Board of Directors

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

 
 
Julian Scholefield
Judging Committee Chair
Okanagan Crush Pad

 
 
Patricia Leslie
Marketing Committee Chair
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

 
 
Gerrit van Staalduinen
Membership Committee Chair
BC Wine Shop

 
 
Kimberly Hundertmark
Signature Events Committee Chair
TIME Winery

 
 
Connie Frank
Sponsorship Committee Chair
Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

 
 
Annika Betts
Finance Committee Chair
Andrew Peller Limited

 
 
Tanja Martell
OWFS Board Secretary
Elite Mile Wine Tours

 
 
Robyn Moore
OWFS Board Director
Quails' Gate Estate Winery

 
 
Kristin Coyle
OWFS Board Director
Frind Estate Winery

 
 
Samantha Sinotte
OWFS Board Director
Eldorado Resort

 
 
Dominique Cowan
OWFS Board Director
Public Liquor

 
 
Tracy Clark
OWFS Board Director, Ex-Officio
Valley First

 

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’s Largest and Most Prestigious Wine Competition Coming to Kelowna
August 16 2020
BC’s Largest and Most Prestigious Wine Competition Coming to Kelowna

For Immediate Release Okanagan Wine Festivals Societyto host an A-list of wine judges (KELOWNA, BC)August 12, 2020–On September 23-25,...


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Virtual Okanagan Wine Dinner Challenge
April 15 2020
Virtual Okanagan Wine Dinner Challenge

Immediate Release Virtual Okanagan Wine Dinner Challenge! (April 8, 2020, Kelowna, BC) April is BC Wine month, so let's share the love for...


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Get your tickets for the fourth annual Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan June 27
March 12 2020
Get your tickets for the fourth annual Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan June 27

MEDIA RELEASE Get your tickets for the fourth annual Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan June 27 Suggested...


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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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