Food, wine and agriculture -- to know this region is to experience British Columbia’s rich heritage in cultivating delicious fare from the land. Amid its sun-soaked valley’s and mountain peaks, this area is ripe with stories of a past in fruit-picking, railways and mining.

The BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop

As soon as the doors were opened to the BC Orchard Industry Museum, there was a clear interest in the other major agricultural pursuit in the Valley – the wine industry.

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The Colonial Inn B&B

Colonial Inn B&B is the historic guest house of Nickel Plate Gold Mine. Enjoy 5 large bedrooms, private/shared bath, living room, landscaped lawns, gardens, wood-burning fireplace & period furniture.

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The Hitching Post Restaurant

The Hitching Post Restaurant has been serving the Similkameen community since July 2004. Specializing in homemade food with fresh ingredients, and their staff offers quality and reliable service you can count on.

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The Laurel Packinghouse

The Laurel Packinghouse is located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District and is home to the BC Orchard Industry Museum and the BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop, and is one of Canada’s few industrial sites preserved to

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