2014 Merlot Release Dinner Oliver - SOLD OUT
Join Winemaker, Phil McGahan for dinner in our unique tasting room, The Installation, Saturday, November 18, 2017. Experience our second Merlot vintage, paired with a four course dinner, prepared by Chef Chris Van Hooydonk of Backyard Farm. Stay tuned for additional details, and ticket sales. Sat, Nov 18, 2017
Venue: CheckMate Artisanal Winery, 4799 Wild Rose Street, Oliver, BC
Estate Open House & Winter Wine Festival
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Sat, Nov 25, 2017
Venue: CheckMate Artisanal Winery 4799 Wild Rose Street Oliver, BC
Visit CheckMate for Winter in Wine Country to experience our 2014 Merlots, tour the winery and meet our hordworking team. Explore our exceptional gift packaging options for the wine lovers on your Holiday Gift Giving List while sampling our New Vintage Merlots artfully paired with canapes.
This event is complimentary, please email to RSVP email@example.com
2014 Chardonnay Release at the Winery
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Sat, Apr 8, 2017
Venue: CheckMate Artisanal Winery 4799 Wild Rose Street Oliver, BC
An Opportunity to taste the 2014 Chardonnay vintage and meet the Winemaker, Phil McGahan.
2014 Chardonnay Release - Vancouver
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed, Apr 5, 2017
Venue: Telus Gardens, 24th Floor, 510 West Georgia, Vancouver, BC
Reserve your seat for the 2014 Chardonnay Release at Telus Gardens. Please note, the full amount of this reservation will be credited if you choose to make a purchase at the event.
2014 Merlot Launch - Vancouver
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed, Oct 25, 2017
Venue: Tom Lee Music, 728 Granville St, Vancouver, BC
Be the first to taste our exciting second vintage of Merlots with Winemaker Phil McGahan. This once a year event features a tutored tasting, curated with food pairings, accompanied by music performed on the finest Steinway pianos.
2017 Fall Harvest Dinner
Sat, Sept 30, 2017
Venue: The Installation at CheckMate Artisanal Winery, 4799 Wild Rose Street, Oliver BC
Join us at CheckMate Artisanal Winery for our 2017 Fall Harvest Dinner. This unique dining experience will take place in The Installation Tasting Room designed by Starchitect Tom Kundig. Enjoy our Chardonnays and Merlots with the company of Winemaker Phil McGahan, in this intimate space, paired with a four course farm to table dinner created by Joy Road Catering.
Dinner begins at 6:00 pm and seating is extremely limited.
Large Format Dinner at Chef’s Table | Backyard Farm
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sat, Apr 8, 2017
Venue: Backyard Farm | Chef’s Table, 3692 Fruitvale Way, Oliver BC
Enjoy a selection of Chardonnays and Merlots from 3L and 6L bottles over a four-course dinner with local Chef, Chris Van Hooydonk, in his intimate dining room. All ingredients are locally sourced and prepared specially for our wines. A truly unique experience.
Winemaker Dinner - Calgary Petroleum Club
6:30 PM, Thurs, Feb 1, 2018
Venue: Calgary Petroleum Club 319 5 Avenue SW, Calgary AB
The newly renovated Calgary Petroleum Club hosts Winemaker Phil McGahan for an evening of fine wine and food. Experience the culinary mastery of Chef Andre Zimmerman, expertly paired with CheckMate's next world Chardonnays and Merlots. Tickets include a reception and four course dinner with wine for $185.00 plus gratuity and tax. Please confirm any dietary requests via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no less than 48 hours prior to event.
Winemaker Dinner - Rge Rd Edmonton
6:30 PM, Wed, Jan 31, 2018
Venue: Rge Rd 10643 123 Street NW, Edmonton AB
SOLD OUT - Eat off the beaten path with Rge Rd's Canadian Cuisine inspired by our country's fields, forests, mountains and oceans. Chef Blair Lebsak pairs fresh local fare with CheckMate's acclaimed Chardonnays and Merlots. Tickets $190 plus GST. Please confirm any dietary requests at time of booking. Tickets available by phone 780-447-4577 or via email to email@example.com
Michelin on the Road - L'Abattoir Vancouver
6:30 PM, Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Venue: L'Abattoir - 217 Carrall Street, Gastown, Vancouver BC
SOLD OUT - L’Abattoir Chef and Co-owner Lee Cooper will welcome Chef Lee Wolen of Chicago’s Michelin one-starred restaurant Boka to the line when the award-winning Gastown destination hosts the first-ever Michelin on the Road™ dining experience in Vancouver. Taking place in L’Abattoir’s private dining quarters, No. 1 Gaoler’s Mews, the evening will feature a cocktail reception with passed canapés and a five-course collaborative menu prepared by Chefs Cooper and Wolen with wine pairings by BC's best, including CheckMate Artisanal Winery. >
Winemaker Dinner - Wickaninnish Inn
6:00 PM, Fri, Jun 1, 2018
Venue: Wickaninnish Inn - 500 Osprey Lane, Tofino BC
Winemaker Phil McGahan hosts an intimate dinner at one of the most stunning locals on the BC coast. This evening is planned to coincide with Tofino Wine Festival. Enjoy five courses paired with CheckMate's Chardonnays and Merlots. Tickets are $195.00 plus tax and service charge and are available by phone 250-725-2178 or email.
