Fall wine festival celebrated in the Similkameen

It’s the time of year wine
aficionados look forward to as the Similkameen valley’s wineries celebrate the harvest

  • Oct. 4, 2011 10:00 a.m.
Hoisting a glass at Crowsnest Winery’s Similkameen Valley menu last Saturday.

Hoisting a glass at Crowsnest Winery’s Similkameen Valley menu last Saturday.

Crowsnest Vineyards hosted a “Similkameen Valley menu” dinner for approximately 34 guests on Saturday, October 1.

The five course meal featured food and wine entirely from the Similkameen valley. The event kicked off the fall wine festival for the winery.

Five wines from Crowsnest Vineyard were paired with each course. The dinner included such items as carpaccio of beef, pumpkin soup, turkey salad and yellow pepper puree, spinach salad, prime rib and bosc pears.

The Crowsnest Vineyard Restaurant will remain open Friday and Saturday evenings during the winter season.