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Central Okanagan Wine Country

Kelowna


May 1, 2014

Bubbly Bootcamp

Additional Details

Cost $80 p/p $150 couple
Start Time 5:00 pm
End Time 7:00 pm
Location Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Event Contact Info Ruth Hanbury
ruth@summerhill.bc.ca
250 764 8000 ext 133
www.summerhill.bc.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Starting with a detailed overview of sparkling wine production & dosage tasting, guests will be able to disgorge their very own bottle of sparkling wine under the guidance of winemaker Eric von Krosigk.   Following this, enjoy the paired tasting of Summerhill's award-winning sparkling wine and organic appetizers.


May 1 - 10 2014

Sip into Sunset

Additional Details

Cost $48 for 3 courses
Location Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Event Contact Info Meg McManus
events@summerhill.bc.ca
250 764 8000 ext 131
www.summerhill.bc.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Back by popular demand, every evening during Spring Wine Festival, join us for a three course Table d’Hote menu prepared by Summerhill’s Executive Chef, Jesse Croy; featuring seasonal local organic ingredients with wine pairings by Winemaker Eric von Krosigk. Reservations recommended.


May 1, 2014

Mead 101

Additional Details

Cost $35.00 (all incl)
Start Time 3:30 pm
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Meadow Vista Honey Winery
Event Contact Info hello@meadowvista.ca
250-862-2337
www.meadowvista.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings
Education

Unveil the mystery of mead, wine made out of honey in this fun and informative taste through history.  Relax with the Queen Bee, Judie Barta as she shares her tips on how to pair the world's oldest fermented beverage with fresh, local cuisine.   Taste Nature. Bee joyful.


May 1 - 10 2014

Smack DAB Restaurant Presents: Chef's Wine Paired Dinner On The Waterfront

Additional Details

Cost $32.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 5:00 pm
Location Manteo Resort
Event Contact Info Ian McDougall
ianm@manteo.com
250-860-4488
www.smackdabmanteo.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Savour your choice of 2 courses from our festival menu paired with a glass of Okanagan wine. Your evening meal includes choice of main course & choice of appetizer or dessert.  2 courses and wine for only $32.00.  Join us on the waterfront every evening through wine festival.  250-860-4488 to reserve.


May 2 - 3 2014

The WestJet Wine Tastings

Additional Details

Cost $70.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Rotary Centre for the Arts
Ticket Information http://selectyourtickets.com/event.php?event_id=1152
Event Contact Info The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
info@thewinefestivals.com
250-861-6654
Categories Signature
Spring
Tastings

It's all about the experience and you know you're in good hands since WestJet cares. This is the largest wine tasting of the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival with 60 wineries, great deli food from Nesters Market, live music and over 500 fun loving people. The WestJet Wine Tastings - only in the Okanagan!  This is a Get Home Safe event sponsored by BC Liquor Stores and Valley First Insurance.

Tickets available online or by calling 250-717-5304 - $70.00 for one night (all incl.) or $120.00 for both nights (all incl.)


May 2 - 4 and 9 - 11 2014

Nine, Dine & Wine

Additional Details

Cost $109.00 for TWO
Start Time 3:30 pm
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Kelowna Springs Golf Club
Event Contact Info Rich, Sam or anyone in the Golf Shop
gm@kelownasprings.com
250.765.4653
www.kelownasprings.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Two people can enjoy 9 holes of championship golf with cart at Kelowna Springs Golf Club (a Les Furber design), and enjoy a prime rib dinner afterwards prepared by Executive Chef Brad Linton while sharing a bottle of VQA wine. 18 holes $172.00. Walkers deduct $5 per person/ 9 holes. Taxes added to all rates.


May 2, 2014

Foodie Fridays at SpierHead Winery

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 3:00 pm
End Time 6:00 pm
Location SpierHead Winery
Event Contact Info Dan French
info@spierheadwinery.com
250-763-7777
www.spierheadwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings
Food

Free food and wine pairing, it's Foodie Friday!  SpierHead wine will be paired with unique appetizers prepared by Kelowna chefs and Restauranteurs. Start your weekend off right, join us at SpierHead Winery, it's a monthly event held every First Friday of each month 3pm-6pm SpierHead's Foodie Friday's.


May 2 - 11 2014

Harvest 3 Course Culinary Experience with a view

Additional Details

Cost $39.00 + tax
Location Harvest Golf Club
Event Contact Info Ryan Brown
rbrown@harvestgolf.com
250-862-3103
www.harvestgolf.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Harvest Grille & Lounge May 2nd to May 11th (after 5pm)  Join us for a 3 course culinary creation by our Executive Chef Dan Werry, while overlooking Lake Okanagan and stunning views of the Valley.  Wine pairings available from the award winning SpierHead Winery.


May 3 - 4 and 10 - 11 2014

Oops? we've done it again! Grand Opening Celebration

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Location The Vibrant Vine
Event Contact Info Mandy
vvwineshop@gmail.com
(778) 478-4153
www.thevibrantvine.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Come celebrate with us at The Vibrant Vine in our new Tasting Room.  It still feels nice and cozy!  Taste our world winning wines, Platinum Oops?, Silver Chardonnay, and Bronze Gewürztraminer.  Sip some in the shade on our wonderful new lawn and enjoy a picnic while the music plays.  We're having too much fun  http://www.thevibrantvine.com


May 3, 2014

Wine Tasting is an Art

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Picture Perfect
Event Contact Info Linda Winnick
lindapictureperfect@telus.net
250-763-6966
www.picture-perfect-kelowna.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Enjoy an afternoon of tasting great Okanagan wines and meeting talented Okanagan Artist's. This is a self guided tour featuring Picture Perfect who will be co-hosting with Gray Monk Winery and Turtle Island co-hosting with Nk'Mip Winery. Artists will be in attendance at both locations.


May 3, 2014

AMUSE BOUCHE

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Camelot Vineyards
Event Contact Info Denise Brass
info@camelotvineyards.ca
250-862-8873
www.camelotvineyards.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

This means "Happy Mouth" in French and Camelot, House Of Rose, SpierHead,The View and Vibrant Vines winery intend to make your mouth, not just happy, but ecstatic by offering you complimentary tastings at each winery, paired with free food samples from local establishments. Come have fun at the Fab Five!


