Board of Directors

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Heather Courtney
OWFS Board Chair
O'Rourke's Peak Cellars
 

 
Connie Frank
Sponsorship Committee Chair
Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards
 

 
Kimberly Hundertmark
Signature Events Committee Chair
TIME Family of Wines
 

 
Kristin Thomas-Coyle
Judging Committee Chair
Frind Estate Winery
 

 
Patricia Leslie
Marketing Committee Chair
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards
 

 
Samantha Sinotte
Finance Committee Chair
Eldorado Resort
 

 
Tanja Martell
Membership Committee Chair
Elite Mile Wine Tours
 

 
Zoe Harris
OWFS Board Secretary
Mt Boucherie Estate Winery
 

 
Gerrit van Staalduinen
OWFS Board Director
BC Wine Shop
 

 
Joey Krueger
OWFS Board Director
Summerhill Pyramid Winery
 

 
Robyn Moore
OWFS Board Director
Quails' Gate Family Estate
 

 
Tracy Clark
OWFS Board Director, Ex-Officio
Valley First
 

 

 

BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes the Best in BC Wines, Honours Tim Pawsey
October 8 2021
BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes the Best in BC Wines, Honours Tim Pawsey

(KELOWNA, BC) October 8, 2021 -The 2021 BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awardswere announced last night by the Okanagan Wine Festivals...


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BC's Largest and Most Prestigious Wine Competition Returns to Kelowna
September 9 2021
BC's Largest and Most Prestigious Wine Competition Returns to Kelowna

(KELOWNA) August 26, 2021–On September 8-11, the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society will once again hold the BC Lieutenant Governor’s...


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Wine Events Return to the Okanagan Valley!
July 23 2021
Wine Events Return to the Okanagan Valley!

For immediate release. (KELOWNA, BC) July 20, 2021-The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society announces the return to in-person consumer tastings with...


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British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes Record-Breaking Number of Wines, Honours Rafe Mair
October 16 2020
British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes Record-Breaking Number of Wines, Honours Rafe Mair

For immediate release (KELOWNA, BC) October 16, 2020 -The third annual 2020 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awardswere...


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BC Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

British Columbia's oldest and most prestigious wine judging competition that recognizes excellence in winemaking for all British Columbia wineries.


Meet our Members

The Okanagan Wine Festival Society is made up of a number of Okanagan wineries and tourism related businesses. Every member is recognized as an outstanding service or product supplier in their related industry.


BC Best of Varietal Awards

Every year the Best of Varietal Wine Awards recognizes the best wines in B.C., using a panel of esteemed judges. This year we were privileged to have a diverse group of wine experts from across the country join us and participate in the competition.


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