Okanagan - Farm to Table Style

Overview

The Okanagan Tour

Culture - Food - Wine tour series

5 nights - 12th Sept - 17th Sept

This is the first tour in our Culture, Food and Wine series. Agents Bronwen and Pearl are sharing with their clients the Culture, Food and Wine in regions around the world. The Okanagan is our first destination and in our beautiful home province of British Columbia. It is a favourite getaway location for us. We are excited share with you the First Nations culture and beautiful fresh ingredients that are grown in this region.

The Okanagan Valley is comprised of many sub regions. There is a history of First Nations culture, a fantastic agriculture history and industry. During the 5 day tour we will learn of the First Nations history and influence in the valley as well as taste and experience all the flavours of the produce that is grown throughout the valley.

Be sure to enjoy your experience on this tour as we have a maximum group size of 12 guests.

Itinerary

The tour is 6 days, 5 nights, however you can spend so much time exploring throughout the Okanagan Valley. Our room rates at Manteo Resort can be offered to you to start your getaway up to 2 days earlier.

Day 1 - September 12, 2021


Meet us in Kelowna

Our tour starts in the city of Kelowna. Today you arrive into the city, let us know if you need a transfer from the airport. This evening we will meet together in the beautiful View Room at Manteo Resort, where we will meet our fellow travellers. Dinner tonight will be a showcase of the local Okanagan produce!

Meals Included: D

Accommodation: Manteo Resort

Day 2 - September 13, 2021


Kelowna to the Similkameen Valley

This morning we start our day at the Sncewips Heritage Museum. The museum collects objects and archives that represent the history and culture of the Westbank First Nation and syilx/Okanagan community. Here we will have a guided tour and time to appreciate the art and artefact collections on display.

After appreciating the history of the Valley, we will make a stop at one of the many local wineries. With over 300 in the Valley, this tour will introduce you to some of the smaller ones that produce outstanding wines, but you may not find in your local liquor store! With a tasting under your belt, grab your favourite bottle (or two) and enjoy a light lunch in the picnic area overlooking Okanagan Lake.

Our afternoon will be spent making our way to the town of Cawston in the tucked away Similkameen Valley. The valley comprises of many small towns and is known for its wine production and the abundance of fruit orchards producing tasting and juicy apples, peaches, pears and more.

This evening we will take a short walk over to the amazing Row Fourteen restaurant. Tonight's dinner again will feature local produce. Our personally designed Seed to Table dinner will wow you!

Meals Included: L |  D

Accommodation: Crowsnest Bed and Breakfast

The Crowsnest B&B is simple yet charming with exceptionally friendly hosts. Here you will have the opportunity to walk among the orchards and vineyards or enjoy the local hospitality in the dining room.

Day 3 - September 14, 2021


Discover the Similkameen

This morning, choose your adventure! You have some hours in the morning to choose to go for a bike ride, visit the cidery or take a tour of the orchard with a wine tasting.

Late in the morning, we will meet together as a group and head out for a wine tasting at Orofino Winery. With over 19 years of experience in the valley, the team at Orofino understand the distinct and unique microterroirs throughout the valley.

For a unique experience, we will go to Seven Stones. At this property we have planned an extended private tour through the wine caves (30ft underground) and a unique lunch with wine pairing. Lunch will be included in the cave or on the patio...we haven't decided yet, but will base it on the weather! Either way, you get a great view!

Meals Included: B |  L

Accommodation: Crowsnest Bed and Breakfast

Day 4 - September 15, 2021


Visit Osoyoos

With warm lakes and surrounded by desert, a visit to Osoyoos is sharing the diverse climates of the Okanagan Valley. This morning after leaving Cawston, we will visit the Osoyoos Desert Society. This tour will introduce you the unique habitat of Osoyoos and the conservation and protection programs in place to preserve this area.

After our morning walk, we will venture to a local farm and winery for the afternoon. Here we will tour the farm, learn about the agriculture of the area and of course enjoy a tasting of wine and produce that is grown on the property.

This evening, you will have time at leisure to explore the town of Osoyoos.

Meals Included: B |  L

Accommodation: Walnut Beach Resort

Day 5 - September 16, 2021


Explore Osoyoos

The day today will be spent tasting the amazing wines that are expertly made in this arid environment. After a morning of leisure, enjoying the resorts facilities, meet us reception. We will then visit 3 wineries. Along the way we will enjoy a Charcuterie board to keep our strength while enjoying the wines. Remember, shipping of wine is included in your tour price, so don't be afraid to pick up a couple of bottles to share with friends at home.

It is our last evening together, so we will enjoy a farewell dinner. Again farm to table style with wine pairings. Enjoy the views that are provided from this unique location.

Meals Included: L |  D

Accommodation: Walnut Beach Resort

Day 6 - September 17, 2021


Depart Osoyoos for Kelowna

This morning we take our final ride from Osoyoss to Kelowna. Here we can help with extending your trip to enjoy Penticton or Summerland. If you have to get home, we will transfer you to the airport.

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