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Autumn BC VQAWine Tour Prize Package

Bring in the Harvest with BC VQA Wine

Includes: Flights and accommodation for two to Explore BC VQA Wine Country over 3 days and 2 nights during the Autumn Season.

The winner!


Our winner, Shelley Colliver from Chase, BC, posted this snap on Instagram capturing the moment of
her betrothal during a visit to Monte Creek Ranch Winery in Kamloops, BC. Only diamonds could
make a BC VQA Wine and Food experience even better!


Spotlight on the prize!


The centrepiece of the Autumn Prize is two tickets to the Naramata Bench Wineries Association end of season Tailgate Party!  At this “let your hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” they will enjoy distinctive wines from 28 wineries, local cuisine and live music.

You too can get tickets for the Tailgate Party in 2017 by visiting the association's website.  

In addition to the Tailgate Party, the winners will enjoy some amazing wine country hospitality from our members.


About the sponsor

About the prize


Found in the heart of wine country in beautiful British Columbia,
Bench 1775 is located on the southern shore of Lake Okanagan.
The philosophy at Bench 1775 is to capture the full expression
of the grapes grown in vibrantly healthy and balanced vineyards.

Bench 1775 is providing a private, beach side tasting; a tour with winemaker Val Tait and lunch.


We’re located on Penticton BC’s beautiful Naramata Bench. Exceptional and unique wines, creative, locally-inspired cuisine, and striking views of Lake Okanagan. What’s not to love?

 Hillside is providing a tasting as well as lunch with wine in their Bistro.


Irreverent, passionate, and certainly bold. As terroir négociants
with over 60 years of farming here, we believe terroir trumps all.
Know where your wine grows!

Tasting at the winery and wine with lunch at The Kitchen @ Misconduct Wine Co.



The Naramata Bench is one of Canada’s premiere wine regions and a top destination for wine enthusiasts. The 28 Association wineries, known for
their renowned wines and personal approach, have created a unique
culture, sharing their wines with enthusiasm in fun and accessible ways.

Tickets to the perennially sold out Naramata Bench Wineries Association Tailgate Party. At this “let your hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” they will enjoy distinctive wines from 28 wineries, local cuisine and live music.


The Naramata Heritage Inn & Spa welcomes the inquisitive mind and well rounded spirit who seeks to enjoy creative expression in all its forms.  Reward yourself with some time in one of our historically appointed rooms. Named after wine regions around the world, each room is unique in design and décor. All rooms contain the original elegant mission style furnishings.

Two nights in a superbly appointed Queen sized room with breakfast included.


At Poplar Grove, great wines are born from the courage to see
what’s possible and a passionate desire to work with our estate
fruit to bring the Okanagan’s full potential into each bottle. This
is what we strive for each day.

Our winners will enjoy a tasting in the tasting room and a bottle of wine from the winery at dinner


The kitchen is a place where food is a social fun event and a menu
that lets you taste bold flavours and most important, the simplicity
of salt, pepper and timing.

Our winner will enjoy a Portuguese Mexican Inspired Tapas lunch on the patio.


At The Vanilla Pod restaurant, our cuisine style is focused on local
and seasonal ingredients with an underlying emphasis on flavour.
Tapas style dishes of international and Mediterranean flavours
combined with fresh Okanagan ingredients make for a delightful
exploration of contemporary cuisine.

Our winner will enjoy the stunning views and cuisine at The Vanilla Pod restaurant at Poplar Grove.


Winter Warm-Up BC VQA Wine Tour Prize Package

The Weather Outside is Frightful, but BC VQA Wine is so Delightful!

Includes: Flights and accommodation for two to Explore BC VQA Wine Country over 3 days and 2 nights during the winter holiday season.

Draw date - February 7, 2017

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The centrepiece of our Winter prize is the Bottleneck Drive Winery Association's Light Up The Vines.  Each year, the amazing wineries and cideries along Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive light up their vines and open their doors to mark the start of the festive season.  The winner will enjoy the transport and acommodation included in the Summerland Waterfront Resort "Twinkle In the Vines" package.  

