Thursday, December 06, 2007

Okanagan's Icewine Festival: Plenty of chilled wine is served

Wine and cheese parings and tastings. Photo by Sue Frause.
Sun Peaks Resort and the Okanagan Wine Festival Society are hosting the 10th Annual Icewine Festival at Sun Peaks Resort in Kamloops, BC from January 14-19, 2008.I attended several years ago and enjoyed the various seminars, tastings and Winemasters' DinnersThe dinners usually sell out, and this year's venues/wineries include:

January 16

Delta Sun Peaks Resort Hotel – Fine Dining $120
Wineries: Tinhorn Creek Vineyards and Calona Vineyards

Servus on Creekside – Fine Dining $120
Wineries: Rollingdale Winery and Summerhill Pyramid Winery

January 17

Steakhouse at Sun Peaks Lodge – Fine Dining $120.00
Wineries: Hester Creek Estate Winery and Sumac Ridge Estate Winery

The Sunburst Lodge Fondue and Torchlight Descent – Fondue $65.00
Winery: St. Hubertus Estate Winery

NOTE: The fondue and torchlight event takes place on the mountain and all participants must be able to ski or board down after the meal. Snow limos are available on a limited basis.

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