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ESTATE WINERY EVENTS

The Great Estates Okanagan Wineries are open year-round. Planning to visit us? Check the links to find out what’s happening in Okanagan during your visit.

June 2020
The Legacy of the 70's Food and Wine Pairing
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM     Mon, Jun 1, 2020 - Mon, Jun 29, 2020
Venue: Jackson Triggs & Inniskillin

A blast from the past! The First Canadian Winery Licence post prohibition was awarded to Inniskillin in the 1970's. Relive this extraordinary time with our Inniskillin Wines paired witht he best of 70's party food. 

 

INK MASTER SCARF WORKSHOP
Sun, Jun 7, 2020
Venue: Jackson-Triggs Okanagan | 7857 Tucelnuit Drive, Oliver

SIP WINE & CREATE A SILF SCARF

Date: June 7, 2020
Times:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 16 people max
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm | 16 people max
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 16 people max
Price: $55 per person | includes a glass of wine and charcuterie

Come and create your own water marbled silk scarf by bring the beautiful, ancient art of water marbling to the 21st century. This workshop includes a glass wine and charcuterie from Jackson Triggs - Inniskillin.

 

Taste of the Season Wine & Food Pairing Series | Off the Grill
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM     Thu, Jun 18, 2020
Venue: Wine Experience Centre

Date: Thursday June 18th 2020
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Price: $25 per person

Mingle with discovering monthly seasonal wine & food pairings that will get you excited at home! Celebrate all the hardworking grill masters this Father's Day by pairing great wines with foods inspired by the grill. 

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Father's Day Weekend Big Bold Reds
Sat, Jun 20, 2020 - Sun, Jun 21, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday June 20th & Sunday June 21st 2020
Time: All Day
Price: Complimentary

Bring Dad by to sample our Black Sage Vineyard new releases. We’ll be offering complimentary specially paired food bites with the big reds.

Elements Dinner
6:30 PM     Sun, Jun 21, 2020
Venue: Nk'mip Cellars

Date: June 21st 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Price: $159 per person

Held at the stunning Nk'Mip Cellars in Osoyoos on National Indigenous People's Day, this multi course dinner will feature leading First Nations chefs celebrating the rich culture and heritage of the Indigenous peoples. Representing the elements Earth, Water, Fire, and Air, this five course dinner is paired with Nk'Mip Cellars award-winning wine. With live entertainment and stunning vineyard views to soak in, the Elements Dinner will be a night to remember. 

Discover the World - Food & Wine Pairing
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM     Tue, Jun 30, 2020 - Fri, Jul 31, 2020
Venue: Jackson Triggs & Inniskillin

Date: June 30 - July 31, 2020
Time:  1:00 pm Daily
Price: $25 per person

The Inniskillin Discovery Series Wines are produced in small lots reflecting unexplored varieties in the Okanagan Valley. We paired these amazing wines with food found from the regions of the world that the varietals are most prevalent in. 

July 2020
Canada Day Party
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM     Wed, Jul 1, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Wednesday, July 1st 2020
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm 
Price: Complimentary

Sip some sparkling and celebrate Canada Day at Sumac Ridge. Join us for our Sabre Ceremonies at 11:00am and 2:00pm and try for the best time in our Riddling Races. And what is Canada Day without a giant cake? Complimentary for all our visitors throughout the day.

Taste of the Season Wine & Food Pairing Series | O'Canada
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM     Thu, Jul 16, 2020
Venue: Wine Experience Centre

Date: Thursday July 16th 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price: $25 per person

Mingle while discovering monthly seasonal wine & food pairings that will get you excited to entertain at home!

Join our celebration of all things Canadian, as we enjoy amazing food and wine pairings, inspired by our great country.