Winemaker Tasting - Public Liquor Kelowna
6:00 PM, Sat, Jun 9, 2018
Venue: Public Liquor - 301-1750 Pier Mac Way, Kelowna BC
Journey through CheckMate's acclaimed Chardonnays and Merlots at a tutored tasting with Winemaker Phil McGahan. A selection of canapes will be provided with five CheckMate wines. Tickets are $35.00, available by phone 778-753-6253 or email.
Father's Day Winemaker Tasting - Predator Ridge Resort, Vernon
6:00 PM, Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Venue: Commonage Ballroom, Predator Ridge Resort - 301 Village Centre Place, Vernon BC
Kick off the Father's Day weekend with an exclusive wine tasting event with Checkmate Artisanal Winery. Interact directly with Checkmate's world-acclaimed winemaker Phil McGahan and sample the sophisticated collection of vintage Chardonnays and Merlots produced by this amazing winery. Tickets are $25.00 plus tax and grauity and include wine and charcuterie. Available online via the link below.
Chef Meets BC Grape - Taste of the Okanagan
12:00PM, Sat, Jun 23, 2018
Venue: See Ya Later Ranch, Okanagan Falls, BC
Stroll through the winery grounds, tasting and sipping your way through the afternoon. The day will include tastings from 45 BC wineries, as well as masterclass wine education seminars, chef demonstrations, wine and food pairings, and a variety of food stations prepared by the country’s top chefs.
i4c - International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration
Thurs, Jul 19 to Sun, Jul 22, 2018
Venue: Niagara, ON
Where the world comes to celebrate Chardonnay! Join us for a three-day celebration of world-class Cool Climate Chardonnays paired with culinary specialties prepared by top Niagara chefs. Over 60 wineries, from 10 countries and 165 wines. This celebration features multiple events, visit the webiste for more details and weekend packages.
Winemaker Dinner - L'Atelier Montreal
6:30 PM, Thurs, May 24, 2018
Venue: L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon - 1, avenue du Casino, Montreal QC
Join us at the esteemed L'Atelier de Joëel Robuchon Montreal where Winemaker Phil McGahan hosts and interactive experience dinner. Enjoy six courses paired with six of CheckMate's Chardonnays and Merlots. Tickets are $245.00 plus tax and service charge and are available by phone 514-392-2781 or email.
Magnum Harvest Dinner
Fri, Sept 28, 2018
Venue: Chef's Table at Backyard Farm, 3692 Fruitvale Way, Oliver BC
Join Winemaker Phil McGahan and Chef Chris Van Hooydonk for a culinary expereince during the magical Harvest Season. Enjoy a charcuterie reception and four course dinner paired with CheckMate Chardonnays and Merlots in Magnums including some library selections. Tickets are available now for members only by phone 250-707-2299 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Reception begins at 6:30 pm and seating is extremely limited. Tickets are $150.00 plus tax for members.
Osoyoos Oyster Festival - Art of the Pearl Gala
6:00 PM, Sat, Apr 21, 2018
Venue: Spirit Ridge 1200 Rancher Creek Road, Osoyoos BC
The Art of the Pearl Gala is one of our signature events of the Osoyoos Oyster Festival. Incredible oyster creations will be served from local restaurants by our local chefs, as well as fresh shucked oysters and charcuterie offerings all evening as well as wine samples from the area's award winning wineries.
Winemaker Dinner - Post Hotel Lake Louise
6:30 PM, Fri, Feb 9, 2018
Venue: Post Hotel and Spa 200 Pipestone Road, Lake Louise AB
Experience magic of the Rockies at one of the foremost wine and food destinations in the country. Part of the Winemakers' Dinner Series, Chef Hans Sauter creates an inspiring menu using fresh market cuisine, paired with Checkmate's Chardonnays and Merlots. Tickets are $260.00 plus gratuity and GST and include a reception and six course menu with wine pairings. Please forward dietary requests at time of booking. Tickets available by phone 403-522-3989 or via email to email@example.com
The Premiere of a New Chardonnay & Merlot Winery
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri, Nov 18, 2016
Venue: Willow Park Wines & Spirits, Calgary, AB
Join us to discover how climate change is altering the wine world faster than anyone imagined. Speak directly with winemaker Philip McGahan to understand his pioneering efforts to craft exceptional “Next World” Chardonnays and Merlots at CheckMate Artisanal Winery in Oliver, BC. Be among the first to taste CheckMate’s portfolio of five exquisite Chardonnays and four Merlots.