The Okanagan Wine Festivals are an experience for all who love fabulous wine accompanied by great food, unique events and a breathtaking setting.

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May 1, 2014
Bubbly Bootcamp
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Cost $80 p/p $150 couple
Start Time 5:00 pm
End Time 7:00 pm
Location Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Event Contact Info Ruth Hanbury
ruth@summerhill.bc.ca
250 764 8000 ext 133
www.summerhill.bc.ca

Starting with a detailed overview of sparkling wine production & dosage tasting, guests will be able to disgorge their very own bottle of sparkling wine under the guidance of winemaker Eric von Krosigk. Following this, enjoy the paired tasting of Summerhill’s award-winning sparkling wine and organic appetizers.

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May 1 – 10 2014
Sip into Sunset
Additional Details
Cost $48 for 3 courses
Location Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Event Contact Info Meg McManus
events@summerhill.bc.ca
250 764 8000 ext 131
www.summerhill.bc.ca

Back by popular demand, every evening during Spring Wine Festival, join us for a three course Table d’Hote menu prepared by Summerhill’s Executive Chef, Jesse Croy; featuring seasonal local organic ingredients with wine pairings by Winemaker Eric von Krosigk. Reservations recommended.

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May 1, 2014
Mead 101
Additional Details
Cost $35.00 (all incl)
Start Time 3:30 pm
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Meadow Vista Honey Winery

Event Contact Info hello@meadowvista.ca
250-862-2337
www.meadowvista.ca

Unveil the mystery of mead, wine made out of honey in this fun and informative taste through history. Relax with the Queen Bee, Judie Barta as she shares her tips on how to pair the world’s oldest fermented beverage with fresh, local cuisine. Taste Nature. Bee joyful.

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May 1 – 10 2014
Smack DAB Restaurant Presents: Chef’s Wine Paired Dinner On The Waterfront
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Cost $32.00 + tax & grat
Start Time 5:00 pm
Location Manteo Resort

Event Contact Info Ian McDougall
ianm@manteo.com
250-860-4488
www.smackdabmanteo.com

Savor your choice of 2 courses from our festival menu paired with a glass of Okanagan wine. Your evening meal includes choice of main course & choice of appetizer or dessert. 2 courses and wine for only $32.00. Join us on the waterfront every evening through wine festival. 250-860-4488 to reserve.

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May 2 – 3 2014
The WestJet Wine Tastings
Additional Details
Cost $70.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Rotary Centre for the Arts

Ticket Information http://selectyourtickets.com/event.php?event_id=1152

Event Contact Info The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
info@thewinefestivals.com
250-861-6654

It’s all about the experience and you know you’re in good hands since WestJet cares. This is the largest wine tasting of the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival with 60 wineries, great deli food from Nesters Market, live music and over 500 fun loving people. The WestJet Wine Tastings – only in the Okanagan! This is a Get Home Safe event sponsored by BC Liquor Stores and Valley First Insurance.
Tickets available online or by calling 250-717-5304 – $70.00 for one night (all incl.) or $120.00 for both nights (all incl.)

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May 2 – 4 and 9 – 11 2014
Nine, Dine & Wine
Additional Details
Cost $109.00 for TWO
Start Time 3:30 pm
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Kelowna Springs Golf Club

Event Contact Info Rich, Sam or anyone in the Golf Shop
gm@kelownasprings.com
250.765.4653
www.kelownasprings.com

Two people can enjoy 9 holes of championship golf with cart at Kelowna Springs Golf Club (a Les Furber design), and enjoy a prime rib dinner afterwards prepared by Executive Chef Brad Linton while sharing a bottle of VQA wine. 18 holes $172.00. Walkers deduct $5 per person/ 9 holes. Taxes added to all rates.

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May 2, 2014
Foodie Fridays at SpierHead Winery
Additional Details
Cost Complimentary
Start Time 3:00 pm
End Time 6:00 pm
Location Spearhead Winery

Event Contact Info Dan French
info@spierheadwinery.com
250-763-7777
www.spierheadwinery.com

Free food and wine pairing, it’s Foodie Friday! Spearhead wine will be paired with unique appetizers prepared by Kelowna chefs and Restaurateurs. Start your weekend off right, join us at Spearhead Winery, it’s a monthly event held every First Friday of each month 3pm-6pm Spearheads Foodie Friday’s.

