Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Jan 16, 2012 Okanagan Weekly Planner: Jan 15 – 22nd SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestSure to eliminate any January blues, the annual Thompson/Okanagan Wine & Dine Event starts on Wednesday, January 18th and runs until Sunday, February 5th. Participating restaurants offer specially created menus that include an appetizer, entrée, and dessert with set price points of $15.00, $25.00 or $35.00 plus tax and gratuity. BC VQA wine pairings are also suggested for each dish. Highlights include Bogners of Penticton and Kelowna’s Wild Apple at Manteo Resort who both offer outstanding value with their evening set menus starting at the $15.00 price point. To the delight of loyal customers, Kelowna’s Rotten Grape is now open for lunch and includes either a handmade latte or cappuccino as an appetizer for their participating $15.00 set lunch menu. For the complete list of over 50 participating restaurants and menus click here. Wine lovers should head to the mountains for Sun Peaks’ 14th Annual Winter Okanagan Wine Festival, running from Saturday, January 14th to Sunday, January 22nd. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, and evening sleigh rides – allowing everyone to experience the snow along with wonderful wine and food events. Highlights include the après ski event, From Russia with Love, featuring bubbly from Summerhill Pyramid Winery and vodka from Kelowna-based Urban Distilleries, and the flagship event, the Sun Peaks Progressive Tasting, where guests wander throughout the alpine village tasting wines from over 20 Okanagan wineries. Your wine tasting/meadering is followed by the Progressive Tasting Afterparty at Globe Café & Tapas. For a full listing of the wine events, ticket details and to book your Beat the January Blues Getaway to Sun Peaks Resort,visit http://www.sunpeaksresort.com/wine-festival Celebrate winter!*EAT Okanagan will be at Sun Peaks for the festival. Watch for our full report online soon.diningEdibleseventsFolksOkanagan SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.