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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, join our wineries for November 22nd – 24th, 2019.

Click here to see a full listing of wineries open during the winter – note you will need to visit the wineries individual pages for hours of operation

Here are some of the enticing events taking place at the wineries over the weekend:

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)

Uncork Baldy

  • Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 8th, 2020. More details to come soon.