Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Ready to Welcome Guests to 6th Annual Okanagan Festival of Trees – West Kelowna News

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Mission Hill lights up

Cindy White

One of the most spectacular holiday displays in the Central Okanagan lights up tonight at Mission Hil Family Estate Winery in West Kelowna.

The winery is hosting its sixth annual Festival of Trees in support of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The sold-out light-up event begins at 5 p.m

“It will be a fun family event that really culminates the start of the holiday season,” said general manager Graham Nordin. “At 17-20 there are holiday delicacies, mulled wine, hot chocolate, the opportunity to see and vote for your favorite tree. And we also get a special visit from Santa and have pictures with him.”

Local businesses, organizations and private groups have donated at least $1,000 each to sponsor a tree.

Between Saturday 26 November and 3 January 2023 you can book one Festival of Trees Winery Experiencewhere a percentage of the profits from each experience goes to BCCHF.

“They will be guided by one of our winery sommeliers. It will include a tour of our underground barrel cellar, which for the very first time we have actually decorated the cellar with trees,” explains Nordin.

Tickets include a seated tasting of wines from the Terroir and Legacy collection paired with seasonally inspired small bites surrounded by the glow of the stunning trees.

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery will also match all donations made by wine club members who visit for their free tasting over the fundraising dates.

This year Hotels in Delta by Marriott Grand Okanagan The resort has joined with the winery to host the Okanagan Festival of Trees. The overall fundraising goal is $100,000.

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