The 3rd annual ‘Big Reds at Big White weekend

CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE OKANAGAN’S NEWEST BORDEAUX-STYLE WINES DURING THE 3RD ANNUAL ‘BIG REDS AT BIG WHITE’ WEEKEND

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA,
Big White Ski Resort will be pouring the Big Reds during the third annual "Big Reds at Big White,” December 11, 2010. The eagerly awaited event celebrates the release of the red wines from the British Columbia Okanagan region. For skiers looking for a weekend getaway, Big Red packages are available that include lodging, free lift ticket, and entrance to the evening soiree.

Featuring the newest releases of the Bordeaux-style wines for the area, guests will be treated with wines from over 30 award-winning local wineries including Ex Nihilo, La Frenz, and Road 13 to name just a few. Executive Chef Bryce Broadhurst from Big White’s Kettle Valley Steak House will be working alongside Chef Chris Thomes from 6 Degrees and Vincent Denis from Sante Grille to prepare locally inspired appetizers to enjoy while savoring this season’s best. The traditionally sold-out event takes place from 6 through 9 pm in Big White’s Village Centre Mall. Tickets are priced at $50 per person.

“In addition to being well known for our incredible snow conditions, the Okanagan is perhaps most celebrated for its outstanding wines,” says Trevor Hanna, Food and Beverage Director at Big White. “The Big Reds at Big White event is a great way for skiers and wine lovers alike to enjoy the finest the Okanagan has to offer.”

Big White is also offering a ‘Ski Free with Big Reds’ package available December 8 through 12 with a two-night minimum stay. The packages start at $119.00 per person per night based on double occupancy and includes lodging, free lift ticket, and ticket to Big Reds. Packages are also available starting at $117.00 per person per night based on quad occupancy in a four bedroom condo or vacation home.

To purchase tickets, call 1.866.491.9040. For packages, call 1.800.663.2772.

Located in the picturesque Okanagan Valley and a short 55-minute drive from Kelowna International Airport, the award-winning Big White Ski Resort is British Columbia’s second largest resort and boasts the most ski-in, ski-out accommodation in Canada. Blessed with sunny weather, dry powder and a mild average temperature, Big White is best known as a family friendly resort where kids and adults can all have fun. For more information, visit www.bigwhite.com or call 1.800.663.2772 for reservations and bookings.

Sonya Hwang
Ki Communications
Ph: (604) 932-0308 Fax: (604) 932-0328
Email: sonya@kicommunications.ca

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