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Winemaker's Series - Exploring Uncommon Varietals in the Okanagan
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM     Thu, Jul 30, 2020
Venue: Wine Experience Centre

Date: Thursday, July 30th 2020
Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm 
Price: $35.00

Do you enjoy new wines and new varietals? This tasting features Derek Kontkannen the wine maker from Inniskillin and his Discovery Series of wine along with Steve Ward who will provide some insight into how wine and food pair together. This tasting will allow you to sample Tempranillo and Sparkling Tempranillo, Chenin Blanc, Malbec, and Zinfandel...

 

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August 2020
Local, Local, Local
Sat, Aug 1, 2020 - Mon, Aug 31, 2020
Venue: Jackson Triggs & Inniskillin

Date: August 1 - 31, 2020
Time: 1:00pm Daily 
Price: $25.00

We are so lucky to live in an area that has so much natural beauty and natural bounty! This food and wine pairing showcases the best of our tasting gallery and the best of our local fare. Beautiful fruits and vegetables, cheeses and meats harvested right here in the south Okanagan paired with our wines grown and created locally from some of the regions top estates.

$25 per person. Reservations Required. 15% discount for Wine Club Members.

BC Day
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM     Sat, Aug 1, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday August 1st, 2020
Time: All day
Price: Complimentary

Spending BC Day in the Okanagan? Come visit Sumac Ridge, BC’s very first Estate Winery, and taste through our three iconic brands – Steller’s Jay, Sumac Ridge Private Reserve, and Black Sage Vineyard. Complimentary food bites will be paired with a selection of wines throughout the day.

 

Taste of the Season Wine & Food Pairing Series | Fruits of the Valley
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM     Thu, Aug 13, 2020
Venue: Wine Experience Centre

Date: Thursday, August 13th 2020
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Price: $25 per person

Mingle with discovering monthly seasonal wine & food pairings that will get you excited at home! Discover the vibrant flavours of the Okanagan as we showcase the fruits of the valley, paired with award winning wines. 

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September 2020
Labour Day Love
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM     Sat, Sep 5, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday, September 5th 2020
Time: All day
Price: Complimentary

Spending Labour Day in the Okanagan? Come visit Sumac Ridge, BC’s very first Estate Winery, and taste through our three iconic brands – Steller’s Jay, Sumac Ridge Private Reserve, and Black Sage Vineyard. Complimentary food bites will be paired with a selection of wines throughout the day.

Whites After Labour Day
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Sep 26, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Venue: Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

Date: Saturday, September 26 2020
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price: $25 per person

We break all the rules with this food & wine pairing event. Experience a selection of white wines from all three of our iconic brands – Steller’s Jay, Sumac Ridge Private Reserve, and Black Sage Vineyard – paired with savory, hearty dishes that will see you through the colder seasons. $25 per person

Annual Winemaker's Dinner
6:30 PM     Sat, Sep 26, 2020
Venue: Nk'mip Cellars

Date: Saturday, September 26th 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Price: $159 per person

Enjoy the bounty Fall brings in the Okanagan. Join our winemaking team, including Randy Picton & Justin Hall as we enjoy a five course dinner prepared by Winery Chef Orlin Godfrey, expertly paired with a selection of Nk'Mip Cellars wine. 

October 2020
Cellar Grazing & Harvest Dinner
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Wed, Oct 7, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Thursday, October 7th 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Price: $99 per person

This will sure be an evening to remember! Visit our Sparkling Wine Cave and be a part of a Sabre Ceremony. Enjoy delectable food pairings in our Tasting Gallery. Dine in the Black Sage Hall and enjoy a Chef’s dinner showcasing our bold Black Sage wines. Includes 2 x appetizers, harvest dinner, followed by a decadent dessert with our Port-Style pipe. $99 per person + tax + gratuity

Perfect Union: The Meat & Potatoes of Food Pairings
Fri, Oct 16, 2020 - Sat, Oct 31, 2020
Venue: Nk'mip Cellars

Date: October 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 30th & 31st 
Time: 2:00pm
Price: $35 per person

The old adage "white wine with white meat" & "red wine with red meat" misses the mark on finding the ideal pairing for your meal. Join us fo a journey into wine and food pairings as we prepare a main element four different ways so you can see how broad a pairing spectrum you can enjoy to enhance your meals. 