You can book this package for yourself at Summerland Resort's website.

In addition to Light Up The Vines package, the lucky winners will enjoy excellent wine, meals and accomodation from some of the wonderful properties along the Westside Wine Trail and in Summerland. 


About the Sponsor

About the Prize


Summerland Waterfront Resort Hotel is one of the most popular and top rated Okanagan resorts and is centrally located in the Okanagan Valley. We are Summerland’s leading accommodation rated #1 on TripAdvisor for Summerland hotels. Our all suites lakeside resort offers beautifully designed suites with full kitchens, beaches, activities, water sports, spa, conference centre and warm hospitality.

The ever popular Twinkle in the Vines package provided by Summerland Waterfront Resort Hotel includes 1 night accommodation, transportation and addmission to the Bottleneck Drive Wineries Association's Light Up The Vines event.

 QG_OKVALLEY_brown.warmgrey.jpg A visit to our winery is an exploration of the senses and a experience to be savoured. Our mission as a winery is to provide each guest with the opportunity to experience and learn about our passion- great food & wine. Complimentary tasting in wine shop plus 1 night accommodation in The Nest:  a beachfront chalet-style cottage on the winery property. 
 OldVines_logo-web2-300x210.jpg An all seasons culinary destination, Old Vines Restaurant & Wine Bar has an exceptional vineyard-side location on the slopes of the Boucherie Mountain Bench.  Chef Roger Sleiman offers menus with ingredients sourced from surrounding fields and pastures, our kitchen garden and regional British Columbia farms, all paired perfectly with our Estate Wines.  Dinner for two with wine. 

Waterfront Bar & Restaurant in Summerland, BC. Featuring fresh, regional urban inspired fare in a relaxed rural setting. Eat Local • Drink Local • Be Local.

 Lunch for two with wine.

  VolcanicHillsWinery-logo.png Our focus is to produce distinctive, fruit-forward wines by utilizing premium grape Tasting in the wine shop, followed by lunch at Blu Saffron including wine. 
  blu_saffron_2.png The vision of chef/proprieter Colin Rayner, Blu Saffron offers lunch and dinner, either in the restaurant or on the large patio, with breathtaking lake and vineyard views. The menu changes daily, all paired with Volcanic Hills award-winning wines.  Lunch with wine.

Spring BC VQA Wine Tour Prize Package

Time to Spring into a new BC VQA Vintage

Includes: Flights and accommodation for two to Explore BC VQA Wine Country over 3 days and 2 nights as the vines awake with the bud break of spring

Draw date – March 31, 2017


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Our winners will enjoy a trip through two of our distinctive and beautiful wine regions - the Similkameen Valley and the Southern Okanagan.  Central to the weekend are two tickets to the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association's annual Pig Out!; "pitting' local chefs against each other in a barbeque battle.  Over 30 wineries will be on hand to provide the wine.

If you are interested in attending Pig Out, please see the OOWA website for details.

In addition to the Pig Out, the winners will enjoy some exceptional food and wine during the weekend from our sponsors.



About the Sponsor

About the Prize

The Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association is a non-profit organization with a goal to develop the wine industry in Oliver and Osoyoos through education and promotion. Celebrating its 5th year the Pig Out Festival 'pits' local chefs in a battle of barbeque skills.  Over 30 wineries will be pouring new release and fan favourites.
 miradoro.png Miradoro Restaurant is a partnership between Tinhorn Creek and Manuel Ferreira, owner of Le Gavroche in Vancouver. It’s where rustic meets elegant in delicious harmony.

With an emphasis on seasonal products and a commitment to sustainable practice, the menu at Miradoro is a study in culinary creativity.

 Lunch for two with wine.


The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is well known in the South Okanagan for its epicurean excellence, superb service, relaxed style and of course scenic splendour. The restaurant overlooks 140 acres of picturesque vineyard from both the patio or inside the warm and inviting dining room.

 Lunch for two with wine.