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Okanagan Fall Wine Festival

 

5 days, October 3-7, 2012

Wed Oct 3: We start our tour travelling to Salmon Arm stopping in Golden for lunch.

Accommodations: Comfort Inn & Suites 250-832-7711
 

Thurs Oct 4: Today we have our first wine tour and tasting at the Larch Hills Winery near Salmon Arm. After our winery tour we will be going for lunch that is included in your trip.  The afternoon is filled with stops that include the Village Cheese in Armstrong and the Jammery in Kelowna. Our first wine festival event takes place tonight in Kelowna where 9 young chefs compete to create appetizers, main courses or desserts made with cheese.  We get to sample and rate our preferences.  This event is paired with 8 winery's for wine tasting as well.

Accommodations: Fairfield Inn & Suites 250-763-2800
 

Fri Oct 5: Following the continental breakfast we head to the Gatzke Orchards a 3rd generation family owned farm, growing over 50 varieties of fruit.  After this we travel to our second winery, The Rollingdale Winery in Kelowna for more tasting.  The evening's event is the Grand Finale Consumer Tasting in Penticton.  Here you will have live entertainment, wine tasting and cheese & bread.

Accommodations: Penticton Lakeside Resort 250-493-8221
 

Sat Oct 6: Today we vist our third winery in Oliver at the Oliver Twist Winery.  Here we will do a tour and wine tasting afterward heading to Osoyoos for lunch. After lunch you can sit back and relax as we travel to Creston enjoying the scenery along the way.

Accommodations: Ramada Hotel in Creston 250-254-1111
 

Sun Oct 7: Today following your continental breakfast you will have the last chance for wine tasting at the most eastern winery in BC.  The Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery.  We will then be making our way back home stopping in Cranbrook for lunch and supper at the Cross Iron Mills mall in Airdrie. approximate time of arrival in Red Deer is 8:30PM

 

$675 per person Dble | $915per person single

Includes: **Deluxe motorcoach transportation

**Accomodations

**3 Continental breakfast/ Lunch on our first day

**4 Winery tours and 2 Wine Festival Evening Gala Events

**Visits to Village Cheese, Gatzke Orchards and the Jammery

 

Departure from parking lot south of Denny's by the Sandman Hotel at 8 AM