Escape the Pen in 2021
Escape the Pen in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country on Saturday May 29, 2021. Enjoy an afternoon of carefully tailored, progressive wine and food touring on a Pig Out Trail. This year’s event will be anchored to engaging wine tasting experiences guided by some of the region’s most established winemakers and proprietors, in outdoor settings. Pig Out Trails will mirror the transitioned and successful format of the 2020 event and is designed to be flexible in order to accommodate the changing nature of the pandemic health and safety regulations.
More than 40 Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country members will be pouring new releases and fan favourites, alongside Escape the Pen pork dishes from the region’s most notable culinary teams including Terrafina at Hester Creek Estate Winery, Masala Bistro at Kismet Estate Winery, the talented culinary team at Phantom Creek Estates. A popular addition to last year’s Pig Trails, Vancouver’s Paella Guys will return with their innovative take on the events celebration of nose to tail dining at select wineries; and Oliver Eats and more.
To purchase Pig Out tickets CLICK HERE.
Plan Your Visit
Visit OliverOsoyoos.com for details
Tickets Now Available
Pig Out Trails……
On Saturday, May 29th, attendees will board a dedicated bus adhering to recommended safety protocols including mandatory face masks and hand sanitizer, before heading to the first of four winery stops. The event’s “Escape the Pen” theme will be interpreted in different and unique ways at each winery, as they create thoughtful and outdoor tasting experiences aimed at showcasing their portfolio of wines as well as educating guests in farming and grape growing practices and the art of winemaking.
New Experiences ………
Wineries featuring on the specific trails will be unveiled on the day, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the experience, which traditionally adopts new themes and quirky elements every year. 40 wineries will feature on the 10 trails including Rust Wine Co, CheckMate Artisanal Winery and Rd 13 Vineyards on the Golden Mile Bench; Black Hills Estate Winery, Church & State Wines and Desert Hills Estate Winery on the Black Sage Bench; Nk’Mip Cellars, Moon Curser Vineyards and Lakeside Cellars in Osoyoos; Covert Farms Family Estate Winery, River Stone Estate Winery and Jackson-Triggs Estate Winery north of Oliver; and more.
Book Your Stay
Book your Pig Out hotel package at the Coast Hotel Oliver using OOWA as your booking code to unlock special rates. Please call the reservations line at 250-498-0251 to make your reservation, OOWA is the booking code to redeem your special rate. The package includes, bagged breakfast to go, WiFi, and parking, as well as access to the hotel’s indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness facilities. Rooms are subject to availability.
Guest Chef Dinner…
Friday May 28th, two iconic wineries, one on Black Sage Bench and one on the Golden Mile Bench will host Guest Chef Dinners: small, outdoor, multi-course feasts prepared by other notable local and guest chefs, paired with a range of the wines from the host vineyards
To purchase Guest Chef Dinner tickets CLICK HERE