Some of Canada’s most celebrated wines are made in the Heart of Wine Country™, 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 and Skaha Lake Winery Association on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.
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:
- Black Market Wine Company
- Blasted Church Vineyards
- Bonamici Cellars
- Crescent Hill Winery
- Echo Bay Vineyard
- Kraze Legz @ Skaha Vineyards
- Liquidity Wines
- Meyer Family Vineyards
- Nighthawk Vineyards
- Noble Ridge Wines and Vineyards
- Pentage Winery
- Play Estate Winery
- See Ya Later Ranch
- Stag’s Hollow Winery
- Wild Goose Winery
Partial proceeds from the event will be donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation. Tickets for the event are available now, and may be purchased online here.
6:30 – 8:30pm
$74 exclusive of service charges, available here
About the Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake Winery Association: The Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake Winery Association brings together 15 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 and along Skaha Lake 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™.ofwa.ca
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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.
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