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Something for Everyone at a Watermark Wedding

A destination wedding is about so much more than the vows Watermark Beach Resort is located right in the heart of the South Okanagan paradise. This is a four-season playground, boasting the best weather in Canada, and the ideal place to have your dream wedding.   You and your wedding guests will have the vacation of a lifetime, here.   There’s so much to explore in the South Okanagan! Wine touring, food touring, hiking, biking, skiing, fishing, and endless watersports! How about a day on a championship golf course? An eco-adventure tour? A visit to the numerous family-friendly spots? A Continue Reading

Devour! Wine Seminars & Tours: Learn to Wine Like a Pro

Want to look like an expert at your next cocktail party? Learn how to “speak” wine and cider at our Devour! wine and cider education seminars on Saturday, June 16th. Join the winemakers and cidermakers from the Similkameen Independent Winegrowers association for informative and fun discussions about growing, making, and –most importantly– drinking our amazing BC wines and ciders. Devour! Wine Education Seminars: BEST VARIETALS OF THE SIMILKAMEEN VALLEY Which varietals love the Similkameen the most? Find out at this seminar, featuring: Charlie Baessler, Corcelettes Estate Winery Howard Soon, Vanessa Vineyard Tim Cottrill, Robin Ridge Winery George Hanson, Seven Stones Continue Reading

Similkameen Winery in the International Spotlight

At Watermark, we know how fortunate we are to be in such a magnificent part of the world.   BC’s Interior is a veritable Garden of Eden! Stunning landscapes, sustainably-grown and abundant produce, and, of course, world-class wines are part of our everyday, around here. We’re lucky to be in the heart of it all, and we’re excited to have the opportunity to showcase our talented neighbours, too!   We’ve just learned that our friends at Clos du Soleil Winery have been making waves around the world with their delicious wines. At the recent Decanter World Wine Awards (considered “the Continue Reading

3 Reasons to Try Stand Up Paddleboarding in Osoyoos!

Paddle sports have always ranked among the most sought-after water activities. Canoeing (an ancient tradition in Canadian waters) and kayaking are peaceful and beautiful ways to explore our great outdoors. But in recent years, adventure seekers have turned to stand up paddleboarding as their watersport of choice. When you consider the various health and entertainment benefits, this surge in popularity comes as no surprise. This perfectly-balanced combination of surfing and kayaking is not only fun and versatile, it’s also seriously good for your body!   It’s a Total Body Workout Standing on a paddleboard requires balance, which means a strong Continue Reading

Devour! Chefs in the Spotlight: CHEF ROSS DERRICK

What influenced the Devour! chefs to pursue their culinary passions, and what inspired their unique cooking styles? We were curious, so we asked them! Chef Ross Derrick is a leader in the sustainable seafood movement. He pursued his culinary career throughout Canada and Ireland before getting hooked on the Okanagan lifestyle. Continue Reading