Sip Your Way Through Spring Wine Fest in Osoyoos

 

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Sip Your Way Through Spring Wine Fest in Osoyoos

Celebrate Spring in the South Okanagan with the Spring Wine Festival! Our Oliver Osoyoos and Similkameen Wineries await you with new Spring releases, special tastings, fun events, and much more. View below for all events and happenings and be sure to check out our events calendar for even more things to do in Osoyoos!

 

Spring Open House at Checkmate Winery

April 27 | Checkmate Artisanal Winery

We invite you to join us at the winery for a celebration of the new growing season and five years of Winemaking at CheckMate. We are excited to share with you some library selections, our latest releases and our plans for the future. This event is complimentary, please email events@checkmatewinery.com to RSVP.

 

 

Try to Escape From the Vinstitute! 

May 1 – 12 | Intersection Estate Winery | $30
Guests are locked into the Vinstitute classroom for one hour (with a glass of wine – of course) to try and solve mysteries and riddles and discover a lost vintage of Intersection wine that’s hidden somewhere in the room! Reservations are required, with time slots running at 10:30, 12:00, 1:30, and 3:00 each day between May 1 – 12. Reservations and more information can be found at www.xwine.ca/escape

 

 

Something Old, Something New

May 1 – 12 | Moon Curser Vineyards

Visit our Osoyoos East Bench tasting room to try Something Old, Something New – we will celebrate the launch of our spring releases, as well as look back and offer a daily selection of three library wines (both tasting and purchase; limited quantities). Get a chance to be the first to buy these new releases, and one of the few to smuggle the last of these precious library wines home! Join us daily during Spring Wine Festival! We may be offering different library wines throughout the festival so keep an eye out on our social media and stop by often! Tasting fees apply – 5 non-library release wines for $5.00 incl. tax, library wines $1.00 incl. tax per wine per person – waived with 1 bottle purchase. Click here for more details! 

 

 

Spring Wine Festival: Wine Flights and Bites

May 3 – 10 | Hester Creek Estate Winery | $25 per couple + tax
Available between 12:00pm and 4:00pm. Visit us during Spring Wine Festival and enjoy a charcuterie plate built for two, with local meats and cheeses paired with a flight of three of our award-winning wines. Reservations appreciated but not required. Visit hestercreek.com/events for all upcoming events!

 

Chardonnay Tasting in the Caves

May 4 | Seven Stones Winery | $50
Taste seven vintages of our spectacular Chardonnay. Both fun and educational, this unique event will be held in our caves and feature Seven Stones’ winemaker/owner George Hanson. Tickets are $50 each. Call us now at 250-499-2144 to reserve your seat.

 

 

Rosé & Tapas Patio Launch at Miradoro

May 5 | Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek | $30+ tax
Olé Rosé! Spring’s in full swing and we couldn’t be more excited to host a spring patio launch from 11.30AM to 4:00PM on May 5 to celebrate the season! Come join us at Miradoro and enjoy a flight of delicious BC rosés from Tinhorn Creek, Grey Monk, Sandhill, Black Hills and Red Rooster, tasty tapas from locally-sourced ingredients, live music and stunning views of the South Okanagan Valley. Tickets $30 + tax, reservations required.

 

Cheese Making Class with Wine Pairing at Oliver Twist Estate Winery

May 11 | $75 | Oliver Twist Estate Winery
Join Naomi De Ruiter, the Modern Milkmaid and Artisan Cheesemaker of Birdsong Farm in Enderby for a hands-on, cheese-making lesson. A fun and informative cheese and wine pairing session follows with Oliver Twist’s award winning wines, led by our in-house sommelier. You can take home your fresh cheese for Mother’s Day. It’s sure to be a gouda time! Call 250-485-0227 or drop by Oliver Twist to purchase tickets!

 

Art in the Vineyard

May 11 | Eau Vivre Winery
What is better than wine, art and music?! Enjoy wine tastings from Eau Vivre winery while you view local art from the South Similkameen Arts Society. Live music by Vincent DeCowans.

 

 

Looking for more great winery experiences to enjoy this Spring? Our wineries are open for the season! Be sure to check out our full list of wineries in the South Okanagan and Similkameen areas, or book a tour with one of our fabulous wine tour operators.