May 4, 2014

Wild & Organic Brunch

Additional Details

Cost $39.95 + tax
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 2:00 pm
Location Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Event Contact Info Meg McManus
bistro@summerhill.bc.ca
250 764 8000 ext 501
www.summerhill.bc.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Relax, take it easy and leave the brunch to us. Summerhill will be hosting our popular organic sparkling brunch. Held in the Summerhill Sunset Organic Bistro and patio, enjoy the fantastic lake and valley views to the sound of Hugh Parsons on the piano. Reservations highly recommended.


May 4, 2014

Sandhill Winery GRAND OPENING - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Additional Details

Cost $50.00 (all incl)
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Sandhill Winery
Event Contact Info requestinfo@sandhillwines.ca
250.762.9144
www.sandhillwines.ca
Categories Member Events
Reception

Join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of our new Sandhill Winery.  Enjoy an afternoon of award winning wines and regionally inspired canapés from the Culinary Arts, Okanagan College.  Learn about single vineyard wines from Master Winemaker Howard Soon and meet our grape growers who tend to each of our six vineyards.

 


May 4, 2014

The Lakeshore Wine Route's 3rd Annual Spring Sip & Savour

Additional Details

Cost $7ea/$20 all 4 + tax
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 3:30 pm
Location Lakeshore Wine Route
Event Contact Info Stephanie Mosley
stephanie@tantalus.ca
http://www.lakeshorewineries.ca/
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Four Wineries, Four Unique Experiences, One Spectacular Wine Route!  Connect the dots to discover the heritage of some of the Okanagan's oldest vineyards - Tantalus, Summerhill, St Hubertus and CedarCreek.  As you take in the breathtaking lake and vineyard views, each winery will offer two samples thoughtfully paired with 2 delicious canapés.  Tickets available at any of the 4 wineries.


May 5 - 9 2014

Sip and Slurp at The View

Additional Details

Cost $15.00 per person
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 8:00 pm
Location The View Winery
Event Contact Info Jennifer or Jill
info@theviewwinery.com
250-860-0742
www.theviewwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Enjoy a VINE-TINGLING tasting and wine education evening with The View wine divas.  SIP and SLURP delicious wines and cider paired with tasty morsels.  Learn the basics of sensory perception and wine appreciation in a fun, relaxed setting.  SIP and SLURP takes place in the cellar so bring a sweater.


May 6 and May 8 and May 10 2014

Tutored Wine Tasting Seminars

Additional Details

Cost $25.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 8:30 pm
Location The Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
Event Contact Info Grand Bay Cafe
paul.clark@deltahotels.com
250-869-3508
Categories Member Events
Education

Join Sommelier Paul Clark for these unique tutored wine tastings: Tuesday, May 6th, 7-8:30pm: Test Your Palate Seminar; Thursday, May 8th, 7-8:30pm: Great Coffee & Fine Wine Seminar; Saturday, May 10th, 4-6pm: Sinful Pairings: Chocolate & Wine Seminar.


May 7, 2014

The Cheesiest Sweet & Savoury Competition

Additional Details

Cost $40.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Infusions Restaurant at Okanagan College
Event Contact Info Linda Dyck
ldyck@okanagan.bc.ca
250.762.5445 ext 4426
Categories Member Events

Do you love dessert?  Before or after your main course?  Do you get excited at the mention of cheese?  Got a soft spot for aspiring chefs?  Join Dairy Farmers of Canada & the Culinary Arts Centre at Okanagan College for an evening of sweetness matched by savoury foods.  Four apprentice chef teams will create their own cheesy desserts and four apprentice chef teams will create their own savoury cheesy dishes all of which include delicious Canadian cheeses and paired with sumptuous Okanagan wines.  Meet the apprentices, mingle with the wineries and marvel at the pairings.  But, you are not off the hook with just tastings and sipping - every guest will cast a vote to determine the cheesiest culinary creation and wine pairing while you are entertained with live music.


May 8, 2014

Comforts of Grilled Cheese and Wine presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada

Additional Details

Cost $50.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Hotel Eldorado
Ticket Information http://ev10.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3ARGP%3ARC1314%3AWF0508%3A&linkID=rgp&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=
Event Contact Info The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
info@thewinefestivals.com
250-861-6654
www.thewinefestivals.com
Categories Signature
Spring
Tastings
Food
Education

A brand new event! Grilled cheese is a great Canadian comfort food. When paired with British Columbia wines in a beautiful setting at the Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna, we've elevated your comfort to new heights. Presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada, savor eight different Canadian cheeses, from mild to aromatic, paired with British Columbia wines. This is a Get Home Safe event sponsored by BC Liquor Stores and Valley First Insurance.

Tickets available online or by calling 250-717-5304 - $50.00 (all incl.)

 


You can look forward to seeing the following wineries at this event:

 

CedarCreek Estate Winery- Kelowna

House of Rose Winery - Kelowna

St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery - Kelowna

Tantalus Vineyards - Kelowna

Topshelf Winery - Okanagan Falls

The View Winery - Kelowna

The Vibrant Vine - Kelowna

Upper Bench Winery and Creamery - Penticton

 


May 8, 2014

'Dine in Good Spirits' with Okanagan Spirits

Additional Details

Cost $109.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Okanagan Spirits Kelowna Distillery
Event Contact Info Okanagan Spirits Kelowna Distillery
kelowna@okanaganspirits.com
778 484 5174
www.okanaganspirits.com
Categories Member Events

Okanagan Spirits invites you to an evening of culinary & cocktail decadence.  A four course evening paired with perfectly balanced Okanagan Spirits cocktails.  Waterfront Wines will be our caterer for the evening.  Our third annual dinner will be held in the Kelowna Distillery with limited tickets available.  http://www.okanaganspirits.com


May 10, 2014

Winemaker's Trail - Vineyard Hike and Picnic

Additional Details

Cost $35.00 + tax
Start Time 12:00 pm
Location CedarCreek Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Heather Courtney
events@cedarcreek.bc.ca
778-738-1022
cedarcreek.bc.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Walk your way to the top of our vineyard while doing a progressive food and wine tasting with our winemaker, and enjoy a giant vineyard picnic after. We think it's the only trail of its kind in Canada! It will be an authentic experience; on that you have our word! (comfortable footwear recommended).


May 10 - 11 2014

Mothers are FABulous at the Kelowna FabFive Wineries

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 4:00 pm
Location House of Rose Winery
Event Contact Info wouter van der hall
info@houseofrose.ca
250-765-0802
www.houseofrose.ca/events
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Mothers are celebrated at the Kelowna FabFive wineries on May 10 and 11th, 12-4PM with something special for Mom at each of the wineries: House of Rose, Camelot, Vibrant Vine, The View and SpierHead winery.  Bring mom, or mom come by yourself and be spoiled a little by your favourite wineries!

