Summerland Resort Blog

Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa blog is all about stories that spotlight our Okanagan's attractions, festivals, events, Okanagan restaurants, family travel tips and much more. It is our pleasure to share these articles and highlight the vacation experiences within our beautiful Okanagan Valley BC Wine Country destinations. Happy reading!

View All

Now viewing: Food & Wine

Summerland’s Juicy Cider Scene

March 9, 2017

Nomad-cider-1

With sweeping vineyards and majestic fruit tree orchards adorning its pastoral hills, Summerland, from it’s past to present, has been rooted in agriculture. In the past decade, it has been the grapes that have been in the limelight with the popularity of Bottleneck Drive wines. Now this quaint community is growing in admiration for it's drink of fermented apple juice: cider.

Read More

Five Tips for Reconnecting with your Partner

February 9, 2016

Couple with roses

Valentine’s Day – does it get more trite? Red and pink everything, enforced mass card signing for the kids, bad prix-fixe menus. We’re with you. However, I don’t think any of us would say that making our relationship work with kids in the mix is easy. So let’s skip the heart-shaped candy and talk reality. Here are five ways to reconnect with your partner, whatever time of year it is.

Read More

Celebrate Wine Tourism Day In Summerland

October 24, 2014

The second annual Wine Tourism Day in North America will take place on November 8, 2014. Wineries, hotels, restaurants, and other wine tourism businesses across North America are offering special events to the public on this day to celebrate the importance (and fun) of wine tourism.

Read More

797

The Okanagan Is BC’s Winter Playground

October 20, 2014

Nobody needs to be convinced that the Okanagan is great summertime destination—after all, they don’t call this Summerland for nothing! But the truth is that the Okanagan Valley is, in fact, a fantastic year-round destination, offering some of its best recreation opportunities and special events during the winter months.

Read More

Downtown-fireworks-2013-w-hashtag-670x285

Okanagan Named World’s 2nd Best Wine Region By USA Today

September 12, 2014

Okanagan-destination-bc-jf-bergeron 54 990x660

Here at Summerland Waterfront Resort, we’ll take any opportunity we can to boast about the amazing wines produced here in the Okanagan. But you don’t have to take our word for it. A recent readers poll by USA Today—the most widely read newspaper in America—ranks BC’s Okanagan Valley #2 in a list of the world’s 10 best wine regions to visit.

Read More

Okanagan Crush Pad Winery Keeps World-class Wines Down To Earth

April 29, 2014

Crush pad 1

Just a few minutes from our Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa, down the winding back roads overlooking Lake Okanagan, you’ll find acre upon acre of lush vineyards. This is where Okanagan Crush Pad Winery produces some of British Columbia’s most distinctive and celebrated wines.

Read More

Spring Okanagan Wine Festival Celebrates Its 20th Year | May 1 – 11

April 17, 2014

Wine fest 2

Now in its 20th year, the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival continues to get bigger and better. Happening from May 1st to 11th, the festival encompasses 119 participating wineries and more than 70 culinary and wine events throughout the Okanagan Valley, many of which happen right here in Summerland.

Read More

Exciting Wine Events Kick Off Summer In The Okanagan, BC

April 16, 2014

Scenic view of vineyards  lake (1024x768)

Love food? Love wine? Love touring through rolling countryside amidst lush vineyards and orchards? Sounds like the perfect escape, and it is. Two exciting events are kicking off the start of summer in the Okanagan's wine country this year.

Read More

Discover Hidden Gems Along The Bottleneck Drive Wine Route

January 30, 2014

Summerland - jan 30

Here at Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa, we talk a lot about local “Bottleneck Drive” wineries. For those unfamiliar with the Summerland winery scene, let us explain. Summerland is home to more than a dozen boutique wineries, all in close proximity to each other and connected by a system of scenic roads called the Bottleneck Drive. This makes Summerland ideal for wine tours—you can drive from one end of the route to the other in less than 15 minutes.

Read More

Sign up for our Newsletter

Receive exclusive deals and special offers, packages, travel tips, upcoming events and area recommendations. We promise not to flood your inbox, and we promise that your email is safe with us and will not be shared with anyone else. Plus by signing up you are automatically entered to win our semi-annual draw for a 3 night vacation package!

Sign Up Now

Back to Top