Package Name: ESL+Agriculture & Wine Tour, Canada
Price: CAN $1250
Day: 8 Day
Night: 7 Night
Starting Month: Apr
End Month: Oct
One of the unique programs that visitors take at Kelowna, Canada is the ESL + Agriculture and Wine Tour. This program combines morning ESL classes with afternoon wine tours, tastings and sightseeing in one of the world’s TOP TEN wine destinations. This 1 week offering starts on select dates in April, May, June, September and October for individuals and weekly from April to October for groups of 8 or more and can easily be combined with additional weeks of ESL before or after. The best time to attend is during the Okanagan Wine Festivals in May and October.
Kelowna and the Okanagan are recognized as the top wine, food and organic destination in Canada. Kelowna is home to the Canadian Culinary Championships until the year 2020. Anyone majoring in hospitality and tourism will definitely love this destination!
Another option visitors have is the 1 week Bartending Certificate Program (excellent for working holiday students looking for employment in Kelowna). This certificate helps students ‘get a leg up’ on the competition with skills that are in high demand so they can get a better job.
In the annual Dine around Thompson Okanagan presented by the BC Restaurant, visitors can dine at over 40 participating Thompson Okanagan restaurants, as they serve up delectable set menus for $15, $25, $35 & $45. One must be 19 years of age or older to attend any Signature Event operated by the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society.
FEBRUARY 20, 2016 – SAT
POUTINE & PINOT
APRIL 13, 2016 – WED
OKANAGAN WINE FESTIVALS SPRING TRADE TASTING
APRIL 29, 2016 – FRI
SPRING WESTJET WINE TASTINGS
MAY 6, 2016 – FRI
COMFORTS OF GRILLED CHEESE & WINE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 – THU
BRITISH COLUMBIA WINE AWARDS & RECEPTION
ESL+Agriculture & Wine Tour, Canada
Price (Per Person): `Rs 60,000 ($1250)
2016 starting dates
April 4, 11, 18, 25 / May 2, 9, 16, 30 / June 6
September 12, 19, 26 / October 3, 17
Groups of 8 or more
Weekly from April 4 – October 17
Kelowna is surrounded by bountiful orchards and award winning, world class wineries. Wine and Agri-tourism are the fastest growing tourism sectors in Canada according to the CTC. This program combines Practical ESL study with agricultural and wine tours. This course appeals to executive clients, office workers, corporate groups, seniors and anyone interested in wine. The best time to enroll is during the world famous Okanagan Wine Festivals in May
Full day Activity
*3 meals per day*
Kelowna Airport pickup
Air Ticket & Apparels
Mon: Kelowna city tour-Wine and Orchard Museum, art galleries, Kasugai Garden
Tue: Okanagan Spirits – tasting/tour at a working gin, vodka and whisky distillery.
Wed: The Jammery and Farmers’
Market – visit the largest jam producer in the Okanagan and a local farmers’ market.
Thu: Summerhill Organic Winery-
Wine tasting and pyramid tour of Canada’s first organic winery.
Fri: Knox Mtn. viewpoint walk /
Tree Brewery tour and tasting at Kelowna’s original micro brewery.
Sat: South Okanagan day tour –
Students tour Canada’s only desert environment, search for
wildlife and visit the following wineries:
Tinhorn Creek (ice wine special-ist), Greata Ranch (awesome lake view and award winning wines) Giant’s Head (wide
range of fruit and fortified wines)