Lake Country


May 3, 2014

Need Some "TLC?"

Additional Details

Cost $25.00 + tax
Start Time 11:00 am
Location Lake Country
Event Contact Info events@graymonk.com
www.graymonk.com
Categories Winter

Indulge yourself and visit the Scenic Sip's six wineries for a multi-cultural food and wine experience.  "Taste of Lake Country" will be showcasing the award winning, diverse wines of this spectacular region.  Participants will be tempted by cultural small bites and complimentary tastings. Tickets 250 766 3168.  http://www.grapevinerestaurant.ca/


May 4 - 11 2014

Perfect Pairings: Wine, Art & Cheese

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Ex Nihilo Vineyard
Event Contact Info Joshua Ferguson
events@exnihilovineyards.com
250-766-5522
www.exnihilovineyards.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

The Creatio Galley at Ex Nihilo Vineyards presents a group show of paintings from Okanagan's premier artists.  A showcase of local contemporary art.  Enjoy the perfect pairing of Ex Nihilo wines, fine art and artisan cheeses from The Village Cheese Co.


May 9, 2014

Celebrate the Arrival of Spring at Gray Monk Estate Winery

Additional Details

Cost $110.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Grapevine Restaurant
Ticket Information www.grapevinerestaurant.ca "Shop"
Event Contact Info Chef Willi Franz
grape.vine@shaw.ca
250-766-3168
www.grapevinerestaurant.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

The culinary team at Gray Monk Estate Winery presents a fusion of rustic wine country and classic French cuisine.  Participants will enjoy a sparkling welcome reception followed by a hosted 5 course wine paired dinner that is not to be missed.  For more information contact www.grapevinerestaurant.ca.

West Kelowna


May 1 - 11 2014

Quails' Gate Spring Release Dinner Series

Additional Details

Cost $75.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 5:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Old Vines Restaurant @ Quails' Gate Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Reservations
oldvinesrestaurant@quailsgate.com
250-769-2500
http://quailsgate.com/restaurant/reservations/
Categories Member Events
Food

Our signature 4 course paired menus are once again offered.  Consistently recognized as one of the provinces' best, Old Vines Restaurant designs each menu to showcase our valley's bounty.  Our staff will bring you the perfect pairings, all you need to do is book, arrive and enjoy!


May 1 - 10 2014

Tapas and Art in the Vineyard

Additional Details

Cost $12.00 per person
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Little Straw Vineyards
Event Contact Info Tina Slamka
info@littlestraw.bc.ca
2507690404
littlestraw.bc.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Stroll into the vineyard with delicious tapas from the Barrel Top Grill while watching well known Kelowna artist Anita McComas create.


May 1 - 10 2014

Who's Your Farmer?

Additional Details

Cost Varies
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 10:00 pm
Location The Cove Lakeside Resort
Event Contact Info The Bonfire Restaurant
info@bonfiregrillatthecove.com
250-707-1810
www.bonfirerestaurant.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Chef Grant deMontreuil presents his Okanagan inspired Wine Festival tasting menus;  highlighting the best of BC's sustainable produce, meat, seafood and dairy farmers.  Our sommelier has paired these tasting menus with some of the best wines the Okanagan has to offer.  A local tasting sensation!  http://www.bonfirerestaurant.ca


May 3, 2014

Celebrating Pinot- Spring Epicurean Dinner

Additional Details

Cost $115.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Winery Concierge
tours@missionhillwinery.com
250-768-6483
www.missionhillwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

The evening will begin with a welcome reception including canapés and wine pairings, showcasing the much anticipated pre-release tasting of our 2012 Martin's Lane Pinot Noir.  Dinner will be a grazing affair highlighted by four chef and sommelier attended food and wine stations.


May 3, 2014

Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery Open House

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 3:00 pm
Location Mt Boucherie Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Pinki Gidda
sales@mtboucheriewinery.com
250.769.8803
www.mtboucheriewinery.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

Join us at our annual Spring Open House event from 11am - 3pm. Enjoy our picnic area overlooking beautiful Okanagan Lake. Savour hors d'oeuvres and our newest wine releases while mingling with our winemaker, Jim Faulkner. Our wine shop is open daily from 10am - 6pm.


May 4, 2014

Astronomical Wine & Star Gazing

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 8:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Rollingdale Winery
Event Contact Info Kirsty Dale
info@rollingdale.ca
250-769-9224
www.rollingdale.ca
Categories Member Events
Education

Gaze at the moon, the stars, Jupiter and Mars through RASC telescopes while enjoying one of your favourite Rollingdale wines available to purchase by the glass. Drop by anytime between 8pm and 10pm. Call or email to reserve a spot. The event is weather dependent and might have to be rescheduled.


May 9, 2014

Dinner with Our New Winemaker Nikki Callaway

Additional Details

Cost $130.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Quails' Gate Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Stella
sbrown@quailsgate.com
250 769 4451 x 221
http://quailsgate.com/restaurant/reservations/
Categories Member Events
Food

One night only, we're converting our Barrel Room for an intimate evening with our new winemaker.  Nikki Callaway will lead you on a brief tour and barrel tasting, while Winery Chef Roger Sleiman prepares a locally sourced menu crafted to pair beautifully with our Spring release wines.


May 10, 2014

Where East Meets West

Additional Details

Cost Donation to Foodbank
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Kalala Organic Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Tibor Erdélyi
tibor@kalala.ca
250-768-9700
kalalawines.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

We’ll be serving up fresh East Indian tapas alongside our award-winning, organically grown wines!  Come try our samosas and pakoras with chutney and see how well they pair with BC wines.  Also take advantage of your last opportunity to purchase bin ends of our previous vintages.


May 10, 2014

Volcanic Hills Spring Open House

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Volcanic Hills Winery
Event Contact Info info@volcanichillswinery.com
www.volcanichillswinery.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Spring brings a sense of newness.  With the opening of our new Lazeez patio restaurant, we are offering delectable East Indian fusion Saturday, May 10th noon - 4pm.  Tours are available at 12:30 & 2:30.  Don't miss this fantastic food and wine pairing, compliments of Volcanic Hills Estate Winery.


