For wine lovers and foodies, Sun Peaks in British Columbia is a must, with aliment and wine festivals, vineyards and restaurants accouterment to gastronomes from all over the US and Canada. There are festivals and contest throughout the year adulatory the admirable fruits of Okanagan Wine Country in British Columbia.
Fall Wine Anniversary – October
Followed carefully by the Autumn Bounty Anniversary (see below), the Fall Wine Anniversary is a adventitious to bless the grape autumn (and conceivably angle in with some of the work). Vineyard tours, commons in accomplished Sun Peaks’ restaurants, workshops, art and music: All of the bigger elements of Sun Peaks’ cultural activity are included in added than 165 contest over ten days. The Fall Wine Festivals are appointed for Oct 1st-11th, 2009 and Sept 30th-Oct 10th, 2010.
The Autumn Bounty anniversary – October
Sun Peaks Resort hosts this year´s third anniversary Autumn Bounty, which offers up the best of the region´s art, wine and aliment in a three day showcase.
As able-bodied as bastard peeks of the new vintages getting produced by bounded bazaar wineries, there are aswell added airy contest accouterment to a adolescent able crowd, with the best in bounded wines getting teamed with tapas able by some of the area’s finest chefs. Best feel aliment teamed with best wines – a have to for unwinding afterwards work. The Autumn Bounty Anniversary will be captivated October 9th – 11th 2009.
Winter Wine Festiva (Formerly Icewine Festival) – January
This different anniversary blends Sun Peaks amazing ski fields with the area´s appropriately notable wine-making traditions. Enjoy the region´s finest blends in the brittle abundance air of a snow-covered Sun Peaks Resort, getting hosted, guided and accomplished by some of Sun Peaks’ best chefs, sommeliers and wine-makers. The Anniversary has aswell been broadcast to a anniversary continued event. The 12th Anniversary Winter Wine Anniversary will yield abode from January 16 to 24, 2010 and will cover seminars, Winemasters’ Dinners, the Taste of Sun Peaks, the Progressive Tasting, forth with new events, such as Mixology.
Spring Wine Anniversary – May
With added than a hundred events, the Spring Wine Anniversary is a gastronome´s delight. Designed to alloy the different flavors of both wine and aliment produced in Sun Peaks and surrounds, the anniversary is a abundant way to bless the alpha of growing season. The Spring Wine Anniversary will be captivated from Apr 29th-May 8th, 2010.
Summer Wine Anniversary – August
For anyone absorbed in the wine-making action (and in sampling the end product!), the Sun Peaks Summer Wine Anniversary is a must. As able-bodied as comfortable contest at bounded restaurants, adequate the best food, wine and art the arena has to offer, festival-goers can appear seminars and workshops that accord a alluring behind-the-scenes compassionate of wine-making, or a blast advance in wine appreciation. The Summer Wine Anniversary aswell includes activities on the mountain, giving a new acknowledgment for what is contrarily accepted as a ski resort. Think wildflowers and sunshine – bliss. The next Summer Wine Anniversary is appointed for Aug 5th-7th, 2010.
Sun Peaks Wine and Culture Anniversary – July
Held over three days, the Wine and Culture Anniversary combines arts, crafts, music and wine in a arranged agenda of contest and workshops. The capital capacity of the anniversary are classical music, art exhibitions and – of advance – tastings from the best in bounded wines accompanied by tapas. Public accord is acerb encouraged, with chairlift rides activate followed by awe-inspiring feast dinners, tours of bounded restaurants area artists are announcement their plan and bout guests can banquet and alcohol their way through some of the areas finest, or artlessly relax to the sounds of the classical quartets, quintets and orchestras arena in the Village Square.