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Coming up in 2016 at the wineries of Okanagan Falls:

PARTY IN THE PARK 2016 TICKETS ON SALE NOW !
ofwapartyinthepark2016.eventbrite.ca

SAT FEB 13TH – SUN FEB 14TH:
A Noble Valentine
Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact Megan Pigeon for more details nrwineshop@nobleridge.com

MON FEB 29TH:
Leap Year Special
Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery
We will release a VERY small quantity of each wine and they will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
The wines will be revealed at 12:00am on February 29th.
They will only be available for 24 hours or while supplies last.
Orders can be placed by emailing nrwineshop@nobleridge.com

THURSDAYS:
March – June
Liquidity Bistro
Every Thursday evening from March through June, Liquidity Bistro is offering Throwback Thursday Dinners. These are Chef Rob’s fresh take on classic comfort food. Each week features a new 3-course set menu for $29.99

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS:
March – June
Liquidity Bistro
Every Saturday & Sunday from March through June, Liquidity Bistro is offering a brunch menu from 11am to 3pm

SAT MARCH 26TH:
Liquidity Wines
noon-3pm
2nd Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt

WED APRIL 6TH:
Okanagan Falls Media Launch at The Loft at Earls Yaletown. For more information email Jill Penner at sales@paintedrock.ca

SAT APRIL 30TH:
Pentage Winery
Sip & Savour In Our Cellar
12pm-2pm
Sip, savor and mingle in our natural rock wine cellar!  Join us for our inaugural wine & hors d’oeuvres spring event.  Paired perfectly with our wines, enjoy nibbles created by Joy Road Catering. The ultimate tasting – cruise the wine stations  and experiencing the art of food and wine pairing.  $23/person

SAT APRIL 30TH – SUN MAY 1ST:
The Art of Pairing
11:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Tasting Room at Painted Rock, 400 Smythe Drive
Join us at Painted Rock’s stunning tasting room as we open for the season.  Enjoy tasting each of our wines perfectly paired with gourmet cheese and charcuterie from Oyama Sausage.  Learn about the art of pairing food and wine to highlight, enhance and elevate the overall taste experience.  This event is complementary. Contact Kirsten Munro at 250 486 5175 or email events@paintedrock.ca for more details.

SAT APRIL 30TH – SUN MAY 1ST:
Pinosity
Stag’s Hollow Winery
Pinosity – a serious malady or unnatural absorption in a single red grape variety – Pinot Noir. If this describes you, let us take you through a Barrel tasting of 6 unique Pinot Noir clones. After, taste our unreleased 2014 Renaissance Pinot Noir and put your newly educated palate to the test! Limited to 20 people, so reserve early.
Please contact info@stagshollowwinery.com for more information or to reserve your spot.

SUN MAY 1ST:
Johnny Cash “Walk the Line” Wine & Dine
Wild Goose Vineyards
12-3pm
Join us at the first event of our 2016 Vineyard Stage Concert Series for an afternoon with Johnny Cash! We’re thrilled to be hosting the Man in Black Tribute Artist, David James and Big River, often described as one of the most authentic Johnny Cash tribute shows touring today.  Our chef is reaching into his Ring of Fire to deliver a smokin’ BBQ buffet lunch complimented by award-winning Wild Goose wines in this covered outdoor event on our Vineyard Stage patio.  $79 ticket includes a reserved table, entertainment, lunch, and a glass of wine.
Tickets available at: https://wildgoosewinery.com/wine/events

FRI MAY 6TH & SAT MAY 7TH: SOLD OUT
FLAVOURS OF  OKANAGAN FALLS—A WINE AND FOOD JOURNEY
Due to popular demand for this event, the Flavours of Okanagan Falls progressive dinner will be offered on two nights during the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival.
Here’s your opportunity to savour both wine and food with a strong sense of place on this culinary journey throughout Okanagan Falls.
Joy Road Catering’s Cuisine du Terroir is paired with the best wines and hospitality the region has to offer as you visit Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars, Meyer Family Vineyards and Painted Rock Estate Winery.
This exciting evening begins as the Mavety Family welcomes you to Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars for the first course of your culinary adventure. Enjoy the iconic view of McIntyre Bluff as you learn about the history of Blue Mountain Vineyards.
From here, you will be whisked away by Top Cat Tours to Meyer Family Vineyards for the successive course with Jak and Janice Meyer featuring the freshest, locally-produced seasonal ingredients available, paired with their Single Vineyard Chardonnay & Pinot Noir.
The finale to the evening is at John Skinner’s ultra-modern tasting room at Painted Rock Estate Winery. Guests will enjoy the final course paired with Painted Rock’s estate grown wines while enjoying the view of Skaha Lake.
Tickets are $175 per person plus GST, including transportation and gratuity.  Space is limited to only 40 tickets per night.  Last year this event sold out within 24 hours so please purchase now to avoid disappointment.