May 10, 2014

REDS, WHITES & BLUES

Additional Details

Cost $89.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 11:30 pm
Location The Cove Lakeside Resort
Event Contact Info Emily Vanderschee
catering@thecovekelowna.com
250-707-1814
www.covelakeside.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Begin your evening on The Cove's waterfront with a Summerhill bubbly and hors d'oevres reception as we partner with the Westside wineries;  Mission Hill, Quails' Gate, Mt Boucherie, Volcanic Hills and Kalala Organic Estate Winery for a spectacular evening. Awarding winning wines, Bernard Callebaut chocolates and Chef Grant deMontreuil's gourmet food.  Dance the night away with Sherman Doucette's Tankful of Blues.

North Okanagan Wine Country

Kamloops


May 7, 2014

Harper's Trail Annual Spring Release Roundup

Additional Details

Cost $69.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 6:00 pm
Location Terra Restaurant in Kamloops
Event Contact Info David or Andrea Tombs
restaurantterra@gmail.com
250-374-2913
Categories Member Events
Food

Join the owners of Harper's Trail as they celebrate their 2013 New Release by pairing them with a scrumptious dinner prepared by renowned chef David Tombs, owner of Terra Restaurant. This special dinner utilizes local ingredients celebrating the bounty of Kamloops and it's farmers and ranchers.

Vernon


May 9, 2014

Fork and a Cork Spring Event

Additional Details

Cost $125.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Predator Ridge Resort
Event Contact Info Darren Gourlay
dgourlay@predatorridge.com or info@predatorridge.com
250-869-2689
www.PredatorRidge.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Chef Jeremy Luypen prepares a fabulous dinner paired with the wonderful wines of Meyer Family Vineyards amongst the views of the Okanagan at Predator Ridge Resort.

South Okanagan Wine Country

Naramata Bench


May 1 - 11 2014

Howling Bluff Spring wine release

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Howling Bluff Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Luke Smith
info@howlingbluff.ca
2504883568
www.howlingbluff.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Howling Bluff is pleased to release our 8th vintage of our whites;  the 2013 SQ Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, the 2013 Pinot Gris, the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc and our first ever Semillon the 2013 SQ Semillon.


May 2 - 11 2014

The Vanilla Pod @ Poplar Grove May 2nd-11th 2014

Additional Details

Cost $99 p/p + tax & grat
Start Time 5:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Poplar Grove Winery
Event Contact Info The Vanilla Pod
vanillapod@shaw.ca
250.494.8222
www.thevanillapod.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Experience the culinary creativity of Executive Chef Bruno Terroso, with dishes designed to compliment the award winning wines of Poplar Grove and Monster Vineyards. Join us for a 5 course wine paired tasting menu; nightly reservations from 5 – 9 pm at $99 per person + taxes and gratuity.


May 2, 2014

An Afternoon Of Wine, Snacks, Music & Live Painting In Our Vineyard!

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Lang Vineyards
Event Contact Info Mike Lang
mike@langvineyards.ca
778-514-5598
www.langvineyards.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

After a very successful event last year, Lang Vineyards will be hosting this event again during the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival. Come and enjoy a glass of wine and some snacks while enjoying live music and watching local artists painting exquisite art in our vineyard! 

 

 


May 1 - 11 2014

Awakening Spirits

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Maple Leaf Spirits
Event Contact Info Anette or Jorg Engel
marketing@engel.ca
250-493-0180
www.mapleleafspirits.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Awakening Spirits Complimentary Tasting – donations welcome for a good cause New to the Naramata Bench, we offer award winning spirits, fruit brandies and liqueurs handcrafted since 2005 in our Craft Distillery.  Enjoy daily special treats from May 1 – 11, from 11am – 5pm. Tours by appointment.


May 2 - 11 2014

Release the Beast! May 2nd to 11th

Additional Details

Cost By donation
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Monster Vineyards
Event Contact Info Monster Vineyards
wine@monstervineyards
2504939463
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Monster wines - Fun, feisty and ready to be set free!  Open daily for tastings 11am to 6pm.  One of the first wineries along the Naramata Bench, it is the perfect beginning or end to a leisurely day of wine tasting.  Live music on the patio, May 10th only, 1pm to 4pm. It's time to release the beast!


May 3, 2014

"Pinot & Pearls" Oyster Roast at Hillside Winery & Bistro!

Additional Details

Cost $45.00 (all incl)
Start Time 4:00 pm
End Time 7:00 pm
Location Hillside Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Reservations
info@hillsidewinery.ca
(250) 493-6274 + 115
hillsidewinery.ca
Categories Member Events
Reception

We are please to host "Pinot & Pearls" an oyster filled weekend! Join us Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 for an Oyster Roast on our Lower Patio. Mix and mingle while you enjoy a glass of refreshing Pinot Gris and feast upon Oceanwise sustainable oysters prepared in many tantalizing and delicious ways!


May 3 and May 10 2014

Be a Winemaker for an Afternoon: Chardonnay Barrel Blending

Additional Details

Cost $40 (all incl)
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 2:30 pm
Location Township 7 Vineyards & Winery
Ticket Information http://club7.township7.com/store
Event Contact Info Lori Raffan
wine@township7.com
250 770 1743
www.township7.com
Categories Member Events
Education

Craft your own Chardonnay on the Naramata Bench.  In this fun, hands on workshop, learn the “Art of Assemblage." Come with a team or join ours and be entertained by our charming winemaker.  Local cheeses paired with Township 7 wines provided along with a bottle of our Chardonnay.  RSVP recommended.


May 4, 2014

Upper Bench’s Vine, Wine & Cheese Tour

Additional Details

Cost $35.00 + tax
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Upper Bench Winery & Creamery
Event Contact Info Tessa Sjöblom
info@upperbench.ca
250.770.1733
www.upperbench.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Join Upper Bench’s wine and cheesemaker, Gavin and Shana Miller as they guide you through the winery and vineyard on a vine, wine & cheese tour. Learn first-hand from the couple as you taste through a perfectly paired selection of their wines and cheeses. Space is limited. Call or email to book.


May 4, 2014

Wine Tasting with our Winemaker

Additional Details

Cost $10.00 per person
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 3:00 pm
Location Moraine Winery
Event Contact Info Oleg Aristarkhov
info@morainewinery.com
250-460 1836
www.morainewinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Come and taste our popular and newly released wines!  Our winemaker will guide you through all aspects of the tasting.  Cheese and meat provided.  Just come - relax and enjoy!


