Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Morning brought with it a light fog and I was reluctant to be driving through the mountains until it lifted a bit but I was on my way by 9:30, and when I get close to home I just want to be there, so it was strictly a driving day, a long one. The weather was co-operative across Idaho and the traffic too ... and then I got into Washington. I was on the I90 and intended to head northwest when I got to Spokane in order to cross the border at Osoyoos but got ...
We are constantly being surprised at the variety of landscapes in BC. Osoyoos is near the U.S. border and it's a dry desert, perfect for growing grapes for wine apparently. Canadian wine wasn't something I was familiar with before, but having sampled MULTIPLE wines, wineries, reds, whites, roses, ports, and everything in between, I now believe it!
So we had a couple of nights in a gorgeous resort, starting our days with ...
... with an interesting view on wine making. A good example of her way of thinking was the Silver Sage Merlot which was made from berries instead of grapes.....and actually turned out to be very good. So after a day of wine tasting we finally found ourselves on the outskirts of Vancouver. The plans were in place to catch the ferry the next day from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay on Vancouver Island and start the next leg of our ...
... the earth. The area had the feel of the Greek Isles...hot, dry but fertile and scenic with the sun's rays glistening off of the pearly blue lake water. Boaters and swimmers peppered the water and sunned themselves on the few sandy beaches I saw. Signs advertising wineries were on every block. And there were several luxury golf courses with beautiful entrances.
Next was Penticton, still ...
A drive around the local area today after an early walk along the lake. 40 degrees, so too hot for much else. Checked out the local fruit packing house where we could buy cherries for $1 to $1.50 per pound. I have had a constant feed of cherries, plums and apricots, all of which Barbara and Peter ...