BUY tickets for Friday, May 6th, 2016 **SOLD OUT**

BUY tickets for Saturday, May 7th, 2016 **SOLD OUT**

Tickets include complimentary shuttle pickup from The Holiday Beach Resort in Okanagan Falls, the Penticton Ramada, Penticton Best Western and the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Shuttles depart at approximately 4:00pm and return at approximately 10:00 PM.  These hotels have offered special rates for our guests booking on Friday, May 6th and/or Saturday, May 7th. Please contact them directly and quote “Flavours of Okanagan Falls” to receive the special rate.

SUN MAY 8TH:
Mother’s Day at Noble Ridge
10am-5pm
Celebrate the amazing Mum’s in your life! Join us at Noble Ridge for a tasting of “The One” Sparkling and a chocolate pairing. Complimentary herbs for the Mum’s in the group, just in time for spring planting

SAT MAY 21ST:
Meyer Family Reunion & Spring Release Party
Meyer Family Vineyards
1-6pm
Join us this year on Saturday, May 21st for our annual spring release party and first ever Wine Club Family Reunion (*everyone welcome)! Enjoy our new release wines, savor a delicious BBQ prepared by Chef Jordan Ash from Flambé Catering and take in the stunning views from our McLean Creek Road Vineyard. Later, sip on a glass of your favourite MFV wine and enjoy live music featuring the very talented duo Aidan Mayes and Mandy Cole.
*This event is open to the general public but Wine Club Family Members get first access to tickets and 10% off, email wineclub@MFVwines.com for your coupon code.
Tickets must be purchased in advance, purchase online at MFVSpringRelease.eventbrite.com or call 250.497.8553 for more details!

THURS JUNE 2ND:
Okanagan Falls Summer Kick Off
Enjoy a day of visiting our 14 Okanagan Falls Wineries, sip on new release wines & enjoy food & wine pairings in the beautiful region of Okanagan Falls. Stop by between 11AM and 5PM. For more information email info@ofwa.ca

See below for what each winery will  be offering :
BLASTED CHURCHSoak in the view and enjoy a glass of wine on our brand new patio, after enjoying a complimentary wine and cheese pairing in our newly renovated wine shop.
BLUE MOUNTAIN VINEYARD & CELLAR: Join us on a cellar and vineyard tour scheduled for 11am and 3pm, RSVP your spot at bluemountain@bluemountainwinery.com.  Taste our newly released 2014 Pinot Noir.
KRAZE LEGZ WINERY @ SKAHA VINEYARD:  Devine Delights and Dessert Wine Pairing.
LIQUIDITY:  Enjoy the view and some limited-release wines, paired with a selection of flatbreads and olives from Liquidity Bistro.
MEYER FAMILY VINEYARDS:  Meyer Family Vineyards will be offering complimentary tastings of their wines, alongside cheese and charcuterie platters.
NIGHTHAWK VINEYARDS: Enjoy a glass of wine on the Nighthawk patio, overlooking the vineyards and picturesque Green Lake.  We will be pairing handmade dark chocolate truffles with our 2012 Syrah, Gold Medal winner in the Okanagan “Best or Varietal” Awards.
NOBLE RIDGE:  Noble Ridge will be offering complimentary tastings as well as delicious cheese and charcuterie offerings featuring an array of fine cheese from Janice Beaton! Enjoy the stunning view while enjoying a picnic and bottle of delicious wine on the patio and picnic area.
PAINTED ROCK ESTATE WINERY:  Painted Rock will be offering Charcuterie platters from Joy Road Catering to perfectly pair with their terroir driven wines.
PENTÂGE WINERY:  Pentâge is kicking off the spring and summer seasons with a fizzy new release! It’s all about the bubbles – stop in to sample their new 2015 Roussanne FIZZ along with other new releases, finish of the tasting with sparkling Icewine.
SEE YA LATER RANCH:  Visit their newly renovated tasting room and restaurant. Enjoy 2 samples from their Wine & Food Pairing Experience. Enjoy the spectacular view from their new Wine Lounge.
STAG’S HOLLOW:  Stag’s Hollow is producing some of the most unique wines in the Okanagan.  Many will be open for tasting on June 2nd including Albarino(Spanish), Grenache(French), Tempranillo(Spanish) and a new Muscat Frizzante(Sparkling).
SYNCHROMESH:  Syncromesh will be offering complimentary tastings of their full portfolio of wines.
TOPSHELF WINERY:  Topshelf will be selling perogie and sausage plates to pair with their wines.
WILD GOOSE VINEYARDS:  Wild Goose will be releasing their new port style wine Black Brant 2014.  Also – all visitors will have their name entered into a draw for a gift basket.