May 6, 2014

The Vanilla Pod @ Poplar Grove Library Dinner

Additional Details

Cost $159 + tax & grat
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 10:30 pm
Location Poplar Grove Winery
Event Contact Info Vanilla Pod Restaurant
vanillapod@shaw.ca
2504948222
www.thevanillapod.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

The Vanilla Pod presents an intimate evening with the proprietor's & winemakers of Poplar Grove. Join us for an exceptional multicourse evening of food, with wine from the cellars of Anthony Holler & Ian Sutherland. Black tie preferred. Partial proceeds to South OK Women in Need Society. Ltd seats.


May 10 and May 10 2014

Poplar Grove Comprehensive Tastings

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Poplar Grove Winery
Event Contact Info wine@poplargrove.ca
250.493.9463
www.poplargrove.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Tastings are complimentary with purchase. On this day is a rare barrel tasting conducted by Poplar Grove's Winemaker in our Library Barrel Hall. Relish sipping on award winning wines while enjoying one of the finest views in the Okanagan. Guests are welcome to picnic on the lawn & enjoy live music.


May 10 and May 10 2014

Therapy's Vinyl Night

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 4:00 pm
End Time 8:00 pm
Location Therapy Vineyards
Event Contact Info Daphne Tomkins
sales@therapyvineyards.com
2504965217
www.therapyvineyards.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Enjoy our records and bring some of your own LPs for this music therapy session.  Soak in the classics and discover new favourites with a glass of Therapy in hand.  All ages welcome.


May 10, 2014

Breaking Bud

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Bench 1775
Event Contact Info Anthony Buree, Val Tait
val@bench1775.com
12504904965
www.bench1775.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

We are celebrating "Breaking Bud" the coming of spring, all things new, our new release wines from the exciting 2013 vintage and then join us for a little wine, a little luv, and a lot of fun! Check us out at http://www.bench1775.com or twitter @bench1775.  From the view on the patio at the winery, Sante!!


May 10, 2014

Spring Fever at Misconduct

Additional Details

Cost $45.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Misconduct Wine Co.
Event Contact Info Barbara Kahlo
barbara@misconductwineco.com
1-800-851-0903
misconductwineco.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

The vines come alive, there's a sensation in the air...wake up and experience the terroir at Misconduct. Release your wine desires at Spring Fever, a grazing evening at our newly refreshed wineshop and patio featuring our latest releases and delectable bites from Chef Abul Adame.


May 11, 2014

Spring Luncheon on the Lake Breeze Patio

Additional Details

Cost $50.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 11:30 am
End Time 1:00 pm
Location The Patio at Lake Breeze Vineyards
Event Contact Info Kacie Sawri
info@lakebreeze.ca
250-496-5659
www.lakebreeze.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Spring brings excitement to Chef Mark Ashton's kitchen. The extraordinary artichoke, the delectable morel mushroom, asparagus, and rhubarb!  Join us as he incorporates local spring produce & delights from the sea into a 3-course meal paired with some of our newly released white wines.  www.lakebreeze.ca

Okanagan Falls


May 1 - 10 2014

Noble Ridge: Into the Vineyard Walking Tour, May 1 - 10

Additional Details

Cost $10 per person
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 12:00 am
Location Noble Ridge Winery
Event Contact Info Tamsin Finnigan
tamsin@nobleridge.com
250-497-7945
www.nobleridge.com
Categories Member Events
Education

Walk with us through our vineyard and learn about the unique trellising system and special Okanagan Falls terroir.  Experience life in a vineyard firsthand & learn about the lifecycle of the vine, with wine tasting.  Our picnic area is open for you to bring your own or enjoy one of our deli platters.


May 1 - 10 2014

Come & Enjoy Wine and Fondue Swiss Style at Topshelf Winery!

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Topshelf Winery
Event Contact Info Myra
topshelfwine@telus.net
778 515 0099
topshelfwine.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

During Spring festival, bring a picnic basket and enjoy our licenced picnic area and the cheese fondue along with our Topshelf wines. Enter our blind taste competition!  Let us help you enjoy the Spring Okanagan Wine festival.


May 3, 2014

Take a Walk on the Wineside

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Location Stag's Hollow Winery
Event Contact Info Linda Pruegger
info@stagshollowwinery.com
250 497-6162`
stagshollowwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Education

Walk with Winemaker Dwight Sick and check out the cellar.  Find out what goes on in the cellar daily and at harvest.  If you’ve been on tours with Dwight you know they are fun, informative & always have a special treat at the end!  Take a break in the day & learn how the wines you are tasting are made. Event runs twice in the day 11:30 am or 1:30 pm.


May 3, 2014

"Oh, Pretty Woman" Spring BBQ

Additional Details

Cost $45.00 (all incl)
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 3:00 pm
Location Wild Goose Vineyards
Event Contact Info Kate Durisek
kate@wildgoosewinery.com
250-497-8919
www.wildgoosewinery.com
Categories Member Events
Food

This "live" tribute to Roy Orbison is the first event and grand opening of the new Smoke & Oak Bistro at Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery.  Chef Sarren Wolfe hosts a scrumptious BBQ buffet featuring local meats and produce paired with spectacular wines hand-selected by award winning winemaker Hagen Kruger.  For more information contact kate@wildgoosewinery.com.


May 4, 2014

Top Dog: Discover this Spring’s Best in Show

Additional Details

Cost $75.00 (all incl)
Start Time 12:30 pm
Location See Ya Later Ranch
Event Contact Info Tara Silvius
tara.silvius@cbrands.com
250-497-8267
www.sylranch.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Soak in the stunning lake and mountain views as you dine on a three course lunch, paired with See Ya Later’s award winning Best in Show wines in the heart of our 100 acre vineyard.


May 17, 2014

Meyer Family Vineyard 2012 Release Party: Party in the Barn

Additional Details

Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Meyer Family Vineyards
Event Contact Info Monica Horning
marketing@mfvwines.com
250-497-8553
www.mfvwines.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Join us May 17th at Meyer Family Vineyards to celebrate the release of our 2012 vintages and our new tank room!  Wine tastings, BBQ buffet by Chef Jordan Ash of Flambé Catering.  Wine sales by the bottle or glass. Tickets on sale soon -  keep checking our website for more information http://www.mfvwines.com

Oliver


April 26 and May 3 and May 10 2014

2013 White & Rosé Wines and 2012 Red Wines new releases

Additional Details

Cost Donation to SOWINS
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Hidden Chapel Winery
Event Contact Info Deborah Wilde
hiddenchapel@gmail.com
250-490-6000
www.hiddenchapelwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Come & join us for a unique experience tasting our new releases of 2013 white & rosé wines & 2012 red wines, touring our underground wine cellar and visiting the Hidden Chapel nestled in the pines amongst beautiful gardens. Open 7 days a week from April to October - 10:00am to 5:00pm.


