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

May 2, 2020

Spring WestJet Wine Tastings

Back by popular demand and one night only! Taste 200 British Columbian wines all under one roof at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Come and enjoy a tour through...

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Rotary Centre for the Arts - $89


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May 10, 2020

Celebrate MOM

Join us as we Celebrate MOM! Nibbles, special tastings, specials and a surprise gift for Mom. Bring your Mom, Mom-in-law, Step Mom, new Mom or whatever kind of...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm House of Rose Winery - Complimentary


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Lake Country

May 2, 2020

Stepping into Spring with Winemaker

Enjoy a progressive food and wine paired tasting while touring our 1/2 acre garden and 5 acre on site vineyard. 5 perfectly paired canape with our new spring release...

O'Rourke's Peak Cellars - $40


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May 3, 2020

Stepping into Spring with Winemaker

Enjoy a progressive food and wine paired tasting while touring our 1/2 acre garden and 5 acre on site vineyard. 5 perfectly paired canape with our new spring release...

O'Rourke's Peak Cellars - $40


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South Okanagan Wine Country

Naramata Bench

April 30, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 1, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 1, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 2, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 2, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 3, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 3, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 4, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 4, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 5, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 5, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 6, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 6, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 7, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 7, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 8, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 8, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 9, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 9, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 10, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 10, 2020

Best Paella in the Okanagan

Join us for an afternoon on the patio while soaking up the stunning views of the Okanagan. Enjoy an amazing lunch of Chef Abul's famous paella paired with...

11:30 am - 3:00 pm Da Silva Vineyard and Winery - $48 + tax + gratuity


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May 11, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 12, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 13, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 14, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 15, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 16, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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May 17, 2020

The Perfect Pairing of Wine and Cheese

Join us at Upper Bench Estate Winery & Creamery and experience the perfect pairing of award-winning wines and artisan cheese. Learn about our minimalist approach...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery - $10 per person


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Penticton

April 30, 2020

Best of Varietal Awards & Reception

Join us in celebrating the beginning of the 2020 Okanagan Valley wine tourism season with a tasting of the best wines in British Columbia! The evening begins with...

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Penticton Lakeside Resort - $59


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British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes Record-Breaking Number of Wines, Honours Harry McWatters
October 18 2019
British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes Record-Breaking Number of Wines, Honours Harry McWatters

For Immediate Release October 4, 2019 – Kelowna - The second annual 2019 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards were...


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Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Celebrates 39 Years and New Event at Famous Fall Wine Fest
October 18 2019
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Celebrates 39 Years and New Event at Famous Fall Wine Fest

For immediate release September 11, 2019 - Kelowna, British Columbia–It’s fall in the Okanagan which heralds the return of The...


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Announcing the Lineup of Judges for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards
August 6 2019
Announcing the Lineup of Judges for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

Announcing the Lineup of Judges for the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – August 6,...


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Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Honours Passing of Founding President, Harry McWatters
July 24 2019
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society Honours Passing of Founding President, Harry McWatters

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – July 24, 2019: It is with great sadness that the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society absorbs the news of the passing...


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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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