Calendar of Events

You must be 19 years of age or older to attend any Signature Event operated by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society.

Central Okanagan Wine Country

Kelowna

September 28, 2017

BRITISH COLUMBIA WINE AWARDS & RECEPTION

B.C.’s oldest wine judging competition – The British Columbia Wine Awards – heralds the arrival of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival. This event...

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Laurel Heritage Packinghouse - 55.00


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September 28, 2017

Lakeshore Wine Route: Terroir Tour

Celebrate the unique terroir of Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route! Visit Tantalus, Summerhill, St. Hubertus and CedarCreek to unearth what’s behind our...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Lakeshore Wine Route - Winery Tasting Fees


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September 28, 2017

Fall is Wine Time at the Vibrant Vine

Fall is wine time at The Vibrant Vine! Come see the colors the way we do!

The Vibrant Vine - $5.00 (all incl)


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September 28, 2017

Sip Into Sunset

Every evening during Fall Okanagan Wine Festival join us for a three-course menu prepared by Summerhill's Executive Chef Alex Lavroff, featuring...

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Summerhill Pyramid Winery - $89.00 (all incl)


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September 29, 2017

Fall WestJet Wine Tastings

There are wine tastings and then there are The WestJet Wine Tastings. An amazingly energetic crowd, these two night tastings are a perfect way to sample wines...

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Kelowna - $79.00


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September 29, 2017

Food Truck Friday

Kick off your weekends with Foodie Fridays at SpierHead Winery. Come and enjoy a complimentary glass of select SpierHead wine on our vineyard patio. You may also...

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm SpierHead Winery - Complimentary


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September 29, 2017

The Amazing Grape along the Kelowna Fab Five Wine Trail

Wine your way through glorious East Kelowna visiting all Fab Five wineries - House of Rose, Camelot, The Vibrant Vine, SpierHead and The View. Pick up an entry...

11:00 am - 5:00 pm East Kelowna's Fab Five Wine Trail - Complimentary


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September 30, 2017

St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery Harvest Lunch

The Harvest Lunch is to celebrate the start of the 2017 harvest and showcase Okanagan food and wine. Each lunch is designed by a local chef and paired with...

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery - $42.50 + tax


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September 30, 2017

Grape Stomping Party

Get this off your bucket list! We’ve watched babies to beyond eighties jump into our specially made Grape Stomping barrel. Come join the fun! Bring your...

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm House of Rose Winery - Complimentary


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September 30, 2017

Sandhill Small Lots Winemaker Dinner

Master Winemaker, Howard Soon welcomes Okanagan College Culinary Arts Program students directed by Chef Bernard Casavant, to explore the “Road to Riccione”...

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Sandhill Winery - $150.00 + tax


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September 30, 2017

Mead 101

Unveil the mystery of mead, wine made from honey in this fun and informative taste through history. Relax with the Queen Bee, Judie Barta as she shares her tips...

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Meadow Vista Honey Winery - $35.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

Fall Wine Festival at The View!

Sept 30 Pizza + Pino pizza & wine pairings 12-5pm $10. Oct 1 Riesling Vertical tasting with 5 vintages of The View’s Riesling 12-5pm $4. Oct 7 Ciders...

11:30 am - 6:30 pm The View Winery - Varies


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September 30, 2017

Sparkling Brunch

A decadent buffet brunch in the Sunset Organic Bistro featuring seafood, carving stations, organic fruit, salads and pastries. Pair your brunch with a flight of...

Summerhill Pyramid Winery - $39.00 for Adults


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October 5, 2017

THE YOUNG CHEFS presented by Kelowna International Airport

Ten apprentice chefs compete to create a unique small plate that pairs perfectly with their partner winery.. Taste the creativity of these young chefs,and enjoy...

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Okanagan College Centre for Learning - Kelowna - $69.00


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October 5, 2017

Summerhill's Organic Bounty

Experience the true Okanagan terroir. Enjoy a lavish six course dinner prepared by Summerhill's Executive Chef Alex Lavroff. Featuring local, fresh ingredients...

