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Joanna Schlosser
 
April 6, 2019 | Joanna Schlosser

BC Pinot Noir Celebration early bird tickets on sale now through May 1!

BC Pinot Noir Celebration early bird tickets on sale now through May 1! You're going to want to jump on this. Niche Wine Company will be there along with all our favoruite BC Pinot producers ( 50th Parallel Estate Winery | 8th Generation Vineyard | Arrowleaf Cellars | Averill Creek Vineyard | Black Swift Vineyards | Carson | Cedarcreek Estate Winery | Fitzpatrick (Bubbly Reception) | Hillside Howling Bluff | Joie Farm | Kitsch Wines | Laughing Stock | Lightning Rock Winery | Meyer Family Vineyards | Mirabel Winery | Mission Hill | Monte Creek Ranch | Moraine  | Nk'Mip | Noble Ridge | O'Rourke's Peak Cellars | Quails' Gate | Roche | Savard Vines | Scorched Earth (PASK) | Spearhead Winery | Stags Hollow | Stoneboat | Tantalus | TH Wines | The View Winery | Tinhorn Creek Vineyards | Unsworth Vineyards).

The event kicks off on August 17th 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.

There will be a courtyard tasting salon with BC's top Pinot Noir producers complements exquisite culinary creations prepared by local Chefs from Joy RoadWaterfront Café and CateringFrankie 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. 

This year there will also be three in-class educational sessions in the morning hosted by winemakers, winery proprietors and leading industry professionals:

The Science of Wine: Free Educational Session hosted by UBC

Free (must book in advance)
9 a.m to 10:30 a.m
Saturday August 17, 2019
UBC's Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, B.C.

Breakout Session A: Pinot Noir from Coast to Coast
hosted by the BC Pinot Noir Celebration
$30 + gst per person (tasting included)
11 a.m to 12:30 p.m
Saturday August 17, 2019
UBC's Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, B.C.

Breakout Session B: Something Old, Something New
hosted by the BC Pinot Noir Celebration
$30 + gst per person (tasting included)
11 a.m to 12:30 p.m
Saturday August 17, 2019
UBC's Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, B.C.

Main Event
$125 + gst per person (until May 1st)
$140 + gst per person
3 p.m to 10:30 p.m.
Saturday August 17, 2019
UBC's Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, B.C.

A festival shuttle will be offered for $25 + gst per person round-trip from select locations in Kelowna. Must be purchased in advance. Get your tickets now and get ready to have some fun! 

Time Posted: Apr 6, 2019 at 8:42 AM