Sip & Stay Taste of the Okanagan - Keefer Lake Catskiing


July 7th – 9th 2023

A Taste of the Okanagan

Keefer Lake Lodge invites Gerrit and the BC Wine Shop to sip & stay with Keefer Lake Lodge this Summer. Join us at our lakeside mountain lodge where we will dive into BC wines, expert knowledge, and excellent local food. Enjoy a taste of the Okanagan with a wine seminar, tasting and a 7 course meal with wines from across the Okanagan Valley paired with each course.


12 Premium, Boutique BC Wineries, 8 different Sub Wine Regions


Over 24 + unique small production wines


5 signature events celebrating BC wine experience

Gerrit Van Staalduinen

Your Host for the Weekend & Certified Wine Educator

30 year wine industry experience – BC, France, Italy, Germany, California, Oregon, Washington State

25 year Proprietor of BCwineshop – Premium BC Boutique Wine Brokerage

Life long, Passionate, Die Hard Skier

Sparkling Wine Reception

Friday July 7th

Traditional vs non-Traditional – explore the distinct wine making style of sparkling wine method and the refreshing end result


Dinner Friday July 7
Sip and savour inspired BC BBQ wines styles paired with Summer BBQ flavours.

Rose Lunch Showdown

Saturday July 8
Compare the unique style of Rose and wine making technique

A Pinot Affair

Saturday July 8
Afternoon seminar - Red, White and Pink… “a Pinot Affair” – Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, sparkling

Signature Dinner

Saturday July 8
“Taste of the Okanagan” Terroir”, 7 course menu, 8 wine regions, 9 wines

Unspoiled Alpine Wilderness Provides a Dazzling Backdrop

Our property features 2 luxury, timber-framed lodges. The Black Bear lodge features 9 guest rooms and has stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains. It also boasts giant wood beams, a bar, lounge, and games room, and plenty of open spaces. The Pinnacles Lodge has 16 guest rooms with beautiful views overlooking the lake and mountains.

The Keefer Bar & Lounge

While the focus of the event will be on the wines that we are highlighting, the bar will also be open. We have something for everyone. From fresh local microbrew beers to your standard spirits and an extensive wine collection. Have a favourite cocktail? Put our bar tender's creativity and skill to the test!


Relax in the Sauna

Relax in our pre-heated naturally woodfired mountain sauna

Soak in the Hot Tub

Relax and unwind in our large outdoor hot tub and enjoy a beverage with our bar service

The Fun Never Stops...

Head down to our fully equipped games room to play pool, foosball, darts or the house game Crud!

Weekend Schedule

Friday July 7th arrival BBQ + wine tasting  

Arrive at the lodge and enjoy our outdoor patio, BBQ and wine pairings. Firepit will be going, access to sauna, hot tub and all amenities are open this evening. 

Saturday July 8th A taste of the Okanagan 

Enjoy a taste of the Okanagan! Optional seminar and tasting this afternoon + a fabulous 7 course meal paired with wines from across the Okanagan valley. 

Sunday July 9th Breakfast and departure

Wake up to a delicious breakfast and fresh coffee. We will see you off after your 11am checkout.

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