Summerhill Pyramid Winery - $169.00 + tax & grat


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October 6, 2017

Foraging into Fall

Come join us to experience our regional cuisine in our relaxed historic setting, as we forge into Fall creating a regionally sourced, locally inspired 5-course...

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Hotel Eldorado - $89.00 + tax & grat


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October 8, 2017

Sips & Cipes Thanksgiving Wine Festival Brunch

Award winning Chef Iain Rennie and Pastry Chef Arthur Chen serve up a sparkling brunch buffet with traditional & seasonal culinary favourites: eggs benedict,...

10:30 am - 2:00 pm The Delta Grand Okanagan Resort - $49.00 + tax & grat


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Lake Country

September 29, 2017

Roll Out the Barrel at Gray Monk Estate Winery - Celebrating 35 45 55

Enjoy an extravagant wine paired dinner with Founders, George & Trudy Heiss as they celebrate 35 years of crafting fine wine, 45 years of farming & 55...

5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Gray Monk Estate Winery - $120.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

"O Canada" - An Anniversary Celebration at Gray Monk Estate Winery

With glowing hearts, we are pleased to present an evening of 'Canadiana Epicurean Adventures' and live entertainment. Enjoy 5 courses that feature culinary...

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Gray Monk Estate Winery - $139.00 (all incl)


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October 7, 2017

Harvest Painting Party

Join Intrigue Wines this harvest season along with our friend and local Lake Country artist, Leanne Spanza, for an exciting evening of delicious wines and creativity!...

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Intrigue Wines - $55.00 + tax


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October 8, 2017

Routes & Vines

A harvest celebration showcasing locally sourced fruit, vegetables, herbs and baked goods. As you tour the property enjoy 5 mouth watering food and wine pairings....

11:00 am - 3:00 pm Ex Nihilo Vineyard - $25.00 (all incl)


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West Kelowna

September 28, 2017

Astronomical Wine & Sky Gazing

Join us for wine under the stars! See Saturn & the moon through telescopes with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada with your favourite Rollingdale wine....

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Rollingdale Winery - By Donation to RASC


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September 28, 2017

Autumn Harvest Dinner Series

Every night during the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, let our award-winning culinary team delight your palate with the rich flavours of Fall. Enjoy a 4-course wine-paired...

Old Vines Restaurant @ Quails' Gate Estate Winery - $85.00 + tax & grat


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September 30, 2017

Come & Celebrate the Fall Harvest

Come and discover our legacy, enjoy the lake view with complimentary wine tasting, live music and food pairings with newly released wines. Mt. Boucherie winery...

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mt Boucherie Winery - Complimentary


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March 15, 2017

Where East Meets West

Come and sample Kalala wines expertly paired with exquisite East Indian tapas. Enjoy the burst of flavours; immerse yourself in the cultural diversity.

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Kalala Organic Estate Winery - Food Bank Donation


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September 30, 2017

Vintage Wine and Tapas

Enjoy a selection of vintage wines paired with unique tapas. Call or email for reservations.

Little Straw Vineyards - $50.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

Quails' Gate's Harvest Celebration Winemaker’s Dinner

Join winemaker Nikki Callaway and winery Chef Roger Sleiman for an amazing celebration of rich fall flavours. Be among the first to sample some of our newly released...

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Quails' Gate Estate Winery - $155.00 + tax & grat


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October 1, 2017

Working Viticulture Class and Harvest Lunch

Join our vineyard manager for an interactive afternoon in the vineyard. Explore our estate vineyards as you learn about Quails’ Gate’s history, viticulture...

11:00 am - 2:00 pm Quails' Gate Estate Winery - $75.00 (all incl)


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October 1, 2017

Fall Open House at Volcanic Hills Winery

We’ll be celebrating this occasion with complimentary tastings and tours on Sunday, October 1st anytime between noon and 4pm. Tour at 12:30 or 2:30 or browse...

