OKWineFests App FAQ

OKWineFests App FAQ

How do I find Okanagan Wine Festival events happening a month from now?
The wine festival events are arranged from most recent to farthest in the future. By scrolling down the page in “Events”, you can access information for events happening within a few months time (making it easy to plan holidays around exciting Okanagan wine festivities!) The events page is constantly being updated so you will always have the latest on events going on in the Okanagan wine scene.


How do I find a winery close by?  
Press the   icon at the bottom of the page. This will take you to a full list of exceptional Okanagan wineries. In the top right-hand corner of this page is a symbol. By pressing this button, you will access a map with green pin-points that represent wineries close to
you.  The blue-highlighted circle designates your current location. Press on a green pin-point, and the name of the corresponding winery pops up. By pressing on the  symbol that appears with the name of the winery, you will access its information profile. 


How do I add a winery to “My Favourites” list?
As you view individual winery profiles, you will notice a   symbol to the right of the winery name. By pressing it, you add the winery to your “My Favourites” page. The  symbol turns yellow when it is added.


How do I find accommodations close by?
Press the icon at the bottom of the page. This will take you to a full list of unforgettable accommodations in the Okanagan.  In the top right-hand corner of this page is a symbol. By pressing this button, you will access a map with green pin-points that represent accommodations close to you. The blue-highlighted circle designates your current location. Press on a green pin-point, and the name of the corresponding accommodation pops up. By pressing on the symbol that appears with the name of the accommodation, you will access its information profile.


How do I add an accommodation to “My Favourites” list?
As you view individual accommodation profiles, you will notice a  symbol to the right of the accommodation name. By pressing it, you add the accommodation to your “My Favourites” page. The symbol turns yellow when it is added. 


How do I find a restaurant close by?
Press the  icon at the bottom of the page. This will take you to a member list of tantalizing Okanagan restaurants.  In the top right-hand corner of this page is a  symbol.  By pressing this button, you will access a map with green pin-points that represent wineries close to you. The blue-highlighted circle designates your current location. Press on a green pin-point, and the name of the corresponding restaurant pops up. By pressing on the  symbol that appears with the name of the restaurant, you will access its information profile. 


How do I add a restaurant to “My Favourites” list? 
As you view individual restaurant profiles, you will notice a  symbol to the right of the restaurant name. By pressing it, you add the restaurant to your “My Favourites” page. The  symbol turns yellow when it is added.


How do I access the “My Favourites” list? 
Click the  icon on the bottom right-hand side for “Extras”. “My Favourites” is the second option on the list.  You can access your list of favourite wineries, accommodations, and restaurants from here, even without an internet connection.


How do I remove wineries/restaurants/accommodations from the “My Favourites lists?
By pressing the  symbol on the top right-hand side of each winery/restaurant/accommodation profile so that it appears white, you can remove the profile from your “My Favourites” page.


How do I add a wine to “My Cellar”?
From the “My Cellar” page, within the “Extras”  section, press “Add New Wine” link. Select the year, type, and winery, by pressing on the white space given for each sub-category. Scroll to find the year, type, or winery you wish to add, and press “Add Year”/ “Add Type”/ “Add Winery” to complete the selection. Type in a name and add a star rating. You can add notes about your favourite wines by pressing the space provided. To save your selection, press the “Save” button in the lower left-hand corner. You can delete your selection by pressing the “Delete” button in the lower right-hand corner. 


How do I access the wines in “My Cellar”? 
You can access “My Cellar” two ways: Go to the home page of the Okanagan Wine Festivals app, and press the “My Cellar” button the bottom right-hand corner. If you’ve been navigating within the app and want quick access to your “My Cellar”, press the “Extras”  symbol in the bottom right-hand corner. This will take you to the “Extras” page. “My Cellar” is the first tab on the list.


What are the ’s for on the “My Cellar” page? 
Wines on the “My Cellar” page are categorized according to star-rating (out of five). When you add a wine to your “My Cellar”, you are asked to add a star-rating to the wine. Once your wine selection has been saved, it is added to a category based on the star-rating. When you press the  on the “My Cellar” page, you access all of the wines you categorized as having a five-star rating.


“Shake” function in the wine cellar
 
After you have selected a star rating category to display your wines, you can use the app’s shake function to have the app randomly choose a wine for you. Simply shake your iPhone once or twice to activate.