Featured Recipes

Grape Syrup


  • 2 cups British Columbia Grapes
  • ⅔ cup white sugar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • dash British Columbia Red Wine


  1. Heat grapes in a non-reactive pan (or microwave) until just before boiling.
  2. Let sit for 15 - 20 minutes to extract pigments from skins.
  3. Put through a sieve or cheesecloth to extract juice.
  4. Mix juice with sugar and cornstarch.
  5. Heat until boiling point and simmer until clear and thickened.
  6. Remove from heat and add wine.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy.

Syrup can be refrigerated and rewarmed in microwave.

Grape Parfait

A delicious dessert that couldn't be easier to make. Kids especially love layering fruits in fancy glasses.


  • 4 cups (1000 mL) Okanagan Coronation grapes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sour cream, stirred
  • 4 tbsp (60 mL) brown sugar
  • Optional garnish: fresh mint sprigs


  1. Add ½ cup (125 mL) of grapes to parfait or stemmed goblets and top with 2 tbsp (30 mL) sour cream.
  2. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Repeat layers and refrigerate.
  3. Chill before serving.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of mint, if desired.

Serves 4.