Wine & Chocolate Event!
Smiling sweethearts and happy wine sippers will be hitting the Westside Wine Trail on Sunday February 12th for the sixth annual “Sip with Your Sweetheart” event, in celebration of Valentine’s Day.
This is an afternoon of supreme chocolate indulgence. Taste buds will be able to savour decadent wine and chocolate pairings that have been carefully created and harmonized by local chefs, bakers and sommeliers.
The participating wineries will be treating everyone from noon to 4 pm during this open house event with complimentary wine & chocolate tastings. Wine, gifts, books, art and culinary delights will be available for purchase so one can enjoy them long after their visit to the Westside Wine Trail.
This is a self-guided tour and for added convenience, touring options are available through Distinctly Kelowna Tours or Uncorked Okanagan Wine Tours. Looking to stay overnight for the long weekend? The Cove Lakeside Resort or Casa Loma Lakeshore Resort offer beautiful lakeside accommodation with the Holiday Inn offering convenience to wineries and the Westside Farm Loop.
Where: wineries of the Westside Wine Trail – Start on either end of the trail – Hayman Rd or Glencoe Rd. Check out Visit Westside’s website for an interactive, mobile friendly map.
Wine & Chocolate Menu – updated as menus confirmed.
Beaumont Family Estate Winery | Pinot Noir Organic Icewine & Chocolate Truffles
Decadent chocolate truffles crafted by “Laurels” Crafters will be paired with icewine. Visitors will also be able to enjoy music, good times and fine wines. Their Pinot Noir Organic Ice Wine will be on special during the event (Buy 2 get one free – 375 ml or 200 ml)
Ciao Bella Winery | Trio of wines paired with milk, white and dark chocolate truffles.
The smoothest and most delectable melt in your mouth European chocolates from Lindt will be paired with our Pinot Grigio, our Silver award winning Pinot Rose and our much anticipated 2014 Pinot Nero (Italian name for Pinot Noir).
Indigenous World Winery | 2012 Simo Red Blend & dark chocolate
Enjoy our 2012 Simo red blend paired with Cacao Barry’s Extra-Bitter Guayaquil 64% couverture from Perry’s Premium Chocolate. This chocolate has roasted notes with hints of coffee and chestnut.
Kalala Organic Estate Winery | Merlot Organic Icewine & Chocolate ‘Sausage’
Sip organic icewine, nibble on chocolate sausage while you browse a selection of sweet creations from Sweet Peas’ Little Farm.
Grizzli Winery | 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon & Raspberry Chocolate Fudge
Grizzi Winery and Fudge4You have created an exclusive dark chocolate fudge infused with raspberry that pairs perfectly with our fruit forward Cabernet Sauvignon.
Little Straw Vineyards | 2015 Rose & Chocolate Lava Cakes
Enjoy chocolate lava cakes with a special sauce hidden inside as it is paired with a Pinot Rose.
Mt Boucherie Family Estate Winery | 2012 Meritage & Karat Chocolatier
Mt. Boucherie Winery is delighted to participate in the Westside Wine Trails’ annual Sip with your Sweetheart event on Sunday, February 12 from 12 noon to 4 pm. This year, we are pairing our newly released 2012 Meritage wine with the exquisite creations of local chocolatier Karat.
Mission Hill Family Estate | Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon & Chocolate Cherries
Indulge in chocolate dipped Oculus cherries paired with their award winning Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.
Off the Grid Organic Winery | Rose & Chocolate Chili Heart Pops Chocolate chilli heart pops, from L’Oven farm fresh foods restaurant & bakery. paired with a sneak peak of our up and coming spring release Rose named Ever After.
Quails’ Gate Estate Winery | 2014 Quails’ Gate Old Vines Foch & Local Cherry and Dark Chocolate Truffle
It is love at first bite with this truffle paired with an Old Vines Foch – a true match made in Heaven.
Rollingdale Winery | 2013 Fort & Purdys Chocolatier
Rollingdale and Purdys Chocolatier will be partnering up at the 2017 Sip with Your Sweetheart event! Our 2013 FORT, a Port-style wine made with our organic estate Marechal Foch will be paired with a heart-shaped red velvet truffle from Purdys Chocolatier.
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery | selection of wines & chocolates by Rogers Chocolates
Will be pairing their wines with a selection of irresistible chocolates from Rogers Chocolates.
Meanwhile, enjoy some pictures from previous years!