May 1 - 10 2014

The Essence of Wine Country Dining

Additional Details

Location Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Lynn Coulthard
restaurant@burrowingowlwine.ca
250 498 0620 x 1
www.burrowingowlwine.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Enjoy daily tasting menus created by Chef Brock Bowes and his culinary team. Unique menus will showcase product available from our exceptional local suppliers. Combine the menu with a flight of library wines from the cellars of Burrowing Owl for the ultimate wine country dining experience.


May 2, 2014

Hops, Grapes, & Grub

Additional Details

Cost $65.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Miradoro Restaurant
Event Contact Info info@miradoro.ca
250-498-3742
www.tinhorn.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Miradoro’s Executive Chef and his team take on the challenge of creating a 3-course dinner and pairing each course with a Tinhorn Creek wine AND a Firehall Brewery beer. Enjoy the company of friends and family while you dine family style with our Winemaker Sandra Oldfield and Brew Chief Sid Ruhland.


May 2, 2014

Gusto d'Italia

Additional Details

Cost $115.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Hester Creek Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Sarah Lefebvre
sarah@hestercreek.com
250.498.4435
www.hestercreek.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Join Hester Creek as we take you through a taste of Italy, an expertly paired wine and culinary excursion.  Multiple courses of locally inspired Italian themed cuisine each paired with the award winning wines of winemaker Robert Summers. Tickets are $115 ++ and can be purchased by calling the winery.


May 3 - 4 2014

Wine & Food @ Black Hills Wine Experience Centre

Additional Details

Cost Varies
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Black Hills Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Black Hills Estate Winery
pauline@blackhillswinery.com
250-498-0666
www.blackhillswinery.com
Categories Member Events
Education

Join us for a good time as we launch the reopening of our award winning Wine Experience Centre for the 2014 season!  An exceptional sit down tasting experience immersed in the middle of the Black Hills terroir, our spectacular 3000 sq foot tasting area and wine shop is located on the Black Sage Road.


May 3, 2014

Farm to Bottle Tour

Additional Details

Cost $45.00 (all incl)
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 1:00 pm
Location Tinhorn Creek Vineyards
Ticket Information http://www.tinhorn.com/product/Farm-to-Bottle-Tour
Event Contact Info winery@tinhorn.com
888-484-6467
www.tinhorn.com
Categories Member Events
Education

Learn all about our vineyard while hiking through our vineyard, nibbling on canapés, and sipping on our wines with our proprietor Kenn Oldfield. Complete the tour with a walk through our cellar while you learn about making the grapes into wine.


May 3, 2014

Pig Out!

Additional Details

Cost $49.00 (all incl)
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Covert Farms
Event Contact Info Admin
admin@oliverosoyoos.com
www.oliverosoyoos.com/PigOut
Categories Member Events

Celebrate this exciting time of year with 30 wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  The 3rd Annual Pig Out is an outdoor, tented affair set at Covert Farms with the latest releases and fan favourites from the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country wineries.  Interact with local chefs as they dare to impress you with their pig roasting skills while enjoying the music of local artists throughout the afternoon.  Tickets are $49.00 ea and include admission, entertainment, souvenir wine glass, food and wine.  


May 3 - 4 2014

Bubbles and Fresco at Stoneboat Vineyards

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Stoneboat Vineyards
Event Contact Info Jennifer
jenn@stoneboatvineyards.com
250-498-2226
www.stoneboatvineyards.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Experience new releases of Faux Pas Rose Brut and Piano Brut while discovering the art of James Postill.  James, Canada's only practicing buon fresco artist, will share his passion and art at the winery.  These afternoons will be filled with lively sparkling wines, tasty treats and art.


May 4, 2014

Inniskillin & Jackson-Triggs Okanagan; The Perfect Pairing

Additional Details

Cost $5.00
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Inniskillin Okanagan
Event Contact Info suzanne.coles@cbrands.com
250.498.4500
www.inniskillin.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Two iconic brands are pleased to celebrate the opening of our newly expanded tasting facility.  These two premium brands come together in one prime location in Oliver.  We invite you to join us for an informal tasting of five of our flagship wines paired with carefully prepared small culinary bites.


May 4 and May 9 2014

Jackson-Triggs & Inniskillin Okanagan: The Perfect Pairing

Additional Details

Cost $5.00
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Jackson-Triggs Okanagan
Event Contact Info suzanne.coles@jacksontriggswinery.com
250.498.4500
www.jacksontriggswinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Two iconic brands are pleased to celebrate the opening of our newly expanded tasting facility.  These two premium brands come together in one prime location in Oliver.  We invite you to join us for an informal tasting of five of our flagship wines paired with carefully prepared small culinary bites.


May 4, 2014

Food & Wine Experience

Additional Details

Cost $45.00 only 25 spots
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location River Stone Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Ted or Lorraine Kane
riverstone@eastlink.ca
250-498-7798
riverstoneestatewinery.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Join us in our winery home for an afternoon of food and wine.  Owner and Chef,  Darin Patterson, of Bogner's Restaurant in Penticton will demonstrate how to make several amazing seasonal dishes.  Each dish is paired with one of our wines by owner/winemaker, Ted Kane, for your sampling pleasure.


May 4, 2014

Bifana's and Wine

Additional Details

Cost $15.00 per person
Start Time 11:30 am
End Time 3:00 pm
Location Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Call the Winery
winery@quintaferreira.com
250.498.4756
www.quintaferreira.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Join us for an afternoon on our licensed patio for a traditional Portuguese sandwich "Bifana's" (pork in a bun).  Includes one glass of wine and runs from 11:30am-3pm (or we run out of Bifana's) Price $15 (includes sandwich and glass of wine)


May 10, 2014

Joy Road at Road 13

Additional Details

Cost $125.00 + tax
Start Time 6:15 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Road 13 Vineyards
Event Contact Info Brooke Munday
winery@road13vineyards.com
250-498-8330
www.road13vineyards.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Join the owners at Road 13 for a spectacular evening that pairs Road 13’s artisan wines with a sumptuous four course meal created by Joy Road Catering. Cam and Dana from Joy Road focus on Cuisine du Terrior and the food that they create is honest, local, seasonal, and ultimately, simply delicious.