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Volcanic Hills Winery - Complimentary


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October 5, 2017

Araxi in the Okanagan

Join Chef James Walt of Whistler's Araxi and Quails’ Gate’s Winery Chef Roger Sleiman for a spectacular celebration of food and wine. As both chefs...

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Quails' Gate Estate Winery - $175.00 + tax & grat


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South Okanagan Wine Country

Naramata Bench

September 28, 2017

Lake Breeze Tempest Club Library Tasting

Drop in for a tasting of three specially made library wines exclusive to our Tempest Club members and not normally available to the public. Tastings are available...

10:30 am - 5:30 pm Lake Breeze Vineyards - $10.00 (all incl)


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September 28, 2017

Paella for 2

From September 28th - October 8th 2017, join us on the patio for lunch. Enjoy the fine wines from Misconduct Wine Co. paired with Abul’s famous Paella. Price...

Misconduct Wine Co. - $45.00 + tax & grat


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September 29, 2017

Awakening Spirits overlooking the Naramata Bench

Pioneers in Craft Distilling in Penticton since 2005, we offer award winning spirits, fruit brandies and liqueurs all handcrafted from Okanagan fruit, grapes and...

11:00 am - 6:00 pm Maple Leaf Spirits - min $5.00 donation


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September 29, 2017

Harvest Celebration Dinner | Family Style

Celebrate the bounty of Fall at Hillside. Mingle with winemaker Kathy Malone while enjoying a fabulous family style dinner prepared by Chef Brent Pillon served...

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hillside Winery & Bistro - $109.00 + tax & grat


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September 30, 2017

MORAINE'S FALL RELEASE WINE TASTING WITH WINEMAKER

At this exclusive event, you will have the opportunity to meet the winemaker and the owner. We will take you on an interactive tour of the vineyard, followed by...

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Moraine Winery - $20.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

Barrel Bash at Misconduct Winery

The 6th Annual Barrel Bash will be happening on September 30th at Misconduct Winery! Featuring mouth watering tapa's from Abul, and a secret stash of wines...

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Misconduct Wine Co. - $150.00 + taxes


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October 6, 2017

The Vanilla Pod @ Poplar Grove 6 Course Wine Paired Dinner Menu

5pm- 9pm nightly (reservations recommended) 6-course wine paired dinner featuring the award-winning wine from Poplar Grove & Monster Vineyards paired with...

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Poplar Grove Winery - $129.00 + tax & grat


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October 7, 2017

Oktoberfest at Lang Vineyards!

We are excited to be hosting our own mini Oktoberfest this year as we celebrate our rich German history. Instead of beer, we will be serving our delightful wines...

11:00 am - 5:00 pm Lang Vineyards - $10.00/person


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October 10, 2017

The Vanilla Pod @ Poplar Grove Library Wine Dinner

Get to know our family at an intimate library wine dinner hosted in our private barrel room. Our winemaking team and proprietors will lead you through an intricately...

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Poplar Grove Winery - $169.00 + tax & grat


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Okanagan Falls

September 29, 2017

Stag's Hollow Winemakers Dinner with Joy Road

Join us in the heart of Stag’s Hollow at sunset for a memorable harvest dinner. Experience the magic of Joy Road, known for their amazing dining experiences,...

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Stag's Hollow Winery - $125.00 + tax


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September 30, 2017

4th Annual Beale Street Festival

Join us to celebrate the foods & music of the south at our 4th Annual Beale Street Festival, our tribute to the annual Memphis Blues Festival! Come experience...

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Wild Goose Vineyards - $75.00 + tax & fees


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October 3, 2017

Harvest Work Day and Lunch

Here is your chance to take part in the action during harvest! Come join us, the owners, our winemaker and staff, as we pick grapes together. Your day will also...