Fall Artisan's Market
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Oct 24, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday, October 24th 2020
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Price: Complimentary

Local artists & creators will be set up at Sumac Ridge for the day. Come see all that the amazing Okanagan craftspeople have to offer while enjoying a complimentary tasting of our three labels – Steller’s Jay, Sumac Ridge Private Reserve, and Black Sage Vineyard.

November 2020
Winter Wine & Charcuterie
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sun, Nov 1, 2020 - Sun, Feb 28, 2021
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Venue: Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

Date: Friday, Saturday & Sunday's
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price: $25 per person

Swirl, sip and savour a selection of 6 wines from our three iconic labels – Steller’s Jay, Sumac Ridge Private Reserve and Black Sage Vineyard – while sharing an artisan cheese and charcuterie board. Featuring winery exclusives and focusing on suggested food and wine pairing with each.

The Basics of Wine
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM     Sat, Nov 7, 2020 - Mon, Nov 30, 2020
Venue: Nk'mip Cellars

Date: Saturday & Sundays in November 
Time: 12:00pm & 2:00pm
Price: $15 per person

Whether you are a wine novice or a well travelled vinophile, you will want to join us for this tasting experience where we will help you demystify "wine speak" and give you a greater appreciation on how to enjoy and share the wine you love. 

Light Up the Vines
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM     Sat, Nov 21, 2020 - Sun, Nov 29, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday & Sunday November 21st & 28th, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 8:00 pm
Price: $5.00

Nothing gets you into the spirit of the season quite like enjoying a glass of wine surrounded by the twinkle of holiday lights. Experience 5 different food and wine pairing stations throughout the winery from our three iconic brands, Steller’s Jay, Black Sage Vineyard, and Sumac Ridge Private Reserve. While you enjoy your pairings, you can do a little holiday shopping and find the wine-lover on your list the perfect gift. No need to book online, just show up!

December 2020
Saturday's with Santa
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Dec 5, 2020 - Sat, Dec 12, 2020
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday December 5th & 12th
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Price: Complimentary (with a Food Bank donation)


Start off the Christmas season with Sumac Ridge! Bring your little ones to visit with Santa, shop our amazing selection of gift ideas for the wine lover and culinary king or queen in your life, and enjoy a complimentary tasting with a donation to the Summerland Food Bank.

Perfect Union - Holiday Feast
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM     Sat, Dec 5, 2020 - Sat, Dec 19, 2020
Venue: Nk'mip Cellars

Date: December 5th, 12th & 19th
Time: 2:00 pm
Price: $45 per person

Looking for the perfect wine to enjoy with your holiday feast? Join us to experience the art of food and wine pairing with specially prepared holiday season inspired food bites and award winning Nk'mip Cellars wine

January 2021
All About the Pipe
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM     Sat, Jan 16, 2021
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday, January 16th 2020
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Price: $25 per person

Warm up with us during this afternoon session, pairing out Black Sage Vineyard Pipe with sweet and savory food selctions. Deliciously decadent, a perfect way to spend a cold winter afternoon. $25 per person.

February 2021
Palentines "Make & Take" Workshop
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Feb 13, 2021
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday, February 13th 2021
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Price: TBD

Bring your favorite girl or guy pal to Sumac Ridge and let your creative flow during our workshop event. Fee includes a glass of wine and light charcuterie.

 
 
 

Valentine's Day Dine in the Dark
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM     Sat, Feb 13, 2021
Venue: Sumac Ridge

Date: Saturday February 13th, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Price: $140 per couple

While blindfolded, let your smell, touch, taste and feel lead you through a romantic three course dinner created by our Great Estates Okanagan culinary team. Each course will be paired with a wine from one of our three iconic labels – Steller’s Jay, Sumac Ridge, and Black Sage Vineyard. $140 per couple + tax + gratuity

 

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