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May 2 – 11 2014
Harvest 3 Course Culinary Experience With a View
Additional Details
Cost $39.00 + tax
Location Harvest Golf Club

Event Contact Info Ryan Brown
rbrown@harvestgolf.com
250-862-3103
www.harvestgolf.com

Harvest Grille & Lounge May 2nd to May 11th (after 5pm) Join us for a 3 course culinary creation by our Executive Chef Dan Werry, while overlooking Lake Okanagan and stunning views of the Valley. Wine pairings available from the award winning SpierHead Winery.

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May 3 – 4 and 10 – 11 2014
Oops? we’ve done it again! Grand Opening Celebration
Additional Details
Cost Complimentary
Location The Vibrant Vine

Event Contact Info Mandy
vvwineshop@gmail.com
(778) 478-4153
www.thevibrantvine.com

Come celebrate with us at The Vibrant Vine in our new Tasting Room. It still feels nice and cozy! Taste our world winning wines, Platinum Oops? Silver Chardonnay and Bronze Gewürztraminer. Sip some in the shade on our wonderful new lawn and enjoy a picnic while the music plays. We’re having too much fun http://www.thevibrantvine.com

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May 3, 2014
Wine Tasting is an Art
Additional Details
Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Picture Perfect

Event Contact Info Linda Winnick
lindapictureperfect@telus.net
250-763-6966
www.picture-perfect-kelowna.com

Enjoy an afternoon of tasting great Okanagan wines and meeting talented Okanagan Artist’s. This is a self guided tour featuring Picture Perfect who will be co-hosting with Gray Monk Winery and Turtle Island co-hosting with Nk’Mip Winery. Artists will be in attendance at both locations.

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May 3, 2014
AM– USE BOUCHE
Additional Details
Cost Complimentary
Start Time 1:00 pm
End Time 4:00 pm
Location Camelot Vineyards

Event Contact Info Denise Brass
info@camelotvineyards.ca
250-862-8873
www.camelotvineyards.ca

This means “Happy Mouth” in French and Camelot, House Of Rose, SpierHead,The View and Vibrant Vines winery intend to make your mouth, not just happy, but ecstatic by offering you complimentary tastings at each winery, paired with free food samples from local establishments. Come have fun at the Fab Five!

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May 4, 2014
Wild & Organic Brunch
Additional Details
Cost $39.95 + tax
Start Time 10:00 am
End Time 2:00 pm
Location Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Event Contact Info Meg McManus
bistro@summerhill.bc.ca
250 764 8000 ext 501
www.summerhill.bc.ca

Relax, take it easy and leave the brunch to us. Summerhill will be hosting our popular organic sparkling brunch. Held in the Summerhill Sunset Organic Bistro and patio, enjoy the fantastic lake and valley views to the sound of Hugh Parsons on the piano. Reservations highly recommended.

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May 4, 2014
Sandhill Winery GRAND OPENING – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Additional Details
Cost $50.00 (all incl)
Start Time 2:00 pm
End Time 5:00 pm
Location Sandhill Winery

Event Contact Info requestinfo@sandhillwines.ca
250.762.9144
www.sandhillwines.ca

Join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of our new Sandhill Winery. Enjoy an afternoon of award winning wines and regionally inspired canapés from the Culinary Arts, Okanagan College. Learn about single vineyard wines from Master Winemaker Howard Soon and meet our grape growers who tend to each of our six vineyards.

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May 4, 2014
The Lakeshore Wine Route’s 3rd Annual Spring Sip & Savour
Additional Details
Cost $7ea/$20 all 4 + tax
Start Time 12:00 pm
End Time 3:30 pm
Location Lakeshore Wine Route

Event Contact Info Stephanie Mosley
stephanie@tantalus.ca

Four Wineries, Four Unique Experiences, One Spectacular Wine Route! Connect the dots to discover the heritage of some of the Okanagan’s oldest vineyards – Tantalus, Summerhill, St Hubertus and Cedar Creek. As you take in the breathtaking lake and vineyard views, each winery will offer two samples thoughtfully paired with 2 delicious canapés. Tickets available at any of the 4 wineries.

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May 5 – 9 2014
Sip and Slurp at The View
Additional Details
Cost $15.00 per person
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 8:00 pm
Location The View Winery

Event Contact Info Jennifer or Jill
info@theviewwinery.com
250-860-0742
www.theviewwinery.com

Enjoy a VINE-TINGLING tasting and wine education evening with The View wine divas. SIP and SLURP delicious wines and cider paired with tasty morsels. Learn the basics of sensory perception and wine appreciation in a fun, relaxed setting. SIP and SLURP takes place in the cellar so bring a sweater.

