Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival Offers a Fabulous February Escape

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The Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival is a late winter highlight on Vancouver Island, BC.

The 2013 Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival will take place February 21-24 at two world class resorts  in Parksville on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Local and regional artisinal wine, beer and cuisine will be presented in tastings and at special dinner and brunch gatherings.  Other events include wine-themed spa treatments and local tours.  Over 25 wineries and more than 10 breweries and cideries will offer their celebrated libations.

Parksville Uncorked is celebrating it’s fifth annual festival this year.  The 2012 Parksville Uncorked events sold out quickly, so now is the time to make your plans to attend.  We recommend that you pair your palate’s adventures with the “gourmet” Vancouver Island lodging of our member bed & breakfast inns.

Parksville Uncorked Festival Events Celebrate the Vintages, Brews & Cuisine of Vancouver Island & Beyond

This year’s Uncorked Festival offers the opportunity to sip and savour the finest wines, beers and ciders, paired with haute cuisine, while rubbing elbows with British Columbia’s premier chefs, restauranteurs, sommeliers and vintners.

Parksville Untapped

StoutThursday, February 21, 2013, 6:30–9:00 pm at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Regional breweries will showcase their craft beers paired with gourmet BC cuisine.

Swirl Signature Event

Swirl at the Tigh-Na-Mara (Parksville Uncorked)Friday, February 22, 2013, 6:30-9:00 pm at The Beach Club Resort

Pair the finest in BC wines and cuisines and enjoy an unforgettable selection.

Winemakers Dinners

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 6:30–9:00 pm

Burrowing Owl at The Beach Club Resort

Burrowing Owl Dinner at The Beach Club ResortBurrowing Owl wines are paired with the seven courses of cuisine from Executive Chef Rick Davidson

Road 13 at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Road 13 WineExecutive Chef Eric Edwards pairs various Road 13 wines with five courses of delectable cuisine.

Bubbles & Brunch

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort

Bubbles and Brunch at The Tigh Na MaraThe festivities wrap up with a luxurious brunch featuring a variety of BC’s finest sparkling wine along with gourmet brunch courses.

Parksville Uncorked Tours

Sunday, February 24

Guided Tour of Deep Bay Marine Field Station and Lunch

Deep Bay Marine Field StationTour the Deep Bay Marine Field Station and learn how you can help protect the marine environment. A 3 course lunch paired with Muse Winery wines follows the tour.

Morningstar Golf Course & Guided Tour of Morningstar Farm

Tour of Little Qualicum Cheeseworks & WineryTee up to 9 rounds of golf at Morningstar Golf Course and tour Morningstar Farm. Sample Little Qualicum Cheeseworks cheeses and Moo Berry Winery fruit wines.

Vancouver Island Winery Epicurean Tour

Patio garden at Averill Creek Winery, Duncan, BCTour the wineries and taste the wines & ciders of Vancouver Island at Averill Creek Winery, Cherry Point Estates and Merridale Cider for a gourmet lunch.

Full information, including attending wineries, breweries and cideries, prices and ticket purchases are available on the Parksville Uncorked Wine & Food Festival website.

Choose Vancouver Island, BC Lodging as Delectable as the Parksville Uncorked Festival

Vancouver Island Bed & Breakfast Inns

Personal attention to detail is the hallmark of Vancouver Island bed & breakfast inns.

Our Vancouver Island Bed and Breakfast inns offer uniquely designed accommodations to pair with the fine dining and events of the Parksville Uncorked Festival and all the activities and attractions in the region of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Enjoy the many breakfast choices, luxuriant guest rooms and the personal service & regional expertise of the innkeepers at locations all across Vancouver Island, BC.

What’s Your Parksville Uncorked Expectation or Experience?

The Parksville Uncorked Food & Wine Festival has been held annually for the last five years,  In that time, the festival has earned a reputation as one of the finest events of its kind in British Columbia.

Please share your plans for this 2013 event and memories of past Parksville Uncorked events.

 

 

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