Episode: 2 Canada West Coast
Title: Covert Farms
Broadcast: Jan 28th 2017
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane and Scott Taylor
Trevor Cochrane and restaurateur Scott Taylor travel to Covert Farms family estate situated in the Okanagan valley about an hour south of Kelowna at the main hub of the wine region.
- Covert Farms has a world class reputation for is organic wines. Gene Covert is the third generation to run the family estate wine production.
- The farm-visit experience at Covert Farms is attracting people from all over the world. This culinary experience offers a personally guided tour aboard a vintage 1952 mercury one ton, the tour that lasts for one and a half hours over 650 acres of organic farmland.
- The vineyard has desert characteristics, the added silty loam from the hillsides to the existing sandy gravely soil is great for growing vines and gives the crops their unique flavor.
- The tour ends with Covert Farm wine paired with fresh charcuterie.
For more information:
Destination Canada URL: www.explorecanada.com.au
Air Canada URL: www.aircanada.com.au