Prizes – #AmbrosiaKitchen Contest

Just for ENTERING,  you could walk away with our GRAND PRIZE:

The GRAND PRIZE:

Prize stay must be completed by June 30th, 2021. The value of the Grand Prize is $2,500.


Spirit Ridge at NK MIP Resort

Spirit Ridge Resort in Osoyoos,

Welcome to Canada’s only desert, a place sacred to the Osoyoos Indian Band. Spirit Ridge  Resort is located in Canada’s “pocket desert,” where golden light filters through antelope bitterbrush right before breathtaking Okanagan Valley sunsets.

You’ll know when you’ve arrived at Spirit Ridge; there’s no mistaking the gently sloping vineyards, glittering Osoyoos Lake, and dramatic Okanagan Range, part of the Cascade Mountains, that surround the luxury resort.

There’s so much to do at Spirit Ridge—from wine tasting to boating to hiking—that you may never want to leave. If you do, however, you’ll discover some of Canada’s finest wineries, which line the famed Golden Mile Bench to the north. Immerse yourself in the landscape and hike the nearby Chopaka Lookout Trail for unparalleled desert views, or head into town to see the work of regional artists at the Okanagan Art Gallery.

Come stay at our all-suite resort, and discover for yourself the natural landscapes and delicious food and wine that make Spirit Ridge a true wellness-centred oasis.


NK’MIP Cellars Winery Patio

NK’MIP Cellars Winery Patio

Learn about winemaking from grape to glass while taking in the spirit and history of the first Indigenous-owned winery in North America.  Sample 5 of our award-winning wines, including our Riesling Icewine, progressively throughout the tour.

Watch the glittering waters of Osoyoos Lake as you dine alfresco at NK’MIP Cellars Winery Patio and share a bottle of wine with friends. Enjoy elegantly plated wild mushroom gnocchi and duck confit sandwiches as you gaze at the serene desert landscape. Our farm-to-table specialties are created using traditional aboriginal techniques.

The outdoor Patio Restaurant offers contemporary North American cuisine in a picturesque location, with fresh Farm-to-Table innovations.


 The Bear, The Fish, The Root & The Berry

bear fish root berry Osoyoos

The Syilx People of the Okanagan Nation approach to food is based on the creation stories of their culture and Spirit Ridge’s Dining Room, The Bear, The Fish, The Root and The Berry takes their stories as the inspiration, based on their story of the Four Food Chiefs. The Four Food Chiefs are central: Skimxist Black Bear (chief of animals, representing self-sacrifice, leadership, giving), Ntytikxw Chinook Salmon (water creatures, perseverance, hard work), Speetlum Bitterroot (plants below the round, relationships to the land) and Seeya Saskatoon Berry (plants above the ground, growth, strength, community) are legendary.


 Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, Osoyoos
NK’MIP Desert Cultural Centre

If you want to understand Okanagan Valley history, visit NK’MIP Desert Cultural Centre. Built right into the landscape, the centre extends into a hillside, and its sustainable design features a living roof of desert plants. Inside, exhibits focus on desert ecology, wildlife, and the culture of the Osoyoos Indian Band. Wander along two kilometers of walking trails to explore the environment at your own pace. The whole facility is steps from your room.


prize for Ambrosia apples contest
Plus $500 Cash

Prize stay must be completed by June 30th, 2021. The value of the Grand Prize is $2,500.