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May 6 and May 8 and May 10 2014
Tutored Wine Tasting Seminars
Additional Details
Cost $25.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 8:30 pm
Location The Delta Grand Okanagan Resort

Event Contact Info Grand Bay Cafe
paul.clark@deltahotels.com
250-869-3508

Join Sommelier Paul Clark for these unique tutored wine tastings: Tuesday, May 6th, 7-8:30pm: Test Your Palate Seminar; Thursday, May 8th, 7-8:30pm: Great Coffee & Fine Wine Seminar; Saturday, May 10th, 4-6pm: Sinful Pairings: Chocolate & Wine Seminar.

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May 7, 2014
The Cheesiest Sweet & Savoury Competition
Additional Details
Cost $40.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 9:30 pm
Location Infusions Restaurant at Okanagan College

Do you love dessert? Before or after your main course? Do you get excited at the mention of cheese? Got a soft spot for aspiring chefs? Join Dairy Farmers of Canada & the Culinary Arts Centre at Okanagan College for an evening of sweetness matched by savory foods. Four apprentice chef teams will create their own cheesy desserts and four apprentice chef teams will create their own savory cheesy dishes all of which include delicious Canadian cheeses and paired with sumptuous Okanagan wines. Meet the apprentices, mingle with the wineries and marvel at the pairings. But, you are not off the hook with just tastings and sipping – every guest will cast a vote to determine the cheesiest culinary creation and wine pairing while you are entertained with live music.

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May 8, 2014
Comforts of Grilled Cheese and Wine presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada
Additional Details
Cost $50.00 (all incl)
Start Time 6:30 pm
End Time 9:00 pm
Location Hotel Eldorado

Ticket Information http://ev10.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS%3ARGP%3ARC1314%3AWF0508%3A&linkID=rgp&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=

Event Contact Info The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
info@thewinefestivals.com
250-861-6654
www.thewinefestivals.com

A brand new event! Grilled cheese is a great Canadian comfort food. When paired with British Columbia wines in a beautiful setting at the Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna, we’ve elevated your comfort to new heights. Presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada, savor eight different Canadian cheeses, from mild to aromatic, paired with British Columbia wines. This is a Get Home Safe event sponsored by BC Liquor Stores and Valley First Insurance.
Tickets available online or by calling 250-717-5304 – $50.00 (all incl.)

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You can look forward to seeing the following wineries at this event:

Cedar Creek Estate Winery– Kelowna
House of Rose Winery – Kelowna
St. Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery – Kelowna
Tantalus Vineyards – Kelowna
Top shelf Winery – Okanagan Falls
The View Winery – Kelowna
The Vibrant Vine – Kelowna
Upper Bench Winery and Creamery – Penticton

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May 8, 2014
‘Dine in Good Spirits’ with Okanagan Spirits
Additional Details
Cost $109.00 (all incl)
Start Time 7:00 pm
End Time 10:00 pm
Location Okanagan Spirits Kelowna Distillery

Event Contact Info Okanagan Spirits Kelowna Distillery
kelowna@okanaganspirits.com
778 484 5174
www.okanaganspirits.com

Okanagan Spirits invites you to an evening of culinary & cocktail decadence. A four course evening paired with perfectly balanced Okanagan Spirit’s cocktails. Waterfront Wines will be our caterer for the evening. Our third annual dinner will be held in the Kelowna Distillery with limited tickets available. http://www.okanaganspirits.com

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May 10, 2014
Senator’s Trail Inauguration- Vineyard Hike and Picnic
Additional Details
Cost $35.00 + tax
Start Time 12:00 am
Location Cedar Creek Estate Winery

Event Contact Info Heather Courtney
events@cedarcreek.bc.ca
250-764-8866 ext 102
cedarcreek.bc.ca

Walk your way to the top of our vineyard while doing a progressive food and wine tasting with our President, and enjoy a giant vineyard picnic after. We think it’s the only trail of its kind in Canada! It will be an authentic experience; on that you have our word! (Comfortable footwear recommended).

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May 10 – 11 2014
Mothers are FABulous at the Kelowna FabFive Wineries
Additional Details
Cost Complimentary
Start Time 12:00 am
End Time 4:00 pm
Location House of Rose Winery

Event Contact Info wouter van der hall
info@houseofrose.ca
250-765-0802
www.houseofrose.ca/events

Mothers are celebrated at the Kelowna FabFive wineries on May 10 and 11th, 12-4PM with something special for Mom at each of the wineries: House of Rose, Camelot, Vibrant Vine, The View and SpierHead winery. Bring mom, or mom come by yourself and be spoiled a little by your favorite wineries!