BC Wine Country Calendar of Events page

British Columbia Wine Country
Calendar of Events

(Last updated: 09/18/2016 )


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Events with less lead time will be ignored.


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British Columbia Overview Map of Wine Regions with links

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   Outside Northwest Wine Regions



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Wine Events Outside Northwest Wine-Regions,
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Okanagan/Similkameen Wine Regions

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Date

Event

Location

Sun
Sep 25
11 am – 4 pm
11th Annual Organic Okanagan Festival.  Once again the Organic Okanagan Festival will highlight National Organic Week in Canada showcasing local organic farmers and certified organic food production. Think before you eat, think canada organic!

 
Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery
4870 Chute Lake Rd.
Kelowna, BC
Thu
Sep 29
7 – 9:30 pm
Fall Okanagan Wine Festival - British Columbia Wine Awards & Reception.  B.C.’s oldest wine judging competition heralds the arrival of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival. This event celebrates the wine industry with a seated awards ceremony and individual wineries hosting tables. Sip many of the award winning wines, enjoy wonderful Okanagan catering and network with industry leaders. $50 per person. Laurel Heritage Packinghouse
1304 Ellis St
Kelowna, BC
Fri & Sat
Sep 30 & Oct 1
7 – 9:30 pm
Fall Okanagan Wine Festival - Fall WestJet Wine Tastings.  An amazingly energetic crowd, these two night tastings are a perfect way to sample wines from more than 60 region wineries. Part of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, taste wine with great food and live music. $75 per person. Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Ave
Kelowna, BC
Sat
Oct 1
6 pm
Starry Plates – Canapes and Wine Paired 4-Course Small Plates Reception.  Join CedarCreek Estate Winery under the starlit Okanagan sky to enjoy canapés and a wine reception followed by a small plates 4-course tasting menu paired with their 'Vineyard Designate' wines. Wines that truly reflect the very soil they come from. Pairing menu is created by their Chef Jeremy Tucker who follows the Farm to Table philosophy of serving local, seasonal ingredients at their freshest. For more information call 778-738-1022 or e-mail hcourtney@cedarcreek.bc.ca. Event fee is $99 plus tax and gratuity. CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Road
Kelowna, BC
Sat
Oct 1
Noon – 2 pm
Flower Power Harvest Lunch.  From flower to honey to mead, enjoy the harvest bounty from the Meadow Vista Honey farm. This harvest table lunch features a four-course 50-mile menu paired with their award-winning honey wines. Cost is $55 per person. For more information call 250-862-2337. Meadow Vista Honey Wines
3975 June Springs Rd.
Kelowna, BC
Sun
Oct 2
Noon – 2 pm
Harvest Lunch at CedarCreek Estate Winery. Walk your way through CedarCreek Estate Winery’s vineyard while doing a progressive food and wine tasting and then enjoy a harvest lunch. Comfortable footwear recommended. Dress for the weather. Event fee is $55. For more information call 778-738-1020. CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Road
Kelowna, BC
Sun
Oct 2
Noon – 5 pm
Festival of the Grape. The Festival of the Grape is a very popular annual event, attracting an estimated 3,500 attendees who come to taste the various wines that are on display, enjoy the music played on the grandstand, and either compete in, or watch competitors in the Grape Stomp. In addition to the wine tasting, music listening, kids zone and grape stomping, local artisans also display their crafts in the Art Gallery.

