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October 3 - 13 2019 - Thu

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 Abuls famous paella paired with Da Silva’s...

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



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September 26 - 27, October 1 - 6 and 28 - 30 2019 - Fri

Escape from the Vinstitute!

Test your wits in BC's first ever winery-based Escape Room, back by popular demand from its first exhibition in the Spring. Unlock the mysteries behind a missing...

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Intersection Estate Winery, Oliver - $30 per guest



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October 3 - 13 2019 - Fri

Autumn Harvest Wine Tasting

Established in 2008, Sleeping Giant's wine portfolio offers off-dry wines that are complex and well balanced. Drop in for a tasting featuring the flavours...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery, Summerland - Complimentary



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October 4 - 13 2019 - Fri

Black Sage Vineyard Food & Wine Pairing

Enjoy 6 delicious food & wine pairings from our Black Sage premium brand. This is a harvest table seated experience in the Black Sage Hall. Taste our Winery...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, Summerland - $30.00 + tax pp



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October 4, 2019 - Fri

Winemakers Harvest Lunch

Join the winemaking team and celebrate the 2019 harvest at Hester Creek. Hospitality Director, Roger Gillespie, will bring you a fun, alfresco, locally-sourced...

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Hester Creek Estate Winery, Oliver - $99 + tax & gratuity



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September 30, October 1 - 13 2019 - Fri

The Club Experience at Upper Bench - Home of Canada's Only Wine & Cheese Club

Visit Upper Bench Winery & Creamery for a one-of-a-kind tasting experience and get to be a Club member for a day. Enjoy perfectly paired, award-winning wines...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery, Naramata Bench - $7 per person



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October 4 - 12 2019 - Fri

Dog days of fall... PLUS NEW RELEASE WINES.

Enjoy a free tasting flight of wines including award winners & new releases. Outdoor dog area & treats provided, plus dogs welcome in the picnic area....

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Castoro de Oro Estate Winery, Oliver - free



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October 3 - 13 2019 - Fri

Something Old, Something New

Visit our Osoyoos East Bench tasting room to try Something Old, Something New - we will celebrate harvest with some barrel/tank samples, as well as look back and...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Moon Curser Vineyards, Osoyoos - Tasting fees apply



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October 4, 2019 - Fri

The Bold & The Blind

Join us as we explore an exclusive sneak peek at how our wines develop from first pick off the vine to first release in shop! Learn how we bring the wine to life...

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Bench 1775, Naramata Bench - $30 per person



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October 3 - 13 2019 - Fri

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 Abuls famous paella paired with Da Silva’s...

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



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October 5, 2019 - Sat

The Fall WestJet Wine Tastings at YLW

In partnership with WestJet, and Carson Air, the Okanagan Wine Festivals’ ever-popular Fall WestJet Wine Tasting takes place at the Kelowna International...

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Kelowna International Airport YLW, Kelowna - $89 + taxes and fees



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October 5, 2019 - Sat

Mead?! From Bee to Bottle

Join our owner Emily and Meadow Vista team for a fun afternoon of pairing our award-winning honey wines with 7 courses of fresh, local small bites. Enjoy a bubbly...

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Meadow Vista Honey Winery, Kelowna - $39+ tax & grat.



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September 26 - 27, October 1 - 6 and 28 - 30 2019 - Sat

Escape from the Vinstitute!

Test your wits in BC's first ever winery-based Escape Room, back by popular demand from its first exhibition in the Spring. Unlock the mysteries behind a missing...

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Intersection Estate Winery, Oliver - $30 per guest



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October 3 - 13 2019 - Sat

Autumn Harvest Wine Tasting

Established in 2008, Sleeping Giant's wine portfolio offers off-dry wines that are complex and well balanced. Drop in for a tasting featuring the flavours...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery, Summerland - Complimentary



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October 4 - 13 2019 - Sat

Black Sage Vineyard Food & Wine Pairing

Enjoy 6 delicious food & wine pairings from our Black Sage premium brand. This is a harvest table seated experience in the Black Sage Hall. Taste our Winery...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, Summerland - $30.00 + tax pp



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October 5, 2019 - Sat

8th Annual Garlic Festival

Enjoy a taste filled day of wine, garlic and the arts! We’re hosting over 20 local garlic growers and artisan crafters, along with delicious food carts and...

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hester Creek Estate Winery, Oliver - by donation



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October 5, 2019 - Sat

Fall Wine Fest

October 5 Pizza & Pinot 1-5pm enjoy pizza with wine & cider pairings $10. October 6 Riesling Vertical Tasting 12-5pm taste & compare our 2012-2018...

11:00 am - 6:30 pm The View Winery, Kelowna - Multiple Events



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October 5, 2019 - Sat

3rd Annual Crush Party

Bring the whole family and celebrate the harvest during a day of grape stomping, live music, contests, wine tastings and surprises. Pack your lawn chairs and spend...

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Oliver Twist Estate Winery, Oliver - Donation to charity



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September 30, October 1 - 13 2019 - Sat

The Club Experience at Upper Bench - Home of Canada's Only Wine & Cheese Club

Visit Upper Bench Winery & Creamery for a one-of-a-kind tasting experience and get to be a Club member for a day. Enjoy perfectly paired, award-winning wines...

10:00 am - 6:00 pm Upper Bench Winery & Creamery, Naramata Bench - $7 per person



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October 5 and October 12 2019 - Sat

Grape Stomping Parties!

Get this off your bucket list! Join us for our Annual Grape Stomping Parties! Fun for the whole family, everyone welcome! Stomps at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm. Learn about...

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm House of Rose Winery, Kelowna - Food Bank Donation



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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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B.C. 2019 Best of Varietal Awards Announced
May 10 2019
B.C. 2019 Best of Varietal Awards Announced

B.C. Best of Varietal Awards Results Announced MAY 9, 2019 - Penticton, British Columbia–The 25th annual Spring Wine Festival is under...


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Announcing the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards
April 16 2018
Announcing the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

April 6, 2018 Announcing the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards VICTORIA - The Office of the Lieutenant-Governor of...


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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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