10:15 am - 2:15 pm Noble Ridge Winery - $99.00 + tax


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Oliver

September 28, 2017

New Red Wine Releases

Join is at Hidden Chapel winery to taste our new 2013 red wine releases plus sample a number of award winning older wines ranging from 2011 to 2013. Also enjoy...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hidden Chapel Winery - Complimentary


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September 28, 2017

Single Vineyard Tasting & Food Pairing

Our wine educators will share what makes our prized vineyard locations; SunRock & Dark Horse, so special. Taste how the wines reflect the diversity in terroir...

Jackson-Triggs Okanagan - $20.00 per person


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September 28, 2017

The Discovery Series Food & Wine Pairing

This unique tasting experience allows us to share the innovation of our winemaker’s expertise, experience & curiosity to produce unexplored varieties...

Inniskillin Okanagan - $15.00 per person


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September 28, 2017

River Stone Estate Winery Fall Cooking Class

Join River Stone Winemaker, Ted Kane and Backyard Farm Chef Chris Van Hooydonk as they celebrate the flavours of Fall. This one of a kind cooking class in a unique...

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm River Stone Estate Winery - $59.00 (all incl)


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September 29, 2017

Guest Chef, Hops, Grapes & Grains Dinner

Join us for an evening of exceptional food, beer, wine and spirits. Chef Jeff Van Geest invites a guest chef into the Miradoro kitchen to partner on a unique multi-course...

Miradoro Restaurant - $125.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Small Lot Series Malbec Official Release Event

C.C. Jentsch Cellars 2015 Small Lot Series Malbec Official Release Event Saturday, September 30, 2017 1-2 pm. CC Jentsch Cellars Winery, 4522 Hwy 97, Oliver, BC....

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CC Jentsch Cellars - $10.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

Road 13 Proprietor's Dinner

Join Pam & Mick Luckhurst for a feast for your senses. This four-course dinner features Road 13 wines paired with the seasonal creations of Chef Chris...

6:15 pm - 9:30 pm Backyard Farm - $135.00 + tax


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September 30, 2017

10th Anniversary Winemakers Dinner

Join us as we celebrate 10 years of Harvest Quinta Ferreira style! This cheese reception plus 4-course plated dinner prepared by Chef Jordan Ash will be a...

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery - $135.00 (all incl)


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September 30, 2017

Crush Party at Oliver Twist Estate Winery

Come celebrate harvest in an old fashion way. Grape stomp, Lucille Ball dress up contest, music, wine and some down home cookin'! See our website www.olivertwistwinery.com ...

11:00 am - 5:00 pm Oliver Twist Estate Winery - Complimentary


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September 30, 2017

Final Harvest Dinner

The evening starts with a Chef's tour of some of the 60 organic crops grown at the farm, including our vineyards. The tour will culminate with a multi-course...

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Covert Farms - $165.00 (all incl)


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October 2, 2017

Grazing in the Vineyard

Enjoy a hike through our vineyard with our proprietors Kenn & Sandra Oldfield while sampling our wines & canapes from Miradoro Restaurant. Afterwards enjoy...

11:00 am - 1:30 pm Tinhorn Creek Vineyards - $55.00 + tax


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October 3, 2017

Gusto d'Italia -Cooking Class at Hester Creek

Join Hester Creek over three separate nights, as we take you through a taste of Italy, an expertly paired wine and culinary evening. Multiple courses of locally-inspired...

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Hester Creek Estate Winery - $120.00 + tax & grat


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October 5, 2017

Road 13 Culinary Workshop & Dinner with Backyard Farm

Join us at Backyard Farm for a culinary workshop with Chef Chris Van Hooydonk where you will help prepare a 3-course dinner that you will enjoy later that evening....

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Backyard Farm - $120.00 + tax


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October 6, 2017

Road 13 Proprietor's Dinner

Join Pam & Mick Luckhurst for a feast for your senses. This four-course dinner features Road 13 wines paired with the seasonal creations of Chef Chris...

6:15 pm - 9:30 pm Road 13 Vineyards - $135.00 + tax


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October 7, 2017

4th Annual Harvest Dinner at Culmina Family Estate Winery

Celebrate the harvest with a spectacular evening of wine and gastronomy.  Enjoy a multi-course dinner featuring Culmina's critically acclaimed wines paired with...

