July 7, 2012 – Valley First Pops The Cork
What are the three simple steps to fun on a summer’s evening? Wine, cheese and music … then repeat: wine, cheese, music. This event celebrates summer in Kelowna with over 30 Okanagan wineries breaking out their wines for a hot summer night of wine tasting, live music and light tapas. Hosted in the beautiful Arts Common beside the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna, and supported by Tourism Kelowna, this promises to be an eye stopping, cork popping party.
July 8, 2012 – Valley First GranFondo Wine Tasting
Whether you have just ridden the GranFondo Axel Merkx Okanagan cycling event or you live for the beach, it is never a bad time to celebrate summer in the Okanagan. And when Okanagan wines are involved, you don’t want to miss the party. Over 300 wines will be available for your sampling along with light tapas, cheeses and breads to cleanse your palate. And of course, no party is complete without great dance music. Supported by Tourism Penticton and the GranFondo Axel Merkx Okanagan, this fun informal and casual wine tasting is not to be missed. Look for your favourite cycling celebrity or look for your favourite wine celebrity or just look for your favourite person!
July 12, 2012 – Winetender Mixology Face-Off
2011 saw some amazing talent come forward with some very creative ways in using wine to produce fantastic cocktails. Who will compete and take on our 2011 champion Gerry Jobe? He’s ready to take on anyone up for the challenge. This event will have bartenders creating a signature bar drink for our guests using a British Columbia wine as an ingredient. This is not only fun but can also be a career changer! Join us to watch, sample and be a judge of these amazing creations from these bartenders as they compete for the title of Winetender Mixology Champion.
July 13, 2012 – All You Need Is Cheese & Wine The Beach Party
Think of Osoyoos in the summer – the warmth of a summer evening; refreshing Okanagan wines and the very best in Canadian Cheeses make for a perfect summer party. And then think of the party happening on a beach alongside Canada’s warmest lake! Hosted by the Dairy Farmers of Canada and taking place at Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos, guests will be treated to a unique evening on the beach. Dress casually, enjoy the spectacular views with friends and be entertained by great wines, cheeses and music.
Tickets for all events at: selectyourtickets.com or 250.717.5304