Posts Tagged "Oliver"

McIntyre Bluff

McIntyre Bluff is named for old-timer “Uncle Pete” McIntyre, who lived at the foot of the cliffs; but the face in the rock isn’t Uncle Pete, it’s known as “The Chief.”

Whenever I drive along Highway 97 between Vaseux Lake and Oliver, I hope the light will be just right to bring out his enormous features. I’ve never found a specific connection between the monolithic chief and local First Nations, although the bluffs themselves figure in a ghost story. 

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Okanagan Wine Country: BC Living

Love the layout of my Insider’s Guide to Okanagan Wine Country in the Spring issue of BC Living. You’ll find my suggestions for must-sip wines and don’t-miss wineries along with tips on what to nosh and where to lay your head. It’s all broken down by region: Kelowna, Penticton & Naramata; and Oliver & Osoyoos.

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