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CFJCTV Kamloops Wine and Beverage Festival 2024
CFJCTV Kamloops Wine and Beverage Festival 2024

Media Release
April 26, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE - For Immediate Release – April 26, 2024

Indulge your senses at the Kamloops Wine & Beverage Festival: A Celebration of Community and Camaraderie

The anticipation and countdown are on for the 26th Annual Kamloops Wine and Beverage Festival, a feast of flavour, fine beverages, philanthropy, and community. Presented by event owner, Judy Basso Events, and set against the stunning backdrops of the Kamloops countryside, KWF 2024 promises to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend.

In Support of Rotary Club of Kamloops West:  Making a Difference Together – This year, KWF 2024 festival’s goal will be in support of the Rotary Club of Kamloops West’s phenomenal work in uplifting countless lives within our community, and to contribute to the organization’s commendable efforts, cohesion and celebration of community.

Indulge in a World of Taste and Discovery – Begin your taste adventure with several new wine and beverage suppliers, who will feature some exceptional products. From exquisite wines to sipping ciders, exotic spirits, unique beers, non-alcoholic wines and mocktail mixes, there will be something to delight all palates.

Judy Basso, Event Producer, is enthusiastic about this year’s festival and “thrilled with how beautifully this event came together this year. With an array of new, staff, vendors and sponsors joining us, there is an air of excitement and anticipation unlike ever before."

Overview of the May 30 and June 1, 2024 Events:

- Cheese the Day - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2024:  An interactive culinary journey through cheese, wine and ciders presented in a comedic fashion by Canadian Cheese Ambassador, David Beaudoin. Cheese the Day promises to be a fun and entertaining evening with amazing food and beverage pairings, games and prizes at this seated event which will be held at the Colombo Lodge. Prepare to indulge your senses!

- Grand Tasting Day – two sessions – 2 to 4 p.m. OR 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1 2024:  Prepare for fun! Discover, Experience and Indulgence in these two event sessions showcasing B.C. beverages, local culinary delights, live entertainment, door prizes and a silent auction supporting Rotary Club of Kamloops West initiatives. Stroll through the Colombo Lodge and chat with vendors, while savouring the finest offerings in a vibrant ambiance.

New this year - A digital ordering process so that you can choose and order your favourite beverages right at the event. Twisted Spirits on 3rd is the exclusive provider of this service on event days. Non-alcoholic beverages and more items will be available for purchase onsite as well.

Ticket Information – Tickets are limited, so secure your spot by purchasing them at the Kamloops Live! Box Office ( or 250-374-5483). Prices: Cheese the Day Event $89.50 (plus GST and ticketing fee), Grand Tasting Event (either session): $79 each or $72 each for groups of five or more (plus GST and ticketing fee).

Join in the Celebration -Don't miss the opportunity to join in the celebration of community while tantalizing your senses and supporting a great organization and cause. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our sponsors for their generous support in making this festival possible. 


APRIL 29 AND MAY 8  2024 
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