October 1 and 8, 2016 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Thornhaven Estates Octoberfest on the patio with Vic and Co., October 1st and celebrate the end our Fall Okanagan Wine Festival with Cod Gone Wild October 8th. Cod Gone Wild Based out of BC’s Okanagan Valley since 2009, this Celtic inspired band is focused on […]
About Gary Symons
Gary Symons is a journalist and entrepreneur who spent 25 years working as a reporter, broadcaster and editor, primarily for Thomson News and CBC News. He has also founded several companies, and has developed a variety of mobile apps and web technologies since 2008. Gary is currently editor of Wine Traveller, and also runs a corporate consulting firm.
October 4 and 5, 2016 10:15 to 1:30 pm at Noble Ridge Winery $99.00 + tax Curious about what it takes to work at a vineyard and harvest grapes? Visit Noble Ridge on October 4 and 5 and take part in the harvest. Join the owners, the winemaker and staff, to pick grapes together. Includes a tour of the crush pad, barrel/tank sampling, a […]
October 1, 2016 12:00 to 3:00pm at Wild Goose Vineyards $79.00 + tax Celebrate the foods and music of the south at the 3rd Annual Beale Street Festival! Come experience a Southern style BBQ buffet with live blues music teamed up with the wines of Wild Goose at this covered outdoor event. Ticket includes table seating, […]
September 30 and October 1, 2016 at 7:00pm to 9:30pm at the Rotary Center for the Arts$75.00 There are wine tastings and then there are The WestJet Wine Tastings. An amazingly energetic crowd, these two night tastings are a perfect way to sample wines from over 60 B.C. wineries. The Kelowna Rotary Centre for the […]
September 30, 2016 6:30 to 11:30 pm at the Cove Lakeside Resort $109.00 5th annual Reds, Whites & Blues event. Bonfire Restaurant, Quails’ Gate, Mission Hill, Mt Boucherie, The Hatch, Volcanic Hills, Kalala & Summerhill team up to bring you an evening of spectacular wine, local gourmet food & Blues music by Sherman Doucette on […]
September 29-30, October 1, 2016 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Okanagan Crush Pad $15.00 Enjoy a relaxed seminar on the benefits and beauty of natural wines. What is a truly natural wine? What is organic and biodynamic farming? Learn these answers and more through a sit-down tasting of our Haywire no additive, native ferment […]
September 17, 2016 12:00 to 6:00 pm at Fort Berens Estate Winery With live music, local cuisine, beer, wine, cider and spirits, the Lillooet Harvest Festival celebrates our local crops. Every September since 2010, the Harvest Festival has created a one-of-a-kind single day experience focused on sharing the best of what Lillooet agriculture has to […]
September 9, 2016 6:30 to 10:00 pm at the Penticton Lakeside Resort An evening of good ol “stomping” entertainment set on the Resort’s private beach. Teams $70 (4 per team) include a burger + glass of wine per participant. DJ entertainment and FREE entry for spectators! Food and drink tickets are available for purchase.
October 7-8 , 2016 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre $65.00 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 […]
Sunday August 14, 2016 1pm to 4pm at Off the Grid Organic Winery, 3623 Glencoe Road, West Kelowna Take in a local favourite with Feast of Fields annual food celebration and fundraiser. Enjoy gourmet food and wine in a beautiful setting at Off the Grid Organic Winery. The event supports FarmFolk CityFolk work to cultivate local and sustainable […]
October 2, 2016 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Oliver Community Centre Come celebrate the Festival of the Grape’s 20th Anniversary. There will be live music, the always popular Grape Stomp competition, trade and food vendors, Art Show and over 50 wineries will be involved in the festivities.
October 1, 2016 11:00 am at Hester Creek by donation Join us October 1st for local garlic growers, artisan crafters, food carts, live entertainment and more! This family friendly event is in support of the Oliver Elementary School Farm to Table lunch program. Admission is by donation to the program and the festival runs from […]