May 10, 2014

Show, Shine… and Wine?

Additional Details

Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 5:30 pm
Location Oliver Twist Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Gina Mitchell
info@olivertwistwinery.com
250-485-0227
www.olivertwistwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Two passions collide at Oliver Twist Winery! Hubby, automotive aficionado Trevor, has a real appreciation for hot rods; wife/winemaker Gina...loves her wine. Come relax, eat, and sip our wines, then take a stroll down memory lane with a number of muscle cars, hot rods, low riders, and live music!


May 17, 2014

Kismet Wine Shop Grand Opening

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 9:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Kismet Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Dapinder Gill
info@kismetestatewinery.com
250-408-9800
www.kismetestatewinery.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

Join us in celebrating the opening of our brand new wine shop.

Osoyoos


May 2 - 11 2014

BYOB ~ BBQ that is!

Additional Details

Cost Comp w/wine purchase
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Castoro de Oro Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Stella Schmidt
winery@castorodeoro.com
250-495-4991
www.castorodeoro.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

“Bring Your Own” feast; BBQ’s, cooking utensils & Picnic Area available for lunch, daily May 2-11th. First come, first serve. Enjoy the cozy atmosphere, view of vineyards & lake. Taste our new releases & hear the news!  Wine purchase req’d to use BBQ, available by  bottle/glass. (NO OTHER ALCOHOL PERMITTED)


May 10, 2014

Vine to Vault: the Legacy of Excellence at Nk’Mip Cellars

Additional Details

Cost $125.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:00 pm
Location Nk'Mip Cellars
Event Contact Info Tara Silvius
tara.silvius@cbrands.com
250-495-2985
www.nkmipcellars.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Winemaker Randy Picton invites you to join him in a discovery of rare vintages from our vault, paired with their current counterparts. These cellar gems will accompany a delicious locally sourced four course dinner prepared by Chef Liam McNulty.

Penticton


May 1, 2014

Best of Varietal Awards and Reception

Additional Details

Cost $50.00
Start Time 6:00 pm
End Time 8:30 pm
Location Ramada Inn & Conference Center Penticton
Ticket Information http://ev6.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3ASOEC%3AC14-15%3ABEST%3A&linkID=global-penticton&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupCode=WINE&cgc=
Event Contact Info The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
info@thewinefestivals.com
250-861-6654
www.thewinefestivals.com
Categories Signature
Spring
Reception

Join us to celebrate a tasting of the Best of Varietal wines in British Columbia for 2014. Awards will be presented in over 20 different varietal categories. Be the first to taste the Best of Varietal winning wines and sample fresh tapas from the Kettle Valley Station Pub as you chat with the wineries and winemakers themselves. This is a Get Home Safe event, sponsored by BC Liquor Stores and Valley First Insurance.

Tickets available online or by calling 1-877-763-2849


May 1 - 11 2014

Spring Releases In Your Glass

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 9:00 am
End Time 6:00 pm
Location BC VQA Wine Info Centre
Event Contact Info Laura
wine@pentictonwineinfo.com
250-490-2006
www.pentictonwineinfo.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

The BC VQA Wine Info Centre is a must stop to sample Spring Releases. Featuring over 700 VQA Wines (at winery prices) you are bound to find some new favourites! Check out the unique giftware, picnic items and wine accessories, along with local culinary delights. Friendly and knowledgable staff.


May 3, 2014

Bacchanalia Food & Wine Festival

Additional Details

Cost $75.00+ tax
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Penticton Lakeside Resort
Event Contact Info Brannigan Boyd
brannigan@rpbhotels.com
250-493-9774
www.pentictonlakesideresort.com
Categories Member Events
Reception

Between 7-10pm on May 3, 2014, experience over 200 wines from 50 different wineries and Executive Chef Chris Remington's culinary masterpieces. Tickets on sale now at the Penticton Lakeside Resort front desk or by calling 250-493-8221. Black tie and cocktail attire strongly encouraged.


May 3, 2014

An Evening at Painted Rock

Additional Details

Cost $125.00 + tax
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Painted Rock Estate Winery
Ticket Information http://www.paintedrock.ca/product/Evening-at-Painted-Rock
Event Contact Info Kirsten Munro
events@paintedrock.ca
250 486 5175
www.paintedrock.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

Join Proprietor John Skinner for an evening of Painted Rock wines, while overlooking the vineyards in the new tasting room. The wines will be celebrated alongside a four course meal by Chef Mark Filatow of Waterfront Wines & guests will enjoy a sneak peek of the yet to be released 2011 vintage.


May 10, 2014

The Blind Wine and Cheese Soiree presented by Valley First

Additional Details

Cost $50.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Ramada Inn & Conference Center Penticton
Ticket Information http://ev6.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3ASOEC%3AC14-15%3ABLIND%3A&linkID=global-penticton&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupCode=WINE&cgc=
Event Contact Info The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
info@thewinefestivals.com
250-861-6654
Categories Signature
Spring
Tastings
Food
Education

Join us for this unique event and test your palate! Our Blind Wine and Cheese Soiree presented by Valley First will introduce you to new friends - because you shouldn't judge alone. Conspire and connive your way to guessing which wine is in the bag and try your hand at identifying some of the best cheeses from Dairy Farmers of Canada.  Challenge your friends, show off your knowledge and prepare to be humbled. This is a Get Home Safe event, sponsored by BC Liquor Stores and Valley First Insurance.

Tickets available online or by calling 1-877-763-2849  - $50.00 (all included.)


You can look forward to seeing the following wineries at this event:

 

Perseus Winery and Vineyards - Penticton

Topshelf Winery - Okanagan Falls

Misconduct Wine Co. - Penticton

The Vibrant Vine - Kelowna

Terravista Vineyards - Penticton

Upper Bench Winery and Creamery - Penticton

 

 


May 10, 2014

Learn The Charleston Dance at Kraze Legz Vineyard and Winery

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 1:30 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Kraze Legz Vineyard & Winery
Event Contact Info Sue and Gerry Thygesen
info@krazelegz.com
250 497 6957
www.krazelegz.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Saturday there’s a lawn party going on, with live music and dancing.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a glass of wine while you kick off your shoes and join in... learn the Charleston dance.

