BC Wine Country Calendar of Events page

British Columbia Wine Country
Calendar of Events

(Last updated: 07/19/2015 )


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Okanagan/Similkameen Wine Regions

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Thu
Jul 30
6:30 pm
Emerson Drive Performs at the Telus Sunset Concert Series, CedarCreek.  CedarCreek presents thrice awarded Canadian Country Music Awards ‘Group of the Year’, Emerson Drive, a staple in the country music community, known for being a band to crank out the hits and deliver electrifying stage shows.

This is a charity event and proceeds will be donated to the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Platinum Club Members receive Front-Of-The-Line access.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 19th for $125.  A pre-concert 3-course dinner is available for $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity plus purchase of tickets).  Call Heather Courtney at 778-738-1022 or email hcourtney@cedarcreek.bc.ca to reserve your table (max. 6 / table) or for concert information.
CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Rd
Kelowna, BC
Sat - Mon
Aug 8 - 10
Times TBA
Silver Star Mountain Summer Wine and Food Festival.  Imagine the warmth of the Okanagan summer sun and the spectacular views from the Silver Star Mountain Resort.  Then imagine the wonders of learning about the great wines of the Okanagan in this phenomenal setting.  The Silver Star Summer Wine & Food Festival offers Wine Masters' Dinners, wine & food seminars, art gallery viewings, guided alpine flower hikes and the main event - The Mile High Wine Tasting.  Packages start from $133 including accommodation and Mile High Tasting Tickets. Silver Star Mountain Resort
123 Shortt St
Silver Star Mountain, BC
Sun
Aug 16
1 – 4 pm
Feast of Fields.  Feast of Fields is a four hour wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks.  With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, guests stroll across a farmer’s field, traveling from tent to tent (sometimes through the barn, past the tractor or around the chicken coup) listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from BC top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers. Meadow Vista Artisan Farm Winery
3975 June Springs Road
Kelowna, BC
Sat
Aug 22
3 – 10 pm
BC Pinot Noir Celebration.  The third annual British Columbia Pinot Noir Celebration is a celebration that aims to bring together passionate Pinot Noir producers in the province in an interactive and fun atmosphere - giving guests an intimate experience with winemakers and winery principals whilst building education and excitement about BC Pinot Noir.

Dessert and coffee/tea included after dinner and a variety of wines will accompany dinner.  Beer samples from the Cannery Brewing will accompany the entertainment portion of the evening.  One (1) round-trip shuttle ticket included with pick up to and from select locations in Penticton & Okanagan Falls.
Linden Gardens
315 Linden Ave
Kaleden, BC
Thu
Aug 27
6:30 pm
Tom Cochrane With Red Rider Perform at the Telus Sunset Concert Series, CedarCreek.   CedarCreek presents the pride of Lynn Lake, Manitoba, an officer of the ‘Order of Canada’, Grammy nominee and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Tom Cochrane.  Winner of eight Juno awards, Cochrane will grace the stage at CedarCreek with his band ‘Red Rider’.

This is a charity event and proceeds will be donated to the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Platinum Club Members receive Front-Of-The-Line access.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 19th for $150.  A pre-concert 3-course dinner is available for $65 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity plus purchase of tickets).  Call Heather Courtney at 778-738-1022 or email hcourtney@cedarcreek.bc.ca to reserve your table (max. 6 / table) or for concert information.
CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Rd
Kelowna, BC
Sat
Sep 12
6:30 – 9 pm
Tailgate Party.  Join the Naramata wineries and Naramata Chefs for this annual Naramata wine tasting, and celebrate the coming of the Fall harvest season.  There will be distinctive wines from the Association’s wineries, delicious cuisine from local restaurants, and music to listen and dance to. Red Rooster Winery
891 Naramata Road
Penticton, BC
Fri – Sun
Sep 25 – 27
Times TBA
BC Grand Okanagan Wine Country Weekend.  Experience the best of the Okanagan with this exclusive weekend of unique dinners, tastings and tours in one of Canada’s top wine destinations.

Friday: Home base is the Hotel Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, located on the shores of majestic Okanagan Lake.  The weekend begins at the spectacular Mission Hill Family Estate Winery for an exclusive tour and barrel sampling followed by a canapé reception and dinner.  Chef Chris Stewart’s multicourse “Cuisine de Terroir” will be matched with award-winning legacy and library wines from Mission Hill.

Saturday: In the morning, guests will depart for a tour of Lake Country wineries, featuring lunch at the 50th Parallel Estate Winery prepared by Chef Brock Bowes (RauDZ).  The majestic Quails’ Gate Winery Old Vines Restaurant will play host to a masterful collaboration Saturday evening, with Chef Roger Sleiman and guest chefs Lee Cooper (L’Abattoir), Michael Allemeier (SAIT), Trevor Bird (Fable Kitchen) and Derek Dammann (Maison Publique).

Sunday: To conclude this extraordinary weekend Tantalus Vineyards will host a master class wine tasting and vintners brunch with Chefs Mark Filatow and Trevor Bird.
Hotel Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
1310 Water St
Kelowna, BC
Oct 1 – 11
Times vary
Okanagan Fall Wine Festival.  A premier wine festival for the autumn celebrating wines of the Okanagan.  Spread over two weeks this festival offers a variety of wine related events. Kelowna, BC
Sat & Sun
Nov 28 & 29
3 – 7 pm
5th Annual Light Up The Vines at Summerland's Bottleneck Drive.  Join the wineries along the Bottleneck Drive for a weekend of touring as they “Light Up The Vines” for two special evenings. Stop in for wine tasting, special holiday promotions, a weekend passport to win a prize valued at over $500 and of course vines lit up!  There are self-guided and guided tour options and no tasting fees.  Note that wineries will be open their normal hours each day, however, the vines will only be lit from 3 to 7 pm. Summerland
Sat & Sun
Dec. 5 & 6
Noon – 4 pm
Similkameen Country Christmas Winery Open House Tour.  Wine tastings, food pairings, decorated wine shops, art, gift ideas, holiday joy and cheer await you in the fifth annual Similkameen Country Christmas Winery Open House Tour.  In traditional holiday open house style, you can meander through the beautiful Similkameen and visit the member wineries.  Rumor has it that even Santa loves to give (and receive!) amazing, award-winning wines from the Similkameen Valley. Similkameen Wineries

Ongoing Events in the Okanagan/Similkameen Wine Regions

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June 1 – Sep 4
Thu – Sun
11 am
Food and Wine Paired Vineyard Tour.  There's something about tasting wines just a stone's throw from the soil in which the grapes are grown paired with food and a knowledgeable guide that makes for an unforgettable experience.   Every Thursday - Sunday from June to September 4th CedarCreek welcomes you to their vineyard for an hour long food and wine paired guided tour.  Join them and enjoy 2 wines and 2 canapés served in the vineyard, followed by an educational wine tasting on their patio.  Reservations suggested, walk-ins are welcome based on availability.  Event fee is $18.99 per person plus tax.  For more information call 778-738-1020 or e-mail apouget@cedarcreek.bc.ca . CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Rd
Kelowna, BC

 

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