As a food, wine and travel writer I’ve done my share of touring wineries, not just in North America but across Europe too and I can assure readers that the Okanagan Valley stacks up against the best in the world when it comes to a wine touring paradise. (more…)
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I love road trips – there’s something about the freedom to go wherever the fancy takes you, stop whenever you see something of interest and the opportunity to eat out every night! Two of my favourite road trip destinations are the Oregon Coast by the Coho Ferry and Southern B.C. In spring the latter wins out for me as there is so much going on across the province. Whether you’re flying into Vancouver, plan a first night at the Accent Inn Vancouver Airport in Richmond or if you’re heading west from Alberta or beyond, you can pick a route that encircles some of the most diverse, and interesting, countryside B.C. has to offer. (more…)
Accent Inns is a proud supporter of the BC SPCA and happy to promote this great fundraising event.
All proceeds from the event will be donated to the SPCA to help animals in need.
Sample award winning wines at five unique wineries on the Westside Wine Trail:
1:00 Kalala Organic Estate Winery– wine tastings
1:40 Mission Hill Family Estate Winery– wine tastings
2:15 Quails’ Gate Winery – wine tastings
2:50 Little Straw Vineyards– wine tastings
3:30 Rollingdale Winery – wine tastings
Well Leslie & I just completed our annual wine tasting (and purchases) and it was just as enjoyable as in previous years.
We only spent 2 nights this time and stayed of course at the Accent Inn Kelowna and enjoyed some really nice meals at the ABC Restaurant, located at the hotel.
We did the art and specialty galleries in Kelowna, plus wine shops and then preceded to the Naramata Wineries on the second day, returning to Kelowna for the evening.
We did the Osoyoos and Oliver wineries on our 3rd day, on our way back to the coast. (more…)
Congratulations to John Hunter who is the official winner of a custom-made 4 night BC Road Trip! John’s name was drawn from hundreds who completed our Customer Survey.
Thanks to everyone for filling out the Customer Survey, we got some valuable feedback and lots of heart-warming comments. Stay tuned to see your feedback put into action.
He’s got a great trip coming to him that includes:
4 nights at any Accent Inn anytime he wants
His choice of two of the following:
A Wine tasting tour for 2 in the Okanagan
2 admissions to Butchart Gardens in Victoria
2 rounds of Golf (total) in Kelowna, Kamloops or Victoria
River Rafting for 2 on the Chilliwack River
Have a great trip, John Hunter!
Checkout these and other great vacation ideas on the Accent Inn package page.