Wine in the Garden

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On May 29th, I attended this wonderful evening of wines from the Summerland region along with delicious food prepared by Truffles Fine Foods and music from Dawn Chubai and her trio.

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VanDusen Botanical Gardens was the setting for the first ever Wine in the Garden fundraiser event. Summerland area wineries from the Bottleneck Drive Winery Association were in Vancouver to raise funds for one of Vancouver’s most treasured spaces.

8th Generation Vineyards

8th Generation Vineyards

8th Generation Vineyards

8th Generation Vineyards

Dirty Laundry

Dirty Laundry

More than 75 wines from Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive in the Okanagan poured alongside food pairings from Truffles Fine Foods.

Dawn Chubai and her trio

Dawn Chubai and her trio

Vocalist Dawn Chubai, performed songs from her new album ‘Under The Covers’ with her trio.

If you are planning a visit to the Summerland region and want to check out some of the wineries, you may want to visit them online at http://bottleneckdrive.com/

By: Richard Wolak