September 27, 2016 6:30 am
Updated: September 27, 2016 11:42 pm

Royal Visit 2016 Day 4: Will and Kate at UBC Okanagan, Mission Hill Winery in Kelowna

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On Day 4 of the Royal Visit 2016, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited British Columbia’s interior for a whirlwind tour of a few special locations.

READ MORE: Full coverage of the royal visit

Prince George and Princess Charlotte did not travel with Prince William and Kate Tuesday.

Watch below: Dozens of kid chefs got the chance to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Tuesday while at the Hill Family Estate Winery for Taste of British Columbia

Royal Visit Day 3 recap: The Duke and Duchess visit Bella Bella, B.C.

The royal couple’s only public event in the Okanagan was their arrival at UBC Okanagan just after 12:30 p.m. where they met students and watched an exhibition match with UBC’s nationally ranked women’s volleyball team. Hundreds of people gathered to get a glimpse of Will and Kate.

Watch below: Prince William and Kate arrive and attend the anniversary for UBC Okanagan, receive gifts and watch a volleyball game

READ MORE: Getting around Kelowna during the royal visit

A public ceremony was held in the central courtyard at approximately 1:10 p.m. University staff warned it would be busy and asked everyone to take public transit to the event.

READ MORE: How to see the royals in Kelowna – advice from City of Kelowna

Prince William and Kate left the UBC Okanagan campus at about 1:40 p.m.

Photo gallery below: UBC Okanagan getting ready for the royals

At about 2:10 p.m. the Duke and Duchess started taking part in the B.C. government’s Taste of British Columbia festival at a private event at Mission Hill Winery.

Watch below: For the first time in 30 years, a royal has come to Kelowna, B.C. Prince Charles and Princess Diana visited in 1986 and now it’s their son and his wife following in their historical footsteps. Robin Gill has the story.

At the festival, the royals met with some of province’s top chefs, including Iron Chef Rob Feenie, restaurateurs Vikram Vij and David Hawksworth, along with California roll inventor Hidekazu Tojo, recently voted a goodwill ambassador for Japanese cuisine.

READ MORE: Prince William and Kate’s royal visit commemorated with new coin 

They took a walk through the vineyard, tasted grapes and William helped young chefs with a salad demonstration as he and Kate visited with the children.

Watch below: Prince William and Kate arrive at Mission Hill Winery in Kelowna to enjoy a drink, snacks and meet some young chefs

The local young people are learning about potential careers in food and agriculture.

PHOTOS: Will and Kate’s Okanagan leg of the Royal Visit 2016

The Duchess of Cambridge meets young chefs at the Mission Hill Winery in Kelowna, B.C., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.


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The royal couple enjoyed the stunning view onto Okanagan Lake before disappearing into the Mission Hill wine cellar.

Gallery below: Global’s Doris Bregolisse snapped photos of the preparations at Mission Hill Winery before the royals arrived

Following the event at the winery, the couple flew to Whitehorse, Yukon, arriving just after 6 p.m. They were greeted by members of the Canadian Rangers and met some of the young people who serve in the Junior Canadian Rangers.

Upon arrival, they attended a cultural performance at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Their Royal Highnesses will stay in Whitehorse overnight.

Watch below: Prince William and Kate arrive in Yukon

READ MORE: Kate dazzles in Preen for Day 3 of Royal Visit to Canada

Watch below: The young royal children have not been seen in the public since they landed at Victoria International Airport on Saturday. Sonia Deol tells us when we will see the children again. 

READ MORE: First Nations urge Will and Kate to push Canada on indigenous solutions

Watch below: Global’s ongoing coverage of the Royal Visit to Canada

With files from Erika Tucker and The Canadian Press

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