Wine Festival

The 14th Annual East Kootenay Wine Festival, November 6th & 7th, 2015 will again feature over 50 of BC's most acclaimed wineries! Reserve now for this sellout event!


  • 2 nights' accommodation in a classic mountain view room.
  • Friday evening gourmet 5 course wine paired dinner featuring last year's winners of the blind judging. 
  • Saturday afternoon participation in the prestigious blind judging of the best of BC wines to select the festival winners. 
  • Early access to the Saturday evening Main Wine Tasting event, featuring over 200 wines! Gourmet hors d’oeuvres and fine cheeses will be served.
  • Your choice of either a bottle of red or white 2014 People's Choice award winning wine in your room: Hot Flash 2013 House of Rose Winery or Pinot Gris 2013 Wild Goose Vineyards & Winery.
  • Access to the after parties featuring live music.
  • Unlimited access to the guest-exclusive hot pool and amenities including Nordic hot and cold plunge pools, steam room and sauna, as well as unlimited access to the legendary natural mineral hot springs — Canada’s largest!

And to make sure your stay is even more comfortable, every room comes with two cozy, white fluffy robes to use during your stay, free wireless internet and free parking.

Package Pricing:

PLUS! Extend your stay November 5th or 8th for only $99/night (room only)!!


TIckets Only - Wine Tasting Main Event - Saturday November 7, 2015 - $59 (+gst) - On SALE JUNE 26, 2015

  • Over 200 wines from BC wineries available for tasting. 
  • Gourmet hors d’oeuvres and fine cheeses will be served and the winning wines will be announced.
  • Voting for People's Choice Award
  • Access to the after parties featuring live music.
  • Shuttle service from Invermere and Windermere

Call 1-800-663-4979 (not available online)

*Event tickets are non-refundable.

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Must be 19+ to attend. Rates are based on double occupancy. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Package not available for group bookings. Price is based on accommodation in a classic mountain view room.  Room upgrades available. 


Wine Festival packages and individual tickets are only available for guests aged 19 and over. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort requires a one night deposit plus applicable taxes at the time of booking.  The remainder of your stay is payable upon check-in with presentation of photo identification. Cancellation before 72 hours of your arrival is 100% refundable. The initial one night deposit will be charged if cancellation is made within 72 hours of your arrival.

Rates are subject to applicable tax. All rates are quoted in Canadian funds and are subject to change. Lodge guests enjoy unlimited access to our hot mineral pools during pool hours. Conditions may apply to all packages and programs. Rates and offer subject to availability, cancellation and change without notice. All facilities and programs subject to seasonality and change without notice. Available for new reservations only.

Click here to book online using PROMO CODE: WINE
Or call 1.800.663.4979!