Okanagan Wine Country Culinary Cycle Tour- SPRING WINE FESTIVAL Apr 30 – May 5,2017
April 30- May 5 2017
May 1,2017 Lake Country Wineries
May 2,2017 Kelowna Pinot Noir Tour
May 3,2017 Naramata bench – Vanilla Pod
May 4,2017 See Ya Later Ranch/Black Hills/ Burrowing Owl
May 5,2017 West Kelowna Pinot Noir Cycle Tour
Arrive Sun Apr 30th , 2017: Airport pick-up available. Check-In to accommodations. (Best Western Plus Kelowna) 7:00 p.m. pick-up for greet and meet dinner. (Location TBD)
Monday May 1, 2017: 10:00 a.m. Pick-up after breakfast. Transport to Lake Country for the Sip and Cycle. We start our cycle from 50th Parallel Estate Winery cycling the rolling back-roads exploring the Lake Country Wineries. Lunch will be at the Grapevine Restaurant at Gray Monk Winery. Several winery stops in van after Lunch, then back to Hotel. 7:00 p.m. Pick-up to dinner (Location TBD) Back to accommodations after dinner, Good Night!
Tuesday May 2, 2017: 10:30 a.m. – Pick-up at accommodations just after breakfast. Transport to Trailhead or cycle from accommodations. Today we cycle the Kelowna Pinot Noir Tour. I will attach info sheet for this tour. 7:00 p.m. Pick-up to dinner (Location TBD).
Wednesday May 3, 2017: 8:30 a.m. – Pick-up at accommodations after breakfast. Transport to Glenfir Station above Naramata for a 24km downhill 1 hr transport. The view from the little tunnel is amazing. This is the longest 2% downhill in Canadian Railway History. We will stop at The Vanilla Pod Restaurant at Poplar Grove Winery for lunch and a tasting. Optional winery stops after lunch. Check-In to Penticton accommodations. Dinner transport (Lakeside Hotel and Casino) Transport back to accommodations after dinner. Good night!
Thursday May 4, 2017: Breakfast is at The Hooded Meganzer on the waterfront in Penticton. 9:00 a.m. – We transport to See Ya Later Ranch Winery. This is a dog friendly winery with an interesting story. We do a Tasting before we begin cycling along the Fur Brigade Route from the early 1800’s to Oliver the “WINE CAPITAL OF CANADA”. We continue to lunch at the Burrowing Owl Winery. 30+ kms in total of cycling. After lunch we go to Black Hills Winery for an exclusive wine tasting. Transport back to Penticton accommodations. Dinner in Penticton (location to be determined).
Friday May 5, 2017: Breakfast in Penticton –
Check-out then to Tour Trailhead. West Kelowna Pinot Noir Cycle Tour. – Quails Gate Winery lunch. 15+ Kilometers of cycling. Tours ends after lunch.