Okanagan Valley (near Kelowna) Wine Events in August:

 

Ladies Night at Harper’s Trail

When: Wednesday, August 7, 2019, @ 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2761 Shuswap Road, East Osoyoos
Price: FREE

Join Harper’s Trail for Ladies Night 2.0! We are back, bigger and better than ever! The forecast is 100% chance of wine and shopping!

Leave your men at home and spend the evening with your girlfriends and a glass of wine! We will be joined by five special vendors who will be showcasing their beautiful products for you! All our vendors are amazing and inspiring women who have started their own ventures.

This event is FREE to come and enjoy; we will have a special donation bucket for The Elizabeth Fry Society of Kamloops. Women supporting women! We will have a door prize that includes some exclusive goodies from each vendor for one lucky lady.

 

11th Annual Okanagan Feast of Fields

When: Sunday, August 11, 2019, @ 1 pm to 4 pm
Where:Caldwell Heritage Farm, 4275 Goodison Road, Kelowna
Price: $7 CAD

We are very excited to return to Caldwell Heritage Farm/Wiseacre Distillery for our 11th annual Okanagan Feast of Fields.

Feast of Fields is a three-hour wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks. With a wine glass and napkin in hand, you’ll stroll across a field, travelling from tent to tent, listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from some of the Okanagan’s top chefs, bakers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers.

As a fundraising event we also offer:

  • Souvenir cedar plates (for sale online in advance or $10 cash on-site) to heighten your feasting experience.
  • Raffle tickets for a chance to win fabulous foodie dream vacations.
  • A silent auction filled with wonderful prizes.
  • And of course, we take donations–for which we provide a charitable tax receipt.

All of our food and beverage participants donate their product and time to Feast of Fields– for which we are very very grateful. Funds raised at Feast of Fields support FarmFolk CityFolk’s work to cultivate local, sustainable food systems across British Columbia. For more information on how you can help us support sustainable agriculture and celebrate local food in BC please visit us at www.farmfolkcityfolk.ca.

 

August Yoga Night at Blind Tiger Vineyards

When: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where:Blind Tiger Vineyards, 11014 Bond Road, Lake Country
Price: $40 CAD

Join us for a relaxing yoga session at Blind Tiger Vineyards. Enjoy a beautiful sunset, while taking in the breathtaking views that surround you!

Your ticket includes an invigorating mat YogaBarre class, a glass of wine & appetizers prepared by Marno’s Pizza. Barresoul will be hosting all of our yoga nights for the 2019 season.

 

Natural Wine with Ann Sperling

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019, @ 7 pm to 9 pm
Where:BC Wine Information Centre, 553 Vees Drive, Penticton
Price: $35 CAD

Natural wines have become the hottest ‘trend’ in wine recently even though this style as been there for a while. Some winemakers have always been looking for more natural methods to reveal the terroir and vintage qualities in their wines. Renowned international winemaker Ann Sperling has been studying these methods over her 35+ year career in the wine industry and is now bringing them to her family’s historic Kelowna vineyard where she grew up. Join us for this exclusive tasting with a legendary Okanagan winemaker.

 

Field Blend Fridays with Kris Ruston & Alex Ward

When: Friday, August 16, 2019, @ 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2761 Shuswap Road, East Osoyoos
Price: FREE

Don’t miss our last live music Field Blend Friday of 2019! Come enjoy the sun and Wine Down to the Weekend with Kris Ruston & Alex Ward! Featuring a special guest, Cathi Marshall! Their fun style of music will have you singing and dancing along all night!

Music starts at 6:00 pm

We do not take reservations. Please pack your favourite lawn chair as patio seating is first-come, first-serve.

This is still a free event but you must have a ticket to be able to attend. Those without a ticket will not be allowed entry.

This is a 19+ event only
NO outside alcohol is permitted.

 

2019 BC Pinot Noir Celebration

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019, @ 9 am to 10:30 pm
Where: UBC, Okanagan Campus, 3333 University Way, Kelowna
Price: FREE

SIP, SWIRL AND DISCOVER THE NUANCES OF BC’S TOP PINOT NOIRS THIS SUMMER AT THE 5TH BC PINOT NOIR CELEBRATION.

The 2019 event brings together BC’s top 35 Pinot Noir producers for an unforgettable festival-style tasting experience. The event kicks off with a sparkling reception and keynote address by Madeline Puckette, certified sommelier and author of New York Times Bestseller, Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine. A courtyard tasting salon complements exquisite culinary creations prepared by local Chefs from Joy Road, Waterfront Café and Catering, Frankie We Salute You, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery, Vice and Virtue, Start Fresh Catering and Vancouver’s Wildebeest followed by a cocktail-style dinner. Watch the rest of the evening unfold with live music featuring The Insiders and dancing under the stars.

