retreat game! Define Your Goals Beforehand The purpose of your corporate retreat may be to unite your team or it may be the best way to work together to find a solution to a problem within the company. Whatever