Events & Festivals

"Blooms et Blanc" Pick Up Party: A Toast to Spring's Arrival

A picturesque cobblestone pathway shaded by a canopy of grapevines, with stone walls and buildings along the sides.

As the Okanagan Valley shakes off the last remnants of winter, the "Blooms et Blanc" Pick Up Party on April 6, 2024, promises an unmatched celebration of spring's awakening. Hosted at the scenic River Stone Estate Winery in Oliver, BC, this unique event is a much-anticipated occasion for wine aficionados and spring enthusiasts alike, marking the season's fresh beginnings with new wine releases and meticulously curated bites.

A Confluence of Flavours and Aromas

The "Blooms et Blanc" Pick Up Party is a sensory journey set amidst the lush landscapes of one of Canada's foremost winemaking regions. From 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM, guests are invited to immerse themselves in the flavours of spring with an exclusive sneak peek at River Stone's new wine releases, including the eagerly awaited 2023 Sauvignon Blanc. The experience is further enhanced by a selection of curated small bites designed to complement the wines and showcase the seasonal bounty.

The venue itself, River Stone Estate Winery, is renowned for its hand-tended vineyards and the exceptional quality of its Bordeaux and white varietals, River Stone creates the perfect backdrop for an event celebrating the nature of spring. The intimate setting encourages guests to mingle and explore, offering a blend of natural beauty and refined elegance that defines the Okanagan wine country experience.

Beyond Wine Tasting: A Community Gathering

Beyond the exquisite wines and culinary delights, the "Blooms et Blanc" Pick Up Party is an opportunity to connect. The event is designed to foster a sense of community among wine lovers, with live music and the chance to meet the passionate team behind River Stone Estate Winery. It's an invitation to stroll through the tasting garden, wine glass in hand, engaging in conversations and making new friends, all while surrounded by the budding splendor of the vineyards.

For wine club members, the event also serves as an occasion to pick up their spring wine club shipment, adding an exclusive touch to the day's festivities. Each ticket includes a complimentary engraved wine glass, a keepsake that embodies the spirit of the gathering and the shared love for wine that brings everyone together.

An Invitation to Celebrate

As spring heralds the arrival of new beginnings, the "Blooms et Blanc" Pick Up Party offers a unique way to embrace the season. With its blend of exquisite wines, delectable bites, and the warmth of community, the event highlights the joys of spring in the Okanagan. It's a reminder to pause, savour the moment, and celebrate the simple pleasures that life has to offer.

With tickets in high demand and the allure of early bird pricing until March 8th, enthusiasts are encouraged to secure their spot at this exclusive event. Prepare for an outdoor affair; dress for the weather, and don comfortable footwear, for the event promises both a tasting and an experience to remember. As the day draws to a close, guests will leave with bottles of fine wine, and memories of a spring day well spent in the wine country.