BC Wine Country Calendar of Events page

British Columbia Wine Country
Calendar of Events

(Last updated: 10/17/2014 )

 

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Okanagan/Similkameen Wine Regions

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Location

Sun
Nov 16
1 – 4 pm
Women and Wine - 11th Annual Wine Open House.  Join CedarCreek Estate Winery for their 11th Annual Women and Wine Open House to benefit the Kelowna Women's Shelter.  You will enjoy complimentary wine tastings, tasty treats as well as booths from local businesses, artisans, local crafts, some great door prizes and 15% off all wine in their Wine Shop.

Reservations are not required as admission is by donation (they appreciate grocery gift cards, cleaning products and non-perishable food items).  For more information call 778-738-1027 or e-mail info@cedarcreek.bc.ca.
CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Road
Kelowna, BC
Sun
Nov 16
11 am - 4 pm
Sugar Plum Fair.  Santa will be visiting again! Bring the whole family down for a festive afternoon with local artisans, holiday cheer and a 15% discount in the Quails' Gate Wine Shop.  In the spirit of the season they will be accepting donations on behalf of their regional food banks and Ballet Kelowna. Quails' Gate Estate Winery
3303 Boucherie Rd
West Kelowna, BC
Nov 22 – 24
Fri – Sun
Times TBA
Winter in Wine Country.  As winter approaches celebrate the season with many of Canada’s top wineries from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  The three days include special wine tastings, unusual gifts, beautiful Christmas light displays, and fun seasonal experiences. Oliver, BC
Sat
Nov 29
Times TBA
Snowflake Wine Festival.  In its 6th year, the Snowflake Wine Festival just keeps on growing!  As a fundraiser for the Revelstoke Ski Club, join some of the finest wineries in Southern BC for a great evening of wine tasting, savory appetizers, live entertainment, wonderful company and a great selection of items in their silent auction. Come and enjoy tastings from over 20 Award Winning BC Wineries and Begbie Brewery. 2950 Camozzi Rd,
Revelstoke, BC
Sat & Sun
Dec. 6 & 7
Noon – 4 pm
Similkameen Valley Christmas Winey Open House Tour.  Wine tastings, food pairings, decorated wine shops, art, gift ideas and holiday joy and cheer await you in the fourth annual Similkameen Country Christmas Winery Open House Tour.  In traditional holiday open house style, you can meander through the beautiful Similkameen and visit the 9 member wineries.  Rumor has it that even Santa loves to give (and receive!) amazing, award-winning wines from the Similkameen Valley! Similkameen Valley Wineries
Fri
Dec 13
7 - 9:30 pm
Big Reds at Big White.  Big Reds at Big White is a celebration of Okanagan wine in the winter wonderland of Big White Ski Resort.  Sample wine from over 30 local wineries and enjoy tasty morsels of food from the mountain’s fantastic restaurants as you explore wines from across the region.

The intimate atmosphere allows you to interact with the winemakers and learn all about what makes their wines unique.  Some of the wineries will be sampling new releases, and others will be showcasing their tried and tested varieties.   The event features primarily red wines; however there are always a few white options and even some ice wine to try.  The festival extends over two nights (Saturday December 14th is sold out). Tickets cost $60.
Big White Ski Resort
Village Centre Mall
5315 Big White Rd
Kelowna, BC

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Jan 16 – 25
Times vary
Okanagan Wine Festival.  Dubbed one of the Best Winter Parties in Canada, the Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival is a delectable experience of wine, skiing, food and riding.  Embrace winter in the award winning alpine village of Sun Peaks and savor the wine culture of British Columbia.  With 20 memorable events spread out over nine days, it’s easy to find an event for you and your friends. Sun Peaks Resort
Kamloops, BC

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Sat
May 2
1 – 4 pm
Pig Out!  Celebrate this exciting time of year with 31 wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  The 3rd Annual Pig Out is an outdoor, tented affair set at Covert Farms with the latest releases and fan favorites from the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Wineries.  Interact with local chefs as they dare to impress you with their pig roasting and poultry plucking skills while enjoying the music of local artists throughout the afternoon. Covert Farms
107th St
Oliver, BC
Fri – Sun
May 22 – 24
Times TBA
Half Corked Marathon Weekend.  The Half Corked Marathon has become one of the most highly anticipated events in Canada.  This race is all about having fun.  If you are looking to set a record, this probably isn't the event for you, instead this event includes: a custom welcome bag (including exclusive offers from Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Wineries), fine wines and cuisine from local restaurants on the route, a picnic at the finish line, an awards ceremony following the race, fantastic costumes, and an opportunity to meet the people behind the wines of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.  Spend the weekend in this world-class scenery. Oliver, BC
Sat
Jul 11
5 – 9 pm
Similkameen BBQ King.  The 6th Annual Similkameen BBQ King event is a unique wine and food experience including a competition featuring chefs vying for the coveted title of Similkameen BBQ King or Queen. Grist Mill & Gardens
2691 Upper Bench Rd SS 4
Keremeos. BC

 

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