OOWA | Winter In Wine Country
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Winter in Wine Country

The last weekend of November marks Open Houses and Customer Appreciation events throughout Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country.

Below is a listing of events that took place during Winter in Wine Country 2019. Events change every year so watch in November of 2020 for what will be happening this year.

Adega on 45th

  • Food Pairings
  • Draw Prizes
  • 10% off any wine purchase
  • Coloring contest for children

Bartier Bros

  • Complimentary wine tastings
  • Festive snacks

Black Hills

  • Complimentary wine tasting (2 wines)
  • Cookies & charcuterie
  • Mulled wine
  • Wine trivia games

Burrowing Owl

  • Savory snacks & Christmas cookies
  • Wine Tastings – 5 samples for $5 (all funds to the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society)
  • “Pluto”, the burrowing owl and his biologist Lauren will be visiting Noon-2pm on Sunday
  • Sonora Room open for lunch & dinner (reservations recommended)

C.C. Jentsch

  • Complimentary wine tastings

Covert Farms

Winter Family Fun – Saturday & Sunday

  • Bonfire, hot chocolate, coffee, popcorn & s’mores
  • Fun outdoor activities for the kids, including bounce pillow & games (weather permitting)
  • Live Music noon-4pm Sat & Sun with Kristi Neumann
  • Complimentary cheese & charcuterie
  • 20% off all non-wine retail
  • Complimentary wine tastings
  • Build your own gift basket
  • Sunday – Rootdown Handmade Soaps

Desert Hills

  • Complimentary wine tastings
  • Christmas baked good & Indian Chai tea
  • Special offers on case purchases and library wines

Gehringer Brothers

  • Festive treats
  • Specialty wine tastings
  • Live guitar music

Hester Creek

  • Charcuterie & wine flight – $12.50
    • enjoy an assortment of cheeses, meats, olives, and spreads with assorted crackers
    • paired with a flight of 3 Hester Creek wines
  • Mulled wine
  • Italian treats
  • Check out sales on merchandise, books and select wines

Jackson Triggs & Inniskillin

Intersection Winery

  • CrossSection Merlot Vertical
    • featuring 6 years of premium merlot – $5 tasting fee

La Casa Bianca

  • Mulled Wine
  • Vin de Noel (our award winning ‘Christmas Wine)
  • Live festive music by our own ‘Jazz Musician’ – Bianca
  • Festive nibbles
  • Unique wine gifts available

Moon Curser Vineyards

  • 10% Off All wine & retail items during Winter in Wine Country
  • Vertical Library wine offers
  • Festive popcorn bar featuring Tickleberry’s popcorn
  • All tasting fees donated to Osoyoos Gift Cupboard (also accepting donations of items for Osoyoos Gift Cupboard such as toiletries, scarves, gloves, toques, warm socks, stationary, etc.)
  • Christmas music, decor and holiday cheer
  • Free gift wrapping with wine purchase
  • Gold pan gift baskets available

Nk’Mip Cellars

  • Complimentary wine tastings
  • Special library icewine tasting – $3  (All funds to the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre)
  • Savory food samples
  • 10% off current vintage premium wine purchases over $50
  • Perfect Union: Four Food Chiefs Food & Wine Pairing Tour
    •  $35 per person (Saturday 2pm)
    • Please pre-register for this pairing

Oliver Twist Estate Winery

Christmas Family Fun – Saturday, Nov 23, Noon-4 pm

  • Free admission, donations encouraged to charity (charity TBC)
  • Bonfire, mulled wine, hot chocolate…
  • Shopping … wine, knickknacks, stocking stuffers
  • Photos with Santa for kids of all ages

Quinta Ferreira

  • 20% discount on wines
  • Shop the unique selection of art

River Stone

  • Spin the bottle to win special gifts (with purchase of wine)
  • Tastings & purchase premier 2011 Corner Stone library wine
  • Shop for holiday gifts
  • Book signing Valley of Wine – A Taste of British Columbia’s Wine History
    • Luke Whittall (Sunday noon-4 pm)

Road 13 Vineyards

  • Wreaths & Wine – $49.99, Saturday 11am-1pm

Squeezed Wines

  • Complimentary wine Tastings
  • 15 % off wine purchases
  • Draw Prizes
  • – 15% off wine purchase
  • Special pricing on cases
  • Festive bites

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

  • Complimentary mulled wine & wine tastings
  • Holiday soup from Miradoro
  • Sweets & treats, door prizes
  • Complimentary gift wrapping
  • Harp music, artisan craft stalls and more


  • Complimentary wine tastings with cheese fondue pairing
  • 10% off cases of wine
  • Ready-to-go gift baskets

Oliver Eats: Okanagan Cheese Festival –  Saturday – 10am-2pm

  • Hot raclette cheese station
  • Farmer, artisan & hand-crafted vendors
  • Oliver Eats, Deli, BBQ & storefront
  • Black Sage Butcher
  • Explore beer & wine tastings
  • Live music

Oliver Christmas Light-Up (Nov 22nd-24th)

  • Friday – Pictures with Santa, Discover Downtown Oliver, Light-Up Ceremony at Town Hall, Community Centre Bonfire & Fireworks
  • Saturday – Okanagan Cheese Festival, Family Matinee Movie
  • Sunday – Holly Jolly Oliver Concert

Other Winter Events

Osoyoos: 31st Annual Christmas Lite-Up (Nov 29th & 30th)

  • Friday – Merchant Open House, Christmas Carols, Santa Parade & Santa’s Night Out
  • Saturday – Breakfast with Santa & Santa Photos, Kiwanis Craft Fair

Silver Sage (Nov 29-Dec 1, Dec 7-8, & Dec 14-15)

  • Nov 30th will be Light-Up of the over 85,000 lights on display
  • Christmas Fair will include home-made baking, jams & gift ideas
  • Festive appetizers & treats
  • Santa Clause for the children

Osoyoos: Smitty’s Toys for Tots to Teens (Dec 6th)

  • Free breakfast with new, unwrapped toy or cash donation

Oliver Eats – Christmas “Wrap & Ship” Market (Dec 8th)

Oliver Eats – European Christmas Market (Dec 22nd)