Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: Winter, Spring and Fall
“Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018 are a testament to the phenomenal regional wine culture in the province, which has now surpassed $1 billion in wine sales annually, with BC wine comprising the largest market share of any region’s wines sold in the province,” said Blair Baldwin, General Manager, The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society. “With 50 British Columbia wineries and a number of unique Canadiana inspired wine and culinary events like Coureur Des Bois Repas, which celebrates the famous ‘runners of the woods’ and the superb Comforts of Grilled Cheese and Wine, we offer an inspired pairing of the best of British Columbia for those that enjoy fine wine, skiing, food and riding in a spectacular mountainside setting.”
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Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018 are introducing six new events to its schedule: The Sun Peaks Wine Crawl, Coureur Des Bois Repas, Welcome to the Kamloops Wine Trail, Dessert Wines and Aromatic Cheeses, The Breadth of British Columbia Riesling and The Spirited Après. Each event has been added in direct response to feedback received from event attendees and/or an emerging trend in the market.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018 at Sun Peaks Resort: WINTER 12. – 21. January 2018
Winter Festival of Wine: Sun Peaks Resort serves up BC’s famous “liquid gold” dessert wines slope side.
The 21st Annual Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival is on at Sun Peaks January. Originally starting out as a two-night Icewine Festival, the event now spans 10 days with over 20 events. Nowhere else in the world does a wine region market itself through a worldrenowned ski resort. This festival runs for 10 days in the middle of January attracting an affluent well traveled adult oriented market that is active in winter recreation and is passionate about the wines of British Columbia. Look at: https://www.sunpeaksresort.com/wine-festival
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018 in Osoyoos: 26. January, 2. and 9. February and 16. February 2018: “In the NK`Mip Cellar Series: Library Wine Tastings with Winemaker Justin Hall” Explore the Cellar of North America’s first Aboriginal owned and operated winery with Winemaker and Osoyoos Indian Band member, Justin Hall. Sample from our collection of library wines and see for yourself how vintage condition.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: SPRING 3. – 13. May 2018
May 5 Amuse Bouche, wine & food pairings $10 or May 6 Riesling Vertical Tasting with our Winemaker, taste & compare our 2012-2017 vintages with small bite food pairings $10 or May 12 & May 13 Annual Moms are Fab $4, free gift & tastings for mothers! For more info check out www.theviewwinery.com/events/
Spring Wine Festival is More than 100 events to choose from throughout the Okanagan Valley. Look at: https://secure.thewinefestivals.com/events/view_event/1628
This wine festival in the Spring will enter its 24th year in 2018. It occurs during Bud Break in May each year and acts as the launch of the main wine tourism season. It offers the opportunity for wineries to open up for the main season targeting primarily regional wine tourists and Albertans. The Spring Okanagan Wine Festival is a welcome way for wine tourism to make an impact as member wineries open for the wine tourism season. It generates $1.9 million in direct economic activity and attracts 30,000 unique consumer visits. Look at: https://www.thewinefestivals.com/
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: May 3 – 13, Paella Lunch for Two, Misconduct Winery Co., Naramata, join us on the patio for lunch to enjoy Abul’s famous Paella, paired with our new spring releases. Price includes lunch and 2 glasses of wine. Seating is limited, to make a reservation call 1-800-851-0903.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: May 4, Food Truck Friday, SpierHead Winery, Kelowna, Kick off your weekend with Food Truck Friday at SpierHead Winery. Come and enjoy a complimentary glass of select SpierHead wine on our vineyard patio. You may also choose to do a food pairing by purchasing a snack or even dinner from the guest Food Truck which will be on location for this event.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: May 3 – 13 2018, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Oliver, Spring Dinners, Come and enjoy a 5 course tasting menu paired with Burrowing Owl library wines. We will offer the menu each evening during the spring festival in addition to our regular menu at The Sonora Room Restaurant. Reservations are required.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: May 4 – 6 and 8 – 13 2018, Spring Open House at CedarCreek Estate Winery, Kelowna, Enjoy complimentary tastings at our Open House during the Spring Wine Festival! Taste our new Spring releases, enjoy our picturesque view and see the exciting changes in store for the year ahead, with our new wineshop and restaurant opening summer 2018.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: May 3 – 12, First Wines of Spring, Oliver, Black Hills Estate Winery, Indulge in a seated portfolio tasting at our Wine Experience Centre, and taste through 6 incredible Okanagan wines with one of our knowledgable Wine Educators, for a truly immersive wine experience. Call our friendly team to book.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: May 12, Spring, Sips & Art, Lang Vineyards, Naramata Bench,The Perfect Combo! Join us for an exciting afternoon of art & wine. Talented artists from throughout the South Okanagan will be painting “En Plein Air” in our vineyards. Learn from the artists and see them in action. We will also be pouring some of our new 2018 wine releases. Make sure not to miss out!
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: FALL 27. September – 7. October 2018
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: September 29 and October 6 2018, Road 13 Proprietors Dinner, Join the Luckhursts for a spectacular evening that pairs Road 13 wines with a sumptuous four course meal created by Backyard Farm. Dine in our Lounge and take-in the stunning views as the sun sets and the stars appear. Ticket includes dinner & wine pairings, gratuity, & shuttle from Oliver & Osoyoos.
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018: September 29, 2018, C.C. Jentsch Cellars, Oliver, 2016 Small Lot Series Malbec Release Event. This event marks the eagerly awaited release of our 2017 Small Lot Series Malbec and Flambe Catering will once again be on hand to offer tasty appie pairings in the C.C. Jentsch Cellars Barrel Room. Be among the first to taste this new release! Advance ticket purchase recommended, space is limited.
Okanagan Fall Wine Festivalis the best known Okanagan Wine Festival and features more than 165 events over ten days. look at: https://thewinefestivals.com/events/
Okanagan Wine Festivals 2018 in Fall will enter its 38th year in 2018 and has been once again ranked as one of the Top 100 Events in North America (American Touring Association). It has also been voted 3rd most popular Festival of 46 Festivals across Canada in an online poll conducted by WestJet. It offers over 130 events during the 10 days leading up to Thanksgiving (October 10). This Festival offers as diverse an array of arts, culture and gastronomy as found anywhere and attracts wine tourists from throughout the world of global wine tourism. This Festival generates $4.8 million in direct economic activity and attracts 60,000 consumer visits. Look at: www.owfs.com