Some of Canada’s most celebrated wines are made at a handful of small wineries in BC’s Okanagan Valley, several of which are family owned and operated. The wines can be hard to find at local liquor stores, but Vancouverites will have a chance to taste a selection of premium bottles at an event hosted by the Okanagan Falls Winery Association (OFWA) on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
The evening will also offer guests a chance to meet and talk with the passionate people behind the wines, including winemakers and winery principals, in the elegant surroundings of the Terminal City Club.
The following wineries will participate in this all-star event:
- Blasted Church Vineyards
- Bonamici Cellars
- Crescent Hill Winery
- Liquidity Wines
- Meyer Family Vineyards
- Nighthawk Vineyards
- Noble Ridge Vineyards
- Pentage Winery
- Play Estate Winery
- See Ya Later Ranch
- SKAHA Vineyard at Kraze Legz Winery
- Stag’s Hollow Winery
- Synchromesh Wines
- Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery
Partial proceeds from the event will be donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation. Tickets for the event go on sale February 27 and may be purchased at TICKETS.
OFWA Spring Wine Tasting
Wednesday, March 27 2019
6:30 – 9:00pm
Tickets available here on February 27th
$74 exclusive of service charges
Terminal City Club
837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
About the Okanagan Falls Winery Association: The Okanagan Falls Winery Association brings together 14 of the valley’s premiere wineries from the shores of Skaha Lake to the tip of Vaseux Lake to offer visitors spectacular scenery, unsurpassed winery experiences, and, of course, exceptional wines. Boasting the Okanagan’s most photographed vineyard views, the wineries in and around Okanagan Falls have been producing some of BC’s best wines for many years. From vibrant sparkling wines and crisp Rieslings to complex Pinot Noirs and rich Syrahs, there is truly something for everyone. We invite you to visit our beautiful region this year and discover why we truly are the Heart of Wine Country™.
About the BC Hospitality Foundation: The BC Hospitality Foundation is a registered charity that raises funds to support those in the hospitality industry facing financial crisis due to a health issue. Each year hundreds of hospitality workers across BC face financial challenges and have no one else to turn to. The BCHF helps them when all other options have been exhausted. In addition, the BCHF offers a scholarship program to foster the development of the next generation of workers and industry leaders. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in hospitality, culinary, sommelier, beverage, and other hospitality-related programs in BC.
Media release provided by Dana Lee Harris, Dana Lee Consulting Ltd. Feature image courtesy of BCWI.
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