Winter and wine combine at Savour the Sun: December 5-8, 2019

Winter and wine combine at Savour the Sun: December 5-8, 2019

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s mountain wine festival returns to Sun Peaks, BC

Savour the Sun Mountain Wine Festival returns for its second year December 5-8 with a weekend full of events for wine-lovers and snow-seekers alike. Bringing together winemakers from BC’s most award-winning wine region to the mountains for a weekend of creative, fun, and educational events, all paired with the legendary food and hospitality of the Sun Peaks Grand and Sun Peaks Resort culinary teams.

Savour the Sun at Sun Peaks. Photo credit: Leila Kwok.

Uncork the Blackbox, December 5th ($139, 7-9.30pm) – the weekend kicks-off with a brand new event at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre which pits the culinary talents of both destinations against each other, seeing chefs from Sun Peaks and Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country going head-to-head in a blackbox-style challenge with one secret ingredient and two different culinary styles. The guests will judge the winner, after enjoying each chef’s creations, paired with Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country wines.

Savour the Sun at Sun Peaks. Photo credit: Leila Kwok.

Savour the Sun at Sunburst, December 6th ($109, 5.30-8pm) – a mid-mountain interactive wine and food pairing event that focuses on private collection, hard-to-find wines presented and poured by the winemaker. Wine tastings will be prepared with delicious food stations and guests are welcome to enjoy a starlight, guided ski down the mountain afterwards.

Savour the Sun at Sun Peaks. Photo credit: Leila Kwok.

Uncork Your Senses, December 7th ($99, 6.30-8pm) – enjoy a cornucopia of food and wine in the elegant surrounds of the Sun Peaks Grand’s Ballroom. Sample wines from 15 Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country wineries, plus delicious food stations prepared by Executive Chef Hans Stierli and his culinary team.

Savour the Sun at Sun Peaks. Photo credit: Leila Kwok.

Uncork Bubbles at Brunch, December 8th ($79, 10am-1pm) – also new for 2019, complete the weekend with an indulgent brunch feast including Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s best sparkling wines and crisp white varietals. Sun Peaks Grand Executive Chef Hans Stierli’s menu will showcase the best of British Columbia, with local Okanagan ingredients featured in eggs benedict, oyster shooters, seafood stew and stone fruit tarts.

Click here to purchase tickets:  www.oliverosoyoos.com/savour-the-sun-sun-peaks

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