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North Okanagan Wine Country

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January 16, 2015

I Heard It Through the Grapevine

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Cost $29 +tax
Start Time 8:00 pm
End Time 10:30 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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"It took us by surprise, we must say, when we found out yesterday that we heard it through the grapevine that there are fabulous BC wines under $25!" That may by a mouthful to sing, but not hard to taste the value wines of British Columbia at our Sun Peaks version of a Friday night social Masa's Bar + Grill is host to a great evening of wine and dancing. Climb the grapevine by spending the first part of the evening tasting wines from British Columbian wineries that retail for less than $25. And as the evening fun grows, you can mingle, socialize and dance to a great local band. Wine tasting tickets wil be available for purchase once inside, 5 tickets for $10. This is a casual stand up and kick off your shoes event when you can yell, "Honey, honey, yeah!"


January 17, 2015

Comforts of Grilled Cheese and Wine

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Cost $55 +tax
Start Time 3:30 pm
End Time 5:30 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Launched last winter, we are pleased to annouce the return of one of the best après opportunities on the mountain! Grilled cheese sandwiches are true winter comfort food that go so well with après ski. Join Dairy Farmers of Canada and four British Columbian Wineries as eight different and memorable Canadian grilled cheese sandwiches are served within this mountainside restaurant location. Each unique Canadian grilled cheese sandwich will be served with two paired British Columbian wines and guests will shout out their favorite pairing.


January 18, 2015

Starbucks Sparkling Brunch

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Cost $47 +tax
Start Time 10:30 am
End Time 12:30 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Relax, sleep in, and imagine the aroma of Starbucks coffee and the energy of British Columbia sparkling wines. Then turn your dreams into reality at the second annual Starbucks Sparkling Brunch. Starbucks Canada will present french presses of four fabulous coffees paired with four British Columbian sparkling wines. The executive chef from the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre will complement your coffee and wine with a delightful small plate brunch while you discover how well these two unexpected components go together. This is an educational event so it will start promptly at 10:30am and we request everyone be on time because great coffee and sparkling wines can't be left waiting!


January 20, 2015

The Big Varietal Showdown

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Cost $47 +tax
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Join wine educator Gerrit Van Staalduinen as he introduces you to the most popular and widely grown varietals in British Columbia. Taste and compare side by side Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Meritage. You will be treated to fabulous wines and learn about each varietal—what food does it pair with? What makes a great varietal? New this year, this seminar is bound to provide a great perspective on BC wine.


January 21, 2015

Taste of Sun Peaks

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Cost $65 +tax
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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This is a wonderful culinary and wine event that has become a hallmark of the Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival. Enjoy the culinary diversity of restaurants and caterers from Sun Peaks as they come together to treat you to an evening of small plate creations that will include delectable fine Canadian Cheeses presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada paired with eight British Columbia wineries. This stand up food and wine evening offers the opportunity to meet guests from around the world, listen to great live music an sample a wide range of freshly prepared culinary delights while meeting with wineries and learning about their success in British Columbia.


January 22, 2015

Port, Chocolate and Cheese: After the Après Social

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Cost $55 +tax
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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A secret, beautiful private residence awaits you for this one-of-a-kind intimate event. Courtesy of Sotheby's Realty, your hosts from the Okanagan Wine Festivals, Dairy Farmers of Canada, and Rocky Mountain Chocolates will whick the group away to the secret location and spoil them with a selection of Port style wines emerging in the Okanagan, paired beautifully with Rocky Mountain Chocolates and fine Canadian cheeses... a trifecta of taste sensation!


January 22, 2015

Icewines and Nothing Less

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Cost $47 +tax
Start Time 2:30 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Okanagan's liquid gold, with its unique intensity of aromas and flavours, is the sole focus of this extraordinary seminar. Join our wine expert to compare the difference between selected Icewines and understand why Icewine is considered to be one of Canada's luxury retail brands.


January 23, 2015

Canadian Cheese & British Columbia Syrah

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Cost $47 +tax
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 1:30 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Explore and discover some of Canada's most flavourful and unique cheeses, presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada. Soft, semi-soft, washed rind, firm, and hard cheeses all made from 100% Canadian milk will be featured from cheese producers across Canada. This is a great opportunity to learn more about pairing fine cheese with some of the best Okanagan Syrah.


January 23, 2015

The Sun Peaks Progressive Tasting Presented by WestJet

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Cost $69 +tax
Start Time 6:00 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Is there a better wine party anywhere? As the flagship of the Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival, close to 10,000 past attendees can testify to that! WestJet is proud to present a progressive wine tasting combining wines, fresh mountain air and good company, to create warm and wonderful memories of a Canadian winter. Wander around the charming alpine village tasting amazing wines from 30 British Columbian wineries while enjoying a memorable winter evening. Please note that this event does not include a meal so it is recommended that you eat before you arrive.


January 24, 2015

Rocky Mountain Chocolate and Okanagan Wine

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Cost $47 +tax
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 1:30 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Chocolate should never be eaten alone… it takes strength to face so many handmade chocolates and not eat them all at once! So bring a friend and join one of our wine experts for a delicious pairing of Rocky Mountain Chocolate and Okanagan wines. From white chocolate, to milk chocolate to chocolate covered fruit, you will get to experiment to find that perfect pairing with wine!


January 24, 2015

Assemblage!

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Cost $47 +tax
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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Have you always thought it would be fun to try your hand at being a wine scientist? Assemblage is a phenomenal way to learn to blend your own wine. Join one of our winemakers and be introduced to an initial tasting of single varietals. Once your senses are awakened, participants are grouped into winemaking teams to experience the joy of blending wines. The afternoon finishes with a blind tasting of all the new blends followed by a vote for your favourite!


January 24, 2015

British Columbia Wine Awards Tutored Tasting

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Cost $85 +tax
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Sun Peaks Resort
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The British Columbia Wine Awards are held every October as part of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, one of the Top 100 events in North America. The Okanagan Wine Festivals acquires a selection of the award winning wines and reserves them just for you at this exclusive event. It is an educational evening meant for the serious wine enthusiast to complement their learning. The Executive Chef of the Sun Peaks Grand will design a seasonally inspired selection of small plates to accompany the exclusive wines. If you are looking for tips from a renowned wine journalist and one of the great cheese experts from Dairy Farmers of Canada, this is an evening not to be missed.


November 20 2014
17th Annual Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival Sees Record Early Sales

KELOWNA & SUN PEAKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA – NOVEMBER 18, 2014: Two of British Columbia's finest assets—winter recreation and wine—make for an...


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October 29 2014
Wine Tourism Season Ends with a Bang

Those loud cracks you hear in the vineyards may scare the birds away but they also sound the end of the 34th Fall Okanagan Wine Festival. It seems...


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October 2 2014
2014 British Columbia Wine Awards Kicks Off Fall Okanagan Wine Festival

2014 British Columbia Wine Awards Kicks Off Fall Okanagan Wine Festival Record Entries in Prestigious Province-wide Contest KELOWNA, BRITISH...


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September 23 2014
Meet Tomorrow's Top Culinary Talent Today with The Young Chefs Event

Watch the wrap up video of this year's Young Chefs' Competition presented by Alexis de Portneuf With an abundance of delicious local...


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