SAT JUNE 18TH:
MFV Wine Club Pick up Party
Meyer Family Vineyards
5-8pm
Wine club members come pick-up your June wine club packages and enjoy an evening of music in the vineyard with local band Uncorked! MFV Club Members (and one guest) attend for free and will receive two complimentary tacos from Penticton’s Tacos Del Norte along with a glass of MFV wine! Non Wine Club Members are welcome, tickets are available for $25 + gst (includes 2 tacos and a glass of wine). Additional wines will be available for sale by the glass or bottle until 8PM. For more information, emailwineclub@MFVwines.com
Tickets online at www.mfvpickupparty2016.eventbrite.ca

SUN JUNE 19TH:
Father’s Day Wine Club Pick up Party
Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery
10am-12pm
Celebrate Father’s Day at Noble Ridge with a traditional stampede breakfast, we will have country music playing, a delicious pancake breakfast, games and activites and, of course, wine !
Pick-up your wine and stay for a good time!
Cost:    FREE FOR WINE CLUB MEMBERS + 1 guest / $10.00 per additional guests
Non-Club Members- $15.00 – includes breakfast, wine/sparkling tasting and activities

Please RSVP by June 6th
nrwineshop@nobleridge.com or call 250-497-7945

WED JUNE 29TH:
Winemaker Wednesdays at Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery
Once a month come and learn with the Noble Ridge team.
Contact Megan Pigeon for more information and upcoming dates
nrwineshop@nobleridge.com

FRI JULY 8TH:
Party in the Park @ Kenyon Park in Okanagan Falls
5PM to 9PM

Join us to celebrate summer in the heart of wine country! All 14 of our premier wineries will be pouring a selection of their wines at a festival tasting, followed by BBQ buffet dinner prepared by Chef Jordan Ash of Flambé Catering. Enjoy the sounds of local band My Kind of Karma while enjoying the views from the shores of Skaha Lake! You’ll even go home with your own wine glass to keep you in the spirit of summer picnicking!

Dancing and general merriment will be encouraged!
Participants must be 19 years of age or older and two pieces of identification will be required at the door.
Tickets on sale now at  ofwapartyinthepark2016.eventbrite.ca

SAT JULY 9TH:
Liquidity Wines @ 3pm
Artist Lecture Series, featuring Bobbie Burgers. Free tickets, booking required due to limited seating.

SAT JULY 23RD:
Vine Dining
Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery
5pm-9pm
Join us on this magical night in the vines!
We will enjoy a four course meal prepared by Chef Darin, Owner/Chef, Bogner’s of Penticton. Chef Darin will be creating delicious dishes to be perfectly paired with our award winning wines. This is a very special event for us and therefore, we will be pouring a few very special, limited quantity Library and Reserve Wines!
Dining in the vines is such an amazing experience, it truly will whisk you away for an unforgettable evening. Whether you are just visiting the Okanagan or a true local, Vine Dining is definitely not to be missed!
This event does sell out and we urge you to purchase your tickets as soon as possible to reserve your seats! Tickets can be purchase by simply calling us at the wineshop at 250.497.7945

SUN JULY 31ST:
Wine Club Member Dinner
Painted Rock Estate Winery
This event is exclusively for Iconic and Skaha Six Wine Club Members.
Chef & Sommelier Mark Filatow of Waterfront Wines teams up with Proprietor John Skinner for an exclusive evening of Okanagan wine and food pairing.  Guests will start off with a glass of Rose’ while enjoying the view of the vineyards and Skaha Lake. Dine alfresco as you learn about the Painted Rock journey and enjoy current, back and soon to be released vintages, alongside a five course locally inspired meal prepared by one of the Okanagan’s most talented chefs.
Tickets are $120 per person including gratuity, taxes are additional.
Please visit paintedrock.ca for more information and tickets.

SAT AUGUST 13TH:
Liquidity Wines @ 3pm
Artist Lecture Series, featuring Charles Malinksky. Free tickets, booking required due to limited seating.

