Allison Markin

Lyndie Hill and Mike Hill from the 2016 Brewski event at Apex Mountain Resort. This year there will be more than 25 craft breweries

Okanagan Taste: Drink more Canadian wine this year

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Lyndie Hill and Mike Hill from the 2016 Brewski event at Apex Mountain Resort. This year there will be more than 25 craft breweries
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Okanagan Taste: Seasonal twist on usual libations

Christmas is a few days away and maybe we all need a reset from our usual holiday libations.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Okanagan Taste: Gift guide for the wine lover and foodie in your life

A nice selection of gift ideas for the booklover, foodie or imbiber on your list.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

Okanagan Taste: The end of harvest and the start of winter

Winemakers and their “cellar rats” have a chance to enjoy a break and a beer, if not now, then soon.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

Markin: Oliver winery has three decades of innovation

Oliver winery saw an opportunity to not only be energy efficient, but to give consumers a chance to see solar energy in action.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
The first ever NaramataSlow Dinner was a celebration of harvest and community

Markin: South Okanagan slow food movement coming together

A community Thanksgiving dinner for more than 180 guests, served potluck at one continuous table in Naramata.

The first ever NaramataSlow Dinner was a celebration of harvest and community
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

Markin: What to tailgate with while watching Blue Jays and other sports

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

Markin: Gear up for the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival

Tis the season to plan your schedule for the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, which begins Sept. 29 and runs to Oct. 9.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

MARKIN: Time to fall for harvest in the South Okanagan

There’s always a day sometime in September when suddenly, it’s fall.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

Markin: How do you judge good taste?

Judging food and wine competitions is not as easy as it looks.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

MARKIN: Farm to table to fork to glass

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

MARKIN: Patio season sipping in the South Okanagan

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

MARKIN: When art and wine collide in the Okanagan

Head out to your favourite winery to enjoy a bit of culture, usually on a sun-soaked patio.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.

MARKIN: Access to Canadian wine a hinderance

With Canada Day on Friday, it’s time to reflect on our patriotism.

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News. She can be reached at Allison@AllSheWrote.ca and on Twitter @OkanaganTaste.
Allison Markin is the Penticton Western News food and libations columnist.

MARKIN: New places and flavours in Penticton and beyond

A list of new, or re-opening for summer, spots to wine and dine in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

Allison Markin is the Penticton Western News food and libations columnist.
Allison Markin is the Penticton Western News food and libations columnist.

MARKIN: Summer school for Okanagan foodies

An array of libation and food education classes are starting up in the Okanagan.

Allison Markin is the Penticton Western News food and libations columnist.
Allison Markin is the food

MARKIN: How to treat mom this weekend

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Allison Markin is the food
Allison Markin is the food

MARKIN: Tastes of the Okanagan, more to explore

Allison Markin is the food and libations columnist for the Penticton Western News.

Allison Markin is the food