Similkameen Valley


April 28 - 30, May 1 - 10 2014

Budbreak at Crowsnest

Additional Details

Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Crowsnest Vineyards
Event Contact Info Sascha Heinecke
info@crowsnestvineyards.com
250-499-5129
www.crowsnestvineyards.com
Categories Member Events
Food

Experience the treasures of the Similkameen Valley. Taste some of the new creations in our restaurant to compliment the award winning wines from Crowsnest Vineyards. Special tasting menus for the course of the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival.  For more information or your reservation call or visit our website at 250 499 5129 or www.crowsnestvineyards.com


May 3 - 4 2014

Uncork A New World at BC's Garden Of Eden

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Forbidden Fruit Winery
Ticket Information n/a
Event Contact Info Steve Venables
forbiddenfruit@nethop.net
877-499-2649
forbiddenfruitwines.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Drop by and find out why all fruits are created equal   Sample new releases of our premier fruit and grape wines all made with Certified organic fruit.  Exotic cheese pairings, chocolate, and Spring specials.  Join our E-List and get in on our newest wines, events, and the chance to win!


May 4, 2014

Syp Syp Syrah in the Caves at Seven Stones

Additional Details

Cost $40.00 + tax
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 2:00 pm
Location Seven Stones Winery
Event Contact Info George
sevenstones@nethop.net
250-499-2144
sevenstones.ca
Categories Member Events
Reception

Come and enjoy a beautiful luncheon served by our visiting chef and barrel taste our exclusive Syrah before it is bottled. This event will be held in the romantic and intimate setting of our underground wine caves.


May 4, 2014

Spring Open House

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Robin Ridge Winery
Event Contact Info Caroline Cottrill
contact@robinridgewinery.com
250-499-5504
www.RobinRidgeWinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

We have our newest birds for your tasting pleasure.  Our first bubbly, the 2012 Sparkling Finch, along with our first Meritage, the 2011 Big Bird.  Of course the 2013 Flamingo will be released as well.


May 10, 2014

Seven Stones Caves with Chef Jonas

Additional Details

Cost $125.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 10:30 pm
Location Seven Stones Winery
Event Contact Info Courtney Fossett
cfossett@watermarkbeachresort.com
250-495-5509
Categories Member Events
Food

Enjoy an evening in the cave at Seven Stones Winery in Cawston with winemaker/proprietor George Hanson and Watermark Beach Resort Executive Chef Jonas Stadtlander.  Seating is limited, so book your tickets today!

Summerland


April 26, 2014

Celebrate the Season with a Taste of Heaven

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Heaven's Gate Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Diane & Andy
heavensgatewinery@shaw.ca
778-516-5505
www.heavensgatewinery.ca
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Celebrate the season with a taste of our hand-crafted vintages.  Enjoy the peaceful serenity, natural beauty and spectacular view surrounding our heavenly patio while savouring an array of award-winning wines.  Bring your picnic lunch to enjoy with your favorite wine. Open daily from 11 am to 5 pm.


May 1 - 11 2014

Unearth

Additional Details

Cost $35.00 + tax
Start Time 3:30 pm
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Sumac Ridge Estate Winery
Event Contact Info info@sumacridge.com
250-494-0451
http://www.greatestatesokanagan.com/Discovery/Wine-Estates/Sumac-Ridge
Categories Member Events
Education

Unearth your palate with this guided tasting, focused on pairing food with the bold wines of the Black Sage Vineyard. Your tasting is complimented with local bites of the season. You'll learn the principles of food & wine pairing & be armed with techniques to take home to create those a-ha moments!


May 1 - 11 2014

Spring Winefest at Thornhaven Estates Winery

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Thornhaven Estate Winery
Event Contact Info JAN FRASER
jan.fraser@lycos.com
250 494-7778
www.thornhaven.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Come up and say hello to the staff  at Thornhaven Estates Winery and enjoy free wine tastings of our new vintages every day of the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival. 


May 1, 2014

A Taste of the Season

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery
Event Contact Info Janet Braid
sleepinggiant@telus.net
250 494-0377
www.sleepinggiantfruitwinery.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Drop by our winery to enjoy complimentary tastings of our fruit wines and take time to relax in our picnic area or stroll to the Trout Creek train bridge.  Our wine shop is open daily for complimentary tasting between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.


May 2 - 11 2014

New Releases - Wine Tasting

Additional Details

Cost $3.00 tasting fees
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 5:30 pm
Location Silkscarf Winery
Event Contact Info Roie
roie@silkw.net
250.494.7455
www.silkw.net
Categories Member Events
Tastings

New release wine tasting from May 2nd till May 11th at Silkscarf Winery.


May 3, 2014

Fire on Ice at Sonoran

Additional Details

Cost Complimentary
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Sonoran Estate Winery
Event Contact Info Ada Smits
sonoran@shaw.ca & sonoranwinery@gmail.com
250.494.9323
www.sonoranestate.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Visit Sonoran on May 3rd for a special treat, we will launch our new "Fire on Ice Desert Wine" during the Spring Wine Festival. Our Full Moon Bistro will be open for lunch again with many new items on the menu!  View our website for details- www.sonoranestate.com.  We are looking forward to your visit.


May 4, 2014

Say Cheese between the Barrels

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Cost $ 2.00 per person
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location 8th Generation Vineyard
Event Contact Info Stefanie Schales
info@8thgeneration.com
1 250 494 1783
www.8thgeneration.com
Categories Member Events
Tastings

Tucked between the barrels, Louise, the cheese maker of Poplar Grove Cheese and Pearson Cheese Company will introduce you to her cheeses in a casual & delicious way.  We welcome you to taste mouth watering local cheese which is also available for purchase.  No need for reservations- just drop in and enjoy!


May 10, 2014

Dirty Laundry Vineyard's "Rock & Troll Hot Tub Party"...Sorry, Hot Tubbing For Lobsters Only.

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Cost $89.99 + tax
Start Time 6:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Dirty Laundry Vineyard
Event Contact Info Judi Skinner
judi@dirtylaundry.ca
250-494-8815, 202
dirtylaundry.ca
Categories Member Events
Food

On May 10th from 6-9 pm on the beautiful, scenic DL patio, New Brunswick’s Roch Fortin & his Rock Lobster Team will tantalize your taste buds with food, fun, wine pairings & entertainment.  Fresh Atlantic Westjetting Lobsters & winemaker Mason Spink will be the stars of our show.

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