FRI SEPT 2ND:
Barrels & BBQ
Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery
Join us at Noble Ridge for our annual Barrels & BBQ event. This is a casual event where you can taste delicious premium quality wines paired with food fresh off the BBQ ! This is a unique dining experience that will also include a walk in the vines with the winemaker and an informational element for those who are interested in learning about different barrels, aging and flavor profiles!
This event will sell out and it is one that you don’t want to miss!
Regular Ticket Price: $75.00
Wine Club Price: $67.50
Call us at 250.497.7945 to register for this awesome event TODAY!

SAT SEPT 3RD:
MFV Harvest Dinner w/ Joy Road
Meyer Family Vineyards
5-9pm
On September 3rd Meyer Family Vineyards partners with Joy Road Catering for an interactive evening of terroir focused food and wine accompanied by the sounds of local artists Tavis Weir Trio. This Pinot Noir focused dinner is a rare opportunity to taste our full portfolio of Pinot Noirs. Paired perfectly with Joy Road’s delectable cuisine, you will get the opportunity to taste our “Old Block” and “Micro Cuvée” Pinot Noirs in addition to our first ever Sparkling wine. For more information, email wineclub@MFVwines.com
Tickets online at www.MFVharvestdinner2016.eventbrite.ca

SAT SEPT 10TH:
Liquidity Wines at 3pm
Artist Lecture Series, featuring Jeff Burgess. Free tickets, booking required due to limited seating.

SAT OCT 1ST:
Vine Tales
See Ya Later Ranch
We offer a food and wine pairing experience at locations throughout the property. Guests will learn about the history of See Ya Later Ranch as well as hear how we grow our grapes, harvest, and make our award-winning wines. $25 per person. Reservations required at www.sylranch.com

MON OCT 3RD & TUES OCT 4TH:
Harvest Work Days
Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery
Have you ever wanted to participate in a harvest? Here is your chance to be apart of the action! Come join us, the owners, our winemaker and staff, as we pick grapes together. Your day will also include a tour of our crush pad, barrel/tank sampling and a sit-down, hot harvest lunch, complimented by award winning Noble Ridge Wines.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS
COST: $99.00 + tax
START TIME 10:15 am   END TIME  1:30 pm
EVENT CONTACT INFO
info@nobleridge.com
250.497.7945
www.nobleridge.com

SAT OCT 8TH:
Liquidity Wines @ 3pm
Artist Lecture Series, featuring David Burdeny. Free tickets, booking required due to limited seating.

SAT OCT 8TH:
Harvest Dinner
Painted Rock Estate Winery will be hosting a harvest dinner featuring their wines as well as those of Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery.
Painted Rock proprietor John skinner welcomes Noble Ridge proprietor’s Jim and Leslie D’Andrea and Guest Chef  Paul Cecconi of Brodo Kitchen for a delicious and hardy fall meal paired with the regions best wines.  Paul’s food features fresh, locally harvested ingredients, that when combined create a meal that is quintessentially the Okanagan Valley. The D’Andrea’s will share their Noble visions and award winning “The One” Sparkling, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir.  Guests will enjoy successive courses paired with Painted Rock’s estate grown red wines. Syrah & flagship blend the Red Icon.
Tickets are $140 per person including gratuity, taxes are additional.
Please visit paintedrock.ca for more information and ticket sales.

SUN OCT 9TH:
Fall Feast Dinner
Painted Rock Estate Winery
Guest Chef/Sommelier Mark Filatow of Waterfront Wines and Proprietor John Skinner both have a passion for showcasing the best that the Okanagan Valley has to offer. Come experience an evening of Okanagan bounty inspired by the season, with Mark’s farm to table dishes, paired perfectly alongside Painted Rock’s terroir driven wines.
Tickets are $140 per person  including gratuity, taxes are additional. Please visit paintedrock.ca for ticket sales.
Event transportation services are provided by Top Cat Tours and start from $20 per person round trip depending on where you are staying.  To reserve transportation for this dinner, please contact Myles directly at info@topcattours.com

SAT NOV 19TH & SUN NOV 20TH:
Okanagan Falls Holiday Cheer Open House
Join the wineries of Okanagan Falls for a weekend of Holiday Cheer as our 14 member wineries open their doors to celebrate the Holiday Season with special gifts, food and wine pairings! For more information email info@ofwa.ca

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Posted: January 12, 2015

Author: ofwa

Category: Events