With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, it is time to solidify those weekend plans! From romantic weekend getaways and curated experiences to dining and special sip boxes, romance appears to be in full swing in West Kelowna.
Whether you decided to go out or enjoy the comforts of your own home, we have a few suggestions for you!
SIPS, TREATS & SPECIAL MENUS
Volcanic Hills Estate Winery has partnered with Karat Chocolate for a sweet treat. You will receive a bottle of estate fortified wine and a decadent Black Forest tart. Pre-order by Feb 11th for Feb 14th pickup.
Old School Romance – flowers, wine, and chocolate is the Valentine’s Day special from the hatch.
Quails’ Gate Winery has a special 4-course Valentine’s Day Dinner at Quails’ Gate’s Old Vines Restaurant or you can enjoy dinner from the comfort of your home with their Valentine’s Dinner at Home special.
Executive Chef, Patrick Gayler and the Mission Hill culinary team have prepared a 4-course wine paired dinner. Available on Feb 12, 13 & 14 with 5pm & 8pm sittings.
Caviar & Bubbles is the name of Mission Hill’s Valentine’s Meal Kit that you take home to enjoy. Included is a chilled bottle of bubbles, locally cured meats, and cheese as well as a tin of caviar.
Wine and chocolate pairings will take place from Feb 11-14 at Frind Winery. Curated pairings can be enjoyed in their Premier Study room.
Italian restaurant, Il Mercato Social Kitchen, has a 4-course Social Kitchen menu available on Valentine’s Day.
Dine in the Dome at Frind Winery. As Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday they are serving brunch and dinner in the dome.
We have nine restaurants participating in the Dine Around Thompson Okanagan event. Book a table this weekend and indulge in a multi-course meal!
The Westside Wine Trail has put together a special Valentine’s Day Gift Guide that lists all the specials that their wineries have going on.
Escape with a staycation at the Cove Lakeside Resort. Their special Love Month package includes a one-night stay in a suite, a bottle of wine, chocolates, a gift card to Il Mercato Social Kitchen, a taxi voucher to the restaurant, and complimentary late checkout.
VALENTINE’S GIFT BOXES
Mt Boucherie Estate Winery has put together a special gift box that includes their new Rosé, chocolate, a pinot noir handcrafted bar of soap, cherry preserves, and picnic glasses.
The Loved Up Valentines Day Basket is from Little Straw Vineyards. It includes Sandrine chocolates that have been perfectly paired with their Rosé, La Petite Paille Cuvée Reserve, and their 2013 Blush Icewine.
Say Ciao Bella (or Bello) to that person who holds a special place in your heart. Pick up a gift basket that includes wine and Italian Biscotti from Ciao Bella Winery. These baskets will be available for pick up on Feb 12th & 13th.
Pandora’s Box is a gift box from Passionate Blooms and it includes chocolates, a massage bar, a bath soak, rose petals, and a bottle of Spritz & Giggles from Beaumont Winery.
There are three different Valentine’s Day packages from Off the Grid Organic Winery. These are available for pick up or local delivery. If you do not live in the area, they are offering a special discount code on wine orders, placed until Feb 13th on orders of 6 or 12 bottles.
Paint with your Sweetheart at Grizzli Winery. Enjoy an afternoon painting workshop led by local Okanagan artist Randall Young. Enjoy a glass of wine, a light lunch, an estate tour, and the workshop which includes all art supplies.
Love and Jazz. A fireside evening out while listening to jazz music at Grizzli winery. Regular entry tickets include access to the fireside lounge, live music performance and a flight of wine with the All-inclusive tickets add a light dining feature.