Online tickets purchased in advance are $25 per person or $30 at the gate. All admission tickets include a souvenir wine glass and three tasting tickets. Must be 19 years or older to purchase. All ticket holders will be be required to present 2 pieces of ID at the front gate. Students and children 18 admission is free.
Oliver Community Centre
6359 Park Drive
Oliver, BC
 
Tue
Oct 4
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Fall Okanagan Wine Festival - Red, White, Pink and Fizzy … It All Goes With Cheese.  As part of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, join David Beaudoin from Dairy Farmers of Canada and a noted BC sommelier who will present 8 wines and 8 cheeses in a sit down informal educational event that allows you to learn and laugh. Okanagan College Centre for Learning
Kelowna, BC
Wed
Oct 5
6:30 – 9 pm
Fall Okanagan Wine Festival - Blind Wine and Cheese Social.  As part of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, test your wine knowledge with blind tastings (bottles hid a in brown bag). There are tastings for different levels (beginner to oenophile) with a broad array of Canadian cheeses to impress and stump you. Laurel Heritage Packinghouse
1304 Ellis St
Kelowna, BC
Fri & Sat
Oct 7 & 8
6 – 9 pm
Fall Okanagan Wine Festival - Cropped by Valley First.  BC’s Largest Wine Tasting & Farmers Market. Featuring over 80 wineries and a fall farmers market. Cropped is a sensory and visual experience. Okanagan wineries and farmers come together to create a truly unique experience. As part of the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival learn with free seminars on dairy cheeses, dance to live music and enjoy local wine. Penticton Trade and Convention Centre
273 Power St
Penticton, BC
Fri
Oct 7
6 – 9 pm
Cropped. Cropped is BC’s Largest Wine Tasting & Farmers Market featuring over 80 wineries and a fall farmers market. Cropped is a sensory and visual experience. Okanagan wineries and farmers come together to create a truly unique experience. Be educated at the Pinot Bar where different styles of Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir all provided by the new Sensory Lab at Okanagan College. Dairy Farmers of Canada will tantalize with two wonderful free onsite seminars introducing dairy cheeses. Visit Nesters Market stations, sample Saputo cheeses, dance to live musical acts at different busker stations. Your favorite wines are available in a full onsite wine store. This is a Get Home Safe event generously sponsored by RE/MAX Kelowna. Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
273 Power Street
Penticton, BC
Sun
Oct 9
10 am – noon
Fall Okanagan Wine Festival - Thanksgiving Sparkling Brunch.  The brunch will feature an organic omelet station, a Chef’s carving station, artisan local cheeses and Chef’s house made charcuterie. When paired with amazing local wine, you will certainly give thanks for friends, family and the surroundings of the great valley while celebrating the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival. Watermark Beach Resort
15 Park Pl
Osoyoss BC
Sat
Oct 22
Time TBA
Penticton Oktoberfest. The 7th annual Penticton Oktoberfest invites you, Lederhosen or not, for a night of a mouth-watering food, wonderful entertainment, dancing and great beverages. Not only is Penticton Oktoberfest a whole lot of fun, proceeds from each year’s event go to support worthwhile local charities. Tickets are $35 plus applicable service fees. This is 19+ event. Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
273 Power Street
Penticton, BC
 

Ongoing Events in the Okanagan/Similkameen Wine Regions

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Two to four weeks lead time provides best results.

Winter
(through March 27)
Sat & Sun
2 – 3 pm
Sommelier Led Food & Wine Paired Tastings.  Starting November 28th and ending March 27th (closed December 26) CedarCreek Estate Winery will offer an educational tasting of some of their exclusive portfolio wines.  Paired perfectly with cheese and charcuterie, this sommelier guided wine tasting is fun and informative.  Call 778-738-1027 or email wineshop@cedarcreek.bc.ca to reserve your spot now. They recommend you dress warm. CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Rd
Kelowna, BC
Daily
11 am – 5 pm
Wine Tastings at CedarCreek Estate Winery.  The Tasting Bar is open daily offering a tasting of four wines for $5 (fee is waived with purchase).  A complimentary tasting feature will be offered daily.  The Wine Shop also offers a selection of wonderful gifts for home and the wine aficionado in your life.  Contact 778-738-1022 or events@cedarcreek.bc.ca for information and reservations. CedarCreek Estate Winery
5445 Lakeshore Road
Kelowna, BC
 

 

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