 

Yoga and a Taste of the Thompson Valley

When: Sunday, August 18, 2019, @ 8:30 am to 10:30 am
Where: Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2761 Shuswap Road, East Osoyoos
Price: $40 CAD

Join Harper’s Trail on August 18th for a morning of yoga and wellness! What better way to spend your Sunday morning than outside practising and learning about wellness.

Natalie Saari will be teaching a yoga class to bring your mind and body to peace. Ahh Yay Wellness Cafe will be providing snacks and a detox drink after your class. Saje will be joining us and providing a wellness experience. And of course, no wellness day is complete without a wine tasting! Try our 100% Thompson Valley wines, that showcase what our amazing terroir in Kamloops has to offer.

Please contact Ahh Yay Cafe for any food allergies

 

Wine Down BBQ at Harper’s Trail

When: Saturday, August 24, 2019, @ 6 pm to 11 pm
Where: Harper’s Trail Estate Winery, 2761 Shuswap Road, East Osoyoos
Price: $65 CAD

Join Harper’s Trail for the 2nd annual Wine Down BBQ! Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for an unforgettable evening! Our BBQ last year was so much fun we had to do it again!

Music by Margit Sky Project! And food by Hop N’ Hog’s – The Piglet Catering Co.

Your ticket includes a full pig roast dinner, 2 drink tickets (choice of either wine or Iron Road beer) and a Harper’s Trail GoVino glass.

This is a 19+ event only!
No outside alcohol permitted.

 

 

Okanagan Valley (near Penticton) Wine Events in August:

 

Summerhill Pyramid Winery presents Wine & Laughs at Dakoda’s Comedy Lounge

When: Friday, August 9, 2019, @ 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Dakoda’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna
Price: $15 CAD

Summerhill Pyramid Winery is proud to present Wine and Laughs. Come taste Summerhill’s amazing wine while enjoying some of Kelowna Comedy’s top local comedians. This special show will feature seven of the funniest comedians in the city many of whom have been featured on Just For Laughs Northwest. This show will include a tasting of white and red wine! This is our most popular show, so call to make a reservation.

 

August Sip & Sweat

When: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, @ 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Sandhill Wines, 1125 Richter Street, Kelowna
Price: $35 CAD

Join us for our second Sip & Sweat evening of 2019 at Sandhill Wines featuring Lindsay Hepner of Diamond Fitness & Nutrition and Kathryn Ramsay of Kathryn Ramsay Esthetics.

At this event you’ll take part in a wine tasting of 5 different wines, followed by a 30-minute boot camp and a beauty make-up application in support of Paws It Forward. We’d also love you to stay and mingle with a glass (or bottle) of wine after your workout.

Sip – Sweat – Sip!

We are only releasing 30 tickets so make sure you get yours before they’re gone!

Both men and women are welcome!

 

Sue Foley

When: Friday, August 16, 2019, @ 6 pm to 9 pm
Where:Wild Goose Vineyards, 2145 Sun Valley Way, Okanagan Falls
Price: $89 CAD

Sue Foley is a multi-award-winning musician and one of the finest blues and roots artists working today. She’s a triple-threat as a lead guitarist, songwriter and vocalist. Foley has a long history of defying convention and being a positive role model for aspiring, young female musicians. In 2001 she won a prestigious Juno Award and is nominated in 2019 for Blues Album of the Year for her newest album “Ice Queen”. She also holds the record for the most Maple Blues Awards in Canada and has earned three Trophees de Blues de France. She has also garnered several nominations at the Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation.

Your ticket includes Smoke & Oak Buffet, entertainment and a glass of Wild Goose wine.

Gates open at 5:45 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm, Band at 7:00 pm

 

Summerhill Pyramid Winery presents Wine & Laughs with Chris Gordon

When: Friday, August 16, 2019, @ 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Dakoda’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna
Price: $15 CAD

Come taste the best wine in the Okanagan with one of Canada’s top comics. Summerhill Pyramid Winery is excited to present this unique night of wine and laughs.

When Chris Gordon isn’t telling jokes to people for money, he has a steady schedule of making out with babes and driving sports cars fast. He has made an impact: from his break out performances at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show in Vancouver; being featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing; to losing his virginity ‪on June 16th 2:52am… 2017; his (sex) appeal is undeniable.

 

Summerhill Pyramid Winery presents Wine & Laughs with Chris Griffin

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019, @ 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Dakoda’s Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna
Price: $15 CAD

Come taste the best wine in the Okanagan with one of Canada’s top comics. Summerhill Pyramid Winery is excited to present this unique night of wine and laughs.

Chris Griffin is one of comedy’s most dynamic storytellers. After winning his regional round of the Great Canadian Laugh Off during his first year of comedy, Chris did something crazy. He quit his full-time job, sold his house and hit stages across North America doing what he loves best – drinking and making people laugh.

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