The Great Estates Okanagan Wineries are open year-round. Planning to visit us? Check the links to find out what’s happening in the Okanagan when you will be in the area.
The Winter Okanagan Wine Festival (Sumac Ridge, See Ya Later Ranch, Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
Set in January at the magnificent alpine setting of Sun Peaks Resort, our annual Winter Okanagan Wine Festival is one of a kind. From skiing and snowboarding, to wine seminars and progressive tastings, this is a unique experience – kind of like our award winning Icewines and a hot tub. Now that’s a good wine pairing.
Celebrate Puppy Love (See Ya Later Ranch)
The See Ya Later Ranch team and the South Okanagan BC SPCA invite you to Celebrate Puppy Love in February. Enjoy tapas tasters and wine tastings as you discover the site's colourful history.
LIVE MUSIC AT SUMAC RIDGE ESTATE WINERY - Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7PM
Featuring an intimate evening of live blues with East Coast musician, Ross Neilsen.
Tickets: $20, inlcudes a glass of Steller's Jay sparkling wine paired with truffle scented popcorn. Complimentary tastings offered during set break.
Reservations: Reserve your seat today by calling the wine shop: 250-494-0451 ext. 230.
The Spring Okanagan Wine Festival (Sumac Ridge, See Ya Later Ranch, Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
Whether you come for a day, a weekend or a week, the Spring Okanagan Wine Festival is a great way to meet the season’s new debutante wines and taste what the Okanagan is truly all about. Great wine. Gourmet food. Gracious hospitality.
1/2 Corked Marathon (Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
The Oliver Osoyoos Half Corked Marathon returns for another year! Sample some of the country's finest wines and cuisine as you wind your way through the vineyards of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.
Banee Pig Out (Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
Celebrate this exciting time of year with 24 wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country. The inaugural Pig Out is an outdoor, tented affair set at Covert Farms with the latest releases and fan favourites from the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Wineries. Interact with local chefs as they dare to impress you with their pig roasting skills, put your palate to the test in the blind wine tasting competition while enjoying the music of local artists throughout the afternoon.
2013 Wine Bloggers Conference - Penticton, B.C.
Join keynote speaker James Conaway and many more June 6th, 7th, and 8th.
Celebrate Father's Day with the Great Estates Okanagan - Oliver, B.C.
Enjoy a great afternoon with Dad at an outdoor vendor market with wine tasting, food trucks and activities for the kids. Complimentary wine tasting for Dads.
WHERE - Jackson-Triggs Winery, 7857 Tucelnuit Drive, Oliver
WHEN - June 16, 12 noon – 4 pm, No admission fee
Feast of Fields (Sumac RIdge & See Ya Later Ranch)
A 4 hour wandering harvest festival - an annual fundraising event. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, you can taste the very best of BC from chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers from across the province - some think of it as a 40 course meal! Feast of Fields highlights the connections between farmer and chef, field and table, and farm folks and city folks. Feast of Fields is a gastronomic journey towards a sustainable, local food system.
WHERE - Little Church Organics, Kelowna
WHEN - Sunday, August 18, 2013
Dog Days of Summer - (See Ya Later Ranch)
COME! SIP! STAY. Bring your favourite four-pawed buddy to discover local vendors, pose for photos, learn dog tricks and enjoy various dog treats. While your best pal is making new furry friends, there will be plenty on hand for you to enjoy such as current and newly released See Ya Later Ranch wines.
Live Music at Sumac Ridge Estate Winery: Ross Neilsen Band
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 7pm, $15 (less 15% for wine club members)
Recently nominated for seven Music New Brunswick awards, the hardest working blues musicians, the in Canada return for their only Okanagan show on this tour. It is a show not to be missed! The old school, in-your-face guitar playing, coupled with a, tight rhythm section has been Neilsen’s trademark for years, blurring the lines between pop, blues and rock. Book your tickets today!
The Fall Okanagan Wine Festival (Sumac Ridge, See Ya Later Ranch, Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
For ten days in October – ending on the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend – the Annual Fall Okanagan Wine Festival is a celebration of earthly delights. With over 165 events happening around the valley, well…you get the picture. We’re the only festival in North America to happen at the heart of harvest. Must be something in the wine.
Champagne and Stockings (Sumac Ridge, See Ya Later Ranch, Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
Bring your girls and get ready for an incredible weekend getaway at Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa. This event promises to be the perfect kick-off to the Christmas season, complete with fabulous wines, mouthwatering meals, celebrity chef Dave Ryan, prizes, a luxurious suite, a fashion show, a dance party, a silent auction in support of the South Okanagan Children’s Charity, and and lots of SHOPPING to set you up for the holiday season. Come and wine, dine, and have a fabulous time with us in beautiful Osoyoos, BC.
Winter in Wine Country (Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs and Nk'Mip Cellars)
This is a perfect opportunity to sample wines from your favourite wineries, stock up on wine related gifts for the oenophile on your list, or simply take in the views and ambiance of Winter in Wine Country.