You must be 19 years of age or older to attend any Signature Event operated by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society.
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November 26 - 27 2022

Flight and Frostbites

Winter festivities on the Scenic Sip Trail. Vendors, holiday fun, wine tastings, and much more!

11:00 am - 4:00 pm O'Rourke's Peak Cellars, Lake Country - By Donation



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December 3 - 4 and 10 - 11 and 17 - 18 2022

Grizzli Winery Christmas Market

Celebrate the most anticipated holiday event of the year: The Grizzli Winery Christmas Market. Shop locally curated artisan vendors while enjoying our festive...

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Grizzli Winery , West Kelowna - Free Entry



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December 9, 2022

Big Reds at Big White- Magic of Meritage

SOLD OUT Join us at Big White Ski Resort on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th for two nights of consumer tastings. For the last 12 years, Big...

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna



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December 10, 2022

Big Reds at Big White- Elevation Grand Tasting

SOLD OUT!! Join us at the Village Center Mall on Saturday, December 10th for the Elevation Grand Tasting at Big Reds at Big White. Big Reds has been one of...

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna



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January 27, 2023

Sensation Grand Tasting

TICKETS GO ON SALE DECEMBER 1: Join us on Friday, January 27, as we present SENSATION; a grand tasting taking place at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. ...

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Penticton



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Okanagan Wine Festivals Society appoints new General Manager
November 1 2022
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society appoints new General Manager

The Board of Directors of the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society is pleased to share with the BC Wine & Growers community the new appointment of...


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March 15 2022
Celebrate the Coming Season! The Spring Okanagan Wine Festival is Back

(KELOWNA, BC) March 9, 2022 – After two challenging years, the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society and Presenting Sponsor Valley First are...


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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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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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