News

Winter wine tasting popular: inside and outside

Drinking wine is a popular winter activity in B.C. judging by the success of the Okanagan Wine Festival Society’s 16th annual Winter Okanagan Wine Festival at Sun Peaks Resort.

Even though seven new unique events have been added to the roster this year, and it’s expanded from a weekend event to nine days in recent years, signature events sold out shortly after tickets went on sale this year, reports general manager Blair Baldwin.

“It’s a quintessential Canadian experience, where you can enjoy traditional winter recreation with sunny blue skies and dry, light powder, along with award-winning B.C. wines, cuisine and western hospitality,” he commented.

This year’s event runs from Jan. 11 through 19 and thousands of guests are expected to head to the resort to not only ski and snowboard, but also to enjoy local food and wines at a variety of indoor and outdoor events, tasting the wines of dozens of Okanagan wineries, and a total of 100 wines.

Sun Peaks Resort is located near Kamloops.

For event details, go to the website at: www.thewinefestivals.com

 

jsteeves@kelownacapnews.com

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Medal haul for OKM swim team
 
Nyhus thrives on European volleyball experience
 
Telemark hosts Teck B.C. Cup this weekend
Rebels earn weekend split
 
Knights of Columbus host curling event
 
Free skating proves a big hit at the Castlegar Complex
Ghostriders take on the Creston Valley Thundercats on Friday Oct 11
 
Scott Thursday Night Race Series overall results
 
Rock and Roll-er derby

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.