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 Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Comments are closed.