SilverStar Mountain Resort Host to The Ultimate Wine Weekend Experience

Experience SilverStar this summer at The Mile High Wine and Food Festival.  Tickets are sold out for the popular Mile High Wine and Music Tasting but there is still time to get The Ultimate Wine Weekend Package. The Ultimate Wine Weekend Package includes access to the sold out Mile High Tasting on Saturday, Bubbles & Tapas at the summit event, and Friday and Saturday Chef’s dinners. The wildflowers are in bloom on the mountain and this is the time to visit.

“We are always excited to show off our culinary experience at SilverStar” Executive Chef Scott Sanderson says of the weekend. Through the weekend, those with a taste for outdoor adventure can take in SilverStar’s summer activities, which includes over 120 kilometres of downhill and cross-country mountain biking trails, hiking, wildflower tours, Summit Scenic Chair rides from the village, and more. This will be a wine and food event to remember,” said Jesse Crockett, Hospitality Director, SilverStar Mountain Resort.

Taste & Tour of Okanagan Terroir 
Friday August 11 at 7 PM
Terroir by meaning represents the ancient French concept of observing the differences in wines from different regions. The six course dinner will explore wines from 8 of the Okanagan’s premier wine growing regions with Sommelier Gerrit Van Staalduinen educating on the unique aspects that influence and shape the wine made from each terroir. Executive Chef Scott Sanderson has brought in Guest Chef Christian Scott to develop a 6-course culinary experience exploring some of the freshest and best foods from across the province. This will be a delightful experience of the senses that you do not want to miss.

Bubbles & Tapas at the Summit 
Saturday August 12 at 12 PM
This experience starts with a scenic chair lift ride from the village to the Summit of Silver Star Mountain. You will then get to visit Guest Chef Giulio Piccioli at the original Silver Star Forestry Lookout as he prepares 2 tapas paired to a glass of Okanagan Sparkling Wine.  This experience will give you the opportunity to ignite all your senses before you visit the Mile High Wine & Music tasting in the village.

Mile High Wine and Music Tasting
Saturday August 12 at 4 PM
Experience Canada’s highest outdoor wine and music event as 30 wineries from across the Okanagan Valley showcase their wines in one of the most beautiful alpine settings in Canada.

BC Earth & Ocean Paired Dinner 
Saturday August 12 at 7:30 PM
This fun dinner will explore the amazing province of British Columbia from the Earth to the Ocean.  Guests to this event will get to experience a long table family style dinner with an emphasis on exploring the amazing province of British Columbia from the Earth to the Ocean.  This culinary and beverage experience will have you exploring BC wine, bubbles, beer, and cider along with an amazing BC menu.  This will be the perfect finish to your Mile High Wine and Food Festival experience!

Accommodation and ticket packages are available. Tickets to the Mile High Wine and Food Festival events can be purchased online at http://www.silverstarwinefestival.com

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