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Culmina Family Estate Winery - $135.00 (all incl)


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Osoyoos

October 7, 2017

Harvest Moon Lantern Fundraiser

As a nearly full harvest moon rises above Moon Curser Vineyards and Osoyoos Lake, celebrate the night away sipping wine and lighting up paper lanterns. There will...

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Penticton

September 28, 2017

Fall Releases and Wine Pairings

Join us for a variety of wine tastings and food pairings at our newly expanded location beside Cascades Casino! Every day we will feature a different award winning...

11:00 am - 7:00 pm BC VQA Wine Info Centre - Complimentary


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October 1, 2017

An Evening of Fine Italian Cuisine & the Wines of Moon Curser Winery

Unique, distinct varietals of the South Okanagan… Taste and explore signature Italian, Spanish and eclectic French grape varietals grown in the intense...

Villa Rosa Restaurante - $99.95 + tax & grat


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October 4, 2017

An Evening of Fine Italian Cuisine & the Wines of Fairview Cellars

The art of blending, vintages and verticals and taste through the signature blends of Fairview Cellars. Compare the distinct vintages and age ability of key...

Villa Rosa Restaurante - $99.95 + tax & grat


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October 5, 2017

An Evening of Fine Italian Cuisine & wines of Perseus Winery

Each year the Villa Rosa Ristorante Italiano hosts a series of extraordinary multiple course menus paired with the exceptional wines of the Okanagan's finest...

Villa Rosa Restaurante - 99.95 + tax & grat


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October 6, 2017

Cropped by Valley First

BC's largest wine tasting and farmer's market

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Penticton Trade and Convention Centre - $69.00


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Summerland

September 28, 2017

Fall Flavours

All the flavours of Fall right in your wine glass! Tour through scenic orchards and vineyards then stop by for a complimentary tasting of our cranberry table wine...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery - Complimentary


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September 29, 2017

CELEBRATE FALL WITH A TASTE OF HEAVEN

Celebrate Fall with a complimentary tasting of our hand-crafted vintages and highly anticipated new releases. Enjoy the peaceful serenity, natural beauty and spectacular...

10:00 am - 5:30 pm Heaven's Gate Estate Winery - Complimentary


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September 29, 2017

New Releases and Wine Tasting

During Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, come and enjoy our new fall releases!

10:00 am - 5:30 pm Silkscarf Winery - $3.00 for 4 samples


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September 30, 2017

Grand Opening - Sonoran Winery

You are invited to our lakeside winery Grand Opening! Live music (2pm-6pm), complimentary tasting & appetizers. Choose from a variety of picnic lunches! $10...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sonoran Estate Winery - Complimentary


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October 5, 2017

Autumn Harvest Cellar Grazing

​Visit our Methode Classique Sparkling Wine Cave and Witness a Sabre Ceremony. Learn the history of the first Estate Winery. Savour ​our Private...

Sumac Ridge Estate Winery - $99.00 + tax & grat


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Announcing the 2017 British Columbia Best of Varietal Competition & Awards
March 7 2017
Announcing the 2017 British Columbia Best of Varietal Competition & Awards

March 7, 2017 - The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society is delighted to announce the 23rd British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Competition presented...


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Okanagan Wine Festivals Society reels in a new partnership
January 26 2017
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society reels in a new partnership

Kelowna, Canada - January 26, 2017 The cast has been thrown and the catch is in, The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society (OWFS) is proud to announce...


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Okanagan Wine Festival Society Announces New 2017 Board of Directors
December 5 2016
Okanagan Wine Festival Society Announces New 2017 Board of Directors

NOVEMBER 28, 2016: TheOkanagan Wine Festivals Societyis pleased to announce its new board of directors for the coming year. Newly appointed at the...


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19th Annual Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival
November 7 2016
19th Annual Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival

November 4, 2016 -The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society and Sun Peaks Resort are delighted to announce the Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival...


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