UBC Okanagan is inviting wine lovers to learn and wine taste virtually.
UBC’s alumni association is raising a glass to toast the university’s many alumni in the winemaking industry in celebration of National Rosé Day.
Rosés of the Okanagan, a virtual wine tasting event, will feature a curated wine pack and wine-tasting tips from expert speakers.
Participants can purchase the specially-selected bottles of rosé — products from four alumni-affiliated wineries in the Okanagan.
The event takes place Saturday, June 12, starting at 4:30 p.m.
“The rosé is the fastest growing wine segment in the wine industry, and in Europe, rosé has become the most successful summer wine,” says Jacques-Olivier Pesme, director of the UBC Wine Research Centre.
“There are various types of rosé and British Columbia offers a large palette of tastes, which will be detailed at this virtual event.”
Participants can purchase a wine pack in advance of the tasting. For each wine pack purchased a $10 donation will be made to the UBC Blue & Gold Campaign for Students.
To register and purchase the wine pack, or to find out more click here.