Ready, set, wine! If you’re a true wino and love nothing more than attending fancy wine festivals with your squad, then this list of Canadian wine festivals is for you.
There’s plenty of wine festivals held across the country that are definitely worth travelling for.
Canadian Wine Festivals To Travel To In Your 20s
Check out one of the most popular food and wine festivals in the country. Calgary holds their event on October 13th-14th, 2017 and Edmonton also has their own event on November 10th-11th.
Take a short road trip to Whistler to indulge in all things food and wine. Cellar Door Grand Tasting and Crush Grand Tasting are just some of events that allow wine lovers to unlock the door to the world of fine wines. It runs November 9th to the 19th, 2017 at various locations in the charming village of Whistler.
Hit up this unique icewine festival, kicking off on January 12th 2018 and going on until the 28th. Sip and savour some of the region’s best icewines from over 20 different wineries.
Go local and sip on wine from 180 different wineries and over 15 countries. The festival runs from February 24th to March 4th, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
It’s PEI’s largest wine tasting event and usually occurs in the Spring. Grand tasting sessions are hosted featuring over 250 different wines from across the globe. Situated in the quaint and picturesque PEI, it’s also just the perfect excuse to get away.
The annual festival usually takes place in June, where wine lovers gather together to enjoy the best of the best sips in one of the most beautiful spots in BC. It began as a small gathering in 2003 and has now grown to be one of the most highly-anticipated events in the area. Guests can mingle with the locals, meet island purveyors and regional winemakers. Add this one to your Summer bucket list.
The Penticton event’s 37th annual year just wrapped up, but it’ll be back next Fall, usually around late September. The 10-day festival is a popular event that takes place across the Valley during grape harvest. The Okanagan can’t be beat as being one of the best destinations to enjoy wine and also take in the breathtaking views.
Which event would you like to go to explore while sipping on a great glass of wine? Let us know in the comments below!